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.
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In a cover story for Dawn, Pakistan's leading English-language newspaper, journalist Khurram Husain writes that money laundering has become central to the normal functioning of the country's economy. Speaking to Amos Wittenberg, Khurram explains how this came ...
Scrapping the Serious Fraud Office is a huge step backwards in the UK’s fight against financial crime
In its manifesto, released yesterday, the Conservative Party pledged to abolish the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as an independent agency, instead merging it with the much larger National Crime Agency (NCA): 'We will strengthen Britain’s response ...
On 3rd April 2017, the UK Treasury gained access to new penalties for individuals and firms that breach UK financial sanctions. Under the new rules, any persons deemed to have been involved in serious breaches after the ...
Barrister & leading financial crime investigator Tom Devlin offers practical guidance on creating a watertight and cost effective compliance regime. He looks at systems, employee training and continuing professional development, and the critical but often overlooked issue of corporate ...
The US Chargé d’Affaires at the Embassy in Sudan cannot say how the Trump administration will deal with the decision
FinTech has no doubt changed the face of the financial services industry in the U.S., but experts are beginning to
The Monetary Authority of Macao announced on Friday the establishment of a “Financial Security Expert Alliance”, in collaboration with the
The White House moved Friday to calm an exasperated world after a close adviser to President Donald Trump suggested the