Jozef Imrich, name worthy of Kafka, has his finger on the pulse of any irony of interest and shares his findings to keep you in-the-know with the savviest trend setters and infomaniacs.
''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
A Queensland woman who believed she was falling for a US Army official she met online, has instead fallen victim to an intricate romance scam that saw her unknowingly launder $150,000 for an organised crime group.
The ACCC says money-laundering romance scams are on the rise during the pandemic
Police warn that scam victims can still be held liable for stolen funds
Experts advise to meet contacts in person or see them via a video app
players in Argentina, Olympic bids in Tokyo, the United Nations, and
European lawmakers – if you thought our world tour ended on
Wednesday, then get your lunchbox ready as we’re taking off again
world. Find stories in your country, your language,
and read local reporting by our 80+ partners who have published this
found the bank reports connected with your country? Check out this interactive
map of dodgy transactions. You can explore some of the
data we extracted from the secret bank reports – and find out how
your country is connected.
investigation on global banking has prompted action in the United
Kingdom, Belgium, and Portugal.
Kingdom’s banking regulators called financial institutions’
anti-money-laundering protocols inadequate. The regulators’ head of
enforcement Mark Steward expressed concern that banks viewed their
responsibility as a “bureaucratic exercise in red tape."
Mel Stride also wrote to parliament, requesting an investigation into
our exposé. And our Belgian partners from three media outlets have
been asked to share their findings with their country’s federal
partners investigated suspicious transactions linked to
corruption, schemes involving food and housing programs for the
poor, and more.
American contingent on the FinCEN Files covered 13 countries. The 72
reporters teamed up to reveal the banking secrets of the region’s
rich, and expose the dirty secrets of soccer players and
organizations. My two cents: our Latin American team always impresses
with their amazing artwork! Some of the best of the project, so far.
transactions linked to Olympic bids, fugitive financiers and
terrorist organizations, see key stories by ICIJ’s media partners in
our partners from the Philippines to Pakistan reported on their local
impact - from jet fighters in Indonesia to connections to one of
India’s most powerful conglomerates, Adani. In Taiwan, partners
revealed that local banks cleared transactions for a sketchy
cryptocurrency firm accused of market manipulation. A collaboration
within a collaboration, our Japanese partners teamed up with our
French partner to expose new details on the Tokyo Olympic bid.
the world, and end with the world, our investigations were also
spoken about at this week’s United Nations meeting. A new report
cited FinCEN Files and the Panama Papers as investigative journalism
helping to "generate the sustained national political will
needed to create
accountable and transparent systems to promote