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OCCRP 1h
The clue was in the name. Corleone Caffe Trading Ltd. was set up by Formations House for Maria Concetta Riina, the daughter of a real-life Italian mafia boss. With partners @Irpiinvestigates.
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Transparency Int'l Feb 3
Do you know an anti-corruption hero? Nominations for the Anti-Corruption Award 2020 are now OPEN! Winners will be announced at the this June in , Korea. Nominate someone today!
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OCCRP 3h
A boutique South African securities investment firm linked to the Gupta family earned nearly $60 billion in shares by taking advantage of a government initiative designed to mitigate inequalities created by apartheid. Our story from October:
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OCCRP 9h
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Read the full 2019 investigation about influential Armenians in Dubai.
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OCCRP 9h
With Hetq, our Armenian member center, we uncovered several lavish Dubai properties owned by Armenian gov't officials on modest salaries. This week, Armenian authorities told Hetq that they launched a criminal case based on our 2019 joint investigation.
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Transparency Int'lUK Feb 19
Given how few checks there are on those forming and maintaining British firms, it's almost inevitable they will be used for a wide range of nefarious acts. The prevalence of these cases raises serious questions of those tasked with policing the UK’s anti-money laundering laws.
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OCCRP 13h
The family law firm of the president of Cyprus, where his daughters are partners, has ties to the financial scheme, our 2019 investigation revealed.
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OCCRP 15h
Among the numerous fake companies headquartered at an unauthorized offshore zone in Gambia, none was more prolific at facilitating global fraud than Axios Credit Bank. This is the story of the operation behind its creation.
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OCCRP 18h
The Cayman Islands, Palau, Panama, and Seychelles were added to a list of non-cooperative jurisdictions that do not meet the European Union's tax reform requirements.
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Minna Knus-Galán 23h
Congrats amazing team behind for winning the data journalism award Sigma!
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Sheila Coronel 23h
Congratulations to the winners of the global awards - & others!
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OCCRP 23h
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As a collaborative organization, OCCRP never wins a journalism award alone. All of the 23 news outlets that contributed to the Troika Laundromat project earned this Sigma Award.
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Drew Sullivan Feb 19
Wow. We’re really honored to win this award. Congrats to all our partners who did amazing reporting: and so many others.
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Šarūnas Černiauskas Feb 19
This is just amazing! just won , and I can't find the right words to say how great that feels. Thanks to the amazing team at . You guys are the best!
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Stelios Orphanides Feb 19
"The investigation triggered a major political crisis for the president of as we revealed that a law firm he established and co-owned, and in which he was a partner at the time, was arranging business deals linked to a friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin"
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OCCRP Feb 19
Replying to @sigmaawards
The Troika Laundromat project that won the consists of several investigations. For those who've never heard of this multi-billion-dollar scheme, start with this story:
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OCCRP Feb 19
Replying to @sigmaawards
The project began with a massive leak of banking records, involving over 1.3M transactions from 238,000 companies. After months of analysis, OCCRP and its partners uncovered a system that moved billions of dollars out of Russia.
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OCCRP Feb 19
Mikhail Abyzov, once one of Russia’s wealthiest businessmen, became a government minister in 2012. A leaked document reveals he went on to open 42 offshore-linked accounts at Sweden's Swedbank while on the job. Our investigation from November:
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OCCRP Feb 19
Replying to @sigmaawards
"In a field of strong entries, the substantial effort, investment and not inconsiderable risk in piecing this story together, were some of the factors appreciated by the jury in selecting the Troika Laundromat." ()
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OCCRP Feb 19
📣ANNOUNCEMENT: Our investigation just won a Sigma Award! 🏆Best data-driven reporting (large newsrooms)
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