Topic: Fraud

US accuses Huawei of sharing restricted documents with CFO

Chinese telecoms company Huawei has been ordered to respond to allegations it improperly shared documents from a New York sanctions case with its CFO Meng Wanzhou in an effort to help her win an extradition battle in Canada.

16 April 2021

Former Braskem CEO pleads guilty in Brazilian corruption case

His lawyers had previously argued that the conduct was time-barred and lacked any meaningful connection to the US.

15 April 2021

EU sets out roadmap to boost law enforcement cooperation

15 April 2021

Second Circuit hears Libor appeal

Defence counsel sparred with the DOJ over whether Libor submissions made by two former Deutsche Bank traders were fraudulent. The DOJ had essentially created a “thought crime”, said one defence lawyer.

14 April 2021

Denmark charges US and UK nationals in cum-ex fraud case

The Danish financial prosecutor has charged three US and three UK nationals over an alleged 1.1 billion kroner fraud connected to the sweeping cum-ex tax scandal.

13 April 2021

Rio Tinto and SEC spar over expert witnesses in Mozambique fraud case

The US securities regulator and Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto are attempting to strike out each other’s expert witnesses ahead of a fraud trial linked to a Mozambique coal mine.

13 April 2021

Halkbank attempts to throw out sanctions case at Second Circuit

13 April 2021

HSBC agrees to hand over documents to Huawei in Hong Kong

12 April 2021

SFO opens fraud probe into companies behind car leasing investment scheme

The agency is investigating Raedex Consortium, which entered administration in March shortly after an FCA order to halt regulated activities over serious concerns about its finances.

09 April 2021

Ex-Serco executive alleges SFO case against him “doesn’t make sense”

The counsel for a former operations manager at Serco has argued in a London court that the SFO’s fraud allegations against his client are illogical and unfair.

07 April 2021

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