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1 December 2016 · Transparency International Secretariat <!– –> Meeting in Panama City today, representatives from more than 110 Transparency International chapters and members unanimously adopted a resolution calling for an end to the secrecy that enables corruption and contributes to inequality worldwide. Illicit financial flows have been estimated to exceed an annual US$1 trillion. […]

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In late July, Moussa Aksar, the director of Niger’s L’Évènement newspaper, answered his phone and heard a familiar voice warning him that he was, once again, in danger. “Be careful,” a friendly source told Aksar. “Look out for yourself and be careful what you say on the phone.” Aksar had just published Niger’s first exposé […]

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Since the Maltese Parliament and government have not taken concrete action on tax avoidance and evasion, even in light of the Panama affair, Alternattiva Demokratika said it hopes that EP inquiry will shed light where others have failed. Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson, Prof. Arnold Cassola, said: “The European Parliament administration yesterday approved the request from the […]

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By Reuters Published: 09:07 EST, 1 December 2016 | Updated: 09:07 EST, 1 December 2016 e-mail By Joel Schectman and Brett Wolf WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – The United States received failing scores for its efforts to prevent the laundering of criminal proceeds by shell companies, accountants and real estate… read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-3990372/U-S-failing-curb-money-laundering-shell-companies-task-force-report.html

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 Asks him to bring his father back before pointing finger LAHORE: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has said PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto’s parents were corrupt and on the other hand he had become a ‘Haji’. He should first make himself accountable about his aunties. The minister, while talking to the media […]

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Donald Trump has sparked up what’s bound to be an epic bromance with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. According to the Associated Press of Pakistan, which abbreviates to PML(N), Sharif called Trump Monday and congratulated him on his electoral victory. What followed what a conversation so prototypically Trumpian that I have to wonder if the Pakistani government was subtly shading […]

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Almost 3,500 individuals and companies in the Panama Papers are probable matches for suspected criminals including terrorists, cybercriminals and cigarette smugglers, according to a document seen by the Guardian. The analysis, which was carried out by Europol, the EU’s law enforcement agency, sheds more light on the breadth of criminal behaviour facilitated by tax havens […]

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By Andre Ishii The recent revelations of the so–called Panama Papers – a massive 2.6 TB collection of data concerning the hidden shell companies of the world’s leaders and other famed personalities – have sent waves of astonishment through societies around the world. Since the release of the Panama Papers on April 3rd by the […]

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By Kenneth Rijock PANAMA CITY, Panama — Javier Caraballo, the lead organised crime prosecutor investigating Panama Papers law firm, Mossack Fonseca, since April 2016, has obtained an extension of time in which to continue his ongoing investigation of alleged criminal conduct at the firm. He has requested judicial assistance from 16 foreign jurisdictions, and sent […]

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After the Qatari prince, son of a British-Pakistani officer has jumped in the Panamagate, claiming that the Sharif family bought Mayfair flats through money laundering. He claimed the illegal money was transferred in the bank accounts opened on his father name without any consent. Kashif Masood, son of Masood Ahmed Qazi, a retired officer from […]

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ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – While hearing the Panama Papers case today (Wednesday), the Supreme Court of Pakistan remarked that there is contradiction between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s statements that were given to the court and those that were made on the floor of the National Assembly. A five-member bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer […]

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Home» Top News » Front Top News Posted by Madiha Shakeel 33 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has refused all allegations of tax evasion and money laundering leveled against him. Speaking to media representatives here, he said that he had not issued any wrong statement with reference to his assets and had been […]

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