Namibian investigators tracing money transfers by men suspected of stealing wads of cash from President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa say their cross-border calls for help went unanswered.
After a fortune in cash was stolen from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s farmhouse, he kept it secret. Now that word is out, critics ask what he was hiding.
Atul and Rajesh Gupta had fled South Africa four years ago amid intense law enforcement scrutiny and public outrage over allegations that they facilitated the gutting of state resources.
The Treasury Department also identified four yachts as being linked to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.
Mayor Harry Sidhu has not been charged, but a federal agent has accused him of providing confidential information with the hope of receiving $1 million in campaign aid.
How did the modern world’s most successful slave revolt give birth to a desperately poor nation? Here is a summary of what a team of New York Times correspondents found out.
The Texas senator challenged a federal law that put a $250,000 cap on repayments of candidates’ loans to their campaigns using postelection contributions.
On Sunday, Lebanese voters get their first chance to pass judgment on lawmakers since the economy fell apart. Few expect things to improve.
Out of a halting attempt at democratization grew a corrupt ecosystem that has proved very difficult for the Russian elite to resist.
We Filipinos were once proud of our democracy. The coming elections could see its end.
A new judicial inquiry found that corruption at South Africa’s tax agency was because of “collusion” between Bain & Company and South Africa’s former president.
The case against Brian Benjamin, who resigned as New York’s second-in-command last week, may hinge on whether political contributions in this case constituted a bribe.
More must be done to enact President Biden’s agenda before the midterm elections
Edward P. Mangano and his wife, Linda, were both convicted for their parts in what prosecutors called “a culture of corruption.”
Gerald Migdol, a Harlem developer, became the linchpin in a federal investigation that led to the indictment and resignation of Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin.
The criminal charges against Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin complicate Gov. Kathy Hochul’s election efforts as she seeks her first full term in office.
Civil society groups had criticized the proposal as an attempt to expand presidential power and strengthen the elite’s grip on national politics.
The West needs to understand that wealth doesn’t equal power in Russia.
The court issued a ruling to release Mr. Fujimori from prison, where he has served less than 15 years of a 25-year sentence for committing human rights abuses.
With most of the Western world uniting against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Britain is trying to plug loopholes for wealthy Russians to which it has long turned a blind eye.
We can and should freeze oligarchs’ overseas assets.
Chinese financing, unreported donations, payouts from coal barons: The new political season is shining an unaccustomed light on a culture of opacity.
A leak of account data from Credit Suisse revealed the holdings of powerful figures across the Middle East, raising new questions about self-dealing.
Leaked data on more than 18,000 accounts shows that the Swiss bank missed or ignored red flags.
Aleksei A. Navalny, the jailed Russian opposition leader, faces charges of embezzlement and contempt of court that could extend his time in jail by 15 years.
A documentary created to celebrate the success of China’s anti-corruption campaign instead has aired the dirty laundry of the Communist Party.
A split in the party of the president-elect, Xiomara Castro, has left her with little political means to fight corruption and organized crime.
Philip Banks III, who resigned from the Police Department while under federal investigation, announced his own appointment in a newspaper opinion piece.
As protests in the oil-rich Central Asian country gain momentum, the events threaten to reverberate across the region.
Julia Keleher, who had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud, said she was “inept” in how she handled some big policy changes in a troubled system.
In the months before his murder, President Jovenel Moïse took a number of steps to fight drug and arms smugglers. Some officials now fear he was killed for it.
Dans les mois précédant son meurtre, Jovenel Moïse avait entrepris de lutter contre des trafiquants d’armes et de drogues. Certains responsables craignent aujourd’hui que ce fut sa perte.
Republicans almost unanimously opposed the Protecting Our Democracy Act, which might be broken into separate components in the Senate.
The White House’s Summit for Democracy has drawn harsh criticism of domestic issues and questions about the guest list.
The inquiry will focus on whether the Mount Vernon department engaged in a “pattern or practice of unlawful policing,” officials said.
Xiomara Castro, headed toward becoming her country’s next president, promises to expunge its legacy of corruption, but change may be tempered by her establishment ties and conservative opposition.
Dangerous mining conditions plague Congo, home to the world’s largest supply of cobalt, a key ingredient in electric cars. A leadership battle threatens reforms.
Hondurans head to the polls on Sunday, but widespread political violence during the campaign and questionable results from 2017 are looming large.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the former president, has beat back a flurry of corruption cases and climbed to the front of next year’s presidential race.
Nir Hefetz, a former spokesman for Benjamin Netanyahu, is a state witness at the former prime minister’s corruption trial, which was once at the heart of a constitutional crisis.
It has to be somewhere. Why not Ukraine?
A judge overturned the South African government’s decision to send the minister back to Mozambique, where civil society groups say his political clout will protect him.
Britain’s prime minister intervened in the case of a Conservative Party lawmaker who faced suspension. A ferocious blowback caused him to retreat, a now familiar path.
Dysfunctional and collapsing rural towns may test voters’ loyalty to the ruling African National Congress party in nationwide municipal elections on Monday.
The deadly port blast, the triple-digit inflation, the energy shortages — Lebanon’s many crises have a shared root: misrule by a self-dealing elite.
Mr. Roh, who played a role in a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in 1980 but also oversaw its winning 1988 Olympics bid, left a mixed legacy and was mired in legal trouble in his later years.
The country’s normally fractious opposition has rallied around a conservative mayor who just might be able to oust the authoritarian prime minister after more than a decade.
Alex Saab, a Colombian businessman, is accused in the U.S. of siphoning millions from programs intended to help the needy in Venezuela.
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, now the vice president, had been accused of conspiring with Iran to thwart an investigation into a 1994 attack on a Jewish center in Buenos Aires.
Technology and public opinion are shifting the balance against elites’ use of offshore financial services.