24th June 2020
An accountability court (AC) in Islamabad has decided to indict former president Asif Ali Zardari, Hussain Lawai, Anwar Majeed, others in money laundering case on July 7. According to details, the NAB court has decided to indict the accused in a money laundering case via video link sessions due to… Read More
23rd June 2020
The Council of Europe is calling for tougher tools for the fight against organized crime which only in the European Union could be making over 100 billion euro a year while authorities are confiscating just a fragment of its proceeds. To enhance the powers of investigators, the Council of… Read More
22nd June 2020
After Miami’s real estate boom and bust a decade ago, one of the many foreign buyers who swooped in to snap up a luxury high-rise condo overlooking Biscayne Bay was a minister of parliament in the Republic of the Congo. Denis-Christel Sassou Nguesso, whose father has been president of the… Read More
22nd June 2020
Vital Kamerhe, the chief of staff of Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi, was sentenced to 20 years forced labor and faces millions of dollars in fines after a court convicted him of embezzlement and corruption. Kamerhe was convicted of participating in the theft of more than $50 million… Read More
19th June 2020
Malaysian prosecutors will seek to amend charges against three Goldman Sachs Group Inc. units in the case involving troubled state fund 1MDB. Prosecutors will be seeking amendments involving liability, with Goldman’s lawyers arguing the proposed changes would be substantial, according to proceedings at the Kuala Lumpur High Court on… Read More
18th June 2020
Signed cheques that combined totalled over RM1.3 million were given to a moneychanger with the name of the recipient left blank, several prosecution witnesses testified today in the money-laundering trial of former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The witnesses named the moneychanger as one “Omar Ali”, whose… Read More
18th June 2020
The sacked public servant at the centre of one of Western Australia’s biggest corruption scandals has pleaded guilty to hundreds of charges relating to the theft of more than $22 million in taxpayers’ money. Former Department of Communities senior bureaucrat Paul Ronald Whyte entered the pleas in writing because it… Read More
18th June 2020
A number of people have been arrested by police investigating one of South Africa’s most notorious corruption scandals, the looting and collapse of VBS Mutual Bank. VBS, which held the savings of many disadvantaged people and local municipalities, collapsed with more than £100m in debts in 2018. Much of the… Read More
18th June 2020
Concerns have been raised about the secretive offshore ownership and financial health of some big care providers. That’s been prompted by elderly residents in care homes accounting for almost half of Scotland’s coronavirus deaths. Any future inquiry is likely to focus on a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), failure… Read More
17th June 2020
Experts and opposition-minded politicians warned during an online conference on Monday (January 15th) of a “huge” risk of corruption in connection with the generous funds the European Commission has proposed to mobilise in response to the coronavirus crisis. The conference, organised by EURACTIV Bulgaria and MEP Radan Kanev (EPP, Democratic… Read More