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On December 22, 2014, innumerable Spanish and international media outlets had reported that Spanish prosecutors were conducting an investigation into the affairs of Cristina husband, former Olympic handball player Inaki Urdangarin, for four years.
Spanish prosecutors have already ordered Princess Cristina, her husband Urdangarin and 15 others to stand trial in a money laundering case that involves an amount of 6 million Euros (US $8 million dollars).
The Spanish couple had been ordered to deposit funds with the court to cover possible liabilities.
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Before Altaf Hussain, a Pakistani politician was arrested in London for stealing a garment.
And in November 2011, a few Pakistani crickters were jailed in the conspiracy to bowl deliberate no balls in last year Test match against England.
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Moreover, quite a few internationally trusted banks like the Bank of New York, the Standard Chartered Bank of Britain, the HSBC bank, a Costa Rica based centralised digital currency service Reserve, the London branch of South Africa Standard Bank and a French bank BNP Paribas etc were fined heavily for being involved in money laundering.
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(References: The November 9, 2005, the December 6, 2012, the December 11, 2012 and the June 30, 2014 editions of the New York Times)
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