- Argentina prosecutor asks probe of ex-president and son Updated: May-03-16 12:33 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A federal prosecutor asked on Monday that former President Cristina Fernandez and her son be investigated for possible illegal enrichment in connection to two businessmen accused of money laundering and tax evasion.
- Corruption probes close in on Argentina's Fernandez Updated: Apr-12-16 3:10 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Corruption allegations always swirled around former President Cristina Fernandez during her two terms in office, but they never stuck.
- Correction: Offshore Accounts-Investigation story Updated: Apr-12-16 9:18 am
PARIS - In a story April 10 about reports that Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca had usurped the name of the Red Cross to help hide millions of dollars in questionable funds, The Associated Press reported erroneously that two newspapers alleged that a foundation set up by the firm played a role in obscuring the finances of Elena Baturina, the wife of Moscow's ex-mayor. The reports actually said the foundation was linked to a former business partner of Baturina's. Baturina's representative said she did not sanction her former partner's activities and had no links to Mossack Fonseca.
- Money-laundering case puts light on ex-Argentine president Updated: Apr-06-16 7:00 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A businessman with close ties to former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez refused to testify Wednesday in a money-laundering probe being closely watched as a test of the new administration's promise to crack down on corruption.