Authorities

regulatory agencies, supervisory authorities

Brazil: The Car Wash Scandal

| Al Jazeera | Launched in early 2014, the operation was initially thought to be routine – one of a number of similar ongoing probes that the Brazilian Federal Police had on their books.

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All the Prime Minister’s men

| Al Jazeera | An explosive investigation reveals how a criminal gang is colluding with the security forces of Bangladesh and has links to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Undercover reporters with the I-Unit expose how a former street mafia claims…

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Exotic Animal Smuggling is a Problem in Africa & the Middle East

| Journeyman pictures | Cairo Connection (2008): On the trail of wildlife smugglers in Cairo.

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Insider Trading And Congress: How Lawmakers Get Rich From The Stock Market

| CNBC | In spring 2020, four U.S. senators faced accusations of using insider knowledge about the coronavirus crisis to sell off hundreds of thousands of dollars in stock. A couple of months later, the investigations into senators Kelly Loeffler…

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The Trees That Bleed: How rosewood is smuggled from Senegal into Gambia

| BBC | The rosewood tree is one of the most trafficked species on earth. When it’s cut it bleeds a blood-red sap. Having exhausted stocks elsewhere, Chinese traders have turned to West Africa, especially southern Senegal, where trees are…

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The Universal Credit Crisis

| BBC Panorama | As the government’s controversial new benefits system, universal credit, is rolled out, Panorama is with families as they struggle with their claims. The programme follows one council as it deals with mounting rent arrears and tenants…

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Haagse bijbaantjes

| BNN VARA | Tweede Kamerleden mogen naast hun politieke werk bijbanen en nevenfuncties hebben. Ze mogen er zelfs geld mee verdienen. Maar ze moeten het wel eerlijk melden. Zo moet belangenverstrengeling en corruptie worden voorkomen. Zembla checkte de meldingen…

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Supplements and Safety

| Frontline | FRONTLINE, The New York Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation examine the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with limited FDA oversight.

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Secret History of the Credit Card

| Frontline | The average American family today carries eight credit cards. Credit card debt and personal bankruptcies are now at an all time high. With no legal limit on the amount of interest or fees that can be charged,…

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The Card Game

| Frontline | As credit card companies face rising public anger, new regulation from Washington and a potential perfect storm of economic bad news, FRONTLINE correspondent Lowell Bergman examines the future of the massive consumer loan industry and its impact…

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