Tax Evasion

As I continue to watch the slo-mo train wreck that is Brexit and the associated machinations in the UK’s House of Commons, I can’t help but fondly remember our dear old friend Prince Ucchi of Nigeria. C’mon, you remember the Prince? That jolly good egg who would periodically send out a letter informing you that […]

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Tigers rub against a cage fence at a captive breeding centre for large predators at an undisclosed location in the Free State, South Africa, in this undated picture released in November 2005 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). (Photo: EPA) … read more at: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2019-02-20-where-wild-things-are-under-threat-wildlife-trade-needs-to-be-dealt-with/

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The federal government has broken a promise to establish a public register of overseas shell companies owned by companies operating in Australia. The proposal was intended to assist in the detection and prosecution of illegal activities such as tax evasion by multi-national companies, as well as inform legislation designed to crack down on tax avoidance […]

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Banks realise that money laundering isn’t just a question of cost but that it can threaten their very existencePhoto: LT Archive In a year marked by damaging money laundering and tax evasion scandals, firms added thousands of employees to their anti-financial crime units, while cutting in other areas. At Danske Bank, the lender at the […]

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Five top magistrates are looking into the 26 “targets” suspected of involvement in money-laundering schemes that passed cash through Panama, the Seychelles, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Singapore in an effort to dodge French tax authorities, according to Le Monde newspaper. The investigators are part of an elite white-collar crime unit set up following revelations that then […]

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‘Friends of friends’ networks are an inevitable way of life in a small society like Malta’s, MEP Alfred Sant told The Sunday Times of Malta in an interview. During his time as Opposition leader, Dr Sant would frequently criticise PN governments for cronyism and political patronage in what he termed the ‘friends of friends’ networks. […]

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On Thursday, Pakistan’s Supreme Court issued notices for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, son and son-in-law and others to respond to calls by opposition politicians for Sharif’s resignation in the wake of Panama Papers. The start of the Supreme Court hearing was the latest chapter in a battle between Sharif and members of the […]

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BARCELONA, Spain — The family of Lionel Messi denied Monday that he was involved in tax evasion after the Barcelona star emerged as one of many personalities accused of shady offshore dealings in the Panama Papers scandal. “The Messi family wants to make clear that Lionel Messi has not carried out any of the acts attributed […]

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The writer is a development anthropologist. He can be reached at [email protected] We keep hearing about the need to pay taxes being vital to achieving national self-sustainability. Yet, when considering means by which to increase tax collection, it is necessary to pay attention to some of the broader contentions surrounding taxation regimes, and their resulting […]

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Justice Minister Owen Bonnici claimed that when he is abroad he does not badmouth Malta. On Monday Bonnici appeared in front of a special committee within the European Parliament focused on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance known as the TAX3 committee. Asked for a personal assessment about how he fared during the TAX3 […]

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Photo: FrontPageAfrica By Lennart Dodoo, [email Protected] and Franklin Doloquee, Contributor Tapita, Nimba County — About 40 miners are still deep underground buried under mud and debris while in search for gold in the Kartee gold mines located in Gboanipea, about 10 kilometers away from Tappita, in District Number Six, Nimba County. Five bodies have […]

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Financial regulators around the world are cracking down on banks. With anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) procedures being put under the microscope, huge fines are being levied against institutions which are found to be in breach. … read more at: https://esg.theasset.com/ESG/35774/anti-money-laundering-regimes-get-tough

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