Global Muckraking

Published — June 29, 2011 Updated — May 19, 2014 at 12:19 pm ET

Investigations Around the World


Tanzania’s The Guardian revealed the alleged theft of U.S. $33 million from a Tanzanian bank by a shell company and a subsequent cover-up by government officials believed to have been attempting to hide their involvement in the scheme.

Croatian journalist Kruno Kartus uncovered the uncontrolled sale and use of toxic pesticides in Croatian agriculture. His story was honored with the annual Velebitska Degenija award by the Croatian Journalists’ Association.

The Salt Lake Tribune chronicles the story of two employees from the Department of Workforce Services who appear to have conspired in creating a list of state assistance recipients they suspected of being undocumented immigrants. The state workers planned to hand the list to immigration officials.

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