Work Area: Investigations

Swiss companies file fraud charges in UK court

Three individuals have been accused in a London court of defrauding a commodities trading business and a financial consultancy in Switzerland.

31 January 2023

Unaoil’s Saman Ahsani to spend a year in prison

The first Unaoil brother to be sentenced called himself “exhibit A” for the benefits of government collaboration during a hearing in a Houston federal court.

30 January 2023

HMRC investigating nine cases of failure to prevent tax evasion

The UK’s tax agency has opened nine investigations into businesses suspected of failing to prevent tax evasion and is considering opening up to 26 more.

27 January 2023

Ex-Deutsche bank trader sues bank, former colleagues over Libor prosecution

A former Deutsche Bank trader whose conviction for manipulating Libor was thrown out in 2022 has sued the bank and three ex-colleagues who assisted the government’s case against him.

27 January 2023

Two more sentenced to prison in PDVSA bribery case

In back-to-back hearings, a Houston federal judge on Wednesday sentenced two oil industry men, Jose Luis De Jongh-Atencio and Roberto Enrique Rincón-Fernández, to prison time for participating in a far-reaching corruption scheme linked to Venezuelan state oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA).

26 January 2023

People News: Deutsche Bank hires compliance chief from Barclays

In the latest roundup, Germany’s largest bank and a high-profile US cryptocurrency exchange have hired new chief compliance officers.

26 January 2023

US Supreme Court won’t hear spoofing appeals

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear appeals brought by two former Deutsche Bank traders against their convictions for manipulating precious metals markets.

25 January 2023

Swedish prosecutors may challenge Swedbank ex-CEO’s acquittal

25 January 2023

Three executives acquitted in SFO office refurbishment bribery case

A London court has found three former directors at office outfitting company Bluu Solutions not guilty of participating in an alleged bribery scheme.

24 January 2023

EPPO raids Latvian university in fraud investigation

24 January 2023

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