Corruption

Economic professor in Barcelona reveals new information on corruption charges against Egyptian fugitive contractor Moahmed Ali

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 12:07 GMT

As for money laundering, Ali transferred 150,000 euros initially, and then 200,000 euros and later 250,000 to Spain through other people in Egypt.

Egypt’s security forces seize LE1.3 billion in cases of money laundering, bribes and illicit gains

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 03:06 GMT

The authorities also reported 1671cases of tax evasion and stealing public funds, the statement added.

Mubarak-era minister Safwat el-Sherif loses appeal of 3-yr sentence, LE99M fine

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 12:52 GMT

The Cassation Court has rejected the last possible appeal of former speaker of the Shura Council Safwat el-Sherif, upholding a 3-year prison sentence and a LE99,049,794 ($6.3M) fine.

Retrial of Egypt’s ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik for squandering public money adjourned to Nov. 2

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 01:10 GMT

Shafiq, along with two other defendants [former CEO of EgyptAir company Mohamed Assi and former Minister of Civil Aviation Ibrahim Mannaa], is facing charges of signing a protocol to illegally grants more than LE 23 million to a non-governmental organization.

Retrial of Egypt’s ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik for squandering public money set on Sept. 5

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 01:48 GMT

On April 7, 2013, a Cairo criminal court acquitted the three defendants of the charges. However, the public prosecution appealed against the ruling since then.

Egyptian agriculture official commits suicide over corruption

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 06:27 GMT

Head of the Agricultural Association in Abij village at the Kafr El-Zayat city in Gharbiya Governorate A. H. committed suicide by taking aluminum phosphide tablets, fumigant for stored cereal grains.

Trial of Egypt's former top auditor postponed

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 09:11 GMT

Geneina made statements to the media that government corruption cost the country EGP 600 billion from 2012-2015, stirring widespread controversy.

Mubarak-era politician Safwat al-Sheirf turns himself in to court

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 12:51 GMT

He is fulfilling the conditions for his appeal to get accepted.

Cassation court upholds sentence on Customs Authority ex-chief

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 12:05 GMT

The Court of Cassation rejected the appeal of former Chairman of the Customs Authority Gamal Abdel Azim.

4th African chief justices conference kicks off in Cairo

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 12:44 GMT

The convention is organized by the Supreme Constitutional Court under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Mubarak’s sons acquitted of stock market manipulation charges

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The charges included embezzling at least 493.628 million, after they decided to sell Al Watany Bank of Egypt for profiteering via selling the bank assets in the stock exchange.

Audit report finds 'possible abuse of power' in CAF finances

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 11:53 GMT

An independent review of the running of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has found “potential elements of mismanagement” and “possible abuse of power” amidst concern about widespread use of cash payments.

Egyptian authorities hinder wasting, stealing LE 1B

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 10:58 GMT

The Egyptian authorities managed to foil several attempts of illegal earnings and money laundering of up to LE 1 billion in several fields including electricity stealing, public taxies, bribery and misuse for power.

World states mark Int'l Anti-Corruption Day

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 - 10:07 GMT

Corruption is recognized as a major obstacle and anti-corruption as a key accelerator to sustainable development.

Iraqi PM says he will resign

Fri, 29 Nov 2019 - 01:12 GMT

Abdul-Mahdi’s resignation came in response to the Iraqi most influential Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s call of change on Friday

Meeting of gov't experts of Arab members in anti-corruption convention kicks off

Mon, 11 Nov 2019 - 12:30 GMT

The meeting is held under the chairmanship of Morocco and in the presence of Director of Technical Secretariat of Arab Justice Ministers Cabinet Minister Plenipotentiary.

Sisi orders publishing results of anti-corruption strategy

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 12:56 GMT

The ACA report included the results of the first phase of the campaign over the period between 2014 and 2018.

ACA arrests two officials over taking bribe

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 - 04:33 GMT

In this regard, the authority apprehended a deputy head of a gas company over taking a bribe of EGP 250,000 from officials at a private transport company, in return for assigning the transport of gas supplies to the company.

In rare interview: Fethullah Gulen rebukes Turkish regime

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 - 06:01 GMT

Gulen revealed that Erdogan sought his guidance when he first started his political project.

Leaked phone calls unveil corruption of the Erdogans

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 - 11:28 GMT

Extra News TV channel broadcast on Saturday a compilation of leaked phone calls that took place in December 2013 between Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan and his son Bilal.

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