Kazakhstani Initiative on Asset Recovery
Kazakhstan is caught in a vicious cycle of debt. The pan­dem­ic has only made it worse

A cul­ture of cred­it was nur­tured for years in the Central Asian state, but now many left job­less by the…

Kazakhstan’s green econ­o­my: Greenbacks for the Nazarbayevs?

Companies close to the for­mer pres­i­dent enjoy a monop­oly on lucra­tive recy­cling fees. Right around the time that Kazakhstan set out its…

H.R.3847 — 117th Congress (2021–2022)

H.R.3847 — To direct the President to take such actions as may be nec­es­sary to pro­hib­it the pur­chase of public…

Congress to Launch Counter-Kleptocracy Caucus at June 10 Event

WASHINGTON—At a vir­tu­al kick­off event on June 10, Rep. Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), Rep. John Curtis (UT-03), Rep. Bill Keating (MA-09),…



12 Jan: How our small­est FinCEN Files sto­ries cap­tured the biggest data lessons

Each Confidential Client pro­file amounts to only a few hun­dred words, but the huge data lift involved was emblem­at­ic of…

24 Jun: Dangerously close

On June 24, the Turkish dai­ly Cumhuriyet pub­lished the images of six Turkish cit­i­zens whose names appeared in the Panama…

Sodiba's beers on tap at the Miami Beach Bar in Luanda, owned by Isabel dos Santos.
06 Jun: German police seize bank records in Luanda Leaks brew­ery probe

Police searched the head­quar­ters of Germany’s state-owned export bank last month as part of a crim­i­nal probe sparked by the…

01 May: Daniyar Abulgazin and his role in estab­lish­ing Ingma Holding as a kick­back tunnel

Daniyar Abulgazin, a ‘per­fect lieu­tenant’, accord­ing to the Public Eye, of Timur Kulibayev, began his career as a Felix Derzhinsky…