Category Archives: Politician Deals

Politician deals related to British Virgin Islands or BVI companies.

BVI company’s suspicious transactions investigated by US federal law officials

The news agency published information about the previously undisclosed complex web of financial transactions, which involved the transfer of money from Russia and Switzerland to the British Virgin Islands, Bangkok and New Jersey. The suspicious money transfers involved the participants … Continue reading

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BVI among countries named in new ‘Paradise Papers’ leak

In the end of last week the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which released Panama Papers last year, made public the Paradise Papers, a leak containing over 13 million documents being sifted through by journalists in more than … Continue reading

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BVI company involved in Iceland’s former Prime Minister’s tax payment issues

It became known that Wintris, an offshore company registered in the British Virgin Islands and owned by the wife of former Primer Minister of Iceland, failed to pay taxes in Iceland for a period of several years. The existence and … Continue reading

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Investigation of offshore world – journalist report based on the leaked information

A report was released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), based on 2.5 million digital files, and opening the secrets of more than 120,000 offshore companies and trusts and about 130,000 individuals and agents. This leaked information includes corporate … Continue reading

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BVI company among those blacklisted by U.S. Treasury Department

Last week, several officials of the Syrian Government and six companies linked to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad were blacklisted by the U.S. Treasury Department, and became subject to sanctions, including freeze of assets and business restrictions. One of … Continue reading

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Transactions of BVI company Ample Rich claimed to be taxed

The Revenue Department is planning to claim up to 16 billion baht of taxes from the family of ex-Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra in a tax case related to the 2006 sale of its holdings in BVI-owned company Shin … Continue reading

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UAH 3.64 billion passed by Ukrainian entities through BVI and other offshore centres in 2008

The State Customs Service of Ukraine reported that in 2008, a total amount of UAH 3.64 billion (USD 1 – UAH 7.79) has passed through offshore jurisdictions. 262 companies from Ukraine were involved in the export transactions, and the biggest … Continue reading

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The deal of Uganda Telecom with Libyan company through the BVI-based Ucom “pushed” by the Uganda President

The Finance Minister of Uganda, Dr Ezra Suruma, in the documents submitted to investigating House committee stated that country’s President Yoweri Museveni oversaw the sale of Uganda Telecom Limited’s (UTL) shares to Libya in 2006, at a price below market … Continue reading

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Offshore companies donate large sums to Tories, £100,000 given by BVI-controlled entity

Under the current law of UK, overseas businessmen can contribute quite legitimately to the British politics by making donations through their UK-registered parties. The Times has recently  discovered series of donations to the Tories party, in the amounts of £50,000 … Continue reading

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Obama Victory could threaten financial industry in offshore jurisdictions including British Virgin Islands

On November 4, the elections are held in the United States. It is unknown yet who is to be elected as the next president, but it is clear that in any case he will have major impact on global issues. … Continue reading

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