Corruption Currents: Brazil Probes Money Laundering in Diamond-Studded Watch Seizure

(Guardian). Brazil is investigating potential money laundering linked to an airport seizure in September of diamond-studded wristwatches worth more than $15 million from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea.

(Reuters, BP, AP). The European Commission said it would provide guidance to EU member states on visa-for-sale plans after anti-corruption groups released a study on the money laundering risks.

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