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NEWS 8 November 2017

HIGH-PROFILE ARRESTS IN HUGE SAUDI CORRUPTION CRACKDOWN
By Azizur Rahman.
Eleven princes, four ministers and many former ministers have been detained in Saudi Arabia as an anti-corruption drive examines allegations of bribery, embezzlement and money laundering. Read more

NEWS 8 November 2017

RED CROSS SAYS IT LOST $6M TO FRAUD BY ITS OFFICIALS
By Azizur Rahman.
The Red Cross estimates that fraud by its officials during the Ebola outbreak cost it an estimated $6M. Read more

NEWS 8 November 2017

DENTISTS, GP’S, STAFF AND PATIENTS ACCUSED OF HUGE NHS FRAUD
By Azizur Rahman.
Dentists, GP’s, staff and patients are among those to blame for an annual health service fraud bill of more than £1 billion, officials have warned. Read more

NEWS 8 November 2017

SFO USE OF RESTRAINT ORDERS DOUBLES
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has doubled its use of restraint orders in the past financial year. Read more

NEWS 1 November 2017

A THIRD OF CHARITIES FRAUD INVOLVES PEOPLE WORKING FOR THEM
By Azizur Rahman.
A Charity Commission report has claimed that a third of charity fraud cases in England and Wales are believed to involve staff, trustees or volunteers. Read more

NEWS 1 November 2017

RBS PAYS $44m TO SETTLE US INVESTMENT FRAUD INVESTIGATION
By Azizur Rahman.
Royal Bank of Scotland has settled a US criminal investigation that accused its traders of lying to clients over investments between 2008 and 2013. Read more

NEWS 1 November 2017

FIRST PERSON SENTENCED IN US FIFA BRIBERY PROBE
By Azizur Rahman.
A former Guatemalan judge has become the first person to be sentenced in the United States’ bribery investigation into football’s governing body, FIFA. Read more

NEWS 1 November 2017

BERMUDA LAW FIRM LEAK TO PROMPT TAX INVESTIGATIONS OF INDIVIDUALS
By Azizur Rahman.
Some of Britain's wealthiest individuals are facing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) due to leaked information from a law firm. Read more

NEWS 17 October 2017

NEW CITY OF LONDON COURT FOR FRAUD AND CYBER CRIME
By Azizur Rahman.
The City of London Corporation has announced plans for a new centralised court complex with a focus on fraud and cyber crime. Read more

NEWS 17 October 2017

DANISH BANK INVESTIGATED OVER MONEY LAUNDERING
By Azizur Rahman.
A French judge is investigating allegations that Denmark’s biggest bank Danske Bank A/S laundered stolen Russian money. Read more

NEWS 17 October 2017

FORMER PORTUGAL PM CHARGED WITH MONEY LAUNDERING
By Azizur Rahman.
A former Portuguese prime minister has been indicted on graft and money laundering charges as part of a vast corruption investigation. Read more

NEWS 17 October 2017

ENRC CAN APPEAL THE DECISION ON PRIVILEGE
By Azizur Rahman.
The High Court has granted Eurasian Natural Resources (ENRC) permission to appeal the landmark decision on litigation privilege handed down in its investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Read more

NEWS 11 October 2017

JERSEY EXAMINING ITS VULNERABILITY TO MONEY LAUNDERING
By Azizur Rahman.
Jersey is to carry out a national risk assessment to determine the threats posed to the island by money laundering and terrorist financing. Read more

NEWS 11 October 2017

BRAZIL’S OLYMPIC COMMITTEE CHAIR ARRESTED
By Azizur Rahman.
The chairman of the Brazilian Olympic committee has been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged buying of votes to secure Rio's hosting of the 2016 Games. Read more