Tag: covid-19 and corruption

As COVID-19 spread across the world in 2020, it unleashed a torrent of high-profile corruption cases and opportunities for financial crime. Rising economic uncertainty created new opportunities for fraudsters, money launderers, and cyber criminals who rapidly adapted to the new normal. Meanwhile, a flood of corruption reports tied to COVID-19 emergency funding, procurement, and health systems was seen around… Read More

In a significant milestone to educate humanitarian aid workers on corruption risks, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) launched a pilot anti-corruption training program in March 2021.  The need for innovative approaches to address corruption in humanitarian aid has been crystal clear during the COVID-19 pandemic. Transparency International’s Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres, operating… Read More

Over a year since widespread lockdowns began and just a few months since COVID-19 vaccines started a mostly slow rollout, glimmers of hope are contrasting with deep ongoing crises around the world. Alongside the massive human and economic costs, the COVID-19 pandemic has been accompanied by an unprecedented global surge in cases of fraud, public… Read More