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The Incredible Story of Arif Naqvi & The Abraaj Group

In this video, we will discuss how the global elite was duped by a capitalist fairytale and shine a light on efforts to clean up global capital flows even as opaque private equity firms amass trillions of dollars and offshore tax havens cast a veil of secrecy which prevents regulators, investors and citizens from understanding what’s really going on in the finance industry.

The Art of Global Intelligence-Gathering: Facts vs. BS

This video will look at the opaque industry of global intelligence-gathering, including how to obtain and analyze information from sources of varying trustworthiness, credibility, and motivations who might have conflicting accounts in an attempt to determine where the truth is most likely to lie.

Tether: The Coin That Could Wreck Crypto

This video will look at several red flags concerning the $60 billion 'stablecoin' known as Tether and the potentially devastating impact its collapse - which many consider to be inevitable - is likely to have on the entire crypto industry and the wider financial markets.

Normalizing Fraud: The Crazy World of Crypto

This video will look at the unprecedented amount of fraud taking place in the crypto industry in which millions of victims all over the world have been - and continue to be - collectively scammed out of hundreds of billions of dollars in schemes that, in many cases, are hawked by celebrities, influencers, and even 'respected' businesspeople. It will also analyze whether, apart from being a tool to commit fraud, the underlying technology behind crypto has any legitimate uses or any future.

UAE Uncovered: The New Ground Zero for Financial Crime

Behind the United Arab Emirates' gaudy exterior is a not-so-pretty side. This video will look at evidence that the UAE, particularly Dubai, has become a popular jurisdiction with investment fraudsters, oligarchs, sanctioned politicians, and money launderers, whom the country appears to welcome with open arms.
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‘Investigating Crypto’ a major theme at OffshoreAlert London

"Whatever you think of the underlying technology, there's no denying that the crypto industry is rife with fraud," said OffshoreAlert's founder and editor, David Marchant. "It has created an abundance of opportunities for investigators and asset recovery specialists."
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Dubai’s Role in Financial Crime to be analyzed at OffshoreAlert London

In the wake of Dubai's decision this week not to extradite fugitive British hedge fund trader Sanjay Shah to Denmark to face $1.7 billion tax fraud charges, evidence that the UAE has become a magnet for financial criminals will be analyzed at next month's OffshoreAlert conference in London.

Agenda Launch—OffshoreAlert London Conference

The crypto industry dominates this year's agenda, with four of the event's 16 sessions devoted to it. "The amount of fraud in crypto is unlike anything I've ever seen," said OffshoreAlert's founder, owner and editor, David Marchant. "It has created, and will continue to create, unprecedented opportunities for fraud investigators, insolvency practitioners, and asset recovery specialists."

Litigation Funding: Tips From The Experts

Leading investigators and funders of high value, cross border finance will will take your questions and discuss emerging and dominant issues in litigation funding, including cases, legal rulings, returns, the role of investigators, and what they look for when deciding

Artificial Intelligence Tools for Asset Recovery & Compliance

This session will look at artificial intelligence tools designed to locate assets, find beneficial owners, identify relationships between individuals and legal entities, help with compliance, and reduce general business risk.

Moneyland: How Thieves & Crooks Now Rule The World

In this session, author and journalist Oliver Bullough will discuss the extent of corruption and dishonesty in global business and politics, how the perpetrators are able to get away with it, and its effect on democracy.When he's not investigating and

Football Leaks: Whistleblower or Thief?

