Corruption

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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China’s economic expansion into Africa has benefited Beijing tremendously by allowing access to natural resources. Yet it forced the continent’s national governments to borrow heavily for infrastructure projects. Moreover, with China’s expansion came unmitigated corruption that no one bothers to hide anymore. Why should America care? Because China’s strategy in Africa is the reflection of […]

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In an art museum in Reykjavik stands a mural that looks, from a distance, like a pointillist painting. Those who venture closer discover that the work – a creation of artist Ragna Robertsdottir – is fashioned from tiny fragments of volcanic rock and ash from Mt. Katla, long considered one of Iceland’s most ferocious volcanoes. […]

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In an art museum in Reykjavik stands a mural that looks, from a distance, like a pointillist painting. Those who venture closer discover that the work – a creation of artist Ragna Robertsdottir – is fashioned from tiny fragments of volcanic rock and ash from Mt. Katla, long considered one of Iceland’s most ferocious volcanoes. […]

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This article first appeared on The Conversation. Corruption has existed since the Egyptian dynasty and still persists in almost every country around the globe. After huge corruption scandals in Malaysia and Brazil, Indonesia has just witnessed one of its regions losing more than 90% of its councillors as they are implicated in graft cases. Looking […]

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From Musharraf’s list of 200 to Imran’s list of 100 ‘corrupts’ ISLAMABAD: In 2000, an anti-corruption drive was at its peak. There was “zero tolerance” for the corrupt. Gen Pervez Musharraf’s accountability czar, Lt Gen (retd) Syed Amjad Hussain, furnished a list of 200 Pakistanis who had allegedly looted public money and stashed it abroad. […]

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From Mush’s list of 200 to Imran’s list of the 100 ‘corrupt’ ISLAMABAD: In 2000, an anti-corruption drive was at its peak. There was “zero tolerance” for the corrupt. Gen. Pervez Musharraf’s accountability czar, Lt Gen (R) Syed Amjad Hussain, furnished a list of 200 Pakistanis who had allegedly looted public money and stashed it […]

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Asset recovery unit to target 100 biggest owners of offshore assets ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister’s Task Force on the retrieval of wealth illegally stashed overseas by Pakistan has recommended the formation of an asset recovery unit to move against the 100 biggest owners of offshore money and properties. The assets recovery unit would be located […]

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A court in the southern port of Karachi granted on Friday interim bail to former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari who is facing a money laundering trial for transferring Rs 35 billion (US$284 million) through three fake bank accounts, media reported. Asif Ali Zardari (Photo: Wikipedia)Zardari, 62 was also granted protective bail by the Islamabad […]

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  Nega Gerbaba Tolesa, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba , August 24/2018 – On May 15, 2018 state media Ethiopian Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed (PhD) said  his  government was pursuing investigations on assets that were stolen extorted from the country and deposited in foreign banks. The Prime Minster informed the Federal Government Ministers in a […]

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LONDON – In another blunt commentary, President Mamnoon Hussain said on Friday that the corrupt elements could escape but only for a few days before they are finally apprehended. Talking to the media in London where he arrived on a three-day tour, the outspoken president said he stands by his 2016 statement in which he had […]

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Financial Crime Wave – Bank freezes $5 billion in Russian funds, Feds hit Venezuelan ring, and more 2 hours ago   (0 Comments) Posted by: Brian Monroe By Brian Monroebmonroe@acfcs.orgAugust 26, 2018 In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, Credit Freeze freezes $5 billion related to Russian sanctions designations, U.S. investigators target millions in assets linked to […]

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