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NEWS 25 April 2018

PORSCHE RAIDED OVER EMISSIONS TEST FRAUD
By Azizur Rahman.
German police have raided properties linked to two Porsche executives and one of its former employees as part of the investigation into the diesel emissions cheating scandal. Read more

NEWS 25 April 2018

SFO ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO ITS VETTING OF EXPERT WITNESSES
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has said it is improving its checks on the suitability of expert witnesses. Read more

NEWS 25 April 2018

DEFENCE FIRM SELF-REPORTS ALGERIAN CORRUPTION TO SFO
By Azizur Rahman.
Defence firm Ultra Electronics is being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) for suspected corruption in Algeria. Read more

NEWS 25 April 2018

SFO GAINS INCREASE TO ITS CORE FUNDING
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to be given an increased annual budget. Read more

NEWS 19 April 2018

ICELAND WARNED IT NEEDS TO DO MORE TO TACKLE MONEY LAUNDERING
By Azizur Rahman.
A new report from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) states that Iceland needs to improve its efforts to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing. Read more

NEWS 19 April 2018

HEALTH SECRETARY CRITICISED FOR BREACHING MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS
By Azizur Rahman.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has admitted breaching money laundering legislation brought in by his own government. Read more

NEWS 19 April 2018

MAJOR ROAD CONTRACT FRAUD INVESTIGATED AT COUNCIL
By Azizur Rahman.
An investigation is under way at Midlothian Council into allegations of fraud in the awarding of road servicing contracts. Read more

NEWS 13 April 2018

WARRANTS ISSUED FOR TWO SUSPECTS IN $2 BILLION INDIAN BANK FRAUD
By Azizur Rahman.
A special court in India has issued warrants against two Indian jewellers who are central figures in an alleged $2 billion fraud at the state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB). Read more

NEWS 13 April 2018

FORMER SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT JAILED FOR BRIBERY
By Azizur Rahman.
Park Geun-hye, the former president of South Korea, has been jailed for 24 years for her role in corruption involving political leaders and some of the country’s biggest companies. Read more

NEWS 5 April 2018

SWITZERLAND TOLD TO DO MORE TO TACKLE BRIBERY
By Azizur Rahman.
Switzerland has been told that it should apply tougher penalties and do more to prosecute companies for bribery. Read more

NEWS 5 April 2018

BARCLAYS PAYS $2 BILLION TO SETTLE MIS-SELLING ALLEGATIONS
By Azizur Rahman.
Barclays has agreed a $2 billion (£1.4billion) settlement with the US Justice Department over the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis. Read more

NEWS 5 April 2018

NEW UK INQUIRY INTO MONEY LAUNDERING
By Azizur Rahman.
British lawmakers have begun a new inquiry into money laundering, sanctions and economic crime; with a particular focus on properties bought with "dirty money". Read more

NEWS 28 March 2018

BMW RAIDED IN EMISSIONS TESTING FRAUD INVESTIGATION
By Azizur Rahman.
Prosecutors have raided BMW in a probe relating to more than 11,000 vehicles they suspect were involved in diesel emissions testing fraud. Read more

NEWS 28 March 2018

FORMER SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT ARRESTED IN BRIBERY INVESTIGATION
By Azizur Rahman.
A court has ordered the arrest of former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak over allegations of bribery. Read more