Tag: money Laundering

Drug trafficking in Sahel ‘enabled’ by weak rule of law, money laundering, corruption — UNODC report

May 8, 2024

Cocaine, cannabis resin and pharmaceutical opioids are the internationally trafficked drugs most seized in the Sahel, a region used by criminal networks and armed groups ... Read More

EU warns Kenya over grand corruption, but overall Africa makes progress

February 6, 2023

The European Union has threatened to blacklist Kenya over corruption and money laundering, with the bloc’s Ambassador to Kenya warning that the east African country’s ... Read More

Inside Polisario-Hezbollah Money Laundering & Terror Funding Scandal

February 1, 2023

The Algeria-backed polisario group is at the heart of a money laundering scandal and shadowy terrorism financing network operated in Europe in connivance with Hezbollah, ... Read More

Morocco’s Efforts against Human Trafficking Highlighted in Sharm el-Sheikh

September 6, 2022

Morocco's efforts to combat human trafficking and migrant smuggling as well as their connection with money laundering, were highlighted at a conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, ... Read More

Tunisia: Ex-Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali freed

June 28, 2022

A Tunisian investigating judge ordered Monday the liberation of former Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali but requested his appearance on July 20 for hearing in connection ... Read More

Famous French-Tunisian rapper sentenced to five years in prison for money laundering

March 30, 2021

A Tunisian court Monday sentenced for money laundering popular French-Tunisian rapper, Iteb Zaibet, aka Rayan Sanches or Swagg Man, Webdo Tunis reports. The Criminal Chamber ... Read More

Human rights activists are not above the law- Moroccan government says

January 8, 2021

Morocco has been attacked by several international rights organizations demanding the release of a historian and rights activist who is in custody on money laundering ... Read More

Leader of Heart of Tunisia party arrested on financial corruption charges

December 25, 2020

A Tunisian court Thursday ordered the arrest of the leader of the Heart of Tunisia party, Nabil Karoui, accused of financial corruption and money laundering. ... Read More

Egypt requests Spain to extradite whistleblower Mohamed Ali over tax evasion, money laundering

July 16, 2020

Egypt has requested Spain to hand over former contractor turned whistleblower Mohamed Ali wanted for tax evasion and money laundering. Self-exiled Ali, who has accused ... Read More

Burkina Faso: Former Defense Minister under arrest

May 27, 2020

Burkinabe former Minister of Defense, Jean-Claude Bouda, was arrested on Tuesday, May 26. He is charged in particular with "money laundering" and "illicit enrichment". Jean-Claude ... Read More