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India demonetization 2016

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi says nation's demonetization push is 'historic purification ritual' to cleanse the system of tax evasion and corruption - AP

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Gautier, MS, US

#Breaking Former Gautier police captain alleges corruption in federal lawsuit https://t.co/sLYlmFxX7u https://t.co/6JCDjTjjme - @sunherald

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China

China's state prosecutor formally accuses former head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office of bribery, abuse of power - Reuters

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United States

General Cable Corp. agrees to $20 million penalty for bribery schemes in Asia, Africa - US Department of Justice

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South Korea

South Korea prosecutor seeking warrant to arrest pension chief Moon Hyung-pyo; Moon is under emergency detention - Reuters

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Netanyahu criminal probe

Editor's note: The Times of Israel reports that the new criminal probe of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu involve allegations of bribery and fraud. Israeli police, the paper reports citing Channel 10, received new documents as part of a secret inquiry into the prime minister that began almost nine months ago. - Tom

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

South Korean parliamentary investigators say President Park's confidante Choi Soon-sil paid for some of Park's medical expenses - Yonhap News

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Argentina

Judge indicts former Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in corruption case - La Nacion, AP

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye influence scandal

South Korea special prosecutor investigating corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye says officials had no choice but to raid presidential offices - Reuters

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Los Angeles County, CA, US

Mistrial declared in federal corruption trial of Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca - KABC

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pharmaceuticals

Israel's Teva Pharmaceuticals to pay US government $519 million over foreign bribery charges - Reuters

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Argentina

Protesters and police clash outside a courthouse in northern Argentina where an activist is on trial for offenses including corruption - Reuters

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Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich corruption case

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich again appeals 14-year prison term, asks court to order 3rd sentencing hearing - AP

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Brazil Petrobras corruption scandal

Brazilian company Braskem enters guilty plea in US court to conspiring to violate US foreign bribery law - Reuters

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Brazil Petrobras corruption scandal

Odebrecht pleads guilty to conspiring to break US foreign bribery law - Reuters

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India

Rahul Gandhi accuses India's PM Modi of being paid bribes - AP

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Charleston, SC, US

RT @policereporter: Just in: State Rep, Jim Merrill will be arraigned Thursday in state legislature corruption probe. #chsnews - @Live5News

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Kenya

Kenyan lawyer urges removal of country's chief justice following orders to hear all corruption cases in Nairobi - Standard Media

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Brazil Petrobras corruption scandal

Judge rules ex-Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to face 5th corruption trial; wife Marisa, 7 others will also stand trial in graft probe - Reuters

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business

Israeli authorities detain billionaire diamond magnate Beny Steinmetz for questioning about his company, BSG Resources, and its role in a corruption probe in Guinea - Wall Street Journal

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