The son of Angola's former president Jose Eduardo dos Santos was taken into custody in connection with a US$1.5 billion corruption case, a state prosecutor told the AFP.
The European Parliament has no obligation to tell the public what its 751 members do with their tens of millions of Euros annually in tax-free allowances, according to a verdict released Tuesday by the European Court of Justice (EC).
A federal jury found the former owner of a marble mining company in Afghanistan guilty of defrauding a US. government agency and defaulting on a US$15.8 million loan, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday.
Two Guatemalan anti-corruption activists - one who was forced to resign and one whom President Jimmy Morales barred from entering the country - were honored on Monday with Sweden’s Right Livelihood Award, billed as the “alternative Nobel Prize.”
Abdulla Yameen, the autocratic leader of the Maldives whose rule saw the corrupt handouts of 50 of the country’s islands, was defeated on Sunday in a landslide election that elevated opposition lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to power after five years of deepening autocracy.
Finnish authorities detained this weekend three money laundering and tax fraud suspects and raided the premises of a Finnish company owned by a foreigner.
A new investigation published Monday by Atlatszo, an OCCRP partner organization in Hungary, has found links between members of the Hungarian elite, including Prime Minister Viktor Orban, and a luxury yacht and private jet, both registered abroad.
Two weeks after conservation officials alleged there’d been an unprecedented slaughter of elephants in Botswana’s national parks, the country’s officials challenged their numbers, saying this year’s elephant killings were at a normal level.
The UK’s National Crime Agency has opened a criminal investigation into a UK-registered company suspected of having been involved in the Danske Bank multi-billion money-laundering scandal, The Financial Times reported.