Covid Fraud in Italy

Misselling health products online is being investigated by Italian police. “A kit that included just two masks, two pairs of gloves and a PVC suit was sold for 400 euros ($445),” Giovanni Lupi, who led the investigation in Turin. People had advertised products, such as herbal supplements, promising without any …

Covid Fraud fears

People’s health is at risk if they are tempted into buying a covid vaccine privately, says OLAF, the EU’s police force. It is investigating the criminal provision of fake or illegally obtained and therefore unreliable Covid vaccines by fraudsters cashing in on Covid panic. Such a fraud affects directly people’s …

Fury of Wirecard Investors

Fury over Wirecard AG puts regulators in the frame Published 24-Jun-2020 by Nick Kochan The Collapse of Wirecard has sent German markets and shareholders groups into paroxysms of anger. The much vaunted long-termism of German investors could not be more at variance with the behavior of the Wirecard board. Hence the …

Danske scandal revelation

A whistleblower has contacted Hermitage Capital Management, the company of investor Bill Browder, disclosing the details of a full-service money laundering package provided by the Estonian branch of Danske Bank.  This whistleblower, whose name is not yet known, provided Hermitage with the details of the full-service package available to Russian …

Russian VTB Bank in frame for rigging auction

London judge rules auction-rigging case can go to full trial CommentEmailSavePrint Mar 06 2018 Nick Kochan A London commercial court judge has given a provisional ruling that a case alleging VTB Capital, a Financial Conduct Authority-regulated institution, rigged an auction to sell Bulgaria’s largest telecommunications company, should go to full trial. …