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View Resource Corruption - A selected and annotated bibliography

Commissioned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), this extensive resource has been compiled from select print and electronic sources. The annotated bibliography is composed of three parts: a comprehensive list of general corruption-related literature from a variety of fields (divided into books and articles/papers); a smaller geographic listing of similar literature from...
View Resource Deep Throat Uncovered

Last week at a conference held at the legendary Watergate complex in Washington DC, Professor Bill Gaines of the University of Illinois announced that, after four years, he and his journalism students had concluded that Fred Fielding (former assistant to President Nixon) was the legendary "Deep Throat" who provided information about the Watergate break-in that led to the downfall of President...
View Resource Global Corruption Report 2001

Released on October 15, this new annual report from Transparency International (TI, see the September 7, 2000 Scout Report for Business & Economics) reviews the "state of corruption" worldwide, July 2000-June 2001. After the introduction and prefatory material, the report is divided into three main sections: Regional reports, Global issues (such as money laundering and an update from OECD on...
View Resource Internet Corruption Perception Index

The Internet Corruption Perception Index is provided by Transparency International and Goettingen University, Germany. The goal of the site to "rank countries by the extent of corruption in public administration." The ranking can then be used to help assess country risks. The Internet Corruption Perception Index is published annually and is based on "surveys undertaken by Gallup International, the...
View Resource Rep. James Traficant Found Guilty on All Charges

Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., the often blustery congressman who insisted on defending himself against what he called "a government vendetta," was convicted Thursday of federal corruption charges. An Ohio Democrat in his ninth term, Traficant was found guilty on all of the 10 charges he faced, including racketeering, bribery, fraud, filing false tax returns, receiving gifts and free labor from...
View Resource Transparency International

With headquarters in Berlin, Transparency International (TI) is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to combating corruption in its many guises across the world. As their website notes, TI “focuses on prevention and reforming systems”. With a well-designed and rather elegant homepage, visitors will find much to admire here. The top of the homepage provides access to their “In...