This session will examine the investigation that exposed the computer hacker behind the huge theft of confidential information from the international football industry and also ask whether, in this era of leaked data, the media and others are now too

High-Value, Cross-Border Recovery: Tips From The Experts (Part Two)

Leading international fraud and value recovery attorneys will take your questions and discuss emerging and dominant issues that impact your ability to be successful and effective in offshore and onshore jurisdictions. This session is intended to be informal

Carousel VAT Fraud Schemes: An Analysis

This session will look at Carousel VAT fraud schemes, including The mechanics of carousel VAT fraud schemes Regulatory and enforcement options The role of investigative and intelligence consultancies in the prevention,

High-Value, Cross-Border Recovery: Tips From The Experts (Part One)

Leading international fraud and value recovery attorneys will take your questions and discuss emerging and dominant issues that impact your ability to be successful and effective in offshore and onshore jurisdictions. This session is intended to be informal

Investigating The Investigators: An Analysis of Liabilities

Investigators prefer to work in the shadows but neither they, nor their clients, nor the law firms that hire them can afford to ignore the law. In this session, investigators and an attorney will discuss the liabilities of

Europe’s Incredible €55B ‘CumEx’ Tax Fraud Scheme

The remarkable story of how a network of bankers, stock traders, and lawyers swindled Europe's taxpayers out of €55 billion in a scam involving dividend taxes, as exposed by a joint investigation by 19 European media from twelve countries, coordinated

The Rise of The Accountants: How They Broke Capitalism

The world's 'Big Four' accountancy firms PwC, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and KPMG have become a gilded elite. Up in the high six figures, an average partner salary rivals that of a Premier League footballer. But

The Sergei Magnitsky Case: Fact vs. Fiction

  Speakers Andrei Nekrasov, Film & TV Director & Writer, Independent Jamison Firestone, Managing Partner, Firestone Duncan (Russia & UK) Lucy Komisar, Investigative Journalist

Selling Scams To Foreigners: Inside SE Asia’s Boiler Rooms

Thailand and other parts of Southeast Asia are hotbeds of criminality, places where expatriate investment fraudsters operate boiler rooms with seeming impunity as they set about swindling foreigners living in the world's major countries, many of whom are pensioners.

Spain’s Costa del Fraud: Effective Strategies to Recover Assets

The Costa del Sol region in southern Spain is notorious as a place where mainly British expatriates operate fraudulent schemes with relative impunity. These schemes are targeted at non residents, including British pensioners, and take in tens of millions of

How To Detect & Avoid Investment Fraud

In this session, OffshoreAlert owner and editor David Marchant will explain how to identify red flags in investment schemes so you can avoid investing in, or providing services to, fraudulent schemes. OffshoreAlert has been exposing investment fraud relentlessly

‘AHAB v. al-Sanea et al’: An Analysis of Cayman’s $126B Fraud Judgment

In a landmark ruling for the Cayman Islands in May, 2018, the jurisdiction's Chief Justice dismissed rival multi-billion dollar claims in a dispute between a Saudi Arabian family and a Kuwait-born businessman. The case of 'Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Brothers Company v. Al-Sanea and others' involved allegations of a $126 billion fraud arising from one of the largest corporate collapses during the 2008 financial crisis. In his 1,300-page ruling, Chief Justice Anthony Smellie described the scheme at the heart of the dispute as "one of the largest Ponzi schemes in history". This session will analyze the long-running dispute, what it says about the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands' ability to handle complex litigation, the consequences of the judgment, and what it means for future litigation.

Protect Your Privacy: How To Scrub The Internet Of Negative Content

Emboldened by a legal victory against Google in 2014, which forced the search engine giant to remove defamatory information about him, Paris based attorney Dan Shefet is on a mission to protect the "personal integrity" of clients about whom negative

Offshore Intelligence: Behind Closed Doors

Investigators and others who specialize in offshore finance will discuss emerging key issues affecting the industry in the areas of transparency, beneficial ownership, products, services, trends, and anything else of importance and significance. The session will be informal and questions
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Happening NowOffshoreAlert vGlobal

The platform for this week's OffshoreAlert vGlobal FREE virtual conference is now open, and it's not too late to register to watch sessions and participate in networking. vGlobal is a neutral platform where participants in high-value international finance around the world can learn, meet, and conduct business.

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