THE WORLD Bank has created an anti-corruption department that will investigate allegations of fraud within the organisation's staff or in projects it funds. The bank has recently appointed a director of the department, Maarten de Jong, a Dutchman, Managing Director of the European Institute for Law Enforcement Cooperation. The bank has also become the first multilateral development institution to publish on its external web page the names of firms and individuals found to have committed some form of fraud or corruption following World Bank ...

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