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Corruption investigation

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View Resource Los Angeles Police Department Board of Inquiry into the Rampart Area Corruption Incident

On March 1, 2000, Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) commanders released the full text and executive summary of an internal, four-month Board of Inquiry investigation. The investigation centered on a host of alleged corrupt and criminal activities by the Rampart Area neighborhood's anti-gang unit. Among its findings were lax departmental supervision, tight-knit and almost gang-like behavior...
View Resource Organized Crime and Corruption Bibliographic Database

Based at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, the Nathanson Centre draws together a community of scholars and "facilitates the development of multi-disciplinary academic expertise relating to organized crime and corruption." As part of that mission, it offers this bibliographic database. Searchable by author, title, keyword, or all three, the database returns author names, titles, sources,...
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 Final Report of the Independent Counsel In Re: Alphonso Michael (Mike) Espy

Former Secretary of Agriculture Alphonso Michael Espy was investigated for allegations originating in 1994 of possible violation of federal criminal law by accepting gifts from organizations or individuals with business pending before the US Department of Agriculture. In a final report released October 25, 2001 and now available online, investigators from the Office of Independent Council Donald...
View Resource Global Corruption Report 2007

The international organization Transparency International is well-known for its distinguished work on investigating corruption around the world, and this latest report from their research team is timely and tremendously valuable. The 429-page report takes a close look at judicial corruption around the world. As the report notes this disturbing trend "undermines economic growth by damaging the...