International institutions fail to measure up to the task of tackling globalized financial crime.
The fight against corruption went a notch higher on Monday following the signing of an agreement that clears the way for the recovery of assets acquired through graft and stashed in foreign countries.
Malaysian police said on Wednesday they would soon question former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife after finding nearly $275 million (208.29 million pounds) worth of jewellery, handbags, watches and other items at premises linked to the couple.
A collaborative investigation has found the specific offshore companies used to route into a Trump-branded property more than $3 million linked to a massive fraud case in Kazakhstan.
For years, journalists — and reportedly even federal investigators — have pored over U.S. President Donald Trump’s business deals for signs that criminals and their dirty money may have entered his orbit.
The president urged businesspeople to repatriate offshore funds, but his relatives seem to be disregarding the call.
As former grand slam champ Boris Becker finds himself embroiled in a diplomatic dispute, we give you a who's who of the criminal and corrupt abusing ambassadorial powers to evade the law.
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak says he shouldn't be blamed for the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal, and declares he knows nothing about money from the state fund appearing in his personal account.
Najib Razak at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters on May 24. Photographer: Joshua Paul/Bloomberg
Malaysia’s new government has wasted no time training its sights on 1MDB, the scandal-ridden state investment company that’s spurred criminal and regulatory probes around the world.
An electoral tsunami swept away Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, ending 60 years of rule by the United Malays National Organization, UMNO. The outcome was welcomed at home as well as abroad – viewed as a democratic system asserting itself against corruption and erosion of the rule of law and perhaps presaging the decline of race-based politics.
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