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Entries in Singapore (38)

Tuesday
Mar252014

Job: Senior Manager, Global Anti-Corruption

Job Title: Senior Manager, Global Anti-Corruption

Employer: American Express

Location: Singapore

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Wednesday
Mar192014

Singaporean pleads guilty in U.S. Navy bribery scandal

A Singapore citizen formerly employed by Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA) pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States for his role in a scheme to overbill the U.S. Navy for husbanding services.

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Tuesday
Feb252014

Singapore anti-corruption official jailed for stealing public funds

A senior anti-corruption who ran up gambling debts at Singapore's two casino resorts was sentenced to ten years in prison after confessing to stealing nearly $1.4 million in public funds.

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Tuesday
Jan212014

Hong Kong law should target bribery of foreign officials

The importance of specifically targeted legislation to prohibit bribery of foreign officials was well-illustrated by a recent Hong Kong Court of Appeals decision, HKSAR v. Krieger (2013) HKCA 639.

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Wednesday
Dec182013

NCIS agent pleads guilty in massive Navy bribery scandal

A special agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) pleaded guilty Tuesday for his role in a huge international fraud and bribery ring, admitting he tipped a Singapore-based Navy contractor about ongoing criminal probes in exchange for prostitutes, cash and luxury travel.

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Thursday
Nov072013

Another arrest in growing Navy bribe probe

A third senior U.S. Navy officer has been arrested in a widening bribery investigation and overbilling probe involving a Singapore company.

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Wednesday
Nov062013

Former Alcoa agent Dahdaleh accused in U.K. corruption trial

Victor Dahdaleh, the London-based billionaire and former agent for Alcoa, went on trial Tuesday for making ‘corrupt payments’ of more than $65 million to the ex-chairman and chief executive of a Bahrain state-owned aluminum smelter.

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Thursday
Oct312013

Does business-friendly mean unfriendly to graft? 

The International Finance Corporation and the World Bank released their new Doing Business Index this week. It's the 11th annual report measuring business regulations for local firms -- how easy or hard it is to do business in the countries surveyed. It focuses on small and medium-size companies operating in the largest business city of an economy.

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Tuesday
Oct292013

Global Contagion Report: Glenn Defense Marine Asia Ltd

Country: United States

Company Involved: Glenn Defense Marine Asia Ltd

Industry: Defense

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Wednesday
Oct232013

Singapore firm at center of widening Navy bribe scandal

The U.S. government has barred Singapore-based Glenn Defence Marine Asia Ltd. (GDMA) from new contracts following a Navy bribery scandal that named Glenn and its chief executive, Leonard Glenn Francis.

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