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Mysterious Turk At Center Of “Secret Gold” Trade With Iran, Vanishes From Federal Jail

While long forgotten for some, in the summer of 2014, we reported in detail on what appeared to be the biggest, most bizarre money-laundering scheme ever, involving Turkey trading "200 tons of secret gold" with Iran… The topic of Turkey's Oil-for-Gold 'deals' has not been far from our thoughts over the last few years (here, […]

UBS CEO On Brexit – “More And More Unlikely” It Will Move 1,000 Jobs Out Of London

With Brexit negotiations still at a delicate stage, here’s the first bit of good news for the City of London in some time… As The Telegraph reports, the boss of Swiss bank UBS has said plans to move 1,000 jobs from London as a result of Brexit are now looking "more and more unlikely".  Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said […]

Australia Has The World’s Worst Money-Laundering Property Market

Authored by Leith van Onselen via, Transparency International has released a new report, entitled Doors Wide Open: Corruption and Real Estate in Four Key Markets, which has identified Australia, Canada, the UK and the USA as the top four spots targeted by corrupt officials or criminals for real estate crime.  Australia is the worst, […]

“I’m Sorry We Had To Experience This Today”: Caterpillar CEO Apologizes Over Shock Raid

The market was caught offguard by yesterday’s dramatic raid of three Caterpillar offices, including its Peoria Headquarters, which reportedly included agents from the IRS, FDIC and Commerce Department, and sent the stock tumbling by the most in over half a year. The raid took place just one week after former CAT CEO Doug Oberhelman met […]

Feds Seize $20 Million In Ponzi Scheme Cash Hidden In A Box Spring

The FBI has seized $20 million dollars of cash, literally stuffed in a mattress in Westborough, Massachusetts, linked to the infamous TelexFree pyramid scheme that reportedly raised over $1 billion from gullible participants between January 2012 and March 2014. According to the Department of Justice, the money was found after an associate of one the […]

“When Gold Goes Above 1430 We Whack It”

Submitted by Allan Flynn via ComexWeHaveAProblem blog,  As it goes in silver, so it goes in gold. In London at least.  In a bid to have UBS reinstated as a defendant in a London Gold Fix antitrust lawsuit, plaintiffs documents submitted to a New York Court last week include explosive chat room transcripts of UBS and traders from different […]

Indian Economy Grinds To A Halt After Cash-Ban: “Faith In System Shaken”

Amid scenes of panic across India, following PM Modi's shock decision to withdraw high-value bills in the middle of the sowing and wedding season, Reuters reports the move, aimed at cracking down on the shadow economy, has brought India's cash economy to a virtual standstill. With over 90% of all transactions done in cash, money […]

Deutsche Bank CEOs “Shown Door” – World’s Largest Holder of Derivatives In Trouble? / By Mark O’Byrne / June 8, 2015 – Deutsche co-CEO’s announce “resignation” nine months before their contracts expire – Only two weeks ago, CEO Anshu Jain was given more power to reorganise the bank – Deutsche have been engaged in money laundering, tax evasion, derivative and manipulation scandals – Deutsche is world’s largest  holder of […]

HSBC CEO, Chairman Testify Over Tax Evasion, Facilitating Global Money Laundering – Live Webcast / by Tyler Durden / on 02/25/2015 09:26 Following recent leaked files confirming yet again that HSBC had helped over a hundred thousand individuals evade taxes and/or engage in outright international money laundering, evasion which may have involved the CEO Stuart Gulliver himself, leading to a scandal which has caught some of the most prominent names […]

Yet another reason why FATCA is utterly retarded

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / by Simon Black  / September 25, 2014 September 25, 2014 Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile For the last four years we’ve been railing against the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act as one of the dumbest, most arrogant laws ever […]