Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary in the Trump administration, shares business interests with Vladimir Putin’s immediate family, and he failed to clearly disclose those interests when he was being confirmed for his cabinet position. Ross — a billionaire industrialist — retains an interest in a shipping company, Navigator Holdings, that was partially owned by his […]

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For over a year now the UK has been wracked with a host of political scandals which rival the most intricate episodes of Yes, Prime Minister. Yes, Britain is apparently leaving the European Union (a matter knife-edge enough). Yes, there are questions about the tenability of the Prime Minister’s position, and who will usurp her. […]

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ISLAMABAD: The counsel for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) never conducted any investigation into the establishment of Al-Azizia and HME Steel Mills and the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) did not ask his client any question about the HME when he appeared before it. While making final arguments […]

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ISLAMABAD: Wajid Zia, who headed the joint investigation team (JIT) that probed the Panama Papers case under the Supreme Court (SC), is likely to be posted to the United Nations (UN) on international deputation for three years, Pakistan Today has learnt. According to sources, the Interior Ministry, on the request of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), […]

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By Michelle Price and Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two top Democratic U.S. senators called on Thursday for the Senate to open an investigation into Germany’s Deutsche Bank over its compliance with U.S. anti-money laundering and bank secrecy laws. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Chris Van Hollen said in a statement that they had written to […]

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Scilla Alecci Court records uncovered by a German news investigation reveal dozens of bribery prosecutions against Siemens’ medical device distributors in China, despite massive fines imposed on the company for previous corrupt practices on five continents. Bavarian newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) analyzed dozens of bribery and corruption judgements made against the German industrial giant in […]

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An investigation launched into the wealth of prosecutor Ornela Rrumbullaku, who is responsible for some of the Durrës Prosecution Office’s most important cases, revealed a possibly massive money laundering scheme. At the center of this scheme, according to data acquired by Lajme.al, is the prosecutor’s husband, businessman Alban Mësonjësi. It seems he has been responsible […]

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Two years after the original Panama Papers leaks, the German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung has received a fresh trove of leaked documents from Mossack Fonseca, the now-defunct Panamanian law firm. READ MORE…   … read more at: https://www.occrp.org/en/daily/28-ccwatch/cc-watch-indepth/8234-panama-papers-the-aftermath

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Updated | For as long as companies and individuals hide their wealth in offshore firms, developing countries will continue to lose money that could provide basic public services to help lift people out of poverty, experts say. On Sunday night, 11.5 million secret documents, alleged to be connected to Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, were […]

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