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Strongest Measures Axed in EU Golden Visa Report

Strongest Measures Axed in EU Golden Visa Report

Publicerat av Tony Harkén lördag, 09 mars 2019.

For almost a decade, corrupt politicians and wealthy businessmen have purchased European passports using dirty money. In January, the European Commission finally delivered its response.

But rather than urging action, many of its toughest demands were withdrawn.

It was never easy doing business in Syria without the consent of Rami Makhlouf.

The cousin of Bashar al-Assad, Makhlouf leveraged family ties and intimidation to control monopolies across the country. By the time he was hit with US sanctions in February 2008 as “one of the primary centers of corruption in Syria,” his fortune was worth an estimated $5 billion.

Read more atOrganized Crime And Corruption Reporting Project

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