Corruption Currents: Netanyahu Questioned in Israel Submarine Probe


Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned for the first time for an investigation into a $2 billion submarine deal, but he isn’t a suspect, police said. He was also questioned in a telecom corruption case in which he is a suspect, police said. Mr. Netanyahu has denied wrongdoing. (Reuters, FT, JP, Xinhua, Reuters, TOI)

Nonprofits urged the SFO not to take a plea deal in the Airbus case that lets individuals off the hook. (release)

Prosecutors in South Korea want an eight-year prison sentence for a former finance minister accused of  bribery. He has denied receiving the money. (KH)

Kenyans paid more bribes in 2017 than they did in 2016, anticorruption authorities said. (Nation)

FIFA sponsorship for the World Cup, which begins Thursday, fell by hundreds of millions due to the body’s bribery scandals, but the organization is still expecting to rake in $6

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