Corruption http://wunc.org en Wake County District Attorney Steps Down After Nearly Three Decades http://wunc.org/post/wake-county-district-attorney-steps-down-after-nearly-three-decades <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">In his 27 years as Wake County’s District Attorney, <a href="http://web.co.wake.nc.us/districtattorney/about.htm">Colon Willoughby</a> has prosecuted everything from high-profile murder cases to corruption in state government. For Willoughby, integrity and impartiality are vital components of the role.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:48:13 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 31485 at http://wunc.org Wake County District Attorney Steps Down After Nearly Three Decades Investigation Questions NC DHHS Hiring Practices http://wunc.org/post/investigation-questions-nc-dhhs-hiring-practices <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size:11pt"><a href="http://www.ncdhhs.gov/">North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services</a>' policy manual requires justification memos whenever the department hires contract workers. </span></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:52:18 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 26744 at http://wunc.org Investigation Questions NC DHHS Hiring Practices GlaxoSmithKline Executive In China Confesses To Paying Bribes http://wunc.org/post/glaxosmithkline-executive-china-confesses-paying-bribes <p>Authorities in China say a number of senior executives working for <a href="http://us.gsk.com/">GlaxoSmithKline</a> in that country have been placed under criminal investigation for suspected bribery and tax related violations.&nbsp; The British pharmaceutical company's US headquarters are in Research Triangle Park.&nbsp;</p><p>In an interview broadcast on WUNC, the BBC’s John Sudworth reported that the ministry of public security said the employees offered large bribes to officials, medical associations, hospitals and doctors to boost drug sales.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:48:27 +0000 BBC News 18758 at http://wunc.org GlaxoSmithKline Executive In China Confesses To Paying Bribes