Tax Investigations

MEANWHILE: Senate Interviews IRS Whistleblower

Senate investigators interviewed in recent weeks a whistleblower who claims wrongdoing in the Internal Revenue Service’s mandatory audit of the President and Vice President, the Washington Post reports. Staffers on the Senate Finance Committee, for both Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), questioned the whistleblower for the transcribed session. The whistleblower’s existence first …

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Sebina brothers’ attorneys to grill Magosi

Peter Magosi at the Magistrate this morning. PIC. KENNEDY RAMOKONE About a year ago, Director General of the loathed Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Peter Magosi appeared before Magistrate Batho Kgerethwa and took an oath implicating the Sebina brothers and their companies in alleged acts of corruption. Magosi was moving an application in the …

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Risky Renewables: US Solar Fund hit by construction fraud

Investor confidence in renewable energy infrastructure funds has taken another hit with US Solar Fund (USF) revealing its manager has been the victim of a $6.9m (£5.25m) fraud. Shares in the £251m dollar-denominated investment company dropped 4.7% from $1.06 to $1.01 yesterday after its board said the fraud against Australia’s New Energy Solar Manager related …

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Grant Thornton Partner Grant Summers joins rival Crowe

Audit and advisory firm Crowe has appointed a former Partner of Grant Thornton to its tax resolutions team. The coup sees Grant Summers join as a Director, bringing more than three decades of experience to the firm. The challenges presented to businesses of all sizes today are wide and varied. Unless properly dealt with, dealing …

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Sebina brothers’ attorneys to grill Magosi

Peter Magosi at the Magistrate this morning. PIC. KENNEDY RAMOKONE About a year ago, Director General of the loathed Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Peter Magosi appeared before Magistrate Batho Kgerethwa and took an oath implicating the Sebina brothers and their companies in alleged acts of corruption. Magosi was moving an application in the …

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Trump defense attorney Jay Sekulow’s family’s $65 million from their charity

Jay Sekulow, one of President Donald Trump´s lead attorneys during the impeachment trial, is being paid for his legal work through a rented $80-a-month mailbox a block away from the White House. The Pennsylvania Avenue box appears to be the sole physical location of the Constitutional Litigation and Advocacy Group, a for-profit corporation co-owned by …

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Australia and international money laundering: Key “red flags”

Australian authorities have been increasingly cracking down on money laundering and financial crime, through studying suspicious behaviour and transactions to aid in the detection and prosecution of offenders. The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) provides various case studies illustrating its key role in these investigations, also highlighting the common behaviours which may indicate money laundering and …

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FBR unearths massive money laundering scam in Peshawar: report | Business

Photo: File ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue on Thursday unearthed one of the largest alleged money laundering and terror financing operations based out of Pakistan in which one of the accused possessed over six billion rupees in different bank accounts but barely paid any taxes. According to a report published in The News, FBR Directorate …

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