EU to extend Crimea sanctions, Putin’s friends hide property assets, and Spanish prosecutors reveal massive Chinese money laundering operation
Ukraine targets corrupt judges, Europe wobbles over Russia sanctions, and Poland faces constitutional crisis
$12 trillion siphoned from developing economies, Panama Papers released today
Oliver Bullough explains the three-stage process by which kleptocrats hide, transfer and legitimize their stolen wealth.
UK acts on illicit property ownership, stronger US “know your customer” rule urged, Russia wins Yukos legal battle, and anti-graft purge strengthens China army
London property under increased scrutiny, Putin responds to Panama Papers while China suppresses them, and Canada targets money laundering in real estate
Another KleptoTour showcases oligarchs’ London homes, and Russia unfazed by Panama Papers as Mossack Fonseca’s offices are raided