Region: Spain

People News: ex-FBI agent joins FRA

In the latest people news roundup, a former FBI agent has joined Forensic Risk Alliance and Addleshaw Goddard has hired its first UK investigations partner based outside of London.

21 October 2022

Immunity deal for yacht company reveals US strategy for oligarch probes

Former federal prosecutors believe the DOJ’s decision to trade immunity for information about a yacht’s oligarch owner is a warning shot for the yacht building industry and other sectors that serve the super-rich.

24 June 2022

Spanish recruitment company fined €80m in France over contracts fraud

13 June 2022

US unveils sanctions charges against two Europeans

US prosecutors are accusing a UK and a Spanish citizen of conspiring with programmer Virgil Griffith to evade US sanctions on North Korea by providing the country with blockchain and cryptocurrency services.

26 April 2022

Spanish prosecutors seize yacht in first win for US sanctions task force

A multi-agency US task force hunting Russian sanctions evaders has recorded its first asset seizure. “It will not be the last,” said the US attorney general.

05 April 2022

Counsel Watch: Vinson & Elkins helps MoneyGram settle latest AML probe

In the latest Counsel Watch, GIR looks at the white-collar lawyers acting in cases featuring MoneyGram, tech billionaire Elon Musk and the executor of Jeffrey Epstein’s estate.

25 March 2022

Spain drops investigations into former king

03 March 2022

FC Barcelona hands fraud findings to Spanish prosecutors

01 February 2022

Iberdrola CEO testifies in spying probe

19 January 2022

Swiss prosecutors drop money laundering case into ex-Spanish king

13 December 2021

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