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Judge in Brazil graft probe dies in plane crash

Teori Zavascki's death raises questions over who will take over the country's biggest corruption case.

Teori Zavascki's death raises questions over who will take over the country's biggest corruption case.

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Samsung top boss faces arrest

The head of the Samsung group has been questioned behind closed doors about his alleged role in a corruption scandal that has led parliament to impeach President Park Guen-hye.

The head of the Samsung group has been questioned behind closed doors about his alleged role in a corruption scandal that has led parliament to impeach President Park Guen-hye.

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South Korea prosecutor to decide on Samsung leader's arrest warrant

Samsung's vice chairman Jay Y Lee may be the next head to roll in the influence-peddling scandal which led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

Samsung's vice chairman Jay Y Lee may be the next head to roll in the influence-peddling scandal which led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.

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Samsung chief becomes suspect in South Korea political scandal

The heir apparent of tech giant Samsung has become a criminal suspect in a widening corruption probe engulfing South Korean president Park Geun-Hye.

The heir apparent of tech giant Samsung has become a criminal suspect in a widening corruption probe engulfing South Korean president Park Geun-Hye.

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Russian economy minister charged with bribery

60-year-old technocrat Alexei Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking Russian official to be arrested while in office since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

60-year-old technocrat Alexei Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking Russian official to be arrested while in office since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

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Brazil's former finance minister is arrested

Observers say it is a sign that a sweeping corruption investigation is closing in on the inner circle of the leftist Workers Party leadership, who ran the South American country for 13 years.

Observers say it is a sign that a sweeping corruption investigation is closing in on the inner circle of the leftist Workers Party leadership, who ran the South American country for 13 years.

Europe

Ex-EU official Kroes under pressure over Bahamas directorship

Just two months after its former president joined Goldman Sachs, the European Commission has been caught up in another corporate scandal.

Just two months after its former president joined Goldman Sachs, the European Commission has been caught up in another corporate scandal.

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Former EU commissioner Neelie Kroes fails to declare directorship of offshore firm

A fresh leak of tax haven data has named former European commissioner Neelie Kroes as having failed to declare her directorship of an offshore firm in the Bahamas while in…

A fresh leak of tax haven data has named former European commissioner Neelie Kroes as having failed to declare her directorship of an offshore firm in the Bahamas while in…

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LuxLeaks whistleblowers convicted but not jailed

Two French whistleblowers have been convicted in the so-called LuxLeaks tax scandal, but have avoided jail.

Two French whistleblowers have been convicted in the so-called LuxLeaks tax scandal, but have avoided jail.

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FIFA lawyers accuse Blatter, Valcke and Kattner of profiteering

Lawyers acting for FIFA claim disgraced former president Sepp Blatter, ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke and his former deputy Markus Kattner wrongly profited by some 70 million euros over the past f

Lawyers acting for FIFA claim disgraced former president Sepp Blatter, ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke and his former deputy Markus Kattner wrongly profited by some 70 million euros over the past f

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Santander's Madrid HQ raided in tax evasion probe

Police have raided Spanish bank Santander's headquarters in Madrid as part of an investigation into possible tax evasion.

Police have raided Spanish bank Santander's headquarters in Madrid as part of an investigation into possible tax evasion.

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Bitcoin creator allegedly unmasked

Australian technology entrepreneur Craig Wright has said he is the creator of bitcoin, which could have major ramifications for the controversial digital currency.

Australian technology entrepreneur Craig Wright has said he is the creator of bitcoin, which could have major ramifications for the controversial digital currency.

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The consequences of the Panama Papers

Panama Papers leak has dominated the news headlines over the past week with new names and details emerging every day. I'm off to film

Panama Papers leak has dominated the news headlines over the past week with new names and details emerging every day. I'm off to film

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Panama Papers lessons

Panama is at the centre of a global hurricane sparked by the leak of a huge list of documents which have become known as the “Panama Papers”

Panama is at the centre of a global hurricane sparked by the leak of a huge list of documents which have become known as the “Panama Papers”

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David Cameron admits to profiting from father's offshore funds

Cameron said he owned a stake in the the Blairmore investment fund and sold it off for 31,500 pounds (38940 euros) in 2010 before becoming prime minister.

Cameron said he owned a stake in the the Blairmore investment fund and sold it off for 31,500 pounds (38940 euros) in 2010 before becoming prime minister.

Europe

EU's Moscovici urges tougher action on tax havens

The European Commission on Thursday renewed its vow to tackle global tax avoidance following the publication of the so-called Panama Papers. It made

The European Commission on Thursday renewed its vow to tackle global tax avoidance following the publication of the so-called Panama Papers. It made

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Iceland announces snap election as temporary leader takes over

The fallout from the Panama Papers has left Iceland with a new prime minister and the prospect of snap elections. Fisheries and Agriculture Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson has been chosen to lead th

The fallout from the Panama Papers has left Iceland with a new prime minister and the prospect of snap elections. Fisheries and Agriculture Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson has been chosen to lead th

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'Panama Papers:' How are taxes avoided and assets hidden?

Holding money in offshore companies is not illegal. But in the wake of the “Panama papers” leak, it is claimed there is evidence of funds being

Holding money in offshore companies is not illegal. But in the wake of the “Panama papers” leak, it is claimed there is evidence of funds being

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Poroshenko defends offshore assets amid 'Panama Papers' leak

The Ukrainian President says he's done nothing wrong, as lawmakers call for an investigation into allegations he used an offshore firm to avoid tax.

The Ukrainian President says he's done nothing wrong, as lawmakers call for an investigation into allegations he used an offshore firm to avoid tax.

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Iceland's PM refuses to resign over Panama Papers scandal

Under mounting pressure from the opposition, Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson is adamant he has no plans to resign over the Panama

Under mounting pressure from the opposition, Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson is adamant he has no plans to resign over the Panama

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"Panama papers" pick out stars and top officials in football

No stranger to the spotlight, the world of football figures firmly in the “Panama papers” with players and top officials in the game’s governing body

No stranger to the spotlight, the world of football figures firmly in the “Panama papers” with players and top officials in the game’s governing body

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Franz Beckenbauer one of six facing corruption probe into 2006 World Cup

The Kaiser, Franz Beckenbauer, is one of six men under investigation in a corruption probe into Germany's ''2006 World Cup bid'':https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_FIFA_World_Cup.

The Kaiser, Franz Beckenbauer, is one of six men under investigation in a corruption probe into Germany's ''2006 World Cup bid'':https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_FIFA_World_Cup.