Estonia Hires US Lawyer Who Negotiated Prevezon Settlement

Former FBI director Louis J. Freeh, whom Tallinn hired to help prove to U.S authorities that Estonia was a victim in the Danske Bank money laundering scandal, has previously negotiated a settlement with the U.S. on behalf of a major Russian client accused of large-scale money laundering.

U.K. Court Sentences Former Unaoil Manager to 5 Years

A London court sentenced on Thursday Ziad Akle, the former manager of the Monaco-based energy consultancy Unaoil, to five years behind bars for paying over US$500,000 in bribes to secure a $55 million contract to supply offshore mooring buoys in Iraq.