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Georgia: Second contractor charged in Atlanta bribery investigation Fox 5

Mississippi: AG files 11 lawsuits against conspirators in prison bribery scandal WBRC

New York: Lawyers trying to appeal Sampson's corruption conviction New York Post

Utah: After 4 years of waiting, a jury is in place to hear the case of John Swallow KLS

Canada: Ex-Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum found guilty of corruption CBC News

Haiti: Haiti's president takes office amid corruption scandal Al Jazeera

Israel: Teva says Israel probing same issues as U.S. bribery case Reuters

Peru: Peru prosecutors seek arrest of ex-president Toledo in graft inquiry Reuters

Romania: Huge protests force Romania's government to reverse itself on corruption The Economist
 


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How the EU reneged on its anti-corruption promises. EUObserver

CREW's long-shot emoluments clause lawsuit against Trump: calculated risk or reckless gamble? Global Anticorruption Blog 

 

CAPI on Metrofocus


On January 31, CAPI Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers appeared on Metrofocus's continuing "Corruption Watch" series to discuss the ongoing federal corruption probe into the DeBlasio administration. Rodgers described the considerations involved in the Mayor's decision to speak voluntarily with prosecutors from the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's office, and, in response to a question about the public's attitude after the numerous recent corruption convictions of New York legislators, stated that "quid pro quo bribery should not be business as usual."



You can watch a the full interview here
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