Money Laundering

Yemi Osinbajo Says lines between terrorists, corrupt politicians, kidnappers, traffickers blurred • Laments barriers to repatriation of looted funds from developed countries Alex Enumah in Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Saturday in Abuja that money laundering posed serious threat to crucial existential issues in West Africa, stressing that the menace needs to be […]

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In Vanuatu, a remote archipelago in the South Pacific, a popular tourist attraction is something called land diving. Villagers on the lush outer island of Pentecost jump headfirst from a tall wooden tower with tree vines tied to their ankles to break their fall. For the divers, the rite of passage is a plunge into […]

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This article first appeared on Verdict. Just last week, a group of investigative journalists unveiled a new source of records known as the Paradise Papers. Following on the heels of the Panama Papers, this stash of records sent from an anonymous source gives us a closer look at how wealthy individuals and multinational corporations hide […]

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Revelations from the Paradise Papers affair, stemming from the leak of confidential documents from law firm Appleby, are raising controversy about the extent of potentially questionable dealings in offshore financial centres. They follow last April’s Panama Papers, which uncovered what looked like massive tax evasion and money laundering. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

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In Vanuatu, a remote archipelago in the South Pacific, a popular tourist attraction is something called land diving. Villagers on the lush outer island of Pentecost jump headfirst from a tall wooden tower with tree vines tied to their ankles to break their fall. For the divers, the rite of passage is a plunge into […]

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The European Parliament convened this evening to debate the state of the rule of law in Malta, the second such debate since the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia last month.  As with the first debate, Caruana Galizia’s family were present in the Strasbourg hall as MEPs from all political groups lined up to lambast the […]

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Yang Xiuzhu is escorted from a plane upon arriving at the Beijing Capital International Airport. The former vice mayor and China’s most-wanted fugitive is accused of corruption and was arrested after returning from the United States. (Yin Gang/Xinhua/AP) On Oct. 27, the vice president and heir apparent to the tiny oil-rich West African state of Equatorial […]

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The European Parliament will be calling on Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar to open an investigation on the revelations in the Panama Papers and on the Politically Exposed Persons in the leaked Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit reports. In a move prompted by the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the EP’s political groups, bar the Socialists […]

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Justice Khosa recuses himself from Hudaibiya case ISLAMABAD: Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Monday recused himself from the three-member bench formed to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference against the Sharif Family. When the hearing began, Justice Khosa observed that the case was wrongly put up by the Registrar Office before me. In Panama Papers case, […]

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The European Parliament will be calling on Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar to open an investigation on the revelations in the Panama Papers and on the Politically Exposed Persons in the leaked Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit reports. In a move prompted by the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the EP’s political groups, bar the Socialists […]

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