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NEWS 15 February 2017

FOUNDERS OF PANAMA PAPERS LAW FIRM ARRESTED AND BAILED IN CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION
By Azizur Rahman.
The two founders of Panama-based Mossack Fonseca were detained following allegations they played a part in the scandal known as Lava Jato; which involved the laundering of political bribes worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Read more

Categories: Panama / Paradise Papers
NEWS 17 January 2017

ROLLS-ROYCE TO PAY £671M TO SETTLE BRIBERY CLAIMS
By Azizur Rahman.
The settlement means the engineering giant will avoid being prosecuted by anti-corruption investigators in the UK, US and Brazil. Read more

NEWS 21 December 2015

The National Crime Agency (NCA) is facing severe criticism over weaknesses in its attempts to combat money laundering
By Azizur Rahman.
Previously, the NCA has conceded that its system for monitoring suspicious financial transactions is neither effective nor efficient. Read more

NEWS 2 December 2015

Yorkshire’s finest fraud specialist
By Azizur Rahman.
Aziz Rahman is the senior partner at Rahman Ravelli, the firm he founded in 2001. Read more

NEWS 15 July 2015

Switzerland's banks are to strengthen anti-money laundering measures
By Azizur Rahman.
Switzerland's banks are to strengthen anti-money laundering measures following a government-commissioned report that said the country was still vulnerable to financial crime. Read more

NEWS 15 July 2015

A third of UK SME’s (small and medium-size enterprises) have not heard of the Bribery Act, a UK government study has found
By Azizur Rahman.
In total, only 66% of SME’s had "either heard of the Bribery Act 2010 or were aware of its corporate liability for failure to prevent bribery", according to the report. Read more

NEWS 22 May 2015

Owners of Ceasers Palace in money laundering discussions with authorities
By Azizur Rahman.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is in talks with the Financial Crimes Network of the US Department of the Treasury (FinCen) about the allegations. Read more

NEWS 22 May 2015

Hackney Council begin fraud investigation
By Azizur Rahman.
Hackney Council has begun a fraud investigation into alleged corrupt practices at one of its housing organisations. Read more

NEWS 23 March 2015

64 to Stand Trial As Part Of Siemens Contracts Allegations
By Azizur Rahman.
Greek authorities have reported that 64 people have been indicted to stand trial in connection with allegations that Siemens paid $76 million to secure contracts. Read more

NEWS 23 March 2015

Two Arrested In £21M VAT and money laundering operation
By Azizur Rahman.
Two staff members have been arrested in St Peter Port, Guernsey, in connection with an investigation into a suspected £21M VAT and money laundering operation. Read more

NEWS 5 March 2015

Global efforts to tackle money laundering are less than 1% successful
By Azizur Rahman.
A report for Bloomberg claims that global efforts to tackle money laundering are less than 1% successful. Read more

NEWS 5 March 2015

Global Forestry Investments and Global Forex Investments Criminal Investigation
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened a criminal investigation into Global Forestry Investments and Global Forex Investments. Read more

NEWS 5 March 2015

GlaxoSmithKline bribery scandal in China
By Azizur Rahman.
The GlaxoSmithKline bribery scandal in China has led to a 13-fold increase in the number of whistle-blowers in the company’s Chinese operation. Read more

NEWS 5 March 2015

Tyre giant Goodyear to pay $16M
By Azizur Rahman.
Tyre giant Goodyear is to pay $16M following claims that it failed to prevent persistent bribery in Kenya and Angola. Read more