Convictions of Corrupt Officials in Iraq in 2008

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.

Source:  “Iraq chases many for corruption, catches few,” Reuters, December 23, 2009.