Investigations

A federal prosecutor in New York has opened a criminal investigation involving the Panama Papers — a trove of materials from a Panamanian law firm that show a massive, secretive world of offshore industry. In a letter to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara wrote that his office had “opened […]

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How to investigate There is a famous axiom: when there is will there is a way. It seems there is no will in PML N, PPP and PTI to investigate Panama Paper leaks and that that is the reason they can’t find a viable option to start it. The reason is obvious: there are people […]

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CBSL requests for original documents from the Panamanian Central Bank by Amavasya Sirisena The exposures of Panama Papers, which have stirred up many a hornet’s nest in Sri Lanka and elsewhere, will result in investigations by both the country’s banking watchdog as well as Sri Lanka Police criminal investigation arm, The Sunday Leader learns. Speaking […]

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ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Formation of an inquiry commission to probe into Panama Papers allegations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family is facing delay as Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Anwar Zaheer Jamali has left for Turkey today (Saturday) on a week-long visit, Dunya News reported. The Chief Justice will return to Pakistan on May […]

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Germany’s federal states on Friday called for increased measures against tax havens and for media outlets to allow prosecutors to examine the contents of a cache of 11.5 million documents leaked to the press known as the “Panama Papers.” DW recommends Russia, US play blame game over Panama Papers While President Vladimir Putin is singing […]

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After raids and investigations by the governments of El Salvador, Peru, and Panama itself, the U.S. government is looking into the tax-avoidance schemes exposed by the “Panama Papers.” The announcement came from U.S. Attorney for Manhattan Preet Bharara, in a letter to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) — the group that was given […]

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President Ali Zafar says judicial, parliamentary panels unacceptable PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has rejected the formation of judicial or parliamentary commissions to investigate the Panama leaks and instead proposed a national task force to probe into offshore assets of Pakistanis. The prime minister has announced the formation of a judicial panel […]

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David Cameron will not face an investigation by parliament’s standards watchdog after a Labour MP complained that the prime minister had not declared a shareholding in his late father’s offshore fund. Kathryn Hudson, the parliamentary standards commissioner, has decided not to investigate the matter dating back to Cameron’s time as leader of the opposition. Her […]

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KIDNAPPING 4. Indonesian firm to pay ransom for sailors, bans sailing to PH Weeks after the kidnapping of 10 Indonesian sailors in waters off the southern Philippines, Chief Security Minister Luhut Pandjaitan said the company who owns the ship, Patria Maritime Lines, has agreed to pay $1 million or Rp 14.3 billion worth of ransom […]

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