Russian NGO Returns Leonardo DiCaprio Donation Worth $159,000

A Russian NGO returned donation worth $159,000 from the Leonardo DiCaprio foundation. The Sakhalin Environment Watch, an environmental protection organization in Russia’s Far East, said it would refuse foreign donations after it had been included in the “foreign agents” category in the NGO register. “At the general meeting, the majority voted in favor of a… Read More

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Dirty money: 19 UK firms alleged ‘complicit’ in $20bn laundering scam

(Reuters/Catherine Benson) / Reuters Some 19 British firms are at the center of an investigation into in a mammoth global money-laundering operation. The scheme was allegedly contrived to make $20bn (£12.5bn) worth of ill-gotten gains appear legitimate. The illicit funds are thought to have originated from criminal gangs and corrupt officials across the globe, attempting… Read More

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