Russia President Dmitry Medvedev stated that police corruption and incompetence lead to 760,000 theft cases, 124,000 burglaries and over 2,000 murders or attempted murders to all go unsolved each year.
The number of corruption cases handled by Italian Officials increased by 229 percent in 2009 from 2008.
Transparency International reported that around 4 million families in India were forced to pay a bribe to a public official to receive services in 2009.
Nearly every Greek family pays an average of $2,500 in bribes to public officials each year.
The United Nations Office on Crime and Drugs reported that Afghans paid up to $2.5 Billion in bribes in 2009. The average amount paid in bribes was $160, and that half of all Afghans paid at least one bribe to a public official within the year.
In the first nine months of 2009, over 800 Russian officials faced charges of corruption.
In 2009, 106,000 public officials in China were found guilty of corruption, an increase of 2.5 percent of the year before. In addition, the number of officials who stole more than one million yuan ($146,000) increased by 19 percent in 2009.
In 2008, 630 arrest warrants were issued against officials suspected of corruption in Iraq, but only 97 people were convicted. In addition, 135 cases of corruption involving 211 people who were mostly from the Oil Ministry were closed down by the decision of senior officials.
Corruption in China led to officials to either misused or embezzle $35 Billion in the first 11 months of 2009.
Afghanistan’s Minster of Finance stated that up to $10 Million is being smuggled out of the country by corrupt officials. The cash is being flown to Dubai where it is funneled into financial institutions. The money is mainly proceeds from drug trafficking operations, as well as individuals imply attempting to hid their assets.