2nd November 2017
Internet traders should bolster their systems in light of increased risks of cyberattacks, Hong Kong regulators said. The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued guidance for internet traders, aimed at ensuring they provide a safe environment for their customers to operate from. In order to protect client’s internet trading… Read More
2nd November 2017
President Jacob Zuma has denied that he received any undisclosed money from private individuals or companies during his term as president. This was Zuma’s answer to an urgent question put on the order paper by DA leader Mmusi Miamane for Thursday’s question session in the National Assembly, relating to allegations… Read More
2nd November 2017
A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has dismissed an application by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke urging it to compel the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, to bring her back to Nigeria. Diezani had brought the application before the court asking to… Read More
2nd November 2017
The cryptocurrency Bitcoin reached a new high on Thursday (November 2) when it surged past the $7,000 (£5,278) barrier and peaked at $7,355.35 (£5,604.04). Jordan Hiscott, chief trader at social trading platform ayondo markets, believes that bitcoin’s rapid growth model is a sign of shifting paradigms in the world of… Read More
2nd November 2017
AFP An alleged Hong Kong triad boss known as “Shanghai Boy” was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of laundering more than HK$100 million (US$12.8 million), police said. Businessman Kwok Wing-hung, famed for his ever-present 70s-style sunglasses and swept-forward bowl haircut, was detained in the upmarket Repulse Bay district. “The investigation revealed… Read More
1st November 2017
HSBC is being investigated by the British Serious Fraud Office and other agencies for its ‘complicit role’ in an alleged money laundering network operated by wealthy connections of South African President Jacob Zuma. The alleged role of the bank is also being examined by the National Crime Agency and… Read More
1st November 2017
Individuals are being encouraged by ISIS to use vehicles to carry out fatal acts, US prosecutors said on Wednesday, as Uzbek migrant Sayfullo Saipov was charged with providing material support to the terror group and causing the deaths of eight people. Saipov appeared before the New York federal… Read More
1st November 2017
1 November 2017 Malaysia is investigating an alleged attempt to sell the data of more than 46 million mobile phone subscribers online, in what appears to be one of the largest leaks of customer data in Asia. The massive data breach, believed to affect almost the entire population of Malaysia,… Read More
1st November 2017
Retired Army officer Ian Foxley thought he had found his dream job overseeing a £1.96 billion ($2.6 billion) contract for upgrading defence telecommunications in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Instead, he uncovered what he believed was evidence of a multi-million-pound bribery scheme, and tried to blow the whistle, deciding to flee the… Read More
1st November 2017
One of the shell companies that Paul Manafort allegedly used to launder money was the subject of an arbitration claim the former Trump campaign manager brought, according to a document obtained by MarketWatch. In 2012, Manafort filed an arbitration claim against Ameriprise Financial Services — which he lost — over… Read More