November 24, 2017

The Supreme Court on Thursday sent notices to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the federal government seeking reports on action taken against 436 Pakistanis named in the Panama Papers. The Panama Papers, a massive investigation into secretive offshore companies owned by the world’s political and business elite, sparked controversy in several countries last year. […]

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The prevailing narratives about corruption in Nigeria rarely mention its international dimension. They tend to gloss over how the United Kingdom, United States, and other financial centers welcome the steady stream of illicit cash flowing out Africa’s largest economy. Yet the country’s kleptocrats are increasingly exploiting weaknesses in the international financial system to launder and […]

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Bitfinex’s Giancarlo Devasini and Philip Potter has been named in the Paradise Papers – an enormous data leak identifying over 120,000 companies and individuals who have employed the services of offshore service providers operating in ‘tax havens’. The leaked documents contain evidence that Giancarlo Devasini and Philip Potter established Tether in the British Virgin Islands […]

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ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notices to the federal government and the National Accountability Bureau, seeking reports on the action taken against 436 Pakistanis named in the Panama Papers . Last year, Jamaat-e-Islami and Tariq Asad advocate filed petitions in the Supreme Court, seeking action against all the Pakistanis whose names had […]

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday highlighted the need for adopting a holistic approach to end corruption once for all and issued notices to the government and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) with the observation that corruption had permeated in every department of the state. “Initiation of proceedings against one or two won’t get solution […]

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24 November, 2017 Ahsan Iqbal ruled out accepting any unlawful demand of religious group If enemy of state chooses to occupy streets of capital, will govt negotiate with them: SC Saudi-led coalition formally being launched on Sunday Ahsan Iqbal ruled out accepting any unlawful demand of religious group India wants its officials to accompany Kulbhushan […]

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OTTAWA — Canada’s anti-money laundering agency is helping fight the scourge of fentanyl by tracing the illicit movement of funds tied to the deadly drug. Barry MacKillop, interim director of the federal Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre, says the agency has passed intelligence about the dangerous opioid to law-enforcement partners. Just this week, the […]

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Enforcement Directorate is India’s frontline agency to tackle foreign exchange violations and money laundering. Karnal Singh, Director, ED, who was earlier head of the Special Cell of the Delhi Police combating terrorist networks, spoke to Pradeep Thakur on white collar crime: ED probes both foreign exchange violations and money laundering, but are we seeing more domestic cases being […]

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