Investigative news and Insights
Is a Bank Receipt of Deposit
Reliable Proof of the Existence and/or Ownership of a Bank Account? While a
bank deposit receipt may be a good indicator of the existence of an account or
the identity of the account holder, it is not completely reliable as “proof” by
Asset Recovery: Would a Bank Lie? (Part 1)
A look at basic evasion tactics that some banks use to foil the efforts of asset
Former EU Official Among Politicians
Named in New Leak of Offshore Files from The Bahamas ICIJ reports that a
cache of leaked documents provides names of politicians and others linked to
more than 175,000 Bahamian companies registered between 1990 and 2016
Hidden Assets, Nominee Directors and
Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBOs) Despite their concealment efforts, UBOs
can often be identified through painstaking investigative research, potentially
leading to the location and identification of their valuable hidden assets.
Intelligence into Court-Admissible Evidence The intelligence shows where the
debtor's accounts are — but what now? (Part 2 of 2)
Panama Papers to Be Released May 9 ICIJ publication of the
Panama Papers database will include more than 200,000 companies, trusts foundations and funds.
The Panama Papers and Data for Sale: Caveat Emptor Anyone claiming to have access to the entire Panama Papers database and offering traces for payment should be viewed with skepticism.
The Panama Papers: Where Are the Americans? For a variety of reasons, many of the names contained in the Panama Papers may avoid the public spotlight.
Asset Investigations: How Intelligence Can Be More Valuable than Evidence”
A fascinating case study illustrates how inadmissible intelligence helped
unravel a complicated and apparently bullet-proof scheme to hide assets. (Part 1
How Bitcoins Are Used to Conceal Assets and Launder Money”
Bitcoin transactions are currently quite difficult to trace, which is why
Bitcoin has been associated with illicit activity.
The Use of Dissolved Companies to Conceal Assets”
A “dead” corporation can continue to acquire assets for years after it becomes
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