An Algeria criminal court sentenced six people to jail and sanctioned two companies for corruption connected to contracts with state-owned energy firm Sonatrach.
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A judge in Milan ordered Italian oil and gas services firm Saipem to go on trial for alleged bribery in Algeria.
Two senior managers of the China Roads and Bridge Construction Company were arrested in Kenya for allegedly giving bribes to highway authority officials to cover up the use of overloaded trucks.
An Algerian court Thursday jailed 14 people and fined seven foreign companies after they were found guilty of corruption, money laundering, and embezzling public funds in a huge highway construction project.
Sri Lanka this month became the latest of at least five countries to shut down huge China-backed infrastructure and telecoms projects tainted by allegations of corruption.
A corruption trial involving former executives at Algeria's state-owned oil company Sonatrach was adjourned Sunday shortly after it began when witnesses failed to appear.
The U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network sets risk-based compliance obligations of U.S. financial institutions. FinCEN directs counter-measures against the countries with the highest risk and enhanced due diligence against others.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries was founded in Baghdad in 1960 by five countries -- Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. It later expanded to the current twelve members.
The CEO of Italian energy giant Eni, Paolo Scaroni, was sentenced to three years in prison Monday over inadequate environmental standards at a power plant when he was CEO at Italian utility Enel.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) identified jurisdictions that have strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism controls in a public statement last Friday.