SPANISH ROYAL FAMILY

Switzerland investigates €3.5m transfer from account held by Spain’s emeritus king to The Bahamas

Prosecutors continue to probe allegations of money laundering involving a foundation linked to Juan Carlos I, who abdicated the throne in 2014

SPANISH ROYAL FAMILY

Recipient of €65m from Spain’s emeritus king claimed money was a gift and not a bid to hide the funds

EL PAÍS has had exclusive access to a statement made in 2018 by businesswoman Corinna Larsen, who is being investigated over money-laundering allegations in connection with a transfer made by former monarch Juan Carlos I

SPANISH ROYALS

Spain’s former king received alleged €1.7m donation from ruler of Bahrain, Swiss probe shows

Arturo Fasana, the former monarch's fund manager, tells prosecutors he deposited the money in a bank account for Juan Carlos I

WIKILEAKS

Spanish firm that spied on Julian Assange tried to find out if he fathered a child at Ecuadorian embassy

Owner of the security company watching the diplomatic building ordered a baby diaper stolen in a bid to find DNA

INTERNATIONAL

Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi diplomat who endorsed the $100m donation to Spain’s King Juan Carlos

According to a Swiss public prosecutor, the government minister met on two occasions with the manager of one of the former monarch’s bank accounts

INTERNATIONAL

Close friend of Spain’s emeritus king transferred $39 million from “donation” to a US bank

A request for judicial cooperation sent by Swiss prosecutors to a Spanish judge reveals multiple payments to Corinna Larsen, who used part of the money to purchase real estate

SPANISH ROYALS

Spanish government applauds king’s reaction to financial scandal, but supports judicial probe

Unidas Podemos and regional parties want a congressional inquiry into alleged Swiss bank accounts tied to Felipe VI's father Juan Carlos I

SPANISH ROYALS

Spain’s King Felipe VI renounces father’s inheritance over alleged Swiss bank accounts

Emeritus King Juan Carlos I has also been stripped of annual stipend in bid to distance the reigning monarch from supposed financial irregularities

International

Spanish judge asks Swiss prosecutor for information on alleged donation to friend of former King Juan Carlos

Documents discovered in Geneva related to a multi-million transfer received by Corinna Larsen could see a legal probe reopened in Spain

INTERNATIONAL

Swiss prosecutor investigating alleged million-euro donation to friend of Spain’s former king

Corinna Larsen says the money was given to her by Juan Carlos I, but insists that it was a gift

INTERNATIONAL

Russian spy detected in Catalonia accused of poisoning Bulgarian arms dealer

General Denis Sergeev, who is linked to the elite military group Unit 29155, is being investigated by Spain’s High Court for two visits he made to Barcelona ahead of the illegal referendum on Catalan independence

INTERNATIONAL

Spaniard at center of Julian Assange spying accusations claims ambassador ordered espionage

David Morales told Spain’s High Court on Friday that Carlos Abad asked him to secretly record the WikiLeaks founder while he was staying in Ecuador’s embassy in London

politics

Iranian exile group paid salaries for two leaders of Spain’s far-right Vox

Donations from the National Council of Resistance of Iran also funded other party expenses such as rent and computer equipment in 2013 and 2014

WIKILEAKS

Three protected witnesses accuse Spanish ex-marine of spying on Julian Assange

Former employees of David Morales tell a judge in Spain that his company was making recordings of the cyberactivist and his lawyers for the CIA

WIKILEAKS

Assange suspected a Spanish security firm was spying on him in London

The cyber-activist gave witness testimony before a judge in Spain via videolink, and said he did not authorize anyone to record his conversations with his lawyers

WIKILEAKS

Spanish judge to question Julian Assange over Ecuador embassy spying claims

British authorities will finally allow a videolink interview with the WikiLeaks founder in a probe against a security firm that allegedly sent illegally obtained material to the CIA

CHRISTINE LAGARDE

Lagarde was a director of two Baker & McKenzie affiliates in tax havens

The current president of the European Central Bank was on the board of subsidiaries of the legal firm in Bermuda and Singapore between 2003 and 2005

WIKILEAKS

The US trail of the man whose security firm spied on Julian Assange

Emails sent by David Morales, owner of UC Global, place him in Alexandria, in the state of Virginia, near the federal court that has been investigating the Australian cyberactivist for years

Wikileaks

UK blocks Spanish judge from questioning Julian Assange over spying allegations

The magistrate has requested to interview the WikiLeaks founder by videoconference as a witness, and says the refusal by British judicial authorities is unprecedented

AMERICAS

Andorra freezes €76.5m held by lawyer of Mexico’s ex-president Peña Nieto

Juan Ramón Collado, a prominent attorney who was arrested in July in Mexico City, is under investigation for money laundering in the European microstate, according to a court document seen by EL PAÍS

WikiLeaks

Director of Spanish security company that spied on Julian Assange arrested

The owner of UC Global, David Morales, was detained in August and has since been released on bail. He is facing offenses related to violating the privacy of the WikiLeaks founder and passing the information on to the United States’ intelligence services

WIKILEAKS

Russian and US visitors, targets for the Spanish firm that spied on Julian Assange

The CIA had access to the server where the company stored the profiles of hundreds of people who visited the WikiLeaks founder during his stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London

WIKILEAKS

Spanish security company spied on Julian Assange in London for the United States

Spain’s High Court is investigating the director of UC Global S. L. and the activities of his company, which had been hired to protect the Ecuadorian embassy in the English capital

COURT PROBE

Spain opens investigation into suicide of former Venezuelan oil chief

Márquez Caberera, who held a top post at PDVSA under Hugo Chávez, was found hanging from his own belt just days after agreeing to cooperate in a money laundering probe

WIKILEAKS

Spanish security company spied on Julian Assange’s meetings with lawyers

EL PAÍS has had access to video, audio and written reports showing that the WikiLeaks founder was the target of a surveillance operation while living at the Ecuadorian embassy in London

WIKILEAKS

Tapes of Spaniards’ attempt to extort Julian Assange: “This material is worth €3m”

EL PAÍS has accessed recordings that police made of the group who tried to sell the WikiLeaks founder sensitive personal material from his stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London

WIKILEAKS

Ecuador will give Julian Assange’s embassy computers and files to the US

Judicial authorities greenlight search of a room used by the WikiLeaks founder during his seven-year stay in the diplomatic headquarters in London