Zuma scandal in South Africa is latest example of high-level corruption

Zuma scandal in South Africa is latest example of high-level corruption

Last week, South African President Jacob Zuma resigned in a late-night address to the country. This week, politicians and pundits continue to reflect on what led to his downfall – which, even in the midst of scandal, never seemed certain.

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Former auditor blows the whistle on Ernst & Young over gold company

Former auditor blows the whistle on Ernst & Young over gold company

Another egregious case of alleged corruption has rocked the fraud world. A whistleblower accuses Ernst & Young, one of the venerated “Big Four” accounting firms, of “unlawful, unprofessional, and unethical” behaviour for its audit of a Dubai gold company.

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Largest oil rig builder to pay $422 million for Petrobras corruption

Largest oil rig builder to pay $422 million for Petrobras corruption

The world’s largest builder of offshore oil rigs will pay $422 million in penalties after entering a guilty plea for bribery charges connected with the Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) scandal.

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Fraud Week 2017: Awareness is the first step in the fight against fraud

Fraud Week 2017: Awareness is the first step in the fight against fraud

International Fraud Awareness Week (also called “Fraud Week”) kicked off on Sunday and is in full swing. CRI Group is a proud supporter of this important initiative every year, and we encourage business leaders to take this time to consider all of their fraud prevention measures, including anti-fraud training for employees.

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Saudi Arabia corruption sweep signals a major shift in the battle against fraud

Saudi Arabia corruption sweep signals a major shift in the battle against fraud

The news broke across Saudi Arabia and the world like a bombshell: A wide-ranging corruption sweep across the country had netted 11 princes, four sitting cabinet members and a dozen former government ministers. Among those detained included billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal.

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Former Portugal prime minister charged with corruption, bribery

Former Portugal prime minister charged with corruption, bribery

Another big corruption case is rocking Europe. In Portugal, former prime minister Jose Sócrates has been charged in a wide-ranging scandal that involves alleged bribes, money laundering, falsifying documents and tax frauds.

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