Article: Britain targets 22 people with new anti-corruption sanctions

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Britain targets 22 people with new anti-corruption sanctions

JILL LAWLESS , 26 April 2021

LONDON — Britain imposed asset freezes and travel bans Monday on 22 people accused of bribery, kickbacks and fraud in its first use of new sanctions powers to target corruption around the world.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told lawmakers that the sanctions would prevent the U.K. from being used as “a haven for dirty money.”

The list includes 14 Russians implicated in a $230 million tax fraud and three members of the Gupta business family who are enmeshed in a corruption scandal in South Africa. Britain is also sanctioning businessman Ashraf Seed Ahmed Al-Cardinal, accused of stealing state assets in impoverished South Sudan, and individuals from Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala. Continue reading “Article: Britain targets 22 people with new anti-corruption sanctions”

Article: Deutsche Bank Settles Fraud Case

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Deutsche Bank Settles Fraud Case

Sheryl Jean

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 29 June 2006

Deutsche Bank has settled a lawsuit filed against it by Stockwalk Group to recover losses incurred as part of a massive securities fraud allegedly orchestrated by the German financial giant, a fugitive Saudi arms dealer and other individuals that bankrupted the Minneapolis-based securities firm.

Terms of the settlement, reached last week, are confidential. Local industry insiders estimated the settlement was for tens of millions of dollars.

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