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Swiss indict PSG boss, ex-FIFA number two in bribery case

Swiss indict PSG boss, ex-FIFA number two in bribery case

Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's disgraced former secretary general Jerome Valcke have been indicted in Switzerland for alleged corruption in the attribution of football broadcasting rights.The Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) sai

Swiss indict PSG boss, ex-FIFA number two in bribery case

Swiss indict PSG boss, ex-FIFA number two in bribery case

Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's disgraced former secretary general Jerome Valcke have been indicted in Switzerland for alleged corruption in the attribution of football broadcasting rights.The Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) sai

Former South Korean president jailed after losing appeal

Former South Korean president jailed after losing appeal

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was taken to prison Wednesday to begin a 17-year term for bribery and embezzlement after losing an appeal against a lighter sentence. Lee, in office from 2008 to 2013, was briefly jailed in 2018 after being sentenced

US prosecutors accuse ex-Alstom executives of bribery

US prosecutors accuse ex-Alstom executives of bribery

Federal prosecutors in the United States on Tuesday revealed bribery charges against two former executives of French company Alstom and a former executive of Japanese conglomerate Marubeni.The defendants are accused of paying bribes to Indonesian officials in

Bribery trial of ex-president Correa begins in Ecuador

Bribery trial of ex-president Correa begins in Ecuador

The trial of former Ecuador president Rafael Correa, who lives in exile in Belgium, for illicit campaign funding began on Monday.Correa, 56, is accused of accepting funds from private businesses for his 2013 election campaign in return for state contracts.Anot

Malaysian PM downplays AirAsia probe after CEO steps aside

Malaysian PM downplays AirAsia probe after CEO steps aside

Receiving money to "offset" buying planes and equipment did not necessarily constitute bribery, Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday, days after AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes stepped aside temporarily in the wake of a $4 billion Airbus graft scandal.AirAsi