Corruption Currents: FIFA Bans Brazil Soccer Chief for Life

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FIFA banned for life Brazil’s soccer chief following a corruption investigation, but his lawyers said there was no evidence to support the ban. (AFP, AP)

French billionaire Vincent Bollore was formally charged as part of a probe concerning alleged Africa bribery. A spokesman confirmed Mr. Bollore was charged and said he will respond. The case is putting French antibribery enforcement on the map. (AFP, OCCRP, Quint)

Taiwan’s highest court upheld the bribery sentence on a former judge. (TT)


Eugene Kaspersky slammed Twitter for banning his cybersecurity firm’s advertisements. (Computing)

Money Laundering:

Peru’s highest court ordered the release of a former president and his

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