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“Green Group” Charged With Fraud in a Crackdown on Greek NGOs

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Greek prosecutors have filed fraud charges against members of an environmental group, court and police officials said on Friday, as Athens tries to show its international lenders that it is cracking down on corruption.

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Government Corruption in Aid Allocation is Detrimental to India’s Poorest Districts and Children

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IN a society with few effective regulatory institutions, there’s neither an incentive to take responsibility nor repercussions for not doing so. People don’t do the right thing because it’s easy not to, and there’s no reward for doing it.

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Resistance to Corruption in Greece Have Increased With Over 20%

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Transparency International’s national chapter in Greece has released their fifth National Survey on Corruption, conducted in November-December 2011. The results show an overall decrease in the average cost of bribes and changes in the population’s perception of
some corruption acts.

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(UK) Changes in How Aid is Targeted Could Lead to Increased Fraud and Corruption, MPs Warn

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Labour MP Margaret Hodge, chairwoman of the Pac, said: “The department is going to be spending more in fragile and conflict-affected countries and the danger to the taxpayer is that there could be an increase in fraud and corruption.

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Russia’s Largest Charity Takes in (only) $4.2 Million, Al Fin blogs

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The need for charity in Russia is incredibly great. And yet, the more affluent Russians do not seem to feel the tugs at their heartstrings which you might expect.

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