French authorities launched an investigation against Danske Bank which is suspected of having taken part in the laundering of some of the US$ 230 million Russian treasury scam uncovered by Moscow-based lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland announced it is investigating the former head of the Paris Saint-Germain football club, beIN media agency and a former FIFA top-level executive over allegations of corruption.
Former Portuguese socialist prime minister, Jose Socrates, was indicted along with 18 individuals and nine companies in connection with an investigation into suspected tax fraud, corruption and money laundering.
The cocaine would leave the Dominican Republic hidden among the in-flight meals on passenger planes flying from the La Romana airport of Santo Domingo to the Milan Malpensa airport in Italy.
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