On 29 August, VRT News in Belgium reported that Patrick De Koster, manager of footballer Kevin De Bruyne was questioned for several following what is believed to be a complaint by the Manchester City star and Belgian international.
On 28 August, ICIJ reported that Carlos Manuel de São Vicente, the former CEO of a company with a lucrative government monopoly to insure Angola’s oil sector, has had his bank accounts frozen on suspicions of money laundering. It says that Swiss criminal proceedings are highly secretive and details of the investigation and order have only now been made public.
On 29 August, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that Australian racing officials are investigating Phoenix Thoroughbreds, a leading thoroughbred operation, after its owner was accused in a US court of being involved in an international money laundering scheme linked to a fake cryptocurrency. The outfit was banned from racing in France earlier this month after a prosecution witness alleged in a New York court that its Dubai-based owner Amer Abdulaziz Salman had stolen $161 million in the OneCoin cryptocurrency scheme.