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Israel – Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Six Men Convicted In ‘Rabbis Scandal’

The Supreme Court on Sunday rejected the appeals of six former rabbinate officials who were convicted of aggravated fraud, use of forged documents, money laundering and bribery in 2014. Read more

South Korea Seeks Arrest of Samsung Exec For Bribery

SEOUL, South Korea — In a departure from the leniency typically given South Korean big businesses, prosecutors on Monday requested the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, the country’s most valuable company, in an influence-peddling scandal that has toppled the country’s president. Read more

Brazilian Court Drops Bribery Charges Against Joseph Safra

A Brazilian federal court has dropped charges against Jewish billionaire banker Joseph Safra of being part of a conspiracy to pay bribes to Brazilian tax officials. Read more

Brazilian Billionaire Joseph Safra Charged With Corruption

Brazilian prosecutors have filed corruption charges against billionaire Joseph Safra, said by Fortune magazine to be the world’s richest banker, and five others for involvement in an alleged scheme to pay off government tax auditors. Read more

FIFA VPs Napout, Hawit Arrested As Bribery Suspects

ZURICH—FIFA vice-presidents Juan Angel Napout and Alfredo Hawit were arrested Thursday as part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s widening bribery case that has rocked soccer’s scandal-hit governing body. Read more