The ” Lagarde List “

Editor’s Note (Ralph Turchiano) Re-Post Request for cross reference HSBC and Panama files. Original Post date 28 October 2012 Engineering Evil : Authenticity Still Requires further verification Being on a List does not imply guilt Current Source Info: Zougla Keep Talking Greece “Clicking on each image will open an enlarged image in a new window. This was…

Billion-Dollar Penalty for Bank’s Money Washing

  By ADAM KLASFELD       MANHATTAN (CN) – Commerzbank must pay $1.45 billion to five state and federal regulators for facilitating Iran and the Sudan’s laundering of money, as well as helping the Japanese optics manufacturer Olympus pull off a massive accounting fraud.     At $610 million, New York’s Department of Financial Services takes the lion’s…

Greece: ‘Lagarde List’; ex premier Papandreou to be summoned

06 March, 11:35 (ANSAmed) – ATHENS, MARCH 6 – The Greek Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) is examining details of the bank accounts of the three relatives of former Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou whose names were removed from the so-called Lagarde list of wealthy Greek depositors, and is to provide the parliamentary committee probing Papaconstantinou’s handling…

2013 Forbes Billionaires list: Record number of new entries appear on rich list, but Carlos Slim and Bill Gates still top the charts

An ‘old guard’ remain the richest people on earth John Hall Monday, 4 March 2013 A record number of new entries appear on the 2013 Forbes Billionaires list, but an old guard including Carlos Slim and Bill Gates remain the richest people on earth. There are now 1,426 billionaires of the list, including 210 new…

Revealed: How Then Governor Goodluck Jonathan Gave Obaigbena $1 Million From Bayelsa’s Poverty Alleviation Funds For Beyonce And Jay Z’s Visit To Nigeria

Posted: February 20, 2013 – 22:55 Posted by siteadmin caption: Beyonce and Jayzee in Nigeria in October 2006                     By SaharaReporters, New York SaharaReporters has uncovered a document indicating that a million dollars of Bayelsa State’s poverty alleviation fund was spent by then Governor Goodluck Jonathan on bringing American entertainers Beyonce and Jay Z to…

Exclusive: Cash for academies: Michael Gove ‘bribes’ schools to change their status

Claims taxpayers’ money is being spent on ‘buying off’ critics of the Education Secretary’s pet project James Cusick, Richard Garner Tuesday, 12 February 2013 Officials from Michael Gove’s department are offering £65,000 “bribes” to convince reluctant headteachers to convert their schools to academies. The sweeteners are being offered to schools which drop their opposition to…

Middle-class Greeks to fork out over 40% of annual salary in tax: ” in order to qualify Greece for more bailouts”

Published: 12 January, 2013, 17:20 Edited: 12 January, 2013, 18:31 Athens passed new tax increases to boost revenue by US$3 billion to keep in line with previous commitments to creditors. The new measures limit family benefits and force the middle class to pay over 40 per cent of their annual salary in taxes. Greek’s Conservative-led…

Simon Burns, minister responsible for train fares, uses £80,000-a-year chauffeur-driven government car to ‘avoid overcrowded trains’

News is likely to provoke more anger from commuters still reeling from the New Year inflation-busting rise in train fares last week. Rob Williams Sunday, 6 January 2013 The minister responsible for rail fares, Simon Burns, is under fire today after it emerged that he commutes to work using a chauffeur-driven government car. Burns, the…