A London court will suspend the corruption trial of three former energy industry executives for at least two weeks amid attempts to quell the spread of coronavirus in the country.
Monaco has not done much in response to recommendations from the Council of Europe’s (COE) anti-corruption body (GRECO) on how to prevent corruption among parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors, according to GRECO’s latestreport, published Monday.
Lawyers representing a Swiss art dealer announced on Thursday that fraud and money laundering charges initiated against their client in Monaco by a Russian oligarch were dismissed.
Monaco detained on Tuesday a Russian businessman for his alleged role in a billion-dollar art fraud case that lead to the resignation and arrest of Monaco justice minister Philippe Narmino, Le Monde reported.
Few hours after French newspaper Le Monde on Thursday revealed “a vast influence-peddling scandal at the heart of Monaco institutions,” the Principality’s Justice Minister announced his premature retirement.
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