4th September 2020
Federal police have seized properties and cash worth $1.6 million over an alleged scheme to use the Melbourne property market to funnel millions of dollars of funds from a Malaysian government entity to corrupt officials. The seized properties and funds in bank accounts were owned by Australian property developer Dennis… Read More
4th September 2020
Mauritius’ first Islamic bank was reported to have had its license revoked by the country’s central bank after FBI investigations pointed to links to money laundering involving 1MDB funds. Local newspapers in Mauritius say the Century Banking Corporation (CBC) had its licence revoked by the Bank of Mauritius (BOM) because… Read More
2nd September 2020
A former Venezuelan oil official fled the country and is talking to U.S. authorities about aiding their investigation of a high-level corruption scheme that helped plunge the oil-rich nation into an economic meltdown. Carmelo Urdaneta Aqui, a onetime legal counsel to the country’s powerful oil ministry, will appear in a… Read More
2nd September 2020
This morning, the Attorney General’s Office announced it had arrested Gerardo Sosa Castelán over money laundering charges. Sosa Castelán is a politician from the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and the head of the board of trustees at Hidalgo’s Autonomous University (UAEH). The board of trustees at Hidalgo’s Autonomous University was… Read More
1st September 2020
Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, was visiting a cathedral in the capital in recent days when a reporter threw out a question: President, why did your wife receive $16,000 from a former aide under investigation for corruption? The response was aggressive, even for a president known for venting his anger at… Read More
1st September 2020
Four employees of a clout-heavy Bridgeport bank whose president was found hanged in the Park Ridge home of a customer have been charged with helping Chicago attorney Robert M. Kowalski and “higher-ranking bank officials” embezzle at least $29 million before federal regulators abruptly shut down the bank in December… Read More
31st August 2020
A New York man will be ordered to repay $100 million embezzled from client payroll accounts after he pleaded guilty to a massive money laundering scheme that put companies out of business and left workers without paychecks, the state’s top law enforcement officer said. Michael Mann, who owned payroll… Read More
26th August 2020
A senior Chinese government official enlisted the help of a top fundraising official at the Republican National Committee to lobby the Trump administration in 2017 to return a Chinese businessman living in the U.S. who has long been sought by Beijing, according to a court document filed in Hawaii last… Read More
25th August 2020
Nearly R500-million of workers’ pension funds has been stolen and invested in risky initiatives, including that of controversial evangelist Shepherd Bushiri’s investment company. The Mail & Guardian has for the past six months been reporting and following developments in the case of Joseph Busha, a smooth-talking politician who runs… Read More
18th August 2020
Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate has told the Delhi High court that Sergio Cabral, the Brazilian politician who was jailed for corruption, had created dozens of shell companies in India and received $13.24 million in those accounts. The former Rio de Janeiro governor was arrested in November… Read More