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NEWS 27 September 2017

IMF SAYS BRIBERY COSTS UP TO $2 TRILLION A YEAR
By Azizur Rahman.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has estimated that the annual cost of bribery is between $1.5 and $2 trillion. Read more

NEWS 27 September 2017

FORMER TESCO EXECS ON TRIAL
By Azizur Rahman.
Three former Tesco executives have gone on trial over the company’s 2014 profits misreporting scandal. Read more

NEWS 20 September 2017

CHINESE BANK INVESTIGATED OVER MONEY LAUNDERING IN SPAIN
By Azizur Rahman.
The Luxembourg branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has been drawn into a Spanish investigation regarding alleged money laundering. Read more

NEWS 20 September 2017

AIRBUS TO OBTAIN DPA?
By Azizur Rahman.
Reports that Airbus is set to reach a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) over its corrupt use of middlemen to sell jets have been dismissed by industry observers. Read more

NEWS 13 September 2017

REGULATOR GIVES DEADLINE FOR MONEY LAUNDERING REPORT AT AUSTRALIA’S COMMONWEALTH BANK
By Azizur Rahman.
Australia’s banking regulator has set a January 31 deadline for a progress report on its inquiry into money laundering at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). Read more

NEWS 13 September 2017

US ORDERS BANK TO CLOSE OVER MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORIST FINANCING
By Azizur Rahman.
US banking regulators have ordered Pakistan's Habib Bank to close its New York office after it failed to heed concerns over possible terrorist financing and money laundering. Read more

NEWS 7 September 2017

AZERBAIJAN ELITE ALLEGEDLY INVOLVED IN £2.2 BILLION COVERT MONEY MOVEMENTS
By Azizur Rahman.
Azerbaijan’s ruling elite is alleged to have operated a secret £2.2 billion scheme to pay prominent Europeans, buy luxury goods and launder money through a network of British companies. Read more

NEWS 7 September 2017

SFO FUTURE LOOKS SAFE
By Azizur Rahman.
The future of the Serious Fraud Office seems slightly more secure after the Solicitor General praised its work and high conviction rate. Read more

NEWS 6 September 2017

TESCO EXECUTIVES’ TRIAL ADJOURNED
By Azizur Rahman.
The trial of three former senior executives of Tesco who are accused of fraud and false accounting has been adjourned. Read more

NEWS 1 September 2017

TESCO TO PAY COMPENSATION OVER MISREPORTING OF PROFITS
By Azizur Rahman.
Tesco has opened its £85m compensation scheme for shareholders who lost money after being misled by the company's overstatement of profits three years ago. Read more

NEWS 1 September 2017

VW ENGINEER JAILED FOR EMISSIONS FRAUD
By Azizur Rahman.
A Volkswagen engineer has been jailed for 40 months and ordered to pay a $200,000 fine for his role in emissions test cheating. Read more

NEWS 1 September 2017

SAMSUNG HEIR LEE TO APPEAL AGAINST HIS FIVE-YEAR SENTENCE FOR BRIBERY
By Azizur Rahman.
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong is appealing against his five-year jail sentence for bribery and other offences. Read more

NEWS 23 August 2017

BELGIUM NAMED EUROPE’S MOST LENIENT COUNTRY ON MONEY LAUNDERING
By Azizur Rahman.
Belgium's anti-money laundering (AML) penalties have been highlighted as the most lenient in the European Union. Read more

NEWS 23 August 2017

CEO CONVICTED OF FRAUD COSTING INVESTORS $750M
By Azizur Rahman.
A former chief executive officer of US medical device company ArthroCare Corporation has been convicted of helping orchestrate a fraud scheme that led to shareholder losses of over $750 million. Read more