Investigations

The Panama Papers, one of the three mega-leaks of this century, were the most far-reaching in scale and impact compared to the previous two: Wikileaks and Edward Snowden’s highly classified CIA information on mass surveillance. The Panama Papers, an all-encompassing documentary leads us through what it took to uncover the darker underbelly of global finance. […]

More than $1.28 billion has been clawed back by governments around the world after the Panama Papers investigation in 2016. In April, we reported that more than $1.2 billion had been recouped (it’s grown since then, more on that later) and the reaction was generally either: “That sucks! It’s really just a drop in the […]

Ten years ago, journalist and human rights activist Natalia Estemirova, 51, was abducted from her home in Grozny, shot dead and dumped in the neighbouring Ingushetia.  No one has been prosecuted for the murder. Estemirova had been reporting on the torture, disappearances and murders of people in Chechnya, and she knew there was a risk […]

Keith Schembri’s attempts to avoid testifying about secret company 17 Black in a libel case he filed against former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil have been quashed by a court.  The Prime Minister’s chief of staff has been trying to dodge cross examination about 17 Black. He argued that the Dubai company was not in the […]

Epstein is accused of paying underage girls hundreds of dollars in cash for massages and then molesting them at various locations, including homes in Palm Beach, Florida, and New York from 2002 through 2005. NEW YORK — Financier Jeffrey Epstein awaits a bail hearing after pleading not guilty this week to sex trafficking charges in […]

By John O’Donnell and Tom Sims FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German prosecutors are escalating a money laundering inquiry involving Deutsche Bank DBKGn.DE, including planned raids on wealthy former clients, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Frankfurt’s state prosecutors will in the coming months search the homes of people who it suspects of […]

The Accountability Court hearing corruption case against former Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar Wednesday completed recording of testimony of investigation officer in connection with the supplementary reference. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed a supplementary reference against Dar on February 26 last year. The reference comprises seven volumes and includes 24 witnesses and three […]

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Wednesday recorded statement of the investigation officer in assets reference against former finance minister Ishaq Dar, ARY News reported. Investigation officer of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Nadir Abbas, recorded his statement in the court presided over by Accountability Judge Mohammad Bashir. Co-accused in the reference, former president National Bank […]