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Covid-19 crisis a 'paradise for corruption,' warns head of OECD bribery group

By Martin Coyle
  • 13 May 2020 11:30
  • 13 May 2020 11:30

The Covid-19 crisis has created a “paradise for corruption” as states rush to protect people and contain the economic fallout, the head of a global body tasked with fighting corporate bribery warned today.

Drago Kos, who heads the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Working Group on Bribery, said governments are

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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