Investigations

The proposal targets students fresh of Class X and XII and, currently, enrolled in college. (Express Photo by Sahil Walia/File) Govt proposes military training plan to instil discipline, nationalism among 10 lakh youth In a bid to have a more “disciplined” and nationalist “force of youth,” the government plans to target 10 lakh young men and […]

He spoke to reporters after facing an interrogation by the Anti-Corruption Commission at its headquarters on Monday. Raja, one of the Bangladeshi businessmen named in the Panama Papers for money laundering, has been interrogated for three hours by the commission’s Deputy Director SMM Akhter Hamid. The ACC will also interrogate three more directors from United […]

Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was arrested on Friday, 13 July, after being sentenced to 10 years in prison last week in one of the three corruption cases against him in the high-profile Panama Papers scandal. Following is the chronology of the major events leading to his arrest: 4 April, 2016: The International Consortium […]

The head of compliance at Danske Bank, Anders Meinert Jorgensen, resigned Wednesday amidst a money laundering scandal that has been unraveling over the last four months. Danske BankJorgensen is only the most recent top official to resign after a series of revelations showed flaws in anti-money controls in the banks’ Estonia branch. In April, the […]

All seven persons are senior officials of various business organizations Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned for interrogation seven Bangladeshi individuals whose names have appeared in the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers, the leaked financial documents that have revealed corruption on global scale. Chairman of the United Group Hasan Mahmud Raza and three directors of the […]

Behind the Scenes The new Panama Papers files reveal what was going on at the time of the original leaks. Just days after reporters asked about Poroshenko’s ownership of the BVI company, his Cyprus lawyers emailed Mossack Fonseca requesting some changes. They wanted the overall number of shares in Prime Asset Partners to be increased […]

New revelations from Panama expose the inner workings of Russia’s kleptocracy—and the hollow underpinnings of Putin’s regime. … read more at: https://www.the-american-interest.com/2018/07/06/russias-kleptocracy-laid-bare/

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison and slapped a £8 million fine (Rs1.3 billion) in the Avenfield properties reference on Friday while his daughter Maryam was sentenced to eight years with a £2 million fine (Rs335 million).  The sentences will run concurrently, which means Nawaz will serve […]

Two years after the Panama Papers rocked the offshore financial system, a fresh document leak from the law firm Mossack Fonseca reveals new offshore details about an array of global elites, including soccer superstar Lionel Messi, the Argentine president’s family and a former senior Kuwaiti official convicted of looting his country’s social security system. The […]