FIFA faces long struggle to pass reforms
FIFA faces long struggle to pass reforms

The high-profile person who will head up the task force established to finetune crucial reforms of football`s scandal-hit world governing body FIFA will be named very soon a source close to the organisation`s leadership said.

Brazil`s Ricardo Teixeira denies taking Qatar bribe
Brazil`s Ricardo Teixeira denies taking Qatar bribe

A former president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Ricardo Teixeira, denied taking bribes to vote for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, calling the allegation "nonsense."

US probes Nike payments under Brazil football deal: WSJ
US probes Nike payments under Brazil football deal: WSJ

U.S. authorities are examining payments made by Nike Inc under a 1996 football sponsorship deal with Brazil for possible evidence of wrongdoing by the company or others, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

China probes doctor over $18 million bribes, 100 houses

 China`s top prosecutor is investigating a senior doctor in the country`s western Yunnan province for taking over $18 million worth of bribes in cash, real estate and parking spots, the official China Daily reported on Tuesday.

Former royal official charged with corruption

Prosecutors have charged a former top official working for Britain`s royal family with accepting more than 100,000 pounds (USD 169,000) in bribes in return for contracts for work at royal palaces.

Two ex-US Army soldiers laundered Afghanistan bribes

Two former US Army soldiers have pleaded guilty to accepting about USD 250,000 in bribes from contractors in Afghanistan and shipping the cash back to the United States to be laundered through a landscaping business.

Arvind Kejriwal`s AAP launches anti-graft helpline to help trap corrupt govt employees

Delhi government launched an anti-corruption helpline number on Wednesday where people, who are harassed for bribes, will be advised on how to conduct sting operations.

AP: Four govt officials under ACB net for receivin

ACB sleuths trapped four government officials from four districts of Andhra Pradesh on charges of taking bribes.

CBI arrests female Income Tax official for accepting bribes

A female Income Tax official has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 6 lakh for not scrutinising income tax returns of a private firm.

Three caught red handed while accepting bribes

Three people including a sub-registrar of the Thane co-operative department were caught red handed by the Thane unit of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) today in two separate incidents.

Bangladesh: Ex-PM`s son sentenced over bribes

A court in Bangladesh has sentenced the fugitive son of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to six years in jail for laundering money taken as bribes from two global companies.

Sheryl Crow bribes her children to eat healthy

Rocker Sheryl Crow bribes her two sons - Wyatt Steven and Levi James - for eating healthy food.

Allegations of bribes to MPs could be probed: Omar

J&K CM said he had extended support to the UPA
Government during the July 2008 trust vote on his own and not
at the bidding of Rahul Gandhi but felt the allegations of
bribes to MPs at that time could be probed.

`A Raja made Rs 3,000 cr in bribes`

A Raja earned huge bribes by switching application deadline for spectrum allocation, says a report.

Cables show US envoy warned of bribes in arms case

Russian arms merchant Viktor Bout was finally extradited to US last month.

Chinese anti-corruption chief gets death penalty over bribes

A former top Chinese anti-graft official in east China`s Zhejiang Province was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for allegedly taking bribes.

Bribes, hookers in Australian banknote scandal: Reports

A firm used agents to pay bribes to officials to win supply contracts.