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FinCEN: Why gold in your phone could be funding drug gangs

Image caption Kaloti is a major participant in global gold refining with a substantial presence in Dubai A gold refiner that was used by criminals to launder drug money has been allowed to sell gold into global supply chains used to make smartphones and cars. International investigators concluded that the …

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Israeli settlers’ Chelsea boss backer

An investigation by BBC News Arabic has found that Russian oligarch, Roman Abramovich, controls companies that have donated $100m to an Israeli settler organisation. Elad operates in occupied East Jerusalem. By allowing settlement activity in the area Israel is considered to be in breach of international law. Israel disputes this …

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