Prosecutors have asked a French court to send the country’s former budget minister to prison for tax fraud and set an example of a necessary fight against a “world plague.” The two-week trial of Jerome Cahuzac on charges of tax fraud and money laundering ended Thursday in a Paris court. The judge set a December […]

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 Print Hillary Clinton NEW YORK – The arrest of the head of global foreign exchange cash trading at HSBC bank may shed new light on suspicions the Clinton Foundation has been involved in illegal offshore money-laundering operations on a massive scale. The investigation into HSBC currency trader Mark Johnson and associate Stuart Scott for their […]

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Mega International Commercial Bank had already been hit with a USD 180 million fine last month by US regulators after they uncovered “suspicious transactions” between its New York and Panama branches. (Photo for representational purpose) Taiwan regulators have ordered the removal of executives of a local bank linked to the Panama Papers scandal and barred […]

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JERUSALEM, September 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — DBS-H, a market leading provider of continuous, near real-time, no impact Streaming of SQL-based transactions to NoSQL, announced today a significant extension of its NoSQL coverage to include native support for the neo4j Graph database. Graph databases are used for business applications like fraud detection, identity management or real-time […]

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SD MEP Ana Gomes can’t imagine that the Maltese government would choose to persist with its nomination of Leo Brincat for the European Court of Auditors, or that Council would “dare go against the European Parliament’s view” given the sheer number of votes against. Leo Brincat, Malta’s nominee to the European Court of Auditors, has […]

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SYDNEY, Sept 14 The Australian government is reviving long-stalled plans to extend anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing laws to capture lawyers, accountants, real estate agents and jewellers, Justice Minister Michael Keenan said. The law reforms have been repeatedly shelved since mid-2007 after opposition from some of the affected sectors – most notably the legal profession. […]

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Guðni Ágústsson, former chairman of the Progressive Party, told Fréttablaðið today that no man is larger than his party, and that the party must be led by a man who can talk to everyone without letting private matters interrupt the government’s work. For thirty-five years, Guðni has been among the party’s most influential politicians. Recent […]

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As Leo Brincat’s hearing before the European Parliament made clear this week, the Panama Papers issue may have fizzled out locally… but overseas, the real issue has arguably only just begun. Brincat found himself under pressure by the EP’s public accounts committee to defend his… read more at: http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/comment/editorial/69541/what_happened_to_the_panama_papers_investigation

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After the vote in the European Parliament committee, at which he was saved by Alfred Sant’s vote, as discovered by our sister Sunday paper, Leo Brincat faces today the vote by the entire European Parliament. We report today that the European People’s Party, the biggest group in the Parliament, decided to vote against Mr Brincat’s […]

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As Leo Brincat’s hearing before the European Parliament made clear this week, the Panama Papers issue may have fizzled out locally… but overseas, the real issue has arguably only just begun. Brincat found himself under pressure by the EP’s public accounts committee to defend his… read more at: http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/comment/editorial/69541/what_happened_to_the_panama_papers_investigation

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According to Transparency International, in Liberia, seven out of ten people pay a bribe to access basic healthcare and education, and 75 million people in sub-Saharan Africa paid a bribe in 2015. Corruption literally takes from the mouths of the poor to enrich those in power. The recent report of the United Nations Economic Commission […]

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