Feb 21, 2017

Spanish court nixes Neymar, Barcelona appeals

A Spanish court on Monday dismissed appeals from Neymar and Barcelona over alleged fraud and corruption in the Brazilian star’s transfer from Santos in 2013. The decision brings the possibility of the player and club facing trial a step closer. Neymar’s arrival from Brazil’s ...

Jan 17, 2017

Tokyo doctor arrested over alleged fraud following false STD diagnosis

A Tokyo hospital director was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of defrauding a company executive after falsely diagnosing him with a sexually transmitted disease, police said. Michinari Hayashi, 69, head of Shinjuku Central Clinic, allegedly swindled about ¥26,000 in total from the executive in his ...

Oct 24, 2016

Swiss billionaire handed $4 million fine for failing to declare artwork

Swiss customs authorities have slapped a billionaire with a $4 million fine for failing to properly declare some 200 artworks imported into Switzerland, according to media reports confirmed by officials Sunday. Financier Urs Schwarzenbach has for years been bringing precious artworks by the likes ...