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Isabel dos Santos Facing Fraud Charges; Banker’s Death Linked to Investigation

Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman, is set to be indicted on charges including money laundering, influence peddling and forgery. Read More

Company Formation Given Undersized Role in Financial Gatekeeping, Say Experts

Banks will remain vulnerable to money laundering and other financial crimes unless further action is taken to improve transparency in the company formation sector, experts have said after an investigation revealed how easily shell firms can be set up across the world for illicit purposes. Last month, the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting… Read More

It May Be the Biggest Tax Heist Ever. And Europe Wants Justice.

They made quite a team. One was an Oxford-educated wunderkind who handled the complicated math behind the transactions. The other was a beefy, 6-foot-2 New Zealander with an apparent fondness for Hawaiian shirts, who brought in clients and money. Martin Shields and Paul Mora met in 2004, at the London… Read More