March 09, 2021

Corruption!

Ex-Trump Associate Felix Sater Draws Scrutiny in Bank Suit

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 Company divests its interest in Ucell

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.

It’s time the UK cracked down on dirty Russian money

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.

Azerbaijan leader's daughters tried to buy £60m London home with offshore funds

Leyla AliyevaThe daughters of Azerbaijan’s president agreed to buy a £60m London property using a secret offshore company, in a case potentially carrying “a significant risk of money laundering”, a tribunal has heard.

China’s Xi declares ‘overwhelming victory’ over graft--state media

President Xi JinpingChinese President Xi Jinping has declared an "overwhelming victory" in his fight against graft within the ruling Chinese Communist Party, while still vowing that the campaign to weed out deep-seated corruption will continue, state media reported.

EU Citizenship: On Sale Now

800px Flag of EuropeIn the market for citizenship in the European Union (EU)? It’s now up for sale at a mere US$877,000.

Tajikistan: Money by Marriage

money by marriageSince marrying one of the seven daughters of the president of Tajikistan, a young businessman has built an empire that stretches across the country. An OCCRP investigation show how unlimited political power leads to business success in one of Central Asia's poorest countries.

Ex-Hong Kong official found guilty of US corruption charges

former hong kong home affairs secretary patrick ho chi ping r pictured in a 2003 photograph with movie star jackie chan has been convicted over a bribery scheme 1544047563514 2A former Hong Kong government official was found guilty on Wednesday (Dec 6) of US charges that he took part in a scheme to bribe officials in Chad and Uganda in exchange for contracts for a Chinese energy company, according to a spokesman for federal prosecutors.

Kazakhstan’s Struggle to Modernize

nazar istKazakhstan, large in territory, but scarcely populated Central Asian republic, rarely gets attention in world news. The country is most known for vast oil fields and as the largest uranium exporter in the world.

Just where does the Open Dialogue Foundation get its money?

lyudmylakozlovskaOn 13 August this year, Lyudmyla Kozlovska was deported from the EU. The authorities in Brussels had been alerted through the Schengen Information System (SIS) that the Ukrainian posed a danger to Polish national security, and therefore to the safety of the European Union as a whole.

Fugitive kleptocrat supports protest in Kazakhstan

Fugitive kleptocrat supports protest in Kazakhstan

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Jailed Kazakh Activist's Parole Request Rejected

Jailed Kazakh Activist's Parole Request Rejected

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Kazakh Activist Goes On Trial For Ties With Banned Opposition Group

Kazakh Activist Goes On Trial For Ties With Banned Opposition Group

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