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Kuwait sentenced Bangladeshi lawmaker to 4 years in prison for human trafficking, money laundering

A criminal court in Kuwait has sentenced Bangladeshi MP Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul to four years in jail for trafficking human and laundering money. Judge Abdullah Al Osman delivered the verdict on Thursday, according to the Kuwaiti media Al-Qabas...

Kuwaiti court sentence dozens of government officials for embezzling $392 million

A Kuwaiti criminal court sentenced dozens of government officials to prison on charges of seizing public funds late on Sunday. Brigadier General Adel Al Hashash was given a 30 year sentence and removed from his post, according to a court...

US DoJ sues Kuwaiti officials over alleged embezzlement of $104 million funds

The U.S. Justice Department has filed a series of lawsuits seeking to recover at least $104 million in funds allegedly embezzled by former officials in Kuwait’s Ministry of Defense. The seven lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles...

Kuwaiti military top official arrested for accepting bribes from Bangladeshi lawmaker

Major General Sheikh Mazen Al Jarrah, the assistant under-secretary to Kuwait's Ministry of Interior, has been detained for allegedly taking bribes from Bangladeshi lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam, Gulf News reports citing Kuwait-based daily Al Qabas. Al Jarrah was detained on...

Kuwait royal family member arrested in 1MDB money laundering scandal

Sheikh Sabah Jaber Al Mubarak Al Sabah, son of the former Kuwait prime minister, and his business partner Hamad Al Wazzan, were arrested on Wednesday night for money laundering related to the Malaysian fund case, known as the 1MBD...

Bangladeshi MP Papul admits giving bribes to Kuwaiti lawmakers

Earlier, two Kuwaiti lawmakers were indicted on allegations of money laundering, and aiding and abetting MP Papul. Laxmipur lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Papul, who has been sent to jail in Kuwait on charges of human trafficking and money laundering,...

Kuwaiti lawmakers indicted in Bangladesh MP money laundering case

Two Kuwaiti lawmakers have been indicted on allegations of money laundering and aiding and abetting the Bangladeshi member of parliament Mohammad Shahid Islam, remanded in custody on charges of human trafficking and money laundering, prosecution investigation revealed. A source close...

Bangladesh MP arrested in Kuwait on money laundering charges

Due to alleged involvement in human trafficking and money laundering, Kuwait officials have confirmed that a Bangladeshi lawmaker has been arrested. Kuwaiti Public Prosecution ordered remanding MP, Mohammad Shahid Islam, pending investigation, after being referred by the residence investigation...

How China & Kuwait used 1MDB kickbacks to pay financier Jho Low’s lawyers in money laundering case

As part of his legal settlement over the Department Of Justice civil case late last year (criminal charges remain pending) Jho Low was allowed to set aside some $15 million from the assets seized in the United States to pay the...

Kuwait parliament launch investigation into Airbus deal bribery claims

Kuwait's parliament on Wednesday formed a fact-finding panel to probe alleged kickbacks in a deal between the national carrier and Airbus, which last month paid massive fines to settle bribery scandals. The parliament's decision came after a special debate on...

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Santa Ana police officer pleads guilty to accepting $128,000 in bribes

A Santa Ana police officer admitted Wednesday, Feb. 24, to accepting $128,000 in bribes in exchange for keeping law...
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