March 21, 2019

We are all about collaboration here at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Even when it comes to our swag (or our thank you gifts, you could call it) that we give people to thank them for supporting our investigations. We are super excited to be creating ICIJ’s first ever tote bag and we want […]

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Bloomberg reported on Wednesday that Deutsche Bank is being investigated as part of the ongoing US Federal Reserve probe of Danske Bank’s alleged facilitation of money laundering operations. Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt (Photo: Markus Bernet, CC BY-SA 2.5)The Fed is investigating whether Deutsche Bank has adequately monitored billions of dollars in suspicious transactions from Danske Bank. […]

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The United Arab Emirates has slammed a European Union decision to add it to a tax haven blacklist despite the Gulf state’s efforts to meet EU requirements. The EU on Tuesday added 10 countries to the list, created in 2017 as part of efforts to battle tax evasion by the wealthy. The UAE was among […]

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In Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists are victim of political tension March 21, 2019 4:30 PM ET Read More › … read more at: https://cpj.org/blog/2019/03/

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BOUQUET to Applecross Veterinary Hospital. They looked after our chihuahua Bruiser for 10 years and I’ve always loved the compassion they’ve shown to all animals that come to their clinic. We had to make the heart-wrenching decision to have Bruiser put down and they were incredible, letting me hold him, sending us a sympathy card […]

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Evrensel journalist acquitted over Paradise Papers charge An Istanbul court on March 19 acquitted Çağrı Sarı, the former responsible news editor for the leftist daily Evrensel, of insult and libel, her employer reported. The case focused on Evrensel’s coverage of the Paradise Papers in April, which alleged that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s son-in-law, Berat Albayrak, […]

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We are all about collaboration here at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Even when it comes to our swag (or our thank you gifts, you could call it) that we give people to thank them for supporting our investigations. We are super excited to be creating ICIJ’s first ever tote bag and we want […]

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A fresh magisterial inquiry is underway into Pilatus Bank, which was shut down by the European Central Bank last November after having been implicated in alleged money laundering. The inquiry is being led by Magistrate Ian Farrugia, the same magistrate who had ruled in favour of an inquiry into money laundering allegations involving Minister Konrad […]

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A new report by an international anti-corruption organization is taking aim at Canadian real estate, showing the ways that illegitimate funds can and are entering the economy, and driving home prices up in cities across the country, including Toronto. “Domestic criminals have known for decades that Canada is ‘la la land’ for financial crime, but […]

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The United Arab Emirates has slammed a European Union decision to add it to a tax haven blacklist despite the Gulf state’s efforts to meet EU requirements. The EU on Tuesday added 10 countries to the list, created in 2017 as part of efforts to battle tax evasion by the wealthy. The UAE was among […]

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In the popular consciousness, ill-gotten extreme wealth and yachts are, regrettably, often linked: the image of the “baddie” luxuriating on board his well-appointed boat, safely ensconced away from the authorities, tabloids and general public, is a tired stereotype and a generally unfair cliché – yacht owners are as morally diverse a group of people as […]

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The Star has reported extensively on how Canada has developed a reputation as a tax haven and a destination for dirty money. In the Panama Papers, Canadian companies were sold by the now-defunct law firm Mossack Fonseca as vehicles to avoid tax. This activity was facilitated by a large number of loopholes in Canada’s anti-money […]

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By Nyein Nyein 21 March 2019 The global debate on the discloser of beneficial ownership, especially in the extractive industries, is scaling up. More access to information about who really benefits from the revenues is raising accountability and helping in the fight against corruption. Myanmar, an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) candidate country, formed a Beneficial […]

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