Kuandyk Bishimbayev, accused of bribery and embezzlement, maintains his innocence.
Investigators are expected to dive into Jared Kushner’s real estate dealings with money flowing from Russia and Kazakhstan, according to a copy of a bombshell book.
A federal judge in California dismissed a lawsuit brought by Kazakhstan against two exiled citizens who supposedly hacked officials’ emails and published them in a critical newspaper, the US media report.
The Paradise Papers comprise millions of leaked documents relating to offshore activities of the super-rich, including Queen Elizabeth II.
Court cases playing out on two continents may reveal whether the bank’s former chairman funneled money into three condos in the Manhattan luxury tower.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has threatened companies stashing money abroad with ominous consequences unless they repatriate their funds, media reported.
The boyfriend of a corrupt Uzbek pop singer, socialite and former UN ambassador bought luxury properties in London worth more than £17 million using shell companies, The Telegraph can disclose, raising fears about money laundering.
A French judicial investigation into suspected corruption surrounding the sale to Kazakhstan of satellites made by aerospace giant EADS, now renamed Airbus Group, has discovered the trace of a mysterious payment of 8.8 million euros made by the group to an offshore company whose true owners are unknown, apparently even to Airbus.
The Paradise Papers leak shows that Sauat Mynbayev, a key in Kazakhstan’s energy sector, could have conspired to hide millions in offshore havens.
On Oct. 27, the vice president and heir apparent to the tiny oil-rich West African state of Equatorial Guinea was convicted in a Paris court of money laundering and embezzlement.
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