Investigations

The Federal Judicial Complex where the court is located. Photo: File  ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) investigation officer in the Avenfield properties case against former premier Nawaz Sharif and his family informed the court today that the bureau filed the reference on the basis of material gathered by the Supreme Court-appointed Panama case Joint Investigation Team. […]

The CRA investigation was prompted by the Panama Papers leak of 11.7 million documents from the offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca. A collaboration of hundreds of journalists, working through the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, published thousands of reports revealing the inner workings of the shady world of tax havens, which cost government coffers billions […]

Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar. Photo: File  ISLAMABAD: The accountability court hearing corruption cases against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family was informed today that the ex-premier is the beneficial owner of Nielsen and Nescoll offshore companies.  The revelation was made during the cross-examination of prosecution witness of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigation officer Imran Dogar in […]

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Spanish authorities acknowledged on Wednesday that a married couple with links to Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez has been arrested in a case of suspected corruption in their home country. Officials in Madrid said they detained the pair at Venezuela’s request. The two are Claudia Diaz, a one-time nurse of Chavez who […]

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Spanish authorities acknowledge they’ve arrested a married couple with links to Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez in a case of suspected corruption. Officials in Madrid announced Wednesday they detained the pair at Venezuela’s request. The two are Claudia Diaz, a one-time nurse of Chavez who later rose to high positions, and her […]

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This turns out to be an old red brick building with a blue plate honoring the fact that British poet T.S. Eliot once lived there. Reporters found that Angert sold the apartment in 1999 for $2.5 million. Ukrainian media has reported that Angert is dead. But American businessman Sam Kislin, an acquaintance of Angert originally […]

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Two leading Maltese politicians are facing mounting pressure amid revelations that $1.6m was paid to an anonymous Dubai company identified as one of two “target clients” of their own offshore companies in Panama. The allegations concern the tourism minister, Konrad Mizzi, and the prime minister’s chief of staff, Keith Schembri, both beneficial owners of offshore […]

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The Attorney General has renounced his right to cross-examine former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil in the ongoing Constitutional case filed by the latter in the wake of the Panama Appeals saga. Dr Busuttil has been facing a legal struggle, since June last year, to ensure that a magisterial decision, giving the green light to an […]

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