Corruption!

The mysterious properties loom over Baker Street in London.

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Sherlock Holmes
Consulting detective
1881-1904

Former General Director of MTS’s Uzbek Subsidiary and Former Uzbek Official Charged in Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme Totaling Almost $1 Billion

mike koenKazakhstan’s BTA Bank JSC paid Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen to help recover stolen money allegedly laundered in the U.S. and has spoken with American prosecutors probing Cohen’s activities, a lawyer for the bank said, confirming part of Cohen’s congressional testimony.

 

 

dariga rakhatIn the three years since the death of President Nazarbayev’s former son-in-law Rakhat Aliyev, investigators and researchers have tried to piece together the schemes that allowed him to launder his significant wealth.

formmalaysianprimeOn Tuesday the former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak will go on trial for his alleged role in the 1MDB saga

keepcalmnzKeep calm and carry on is the message to those speculating again about his possible imminent resignation.

dirtymoneyfilesIn 2012, Joseph Chetrit TRData LogoTINY, a Moroccan real estate investor known for his New York City developments, allegedly flew to Geneva to meet Nicolas Bourg, a Belgium-based real estate fund manager, to talk about raising equity for several new projects.

felixsaterA Kazakh bank entrenched in a global effort to track down $4 billion it claims was embezzled hit a bump in the U.S. after being accused of paying a key witness $100,000 a month to wrangle favorable evidence.

Telia CompanyTelia Company sells its interest in Ucell (FE Coscom LLC) to the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Assistance to Privatized Enterprises and Development of Competition for USD 215 million on a debt free basis.

uk authorities refusingLast month, Russian authorities illegally apprehended three Ukrainian Navy ships and 24 sailors near the Sea of Azov. They are still being held.