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Politically Exposed Persons
Sani Abacha
Former military ruler of Nigeria between 1993 and 1998, estimated to have embezzeled $2 to $5 billion through his years as defense minister and later dictator.

Yassar Arafat
Leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Arafat's personal wealth was estimated to be valued at $1.3 billion in 2002. Much of this money allegedly came from diverted Palestinian tax revenues.

Jean Bertrand Aristide
Former president of Haiti between 1994 to 1996 and 2001 to 2004, Aristide's regime has been accused on many fronts of kickbacks, illicit transfers and secret shell companies.

Benazir Bhutto
Former prime minister of Pakistan, Bhutto and her husband were accused of taking in hundreds of millions of dollars in "commissions" on government contracts and tenders.

Kim Jong-il
Military leader of North Korea since 1994, Kim Jong-il presides over a regime accused of engaging in money laundering, counterfeiting and other financial crimes.

Ferdinand Marcos
President of the Phillipines between 1965 to 1986, allegedly plundered between $5 to $10 billion during his rule.

Slobodan Miloševic
President of Serbia and later Federal Republic of Yugoslavia between 1989 to 2000, Miloševic allegedly used funds from customs revenues and the Central Bank to fund black market activities and enrich paramilitary groups involved in armed conflicts throughout the Balkans.

Agusto Pinochet
President of Chile from 1975 to 1990, a US Senate investigation revealed that Pinochet had used a network of over 125 securities and bank accounts to move millions of dollars out of Chile.

Raul Salinas
The brother of former Mexican president, Carlos Salinas, Raul Salinas amassed hundreds of millions of dollars while in offshore accounts.

Mobutu Sese Seko
Having consolidated power in Zaire by 1965, Mobuto Seko ruled over a troubled regime until overthrown 1997. He was estimated to have pocketed $5 billion through his long rule.

Mohamed Suharto
President of Indonesia from 1967 to 1998, estimated to have taken between $15 to $35 billion from government coffers during his long military rule.

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