Corruption Currents: Long Island Woman Pleads Guilty to Using Bitcoin to Support Islamic State

Nigeria lost an estimated $6 billion in an oil deal under scrutiny at a bribery trial in Milan, Italy, according to calculations by anticorruption group Global Witness. (BBC, Vanguard, OCCRP, FT)

The U.S. foreign-bribery trial of a former Hong Kong official has kicked off, with the U.S. alleging that he gave an African president gift boxes stuffed with cash. His lawyers countered by saying it was a bribery case without bribes. (CN, AP, SCMP, Bloomberg, SCMP)

Three Chinese men were arrested in Kenya on charges they tried to bribe detectives investigating ticket sales fraud on a railway. They were remanded into custody until the end of the week. (Reuters, NN, CapitalFM)

The U.S. Navy disciplined another sailor amid an investigation into bribery linked to a Singaporean contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard.” The man was nominated for a role in

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