• Aliyev Family Plunders Azerbaijan’s Oil Revenue The government of Azerbaijan allocates its multi-billion dollar oil and gas revenue in four ways: 1) Bribery; 2) Theft by Pres. Aliyev’s family and his cronies; 3) Military purchases; and 4) Other budgetary matters. No wonder the majority of the people in Azerbaijan live in abject poverty, despite the billions of petrodollars earned by Aliyev’s ...
  • EXCLUSIVE: €1 million transferred into PEP account – FIAU Report Evidence which has reached The Malta Independent from a source who worked closely with Pilatus Bank until a few months ago suggests that an FIAU investigation into Pilatus Bank on dubious accounts held for Politically Exposed Persons in Malta and Azerbaijan resulted in a damning report which has been kept secret by the authorities privy ...
  • Businessman suspected in Italian bribery case linked to Azerbaijan’s first family A money-laundering trial set to begin in mid-April in Italy has shed light on a hidden offshore operation that may have contributed to a major human rights crackdown in Azerbaijan in 2013. Investigators preparing for the upcoming Milan trial of Luca Volonte, an Italian member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), ...
  • Azerbaijan Accused of Giving Millions in Bribes to Council of Europe For years, the government of Azerbaijan has been showering politicians and dignitaries from around the world with expensive gifts, such as silk carpets, gold, silver, caviar, cash, and all-expense paid trips in exchange for their votes in favor of Azerbaijan and against Armenia and the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Republic. This illicit practice is so prevalent that ...
  • This Anti-Abortion Leader Is Charged With Laundering Money From Azerbaijan A former Italian MP who funded social conservative groups in the US and Europe was passing on money from officials close to Azerbaijan’s repressive regime. A former Italian lawmaker with links to some of the largest social conservative organizations in the US and Europe is under investigation for allegedly accepting millions in exchange for helping ...
Aliyev Family Plunders Azerbaijan’s Oil Revenue
EXCLUSIVE: €1 million transferred into PEP account – FIAU Report
Businessman suspected in Italian bribery case linked to Azerbaijan’s first family
Azerbaijan Accused of Giving Millions in Bribes to Council of Europe
This Anti-Abortion Leader Is Charged With Laundering Money From Azerbaijan






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Corruption inquiry at Council of Europe over Azerbaijan

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Europe’s top human rights watchdog, the Council of Europe, has launched an investigation into alleged corruption at the council involving Azerbaijan. The criticisms concern some members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), accused of doing favours for Azerbaijan. The oil-rich ex-Soviet state has cracked down on political dissidents. There are suspicions …