8 Aug 2008

World's Ten Most Corrupt Leaders

World's Ten Most Corrupt Leaders1

NamePositionFunds embezzled2
1. Mohamed SuhartoPresident of Indonesia (1967–1998)$15–35 billion
2. Ferdinand MarcosPresident of the Philippines (1972–1986)5–10 billion
3. Mobutu Sese SekoPresident of Zaire (1965–1997)5 billion
4. Sani AbachaPresident of Nigeria (1993–1998)2–5 billion
5. Slobodan MilosevicPresident of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1989–2000)1 billion
6. Jean-Claude DuvalierPresident of Haiti (1971–1986)300–800 million
7. Alberto FujimoriPresident of Peru (1990–2000)600 million
8. Pavlo LazarenkoPrime Minister of Ukraine (1996–1997)114–200 million
9. Arnoldo AlemánPresident of Nicaragua (1997–2002)100 million
10. Joseph EstradaPresident of the Philippines (1998–2001)78–80 million
1. Defined as former political leaders who have been accused of embezzling the most funds from their countries over the past two decades.
2. All sums are estimates of alleged embezzlement and appear in U.S. dollars.

Source: Transparency International Global Corruption Report 2004.

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9 comments:

Syari said...

Ingat kat, Robert mugabe mesti masuk senarai tapi tak. President Hungary ngan konco2nya pun buleh tahan korupnya.

Tp pikir balik, politician mana tak korup ye tak?

MiLd said...

Syari,
Those yg telah berjaya didakwa. I think more to come ;) But Malaysia leaders are clean! ;)

Farah Deen said...

wow! I was expecting to see some Indian leaders names here in the list. I know a lot of them are corrupted, but off the hooks. Malaysian leaders clean ker? diorang pandai curi duit, silently. :)and they dont have a whole lot at once, little by little. LOL

Syari said...

Betul ke clean?? wow, cam susah nak caya jek. ehe he he

MiLd said...

Farah & Syari,
WoW! Tak percaya eh? LOL! If you can prove it then go ahead... LOL!

Masy said...

ingatkan ade laa sape2 wakil dr Malaysia (kata Malaysia Boleh ;D). tp takde, ok laa tu hehe

MiLd said...

Masy,
Sebagai seorang warganegara awak x sepatutnya ingin/suka melihat sesuatu yg memalukan buat tanahair kita... Grrrr.... MERDEKA!

Syari said...

Jgnlah marah Mild. :D Bukan suka nak tgk benda yg memalukan negara. Tp cam susah je nak percaya politician Malaysia bebas dari corruption. Sebab saya rasa tiap negara ada je politician yg haprak. :P

MiLd said...

syari...,
Hehehe who said I'm angry? It's your right to view or comment a thing from your perception :D Hmmm... If there's any we'll know it. ;)

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