Police searched Kevin Foster’s home in 2004, looking for signs of a criminal lifestyle -- fast cars or piles of cash. What they found, at the end of a narrow country lane in rural England, was a private zoo complete with miniature railway.
Asil Nadir , the founder of Polly Peck International Plc who fled to northern Cyprus in 1993, can return to the U.K. on bail before standing trial in London for embezzling 30 million pounds ($47 million).
More than 100 bankers claim Commerzbank AG broke a pledge by Dresdner Bank, which it bought in 2009, to set aside about $516 million for bonuses and are asking a U.K. court this week to order that they be paid.
R. Allen Stanford, standing trial on allegations he led a $7 billion investment fraud, appeared in an October 2008 video shown to jurors in which he decried “damn greed” on Wall Street as the financial crisis deepened.
A Thai court ruled that most of the 76 industrial projects halted last year because of pollution and licensing concerns can be restarted, a decision that may resolve uncertainties about the nation’s investment regulations.