22nd September 2017
Banks and building societies in the United Kingdom are to carry out immigration checks on 70 million current accounts from January in the biggest extension of Theresa May’s plans to create a “hostile environment” for illegal immigrants in Britain, the Guardian has learned. The Home Office expects to identify 6,000… Read More
18th September 2017
The father of the Bell Pottinger executive at the centre of the South Africa scandal that brought down the City PR firm has resigned from his role as a board member of London-listed pest control and hygiene firm Rentokil Initial. Chris Geoghegan – the father of 34-year-old Victoria Geoghegan who… Read More
9th August 2017
It is the oil-rich Middle Eastern monarchy that has long attracted fraudsters, fugitives and shady characters. But the United Arab Emirates’ status as a safe haven for criminals may have been smashed following the arrest of five Sydney men allegedly behind the importation of 1.9 tonnes of narcotics. Mick and… Read More
7th August 2017
Former top aide to Netanyahu believes actions regarding personal business were not criminal offenses. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former chief of staff, Ari Harow, who turned state’s witness on Friday, told his associates that he did not turn his back on Netanyahu, and that he does not believe his actions were… Read More
23rd June 2017
A heroin trafficker has walked free from the ACT Supreme Court after a judge ended his year-long stint in jail and acquitted him of money laundering. Justice David Mossop found Chang-Kee Song, 43, not guilty on the charge after the man told the court he made $250,000 police found at his Phillip… Read More
20th June 2017
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said an internal investigation is ongoing in relation to allegations of misconduct at Limerick Prison, following a whistleblower’s claims of fraud, theft and tax evasion. Speaking at the University of Limerick, Mr Flanagan said he understood that an internal probe had been launched, but he… Read More
12th May 2017
Barrick Gold Corp failed to complete improvements to the Veladero mine in Argentina that could have prevented the third spill of cyanide solution in 18 months, leading to eventual sanctions for the world’s biggest gold miner, a judge told Reuters. Barrick appears to have missed deadlines on three orders from… Read More
20th March 2017
President Duterte’s latest threat to declare martial law in Mindanao has sparked further concerns in the European Union, this amid strong signals that his war on drugs and other anticrime measures that his administration is doggedly pushing for, like the death penalty, could have an adverse effect on EU-Philippine trade relations. Read More
10th November 2016
US-businessman Bill Browder has said the UK government is "appeasing" Russia by refusing to implement stronger sanctions against the country. Read More
8th November 2016
British banker Rurik Jutting has been found guilty of murdering two Indonesian women in Hong Kong, in a case that has gripped the city. Read More