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Main defendant in State Council bribery receives life sentence
Prosecution orders detention of 2 Matrouh officials on bribery charges
Several officials have been arrested in Egypt on similar charges
Daily News Egypt
August 26, 2020
Supreme Media Council secretary-general detained for 4 days over bribery charges
Ahmed Selim was arrested at his office on Tuesday
Fatma Lotfi
August 22, 2019
Egypt’s Parliament approves removing immunity from MP over bribery charges
Bribes reached EGP 2m to facilitate issuing construction permissions in Alexandria
Daily News Egypt
July 10, 2019
Head of Dokki district arrested over bribery charges
The head of the neighbourhood, a contractor, and a mediator working in the legal field were accused of receiving a sum of EGP 250,000 and a residential unit located on Al-Batal Ahmed Abdel Aziz Street, which cost about EGP 2m
Sarah El-Sheikh
June 26, 2018
Official in Minya governorate office detained over bribery 
Two others are involved with official while illegal facilitating procedures related to supply of food
Daily News Egypt
October 30, 2017
Top Suez governorate official detained on bribery charge 
The official is facing charges of using his power to issue illegal licenses to build and allocate quarries in exchange for bribes
Daily News Egypt
October 15, 2017
Main defendant in State Council bribery receives life sentence
The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Wednesday State Council purchasing official, Gamal El-Laban, to life in prison in the case known as the “State Council bribery”. The court further sentenced him to pay an EGP 1m fine, and ordered his dismissal from his position and the confiscation of another EGP 1m, state-owned media reported. The police …
Daily News Egypt
September 13, 2017
FIFA Congress: Bribery cases cast shadow over elections in Bahrain
World soccer leaders are gathering in Bahrain ahead of the annual FIFA Congress. Elections of Asian members and possible changes to how World Cups are awarded are on the agenda, but corruption still clouds the air.Fresh corruption scandals overshadow the annual gathering of world soccer leaders as they prepare to meet at the annual FIFA …
May 7, 2017
Former Helwan governor arrested after failing to pay bail
The governor, who is accused of bribery, faces 15-day imprisonment pending further investigation after failing to pay an EGP 2m bail
Sarah El-Sheikh
March 15, 2017
Illicit Gains Authority orders 15-day detention of State Council’s purchasing director in corruption case
Suspect in custody and under investigations of national security
Daily News Egypt
January 10, 2017
In Cartoon: Do we need new methods for keeping corruption at bay?
Amr Eissa
January 3, 2017
Timeline: Detained former State Council official reportedly commits suicide in custody
Daily News Egypt
January 2, 2017
State Council official faces detention renewal in bribery case
He was arrested with two others last week over charges of bribery
Daily News Egypt
December 30, 2016
Former Police Club manager released following interrogation over EGP 25 bribe
No evidence of corruption could be found against him, says lawyer
Leena ElDeeb
October 31, 2016
Corruption reports continue despite Al-Sisi’s assertions of combating graft
Transparency organisation counted 101 cases of corruption in state ministries in May 2016
Amira El-Fekki
June 6, 2016
Elections: Frequent bribery, insufficient accountability
Videotaped electoral violations not enough for SEC to penalise violators
Amira El-Fekki
December 2, 2015
Parliamentary coalitions legitimate way to replace party majority: Expert
Runoff elections to conclude Wednesday
Amira El-Fekki
December 1, 2015
Former ‘corrupt’ agriculture minister faces first trial on 12 December
Investigations reveal ministerial officials received millions of pounds worth of bribes
Amira El-Fekki
November 4, 2015
Former agriculture minister referred to criminal court on bribery charges
Bribes of more than EGP 8m are alleged to have been received by Helal and ministry officials
Daily News Egypt
October 25, 2015
Ex-Siemens top exec admits Argentina bribery
A former top dog of the German engineering giant has pleaded guilty to a massive bribery scheme to win a billion-dollar contract with the Argentine government. He is the first of eight defendants to speak out. Andreas Truppel, the former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Siemens Argentina, admitted his guilt before a Manhattan federal court, …
October 1, 2015
Detention renewed for 15 days for former agriculture minister
Salah Helal is under pre-trial detention in the ‘grand corruption’ case
Daily News Egypt
September 22, 2015
Agriculture corruption case does not involve other ministers: Cabinet
Previous unconfirmed news reports said the Religious Endowments Minister was involved
Amira El-Fekki
September 10, 2015
Bribes of more than EGP 8m in Agriculture Ministry case
Former minister Salah Helal, his assistant, and others detained over corruption, says prosecution
Amira El-Fekki
September 7, 2015
Former PM Nazif given 5 years, EGP 53m fine in corruption case retrial
Illicit Gains Authority believe politician illicitly gained EGP 64m in assets
Emir Nader
July 22, 2015
Swedish ambassador to Egypt convicted of accepting bribes
The diplomat will remain in her post after describing wrongdoing a “mistake”
Emir Nader
July 20, 2015
Cabinet approves amendments on bribery-related criminal procedures
Changes come following acquittal of Mubarak, his sons and businessman on charges of wasting public funds
Daily News Egypt
December 2, 2014
Bribery and corruption complaints office set up
Lawyer says the move is positive but caution is necessary
Hend Kortam
November 10, 2013
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