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Shakopee’s Empire Cuisine Exposed: FBI Busts $25 Million Fraud in Feeding Our Future Scandal

In a Minneapolis federal courtroom, seven defendants in the Feeding Our Future trial, along with their lawyers, faced charges of financial fraud. Forensic accountant Pauline Roase revealed a scheme where $25 million in federal funds meant for child nutrition was diverted for personal use, including luxury vehicles and real estate. Roase's investigation uncovered how Empire Cuisine, a restaurant in Shakopee, spent only $3 million on food despite receiving millions in federal funds. The defendants, such as Abdiaziz Farah and…

Somalia’s Defense Minister Acknowledges US-Trained Danab Officers Engaged in Food Ration Resale Scandal

Somalia's Minister of Defense has admitted that officers from the US-trained Danab Special Forces were involved in the sale of food rations that were donated by the US government. The theft was confirmed two weeks ago, and some officers were caught in the act a week ago. Multiple officers have been arrested in connection to the theft. The Minister did not disclose the exact number of people detained but confirmed that the rations were sold in the market. The government made a statement regarding the incident and promised to…

RDC: scandal over the cost of building a thousand of

A purported corruption scandal is making headlines in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The government signed a contract worth over 300 million dollars for building a thousand water treatment plants nationwide. However, this expense seems to involve overbilling, as claimed by various civil society organizations.

monetary scandal inside the Caisse Nationale de

In Madagascar, a number of leaders of the National Social Insurance Fund (CNAPS) are suspected of embezzlement. In a press launch printed on its web site, the Independent Anti-Corruption Office (Bianco) signifies that it has found a case of grand corruption…

In Mozambique, the mega-trial of the “debt scandal”

A historic trial five years ago, this corruption case had plunged the country into the most serious financial crisis since its independence and involved part of the Mozambican political class. On the bench off the accused: nineteen people, accused of extortion, forgery, embezzlement or even money laundering, for amounts of…

19 people tried in Mozambique tuna bond scandal

A trial has started for 19 suspects in Mozambique's "hidden debt" or "tuna bonds" scandal. The corruption case allegedly involved a tuna company, maritime security companies and more than $ 2 billion in loans. On Monday, South Africa promised to extradite the man who was then Mozambique's…

Niger: a new financial scandal affects

Several officials were detained Wednesday night, July 28, 2021, in Niamey, for their alleged involvement in a case of embezzlement of eight billion CFA francs (12 million euros) from the Treasury. This case comes after last year of undelivered military equipment and overbilling in the defense sector for an amount of CFF 32.6 billion (EUR 50 million). .

The Pegasus scandal is on the rise

Just days after a new tension between the two countries over Western Sahara, Algiers said it was "deeply concerned" after revelations that Algerian officials could have been spied on via this spy program. According to the press release from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Algiers condemns Morocco's large-scale use Israeli…

a scandal shakes the Swedish Transport Agency with one

The Economic and Financial Brigade multiplies arrests and hearings. The former head of the agency is in custody. The matter was revealed on Wednesday, July 7, in the Council of Ministers. According to the government, it was suspicious procurement, various irregularly granted bonuses and fraudulent registrations of thousands of vehicles. The damages are estimated at more than 13 billion CFA francs.…

the scandal surrounding the founders of

The two South African brothers, Ameer and Raees Cajee, founders of the cryptocurrency platform Africrypt, deny being involved in the theft of bitcoins, which their customers are victims of. They make it known through their lawyer interviewed by the BBC. The latter says he is preparing a case to show that tens of thousands of bitcoins flown on this platform have really been hacked. Nearly 69,000 bitcoins or $ 3.6 billion have disappeared from Africrypt. The two young South African brothers who handled this platform have…

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