High prices are luring Africans into prospecting for gold. But huge volumes are smuggled out through the Middle East.
Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United ...Read the rest of this topic
Suspicious transactions increase by 97% in 2019
Aug 02, 2019 Lawson Chad
According to Bank of Namibia “Money Laundering is the process whereby
criminals convert the proceeds of crime (such as money, property, shares, etc.)
into assets that appear to have a legitimate origin.”
Believed to be ...
Dark web dealer laundered millions by buying 100 quadrillion old Zimbabwe bank notes
Zimbabwe Cracks Down on Corruption, Tourism Minister Arrested
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Jul 26, 2019, 02:00 ET
HARARE, Zimbabwe, July 26, 2019 Zimbabwe's Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality, Prisca Mupfumira, was ...Read the rest of this topic
The is the first edition of a new biannual newsletter published by TRAFFIC, the international wildlife trade monitoring network.
It provides the latest insights into illegal wildlife trade in Africa and is aimed at the frontline law enforcement responsible for intercepting, investigating and ...Read the rest of this topic
Launderers outwit financial intelligence system with invisible transactionsThe Independent July 2, 2019
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) says it is registering more entities to report cases of money laundering because launderers are now ...Read the rest of this topic
ARINSA Members sign the Dar es Salaam Declaration on Strengthening Asset Forfeiture for Development
Dar es Salaam, 12 June 2019-- Assets, including minerals worth $ 41 million USD, determined to be proceeds of crime were confiscated and nationalized by the Government of Tanzania...
"FROM THE TRIAL of JEAN-PIERRE BEMBA GOMBO - article published April 2019
Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba is seeking €68.8 million (US$ 77.7 million) in compensation from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over his 10-year detention and alleged mismanagement of his assets by ...Read the rest of this topic
Ex-Zimbabwe mayor arrested with 120kg of ivory
Author: AFP | Update: 11.03.2019 00:00
A former mayor of Zimbabwe's tourist hotspot Victoria Falls was caught with nine elephant tusks weighing 120 kilograms (264 pounds) and arrested with two other suspects, police said Friday.
A former mayor ...Read the rest of this topic
25 - 27 March 2019, Cape Town, South Africa - In 2018, ARINSA countries reported preservation orders in the amount of US $529,437,092.15. The ability to restrain, seize and/or attach illicitly obtained assets is a vital part of making asset recovery work effective. Without the power to keep ...Read the rest of this topic