Mr Jammeh, thought to now be in Equatorial Guinea, is not the first leader accused of lining his own pockets with state funds. In fact, many have taken far more. Here are some of the worst offenders.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will be “strongly sanctioned” if he tries to stay in power, the UN’s regional envoy, Mohammed Ibn Chambas, has said.
The Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) has taken further step to shield banks and insurance
The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), a national agency established to combat money laundering and terrorism financing, recently held a capacity building forum for 50 NGOs across The Gambia.
The European Council has added three states to the Annex 1 list of non-cooperative jurisdictions, dubbed the EU tax blacklist, saying they have failed to make commitments at ‘a high political level’ to address issues ...
Victims of a fraud which leads them to transfer money to a con-artist are typically losing nearly £3,000 each, new figures show. The cost of so-called authorised push payment fraud has been calculated by UK Finance, ...
By Rachel Crabtree, senior associate, and Michael Carter, director, Alvarez & Marsal Disputes & Investigations With cryptocurrency vastly on the rise, crypto proponents are pushing for more open financial systems to, in part, serve the ...
Fitness instructor Ed Lumsden was trying to log in to his online bank account last week when he discovered HSBC (HSBA.L) had closed it without warning. Lumsden, who counts British television presenter Davina McCall among ...
The UK’s Information Commissioner says she will seek a warrant to look at the databases and servers used by British
Britain’s government and regulators will look in detail at the potential risks from cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, British junior finance minister
Regulators from across the world start work this week on a blueprint for a global “sandbox” or testing bed for
AP — Slovakia’s prosecutor general asked Italian authorities on Monday to create a joint team with Slovakia to investigate the