Secret Offshore Loans Funded Private Croatian Island Resort

In 2009, a man known as “Putin’s masseur” bought a luxury villa on a Croatian island. The Pandora Papers show that behind the scenes...

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State Petrochemical Plants in Turkmenistan Channel Exports Through Obscure U.K. Companies — With Ties to President’s Nephews

One has no website. Another can’t be reached by phone. But these foreign companies are selling the output of some of Turkmenistan’s major fertilizer and petroleum facilities. ...
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Documents Expose Bucharest Official’s Offshore Networks and Suggest He Embezzled Public Funds

Leaked corporate data and prosecution files obtained by OCCRP shed light on the business schemes of influential Romanian politician Robert Negoiță.
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How a Zimbabwe Tycoon Made a Fortune from a Trafigura Partnership and Spiralling National Debt

Kudakwashe Tagwirei, who is close to Zimbabwe’s president and his inner circle, leveraged his privileged access to fuel and mining markets to strike a lucrative partnership with ...
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A Family Affair: How the Relatives of a Russian State Company’s CEO Got Rich

The stepdaughter of Sergei Chemezov, the head of the giant state-owned military and defense conglomerate Rostec, is the beneficiary of a group of offshore companies with assets ...
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Belarusian Elites’ Golden Deal With Zimbabwe

A top Belarusian official negotiated a gold mining venture with Zimbabwe in 2018 — but behind a veil of offshores, it was his own son who stood
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Fugitive Russian Banker Used Cypriot Law Firm to Hide Assets, Move Money

Georgy Bedzhamov, wanted in Russia over a high-profile embezzlement case, used the law firm Demetrios A. Demetriades LLC, known as Dadlaw, to conceal his assets and disguise ...
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