Region: Syria

Lafarge paid over US$5.5 million to armed militias in Syria

27 November 2017

LafargeHolcim raided over illicit payments in Syria

French and Belgian authorities have raided cement-maker LafargeHolcim and its shareholder GBL, as part of an investigation into payments allegedly made to terrorist groups in Syria.

16 November 2017

PNF conducts first interviews in LafargeHolcim probe

25 September 2017

Assad’s uncle targeted in Spanish money-laundering investigation

04 April 2017

LaFargeHolcim investigation uncovers suspect payments in Syria

03 March 2017

UK examining fraud allegations linked to International Rescue Committee

The UK’s foreign aid department is looking into David Miliband’s International Rescue Committee over allegations of corruption and collusion in cross-border relief efforts to help victims of the Syrian civil war.

27 September 2016

USAID investigates Turkey-Syria NGO corruption

10 May 2016

Deutsche Bank pays US$258 million for “widespread” US sanctions violations

Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay US$258 million to the New York Department of Financial Services and US Federal Reserve to settle allegations that it violated US sanctions in countries including Iran and Libya.

05 November 2015

Deutsche Bank nears US$200 million sanctions settlement

Deutsche Bank is close to agreeing a US$200 million settlement with the New York State Department of Financial Services and the US Federal Reserve to resolve allegations it violated US sanctions in Iran and Syria, according to reports.

29 October 2015

GSK hires litigator in London

Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, which is currently investigating potential misconduct in countries including Poland, Jordan, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, has hired litigation partner Antonio Suarez-Martinez from Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, Legal Business reports.

27 November 2014

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