In this update:
- Headline: Mafia ‘paid off’ judges for lighter sentences
- Dirty money entering Australia from PNG?
- Australia’s stance on foreign bribery
- What is corruption?
Headline: Mafia ‘paid off’ judges for lighter sentences
Dirty money entering Australia from PNG?
Australia’s stance on foreign bribery
Sam Koim, the highly respected head of Task Force Sweep, canvasses the important allegations reported in the Australian media ‘of an Australian mining company bribing high ranking Nauru politicians as being a real test for Australia.’ The AFP investigation could potentially harm Australia’s relationship with Nauru with possible consequences for the operation of Australian detention centres. See Development Policy Centre’s blog. Michael Ahrens also commented on the implications in an ABC interview.
What is corruption?
Click here to see a list of the behaviours the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organisation, classifies and sees as corrupt.
16th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) – 2-4 September 2015 – registrations open: The IACC will attract up to 1,000 participants from over 135 countries. Under the theme Ending Impunity: People. Integrity. Action, the conference will be held in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Monday 7 September – National Workshop on the Powers and Performance of Australian Anti-Corruption Agencies: more details to follow.
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