Welcome to Whale Hunting, a weekly newsletter delving into the hidden worlds of wealth and power. This week contributor Alex Finley revives her #YachtWatch franchise to catch up on how a number of Russian tycoons are using legal tools to stop Western efforts to seize their assets in the aftermath
The Malaysian fraudster Jho Low still has a Cyprus passport. How he got it and why he still has it is a crazy story of corruption and malfeasance.
Juan Carlos I, former king of Spain, is alone in a humble beach bungalow on an island off of Abu Dhabi. His best friend is a cockatoo named James.
China is in discussions with Malaysia to hand over the fugitive fraudster Jho Low and his assets.
Mohammed bin Salman is choosing Saudi Arabia over the global world order and leaders are panicking.
Gulf Arab states are each heading in their own direction and rivalries are intensifying. It's creating an environment ripe for escalation.
Abu Dhabi's powerful monarchy just had a shake-up. Here's how it's all falling into place.
Laura and Xavier Justo's new book Rendezvous with Justice provides an intimate look at their role in exposing the 1MDB scandal.
This week, we have news on superyachts and a celebrity who has become best friends with Mohammed bin Salman.
Dubai booms in times of trouble. The cast of plutocrats setting up there to live their best life away from prying eyes is unbelievable.