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Jose Hawilla Key Witness In Fifa Trial Dies Aged 74

SAO PAULO – Jose Hawilla, the Brazilian businessman whose plea-bargain testimony was crucial to prosecutors in the FIFA corruption scandal, has died in Sao Paulo,...

Police Says 13 Billion Laundered Through Estonia

TALLINN/COPENHAGEN – More than $13 billion (11 billion euros) were laundered through banks in the small Baltic state of Estonia from 2012-2016, with at least 7.3...

South Africa Investigates 80 Million Bitcoin Scam

JOHANNESBURG – South African authorities are investigating an alleged cryptocurrency scam that defrauded investors of 1 billion rand ($80 million) with promises of...

Iraqi Pm Abadi Says Election Fraud Allegations To Be Investigated

BAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday a committee will investigate allegations of fraud in the May 12 national elections, according to a...

About 12 Billion In Cryptocurrency Stolen Since 2017 Cybercrime Group

NEW YORK – Criminals have stolen about $1.2 billion in cryptocurrencies since the beginning of 2017, as bitcoin’s popularity and the emergence of more than...

Former Treasurer Of Spains Ruling Party Gets 33 Years In Jail In Graft Case

MADRID – The former treasurer of Spain’s ruling People’s Party, Luis Barcenas, was given a 33-year prison sentence and fined 44 million euros on...

Exclusive Former Malaysia Government Used Money Raised From Khazanah To Pay 1mdb Dues -sources

KUALA LUMPUR – The government of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak used money raised from a deal with sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad to...

Ex-valeant Philidor Executives Convicted Of Kickback Scheme

NEW YORK – A former Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (VRX.TO) executive and the former chief of mail order pharmacy Philidor Rx Services were found guilty...

Catharsis For Malaysia Graft Buster Recounting Threats Endured Over Scandal

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian anti-graft agent Mohd Shukri Abdull’s eyes welled with tears on Tuesday as he recalled death threats and how he was branded a...

Us And Canadian Regulators Open Probes Into Cryptocurrency Scams

WASHINGTON – U.S. and Canadian state securities regulators announced Monday they have launched dozens of investigations into cryptocurrency scams. The North...