Investigations

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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<!– Social media Button BEGIN http://api.bit.ly/v3/twitter_tweet_button.js?login=utknightcenter&apiKey=%20R_31895f56351b3751b0727d8dcd829cec Tweet https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js –> Cybersecurity, legal shields and working in alliances are some of the fundamental factors to consider when conducting journalistic investigations on corruption issues in Latin America, according to speakers on the Corruption Coverage panel, held during the 11th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism in Austin, Texas on […]

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<!– Social media Button BEGIN http://api.bit.ly/v3/twitter_tweet_button.js?login=utknightcenter&apiKey=%20R_31895f56351b3751b0727d8dcd829cec Tweet –> <!– Original Tweet Button http://api.bit.ly/v3/twitter_tweet_button.js?login=utknightcenter&apiKey=%20R_31895f56351b3751b0727d8dcd829cec Tweet –> Cybersecurity, legal shields and working in alliances are some of the fundamental factors to consider when conducting journalistic investigations on corruption issues in Latin America, according to speakers on the Corruption Coverage panel, held during the 11th Ibero-American Colloquium of […]

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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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David Casa MEP (Malta) Head of the Partit Nazzjonalista delegation in the European Parliament testified before Magistrate Doreen Clarke this morning (16 April). Magistrate Clarke is currently investigating leaks from Malta’s anti-money laundering agency. Casa is in possession of a Financial Investigation Unit (FIAU) report (22 March 2017) that calls for police action against Minister […]

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The Mossack Fonseca office in Panama City. ‘Panama Papers’ law firm announces that it is closing down Panama Papers: More witnesses record statements against Nawaz Sharif Panama Papers: Enforcement Directorate may issue notices to 40 firms EXACTLY TWO years after the release of the Panama Papers in April… read more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/undisclosed-income-in-panama-papers-now-over-rs-1000-crore-i-t-5135408/

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Nawaz Sharif flays Panama Papers JIT ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the nation wants to know the identities of the 40 people who assisted  the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that probed corruption allegations against him. Speaking to media outside the accountability court, he said 40 people including 30 investigators and 10 […]

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ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif claimed on Wednesday that the testimony of Wajid Zia, who headed the Panama case investigation team which probed his assets last year, actually helped his [Nawaz] case.  The premier made the remarks outside accountability court hearing the corruption cases against him and his family. Nawaz claimed that Zia, whose […]

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After a mysterious whistleblower gave more than 11 million financial and legal records on the clients of a Panama-based law firm to two investigative reporters, the murky underworld of offshore tax havens, financial service providers, and other outfits catering to the ultra-rich burst into public view with the international publication of what became known as […]

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Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif kept changing his stance as investigations got underway into the Panama Papers leaks, which put spotlight on the offshore holdings of his family. In a televised address to the nation, Prime Minister Sharif said he was ready to present himself and his entire family for accountability. Addressing a rally following […]

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Security researchers have uncovered 1.5 billion business and consumer files exposed online – just a month before Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force. During the first three months of 2018, threat intel firm Digital Shadows detected 1,550,447,111 publicly available files across open Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) buckets, rsync, Server Message Block (SMB), […]