Corruption Currents: Suspected Spy Used Sex to Seek Influence, Prosecutors Say


Japanese prosecutors struck their first deferred-prosecution agreement with a company in a bribery case.  (Kyodo)

Mining tycoons are trying to foil a U.K. bribery investigation. (Bloomberg)

The head of an Indonesian public utility denied allegations after anticorruption authorities searched his house for evidence in a power station graft case. A company allegedly involved tried to distance itself as its shares tumbled. (Reuters, JP, BT, BT, EM)

Local cases: The wife of a late autoworkers’ union official was sentenced to prison in a corruption case. An airport contractor pleaded guilty in a $5 million bribery scheme. A trial date was set for Rep. Aaron Schock (R, Ill.). New York is said to be hiding financial information at the heart of a corruption trial. A former Ohio county official who pleaded guilty to bribery wants a shorter sentence. (AP, AP, AP, Syracuse, AP)


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