Tax evasion

The Balkany scandal lifts the veil on offshore mecanisms unknown to the public

Le 24 October 2019

FILE PHOTO: Mayor of Levallois-Perret Patrick Balkany is surrounded by journalists as he arrives for his trial at the Paris courthouse, France, May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo
The Balkany trial must not hide the role played by bank and financial intermediaries in the proliferation of illicit financial flows, antimoney laundering experts Chanez Mensous and Laura Rousseau say in the opinion pages of Le Monde newspaper. Convicted for tax fraud after a blaring trial, Levallois-Perret mayor Patrick Balkany was sentenced to four years […]

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Malta Files: call for an investigation to the Attorney General of Malta

Le 4 October 2018

Malta files
Paris, 04/10/2018 –  The French and Maltese Anti-Corruption Organizations Sherpa and Il-Kenniesa request the Attorney General of Malta  to open an investigation into the facts revealed by the European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) network and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). According to EIC, between 2008 and 2015, a 26 million oil tanker called “Agdash” […]

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Panama Papers: Maltese Attorney General should make the Egrant Inquiry Report public

Le 26 July 2018

Panama papers
Panama Papers: Maltese Attorney General should make the Egrant Inquiry Report public The French and Maltese anti-corruption organisations, Sherpa and Il-Kenniesa request from the Attorney General of Malta the full publication of the Egrant Inquiry Report. This judicial inquiry cleared the name of the Maltese Prime Minister and his relatives following allegations regarding their involvement […]

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Council of Europe should evaluate Malta taking into account the revelations of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and the Forbidden Stories consortium

Le 13 July 2018

Credit: Forbidden Stories, OCCRP
Council of Europe should evaluate Malta taking into account the revelations of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and the Forbidden Stories consortium Paris, July 13th 2018 – The French and Maltese anti-corruption organizations, Sherpa and Il-Kenniesa, request to MONEYVAL, a monitoring body of the Council of Europe entrusted with the task of assessing compliance with the […]

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The Mopani Affair: Tax Evasion in the Copper Mines of Zambia

Le 7 August 2013

The Facts… Mopani Copper Mines is the largest copper and cobalt mining company in Zambia. In 2009, the Zambian government conducted an audit of the mine, the results of which revealed several anomalies, including an unexplained increase of 380 million dollars in production costs in 2007, as well as shockingly poor official production volumes in […]

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