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NYC's dirty money files

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.

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.

Central Asian Economies: Thirty Years After Dissolution of the Soviet Union

Central Asian Economies: Thirty Years After Dissolution of the Soviet Union

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Europe’s weak protections for refugees leave Central Asian dissidents at extreme risk

Europe’s weak protections for refugees leave Central Asian dissidents at extreme risk

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Analysis: Central Asian countries need to remain focused on reforms despite new security threats

Analysis: Central Asian countries need to remain focused on reforms despite new security threats

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