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Corruption Trial Against Former Almaty Mayor Opens In Kazakhstan

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A court in Kazakhstan opened preliminary hearings in the case against former Almaty Mayor Viktor Khrapunov and his wife, Leila Kharpunova, on July 26.

Ten Ways Washington Can Confront Global Corruption

tenwayssashingtonIn 2018, public anger and legal action over corruption have toppled political leaders in Malaysia, Peru, Slovakia, South Africa, and other countries.

Revealed: UK's Head of 'Tax Simplification' Is Helping Set Up a Tax Haven

angelaknightA government tax adviser and one of Theresa May's "business ambassadors" are helping to create a tax haven in Kazakhstan. 

South York II: Building work begins on the site of Prince Andrew and Fergie's demolished mansion - 11 years after he sold Queen's wedding gift to Kazakh billionaire for £15million

dukeofyourkThe £15million mansion handed to Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson by the Queen as a wedding gift is finally being rebuilt almost three years after it was razed to the ground by a Kazakh billionaire.

The Case of the Khrapunovs

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International institutions fail to measure up to the task of tackling globalized financial crime.

Kenya, Swiss sign deal to recover corruption loot

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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 to question Najib and wife after seizing up to $275 million from homes

kalalampurMalaysian 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.

The winding money trail from Kazakhstan to Trump SoHo

trumpsohoNYA 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.

Steppe to Soho: How Millions Linked to Kazakhstan Mega-Fraud Case Ended up in Trump Property

Trump Arif and SaterFor 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.

Kazakhstan: Presidential daughter getting Panama-ed at a tricky time

dariga nazarbaevaThe president urged businesspeople to repatriate offshore funds, but his relatives seem to be disregarding the call.

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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