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  1. Files Open New Window on $182-Million Halliburton Bribery Scandal in Nigeria
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    British lawyer facilitated bribes through secret Swiss HSBC accounts in his name and names of family members; revelations may place Nigerian government under pressure.
  2. Here's how much corporations paid US senators to fast-track the TPP bill
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Documenting the corruption of the U.S. political system.
  3. I Paid a Bribe
    Resource Type: Website
    Anti-bribery website.
  4. Kids for cash scandal
    Wikipedia article

    Resource Type: Article
    The "kids for cash" scandal unfolded in 2008 over judicial kickbacks at the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. Two judges, President Judge Mark Ciavarella and Senior Judge Michael Conahan, were convicted of accepting money from Robert Mericle, builder of two private, for-profit youth centers for the detention of juveniles, in return for contracting with the facilities and imposing harsh adjudications on juveniles brought before their courts to increase the number of residents in the centers.
  5. The No-Nonsense Guide to the Arms Trade
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2002
    A review of the increasingly prolific global arms trade and its economic, political and social impact on exploited and vulnerable nations.
  6. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2015

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2015
    Corruption - or at least some types of corruption - are much in the news, with the ongoing scandals in the Canadian Senate and the recent U.S. targeting of the Swiss-based football federation FIFA for alleged bribery. In this issue, we look at these and other forms of corruption. Diana Johnstone writes about the double standards displayed by U.S. institutions, which happily target enemies and rivals, while ignoring the much greater corruption that underlies the power structures in Washington. We feature an article detailing how much money U.S. Senators received from corporations prior to their vote on the TPP negotiations, as well as materials on criminal conduct by some of the world's biggest banks, and an article on the work of investigative journalists in exposing corruption.
  7. Romania's 'occupy forests' movement demands clampdown on corporate crime
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    A growing protest movement is demanding strong controls on international investors and logging companies buying up Romania's forests. In its sights is Austria-based Schweighofer, which stands accused of criminal malpractice and accepting illegal timber shipments. The popular outrage stirred up by corporate misdeeds is now stimulating a wider democratic revival.
  8. Senegal's fishing community will act on foreign fleets if government doesn't
    Senegal's fisherman blame foreign trawlers for taking their catch

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Annual catches by local fishermen in Senegal are down seventy-five percent from catches ten years ago, resulting in hunger and economic instability. Community leaders in Senegal are warning developed nations whose fleets trawl their waters that overfishing may lead to piracy as it has in Somalia.
  9. 'Standards Were Significantly Lower Than Today:' HSBC's Response
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The Swiss Leaks project is based on a trove of almost 60,000 leaked files that provide details on the names, professions and value of assets of over 100,000 HSBC clients.

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