Millions of documents leaked from a corporate services firm with a posh London address are helping journalists unmask owners of secret offshore companies and the alleged criminal activities of some of those owners.… Continue Reading
Authorities in Sweden arrested an executive and questioned several others from international engineering and manufacturing firm Bombardier as part of an investigation into corruption in Azerbaijan.
A March 17 report by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) said Bombardier Transportation AB is suspected of paying “millions of dollars in bribes to unidentified Azerbaijani officials through a shadowy company registered in the United Kingdom.”… Continue Reading
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), a non-profit network of investigative journalism centers in Europe and Eurasia, launched a searchable data platform that now has more than 3.6 million documents.… Continue Reading
The president of oil-rich Azerbaijan and his two daughters own foreign luxury flats and homes — three of them in London — together worth $140 million.
Ilham Aliyev took over as president of Azerbaijan from his father in 2003.… Continue Reading
Investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova is in prison in Baku after she published a series of reports about corruption in the Azerbaijan regime.
She’s accused of treason and other crimes and faces up to seven years in prison.… Continue Reading
Journalists from the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project uncovered documents last year appearing to show $300 million in bribes to Gulnara Karimova, the eldest daughter of Uzbek President Islam Karimov, in exchange for access to the country’s telecoms market.… Continue Reading
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project launched a new, secure whistleblowing platform last week. OCCRP Leaks is a way for honest officials and other whistleblowers in Eastern Europe and Central Asia to pass information to the OCCRP anonymously.… Continue Reading
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has named Russia president Vladimir Putin the 2014 Person of the Year. The award is given annually to the person who does the most to enable and promote organized criminal activity, the OCCRP said.… Continue Reading
Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada turned himself on Monday after an anti-corruption court ordered his arrest on charges of stealing more than $4.2 million in government funds, the Office of the President of the Philippines reported.… Continue Reading