Investigations

19:53, September 21, 2018 The UK’s National Crime Agency has opened a criminal investigation into a UK-registered company suspected of having been involved in the Danske Bank multi-billion money-laundering scandal, The Financial Timesreported.    The agency did not reveal the name of the company but the paper wrote it was a UK-registered limited liability partnership or […]

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The UK’s National Crime Agency has opened a criminal investigation into a UK-registered company suspected of having been involved in the Danske Bank multi-billion money-laundering scandal, The Financial Times reported.    Danske Bank, Trondheim-Branch, Old-Building (Photo: Danske Bank)The agency did not reveal the name of the company but the paper wrote it was a UK-registered […]

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New Delhi: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam Nawaz were released from jail on Wednesday evening after the Islamabad High Court suspended their jail term in the Panama Papers corruption case. Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Mohammad Safdar was also released after the court suspended his jail term as well. The court has granted […]

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Denmark’s financial regulator has reopened its investigation into Danske Bank which initially closed in May after a mounting outcry into the lender’s own probe into a massive money-laundering scandal, the Financial Times reported. Danske Bank, Trondheim-Branch, Old-Building (Photo:Danske Bank)The bank’s report prompted widespread political criticism and has propelled the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) to […]

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The typhoon that has been battering parts of Asia in the past week is named Mangkhut. What does the name mean, and why did the Philippines call the storm Ompong instead? “Mangkhut” is Thai for mangosteen, a reddish-purple fruit native to Southeast Asia, pictured above. The longtime New York Times journalist and food writer R.W. […]

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Nexia BT partner Karl Cini risks facing an investigation by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Times of Malta has learnt. In a letter sent to the global network of accountants, Nationalist MEP David Casa listed cases of alleged wrongdoing resulting from the Panama Papers and involving Mr Cini. He accused Mr Cini of […]

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–Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari appointed as special assistant on overseas Pakistanis –NAB is probing Zulfi for owning off-shore companies in British Virgin Islands and owning assets beyond known source of income ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed his close friend Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, also known as Zulfi Bukhari, as his Special Assistant on Overseas […]

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Photo: Wikipedia.com The Nigerian Presidency has reacted furiously after British multinational bank, HSBC, issued a confidential business intelligence predicting reelecting President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 could plunge Nigeria into deeper economic hardship. In a July report recently cited by the Nigerian media, the bank had said a second term for Mr Buhari would greatly stunt […]

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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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