THE KINAHAN FILES: HOW A RUTHLESS IRISH GANG FOUND A HOME AWAY FROM HOME IN DUBAI

On 23 April, the ICIJ published a report after leaked documents tie the Kinahan organised crime cartel to companies and enablers in the Middle East’s top secrecy haven.  It says that, at the core of the cartel’s operations, according to an investigation funded by the EU, are dozens of front companies that help move heroin, cocaine and other drugs, and launder the proceeds from their sale – setting up food businesses to move drugs and launder dirty money and using real estate investments to hold illicit goods.  Leaked records reveal that Kinahan set up several companies that share some of these characteristics in the UAE.

https://www.icij.org/inside-icij/2022/04/how-a-ruthless-irish-gang-found-a-home-away-from-home-in-dubai-and-an-enemy-in-the-white-house/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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