FBI fights kick-backs
During the Global Anti-Corruption Summit that took place in Washington [...]
The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) combines the role of a US federal police force and an internal intelligence service. It comes under the authority of the Department of Justice and oversees the police authorities at the federal level. A member of the US intelligence community, the FBI often competes with the CIA on terrorism and counterintelligence cases.
Several laws in preparation in Europe, including the UK's Bribery bill, along with growing international co-operation in the fight against corruption, mean that more and costlier legal proceedings seem likely (BAE Systems paid €400 million in fines last month to [...]