While he is recovering in Berlin from a life-threatening poisoning attack with a state-developed nerve agent called Novichok, Russian authorities on Thursday confiscated the Moscow apartment of the country’s top opposition figure Alexei Navalny in order to compensate a businessman close to Vladimir Putin.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren urged authorities on Monday to crack down on money laundering and other irregularities embedded in the global financial system and called for bank executives to be held accountable.
A report released on Monday by the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration shows that hundreds of thousands of the country’s highest earners have not been paying taxes.
Adam Szubin, acting US Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been amassing secret wealth and that the United States considers him to be corrupt, reported Reuters.
In a new move to crack down on money laundering, the US Treasury said Wednesday that it will begin identifying and monitoring anonymous buyers of luxury real estate, reported the New York Times.
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