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Reporter, Corruption Currents — Wall Street Journal

WSJ reporter; opinions are my own. Also tweeting at @WSJRisk. Stories here http://on.wsj.com/16ULSy5. Shalom to all my fans; salute to all my haters.

Corruption Currents: Italy Accuses Berlusconi of Bribing Bunga-Bunga Girls

blogs.wsj.com — Italian authorities accused Silvio Berlusconi of paying more than 10 million euros to buy the silence of 21 girls who testified in the so-called "Bunga Bunga" trial. Lawyers for Mr. Berlusconi previously said they offered money to compensate the girls for stress.

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on South Sudanese Commanders

blogs.wsj.com — The U.S. Department of Treasury said Thursday it imposed sanctions on both sides of a civil war in South Sudan, targeting a military commander and an opposition commander.

FATF Pushes Risk-Based Approach Toward Virtual Currencies, Services

blogs.wsj.com — Virtual currency payment products and services expose the global financial system to money laundering and terrorism financing risk, and their growing presence requires a risk-based approach to mitigate the potential ill effects, experts said after reading new guidance from the Financial Action Task Force.

Five Years on, Small Firms Struggle With U.K. Bribery Act

blogs.wsj.com — More than half of of small and medium-size businesses said they hadn't assessed the risk of being asked for bribes despite two-thirds saying they were aware of the U.K. Bribery Act, a U.K. survey released Wednesday said.

Corruption Currents: Sepp Blatter Says He’ll ‘Go to Heaven One Day’

blogs.wsj.com — A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk & compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here . Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk.

Financial Institutions Face Off Against Sports Risk

blogs.wsj.com — Sports officials face heightened scrutiny from financial institutions when they conduct transactions, not only due to the scandal surrounding the world soccer body FIFA, but also because the officials are increasingly looked upon like public officials.

Corruption Currents: Russia Vows Response to Canadian Sanctions

blogs.wsj.com — A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk & compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here . Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Bribery: The U.S.

U.S. Seeks Assets From Alleged Bribes Paid to Chad’s Former Ambassador

blogs.wsj.com — The U.S. Department of Justice filed a complaint on Tuesday seeking the forfeiture of about $34 million it said was used by Canada-based Griffiths Energy International Inc. to bribe diplomats from Chad in exchange for development rights in the country.

Indonesia Dropped from Money Laundering Blacklist

blogs.wsj.com — The Financial Action Task Force, an international body that sets standards for anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing, said Indonesia is no longer on its blacklist.

Corruption Currents: Trinidad Receives Extradition Papers for Jack Warner

blogs.wsj.com — A daily roundup of corruption news from across the Web. We also provide a daily roundup of important risk & compliance stories via our daily newsletter, The Morning Risk Report, which readers can sign up for here . Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Bribery: Trinidad & Tobago received extradition papers from the U.S.
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Jul 03, 2015

RT @FisolaNYDN: This July, the Knicks add role players to a 17-win team and by law we must call it the greatest summer in franchise history. Got it.

Jul 03, 2015

RT @WojYahooNBA: Sources: Two athletic, free agent forwards rising as priorities for the Knicks: Derrick Williams and Corey Brewer.

Jul 03, 2015

RT @breakingtravel: JetBlue's 1st direct flight to Cuba takes off from JFK International Airport inn New York - @NBCNewYork bit.ly/1dCDwQ0

Jul 03, 2015

@pilotbacon I watched @stefaniefgray do this for more than an hour last week but she hasn't bought the one she wants yet

Jul 03, 2015

So does the newest update of Twitter for iPhone only work on Wifi? Why would the app cannibalize itself like that?

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