Executive of Canadian renewable company pleads guilty in US to money laundering

Tweet Nathan Stoliar, a prominent Australian executive, has pleaded guilty in the US to several criminal charges including money laundering conspiracy, for selling fraudulent renewable energy credits, similar in some ways to carbon credits, from Canada to American companies. Although the case was not prosecuted in Canada, it is the first Canadian instance of renewable […]

L’investigation de la fraude de $1.6B au marche du carbone en France continue en Israel

Tweet Blanchiment d’argent La police israelienne assist la France dans l’enquete sur des faits de blanchiment d’argent concernant le scandale de la fraude au marche du carbone en France qui aurait coute 1,6B d’euros au Tresor public. Le scam consistait a acheter hors taxes aux Pays-bas des quotas de CO2 credits dans le cadre de […]

Two UK men convicted of money laundering in connection with carbon fraud in one of first green collar convictions

Tweet Two men in the U.K. were convicted this week of money laundering and fraud in one of the first green collar crime cases, and certainly one of the first cases involving Canada. The two men, David John Downes and Ian David Macdonald, sold shares in entities which claimed to own carbon credits, raising upwards […]

Deutsche Bank offices raided over money laundering and carbon trading investigation

Tweet Carbon market fraud investigation The offices of Deutsche Bank were raided today in Frankfurt by German authorities in connection with an investigation commenced in 2010 over carbon market trading fraud, tax evasion, money laundering and obstruction of justice. Approximately 500 police and tax officials participated in the raid at the headquarters of Deutsche Bank […]