May 16, 2014 — Because of corruption involving medical officials, the government and middlemen, only half the people with HIV get medicine. One man lost his wife while they were both on a waiting list for treatment.
Apr 1, 2014 — A former top general of the People's Liberation Army has been indicted for his allegedly lavish lifestyle and investigators say there's evidence of wrongdoing at key military units.
Dec 3, 2013 — Transparency International's annual index found that the economic crisis in Europe and turmoil in Arab Spring countries contributed to increased corruption. But when it came to naming the single most corrupt country, it was a three-way tie.
Sep 30, 2013 — A new study finds that context determines whether women are more or less likely to succumb to bribery. Commentator Tania Lombrozo looks at the research and wonders what it says about a Mexican experiment aiming to reduce corruption among traffic cops.
Sep 1, 2013 — Jiang Jeimin, who oversees China's state-run companies, is being investigated for a "serious violation of discipline."
Apr 24, 2013 — In what sounds like a plot from The Wire, authorities say one gang has basically been running things at the Baltimore City Detention Center. The ring leader is accused of not only running his gang from the jail, but also of having sexual relations with female guards. Twenty five people face charges.
Apr 23, 2013 — FIFA's efforts to rehabilitate its tarnished public image were dealt twin setbacks Monday, as the Twitter account of the international soccer federation was hacked and used to send a message joking about corruption. And a member of its reform committee quit, saying their work was pointless.
Apr 2, 2013 — The federal criminal complaint against New York politicians as the result of an FBI sting was a reminder of how often real-life political scandals can read like the imaginings of Hollywood screenwriters.
Feb 20, 2013 — The son of Rev. Jesse Jackson was accused of using $750,000 of campaign funds on personal expenses and to buy things such as a $43,000 watch and a hat once worn by Michael Jackson.
May 24, 2012 — Political scientists have long noted the propensity for self-dealing among politicians in out-of-sight, out-of-mind state capitals like Albany, NY and Springfield, Ill. After comparing federal corruption convictions of state officials and the relative isolation of state capitals, two researchers found a strong correlation.