A local court on Friday rejected pleas filed by activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and their two NGOs seeking to de-freeze their bank accounts attached earlier by police in connection with an alleged embezzlement case.
An employee of Tripura education department was arrested from West Bengal Saturday for embezzling over Rs.4 crore from a central education scheme, police said.
The head of a mosque in a Paris suburb has appeared in court charged with embezzlement for allegedly diverting donations into a personal offshore bank account.
Along with octogenarian Mubarak, his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, were also convicted and handed four-year terms, reported the BBC.
Bombay High Court granted transit anticipatory bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand on a complaint lodged against them in Ahmedabad for alleged embezzlement of funds.
China`s affordable housing programme lost nearly USD 1 billion to embezzlement last year, the national auditor reported on Friday, underscoring the obstacles to official efforts to fight graft.
Allies of Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, a former prime minister and a provincial governor, were charged today with embezzlement and abuse of office.
Former Republican politician Jesse Jackson Jr. has been charged with misusing 750, 000 dollars of campaign funds.
China`s new leader Xi Jinping Sunday visited impoverished villages close to Beijing.
Afghan govt arrested a senior adviser to Prez Karzai on embezzlement charges.
Ukraine`s ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko already faces a charge of abuse of power.
A French court freed Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi`s former protocol chief, who was arrested in France at the request of Tripoli on suspicion of embezzlement.
Matthew Ng was detained on suspicion of "misappropriating company assets".
Thousands of Chinese officials have fled overseas with a staggering USD 50 billion in their pockets, stolen from the exchequer.
Day in Pics: 17th April
Showbiz World - April 17, 2015
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