White Collar Crime / Fraud / Corporate Crime

Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group deputy chairman in bribery probe

Indonesia raids home of Lippo Group deputy chairman in bribery probe

Published 18/10/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had raided 10 locations, including the home of Lippo Group Deputy Chairman James Riady, as [more…]

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said [more…]

Paper says South Africa’s finance minister asked to be sacked, rand…

Paper says South Africa’s finance minister asked to be sacked, rand…

Published 08/10/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to remove him after he admitted to visiting the home of [more…]

UBS goes on trial in France over alleged tax fraud

UBS goes on trial in France over alleged tax fraud

Published 08/10/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS Group AG (UBSG.S), its French unit and six top executives go on trial on Monday after a long-running investigation [more…]

Russian tycoon sues Sotheby’s for $380 million over art deals

Russian tycoon sues Sotheby’s for $380 million over art deals

Published 03/10/2018

MOSCOW/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dmitry Rybolovlev, a Russian billionaire and owner of Monaco soccer club, has sued Sotheby’s for at least $380 million, alleging the [more…]

Tesla’s SEC deal provides ammunition for U.S. probe, investor lawsuits

Tesla’s SEC deal provides ammunition for U.S. probe, investor lawsuits

Published 01/10/2018

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) settlement with U.S. regulators will help soothe investors calling for more oversight of Chief Executive Elon Musk, experts said, even [more…]

Goldman, JPMorgan, four others must face stock lending antitrust case

Goldman, JPMorgan, four others must face stock lending antitrust case

Published 27/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N), JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) and four other large banks [more…]

Harbinger hedge fund manager to pay $30 million in New York tax accord

Harbinger hedge fund manager to pay $30 million in New York tax accord

Published 27/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An offshore hedge fund firm whose investing was led by money manager Philip Falcone will pay $30 million to resolve claims [more…]

Trump vows to get rid of ‘lingering stench’ at Justice Department

Trump vows to get rid of ‘lingering stench’ at Justice Department

Published 22/09/2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told a rally on Friday that there was a “lingering stench” about what was being exposed at the [more…]

A lady vanishes: In China, a movie star disappears amid culture…

A lady vanishes: In China, a movie star disappears amid culture…

Published 14/09/2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Fan Bingbing, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the “X-Men” and “Iron Man” film franchises, has more than 62 [more…]