Thursday’s Daily News Digest

January 20th, 2011

Swiss banker Elmer re-arrested over Wikileaks charges
BBC News, January 19, 2011

Tunisia: Ali Baba gone, but what about the 40 thieves?
The Economist, January 20, 2011

Where the Hot Money Flows
Asia Sentinel, January 20, 2011

Russia follows China in illicit capital outflow
Pravda.Ru, January 20, 2011

Malaysia is fifth in illegal money chart
Malaysian Insider, January 20, 2011

UAE loses Dh1 trillion to illicit capital outflows
Emirates 24/7, January 20, 2011

Illicit outflows from Gulf hit nearly $1trn
TradeArabia News Service, January 20, 2011

Nigeria leads Africa in illicit financial outflow with $130b – Report
Daily Independent (Nigeria), January 19, 2011

$1.2B in illicit outflows from Bahamas
Nassau Guardian, January 19, 2011

India court alarm over ‘theft of national money’
BBC News, January 19, 2011

With Baby Doc back in Haiti, Aristide calls next; says he is ready to return
Canadian Press, January 20, 2011

Justice and Haiti: Baby crawls back
The Economist, January 20, 2011

Crackdown on Tax Evasion Yields Results in Spain
International Herald Tribune, January 21, 2011

Massive tax evasion scheme uncovered
The Baltic Times, January 20, 2011

Russia’s future policemen to have tax returns checked
Voice of Russia, January 20, 2011

Lenihan gives go-ahead to new regulations on tax avoidance
Irish Times, January 20, 2011

Premier League Nears U.K. Settlement on Soccer Players’ Tax Avoidance
Bloomberg, January 20, 2011

Management of Ghana Revenue Authority introduces Exchange of Information for taxation
Ghana News Agency, January 20, 2011

Cayman Islands To Sign TIEA With Spain, January 20, 2011

TIEA is latest tie with Canada
Guernsey Press, January 20, 2011

Cybercriminals Target Unemployed To Launder Money
InformationWeek, January 20, 2011

Manx advocate denies money laundering charges
BBC News, January 20, 2011

Safe deposit box company director turned blind eye to money laundering
London Evening Standard, January 20, 2011

Money laundering in Colombia surpasses 8 billion dollars
Deutsche Presse Agentur, January 20, 2011

First Ex-Siemens Executive to Stand Trial in Munich in Corruption Scandal
Bloomberg, January 20, 2011

F.B.I. and Police Arrest More Than 100 in Mob Sweep
New York Times, January 20, 2011

Bill Targets International Drug Conspiracies
Wall Street Journal (Blog), January 19, 2011

German NGO denies corruption allegations
UPI, January 20, 2011

Lieberman corruption case to be decided by the end of February
Haaretz, January 20, 2011

Court backs Briton’s extradition to U.S. over bribery
Reuters, January 20, 2011

Phang says bribery allegation ‘utter rubbish and amusing’
Malay Mail, January 20, 2011

Medvedev to outline steps to tackle corruption in Russian courts
Ria Novosti, January 20, 2011

Albanian opposition calls for the government to resign over corruption claims
Canadian Press, January 20, 2011

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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