Nick Shaxson ■ Cayman implicated in fishy Saudi deal

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]From the Financial Times:

“Mr Foxley says he discovered gifts to Saudi military officials and illicit payments routed through the Cayman Islands.”
For background, the article begins:
“The UK government is fighting to keep secret details of how it handled allegedly corrupt transactions related to a contract to equip Saudi Arabia’s national guard.”

Richard Brooks, an investigator for Private Eye magazine who has for years played a prominent role in exposing tax-related shenanigans in the UK, is bringing the case in a tribunal in London, where the UK Ministry of Defence’s has denied parts of a freedom of information request by Brooks, and Brooks is alleging a cover-up. Ian Foxley, a retired British army officer, was forced to flee Saudi after he became a whistleblower.
Finally, from the Twittersphere:

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