No. 101

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Connecticut: Prospect Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Offense Related to Bribery Scheme The Department of Justice

Illinois: Appeals Court Hears Arguments In Schock’s Bid To Toss Corruption Charges CBS Chicago
 Former Detroit police command officer sentenced in corruption case Macomb Daily

New York: Five Long Island companies charged in NYC corruption case Newsday  

New York: Former de Blasio fund-raiser facing criminal charges for straw donations in 2013 mayoral election Daily News

New York: Jury selection begins in Silver corruption re-trial WNYT

South Carolina: Date for corruption trial of state SC Sen. John Courson of Columbia set The State

Texas: Rockwall Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison for Bribery The Department of Justice

USA: Big loss for Trump as judge blocks bid to shield Cohen evidence The 11th Hour with Brian Williams (CAPI Mention)

Albania: US bars second Albanian lawmaker over alleged corruption The Washington Post

Brazil: Brazil senator to stand trial on graft, obstruction charges The Washington Post

Congo: FIFA Council member Constant Omari arrested for corruption The Sacramento Bee

Romania: Romanian president rejects government call to sack top anti-graft prosecutor Reuters

South Africa: South Africa to Investigate 2 A.N.C. Officials in Farm Corruption Case The New York Times

Transformative Change at Rikers Island and Beyond:

The Department of Investigation’s campaign to clean up the NYC Department of Correction

With plans for closing Rikers Island in the news, make sure you read CAPI's latest Community Contribution about the NYC Department of Investigation's work to clean up Rikers and the Department of Correction. In this publication, we look some of the trends and high-profile busts by DOI in the last few years. The publication explores how systemic issues have plagued Rikers and DOC. You can find the full publication here.


Do you want to fight corruption and promote a transparent government? Apply now to be the Nassau County Inspector General. The selected Inspector General will manage the operations of the office and staff, including such deputies, assistants, investigators, and employees that engage in the performance of confidential, complex and specialized investigations into allegations of corruption, official misconduct, fraud, waste and inefficiency involving County agencies, employees, and contracts. Find more information here

Send your resume by May 9th to Michael Pulitzer, Clerk of the Nassau County Legislature,
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