February 2018

NAB officers should not sustain any pressure, says Javed KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal asked the Bureau officers not to sustain pressure from any side and work without any fear and favour. He said that the officers who could not work with him should go home as he termed complete […]

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Source: Global Finance Magazine, All Rights Reserved. Article previously published by InsightCrime and available here. A recent report based on the results of an investigation conducted by the Latin America Financial Action Task Force (GAFILAT) in Panama in May 2017, during which investigators evaluated the current status of money laundering and terrorist financing in the country, concludes […]

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The final article by a murdered journalist was published yesterday in Slovakia alleging links between figures close to Robert Fico, the prime minister, and the Italian mafia. The story appeared on Jan Kuciak’s Aktuality.sk website hours after Mr Fico offered a €1 million reward for information about the killing while standing next to piles of […]

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“Secrecy World” author Jake Bernstein explains how the super-wealthy hide billions using tax havens and shell companies. Following is a transcript of the video. In 2016, 11.5 million files were leaked from Mossack Fonseca, the world’s fourth largest offshore law firm. These were called the Panama Papers. Hundreds of thousands of offshore entities and shell […]

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by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London 28 February 2018 Value-added tax avoidance will be considered by a new EU anti-tax avoidance committee, the creation of which is expected to be endorsed at an EU parliamentary plenary on March 1, 2018. The Committee is being established to follow up after the leak of confidential files of international […]

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She was looking into numerous cases of corruption on the Mediterranean island when a powerful bomb blew her car up near her home. The trial into Caruana Galizia’s death continues with at least three men accused of her murder. Early reports suggest that Ján Kuciak could also have been killed due to the content of […]

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This statement was originally published on ipi.media on 26 February 2018. The International Press Institute (IPI) today strongly condemned the murder of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée. Slovak police said at a press conference this morning that they believed the murder to be work-related. Kuciak worked for the online investigative news outlet […]

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Police suspect a Slovakian investigative reporter shot dead alongside his partner was murdered because of his work, local media have reported. The bodies of Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova were found on Sunday night at their home in the town of Velka Maca. The deaths come five months after Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana […]

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Pakistan holds a very special place in the hearts of most of the older Indians who see it as a dismembered part of our nation. Families were separated and property was lost. An imaginary and unfinished line was drawn through the sub-continent by Cyril Radcliffe resulting in the largest transmigration of people anywhere in the […]

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Switzerland’s market regulator says it has banned the national affiliate of Russia’s Gazprombank from taking new private clients over money laundering concerns over a 10-year period that emerged from the Panama Papers leak. The move marks the first time that Swiss markets authority FINMA has specifically identified any company for wrongdoing following the leak that […]

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