September 14, 2018

The move allows him to avoid a second criminal trial and ends the former Trump campaign chairman’s more than yearlong fight against investigators in the Russia investigation. WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to two federal crimes after cutting a deal with prosecutors and agreeing to cooperate with the special […]

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Lawyers are failing in their duty to combat suspected money laundering and have ignored repeated warnings to increase their reporting of suspicious activity by clients, Britain’s top law enforcement body has said. Donald Toon, the director of economic and cybercrime at the National Crime Agency (NCA), said the number of reports it had received from […]

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It is not clear whether any agreement with prosecutors would require him to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into possible coordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia. WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was expected to plead guilty Friday ahead of second trial on charges related to Ukrainian political […]

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There is growing concern at the toll which tax havens are taking on economies, government budgets and inequality worldwide as recent research shows they may conceal the equivalent of 10% of global output and nearly a third of the wealth of individuals with a net worth of more than $45m.     The estimates may be […]

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The death of Mr Kuciak in Velka Maca, south-west Slovakia, triggered former prime minister Robert Fico to step down, with Mr Pellegrini replacing him in March this year. Both countries will have their rule of law investigated after European Parliament President Antonio Tajani criticised MEPs for seemingly not acting on the countries, while punishing Hungary. […]

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JI chief calls for across-the-board accountability PESHAWAR: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Senator Sirajul Haq on Thursday urged the federal government to implement its promises and bring back the looted money to the country instead of levying more and more taxes on the people. Addressing a function with regard to mass wedding ceremony arranged by Al-Khidmat Foundation […]

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