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Peru ex-president`s embezzlement sentence overturned

Peru`s supreme court has overturned an embezzlement sentence against former president Alberto Fujimori, although the decision will not alter the 25-year prison term he is serving for crimes against humanity.

J&K vigilance files chargesheet against 14 in Rs 22 cr fraud

State Vigilance Organisation on Monday filed a supplementary chargesheet against 14 bank employees for their alleged role in embezzlement of over Rs 22 crores from funds meant to compensate people whose lands were acquired in Pulwama.

Teesta Setalvad moves HC for de-freezing bank accounts

Social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand have approached the Gujarat High Court for de-freezing the bank accounts of their two NGOs - Sabrang trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace.

Russia jails alleged lover of ex-defence minister for 5 years

A Russian court on Friday sentenced the alleged mistress of disgraced ex-defence minister Anatoly Serdyukov to five years in a prison camp in a sweeping probe into a multi-million dollar embezzlement.

Embezzlement case: Teesta's plea to defreeze bank a/cs rejected

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.

Tripura official wanted for embezzlement nabbed

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.

Paris rector tried for embezzlement over missing mosque funds

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.

Egypt`s Hosni Mubarak sentenced to three years in prison for embezzlement

Along with octogenarian Mubarak, his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, were also convicted and handed four-year terms, reported the BBC.

Teesta gets transit bail in case of usurping funds

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.

USD 1 bn stolen in China low-cost housing programme: Govt

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.

Georgian ex-PM detained on abuse of office charge

Allies of Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, a former prime minister and a provincial governor, were charged today with embezzlement and abuse of office.

Ex- Republican Jackson Jr. charged with embezzlement

Former Republican politician Jesse Jackson Jr. has been charged with misusing 750, 000 dollars of campaign funds.

Embezzlement of poverty alleviation funds intolerable crime: Xi

China`s new leader Xi Jinping Sunday visited impoverished villages close to Beijing.

Karzai adviser arrested for embezzlement: Afghan govt

Afghan govt arrested a senior adviser to Prez Karzai on embezzlement charges.

Fresh charge against Ukraine`s Tymoshenko

Ukraine`s ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko already faces a charge of abuse of power.

French court frees Kadhafi aide accused of embezzlement

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.

China charges Australian with embezzlement: Canberra

Matthew Ng was detained on suspicion of "misappropriating company assets".

Chinese officials flee to the West with huge govt funds

Thousands of Chinese officials have fled overseas with a staggering USD 50 billion in their pockets, stolen from the exchequer.