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UBS-Timber-Scandal: Bruno Manser Fund informes Financial Investigation Division of Singapore

At the end of May the Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) has filed a complaint against the Swiss bank UBS over laundering money that was paid for clearing rainforests of the Malaysian state Sabah. After new evidence incriminating UBS appeared during the last weeks, the BMF now informed the Financial Investigation Division and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.   ... →

Timber-Scandal: criminal complaint against Swiss bank UBS over money laundering

The Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) has filed a complaint against the Swiss bank UBS with Zurich’s Public Prosecutor over the bank’s ties with Musa Aman, a Malaysian politician who controls logging in Sabah, a Malaysian state in North Borneo.

The brother of Malaysia’s Foreign Minister is being accused of having laundered over USD 90 million of corruption proceeds through a number of bank accounts with UBS in Hong Kong and Zurich.   ... →