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Entries in asset recovery (7)


DOJ returns loot stolen by Kyrgyzstan ex-president

The DOJ said Tuesday it has repatriated $4.5 million in corrupt proceeds by the former Kyrgyz Republic president Kurmanbek Bakiyev, pictured left, and his son Maxim Bakiyev.

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Oligarch’s divorce becomes global asset recovery case

Farkhad Akhmedov is a Russian billionaire who made his fortune from the country’s oil and gas reserves. Among his claims to fame are the acquisition of a 337 foot, $492 million yacht, the Luna -- complete with a missile detection system -- which he purchased from fellow oligarch Roman Abramovich in 2014.

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Martin Kenney on Hurricane Irma, U.S. hypocrisy, EU bullies and more

When 2017 began, I did not envisage how my life would change. I live and work in the British Virgin islands (BVI), a location rapidly becoming famous due to the publication of the Panama Papers and more latterly the Paradise Papers.

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Martin Kenney: Why isn't asset recovery on the international enforcement agenda?

I have long advocated that Grand Corruption should be considered a crime against humanity, under Article 7(1)(k) of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court.

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‘Victim’ SNC-Lavalin collects $13 million in recovered funds

Canada's biggest engineering and construction firm is recovering more than $13 million, claiming it was a victim of alleged bribes paid to the son of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

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Job: AUSA - Asset Recovery Division (Denver, Colorado)

Job Title: Assistant U.S. Attorney - Asset Recovery Division

Employer: The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado

Location: Denver, Colorado (USA)

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Holder to the World: ‘Corruption can be overcome’

Here's an excerpt from Attorney General Eric Holder's remarks Monday at the Arab Forum on Asset Recovery in Morocco.

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