Corruption costs the German economy around 100 billion Euros a year. Many of the perpetrators are from the wealthiest section of society. So why do high-earning executives try to top up their paycheck through crime?
Roughly €200 billion worth of "suspicious" transactions were taken care of by the Danish bank's branch in Estonia. The branch was reportedly known for laundering money for Russian President Vladimir Putin's family.
Espionage, money laundering and interest rate scams. Germany's biggest lender has a global reputation for scandal – and has paid hefty fines and expensive settlements to make up for its wrongdoings.
Dutch banking group ING has agreed to pay a fine following criminal investigations by prosecutors. The lender had been confronted with allegations of money laundering in the Netherlands.
One year ago, the dos Santos family handed the Angolan presidency over to Joao Lourenco. The new president promised to tackle corruption which crippled the oil-rich nation. Now the ex-president's son has been arrested.
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