Israeli police on Tuesday recommended charges be brought against the interior minister, who has been under investigation since 2016 over suspicions of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, tax offences, and money laundering.
Tax authorities in Armenia have launched criminal proceedings against the country’s national gas distribution company, which is owned by Russia’s Gazprom, accusing the Armenian operator of evading millions of dollars in taxes, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported last week.
A French judge has put Russian businessman and lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov under formal investigation after police arrested him this week at Nice airport for alleged tax evasion, media reported Thursday.
Slovenian investigative journalism site podcrto.si published on Thursday police reports detailing charges against the longstanding mayor of the country’s capital for alleged crimes including tax evasion, trading sex for influence, and money laundering.
Nearly four years after she was put under house arrest, Uzbekistan authorities explained on Friday for the first time what the daughter of late President Islam Karimov has been convicted of and announced additional charges.
A suspended UN diplomat has testified in a US court that a Chinese billionaire paid him up to US$ 50,000 monthly in return for help securing a contract to build a UN conference center, media reported Friday.
Three members of Nepal’s Tax Settlement Commission were charged with embezzlement Sunday in the largest corruption case filed to date by the country’s anti-graft agency.
A Kazakh tycoon who was sentenced to 21 years in prison for attempting a coup faced the judge again on Wednesday, this time for tax evasion, accounting fraud, and bribery, Tengrinews reported.
Australian police have seized assets worth about US$53 million, presumed to be the proceeds of an alleged US$109 million tax-evasion scheme involving a former tax official and his children, the Guardian reported Wednesday.
U.K. and French tax authorities raided on Wednesday the offices of premier soccer league clubs Newcastle and West Ham on allegations of £5 million (US$6.5 million) worth of tax evasion and National Insurance fraud, the BBC reported.
Dutch and British authorities launched Friday major investigations into money laundering and tax evasion, coordinating raids in five countries and arresting two people linked to a Swiss bank.
A former French junior minister formerly known for efforts to catch tax evaders was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday for hiding millions of dollars in offshore accounts, local media reported.
Two senior officials of Romania’s tax agency and finance ministry resigned on Friday after being accused of complicity in a nearly US$ 145 million tax evasion case involving alcohol producers and marketers.
A number of high-ranking Ukrainian officials used a complex web of offshore companies and bank accounts to conduct property deals in multiple countries, according to a cache of leaked documents obtained by OCCRP.
A Belgrade court has sentenced one of the richest businessmen in the Balkans, Miroslav Miskovic, to a five-year prison sentence for helping his son evade almost US$ 3 million in taxes.
Some of the world’s leading economists have signed an open letter to world leaders asserting that tax havens “serve no useful purpose,” ahead of the anti-corruption summit to be held in London tomorrow.
The Belgrade Special Court for Organized Crime has sentenced 10 people, including Marko Miskovic, son of one of the richest people in the Balkans, for tax evasion and abuse of office.
Russia is often criticized as a major source of international money laundering but its Central Bank’s official figures suggest it’s starting to get on top of the problem, based on US State Department reports.
Jerome Cahuzac, former budget minister under President Francois Hollande, appeared in court Monday to face charges of alleged tax fraud and tax evasion, according to the Guardian.
Romanian Senator Gabriel Oprea has been involved in questionable real estate deals, according to a story published by OCCRP partner RISE Romania in partnership with the Center for Investigative Media.
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