May 10, 2018

New Zealand accountants were backdating documents during the publication of the Panama Papers in 2016 for trusts that had been set up seven months earlier by senior Maltese government figures, Maltese investigators say. Emails quoted in a draft report by Malta’s anti-money laundering agency show that while The Australian Financial Review was putting questions in late March 2016 to […]

Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) SHARE Secret documents leaked to OjoPúblico reveal that more than $2.2 billion linked to suspected criminal activity entered Peru’s financial system through clients with alleged ties to drug trafficking, illegal gold mining, tax evasion and corruption. OjoPúblico reached out to Banco de Crédito del Perú and BBVA Continental, the […]

A sweeping criminal probe into offshore tax evasion has ensnared the director of a natural gas producer financed with Chinese capital whose bankruptcy has exposed major regulatory lapses in Alberta’s oil patch. Court documents show properties in Calgary, West Vancouver and north Toronto owned by, or affiliated with, Wentao Yang and his wife, Rong Catherine […]

Islamabad:  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today blasted the head of Pakistan’s anti-graft body in parliament for launching a probe against ousted premier Nawaz Sharif for allegedly laundering USD 4.9 billion to India, saying his action amounted to “pre-poll rigging”. The World Bank has denied as “incorrect” the Pakistani media reports that cited its report […]