Oakland Businessman Charged With Using EB-5 Investments For Personal Projects, Home Purchase

Via the United States Securities and Exchange Commission: Washington D.C., Jan. 17, 2017 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against an Oakland, Calif.-based businessman accused of misusing money he raised from investors through the EB-5 immigrant investor program intended to create or preserve jobs for U.S. workers. The SEC alleges that

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The good, the bad and the homicidal: 23 investment migration destinations by security levels

The most popular citizenship and residence by investment destinations have vastly different levels of criminality and violence. Saint Kitts and Nevis has a murder rate 35 times higher than Malta, and Americans are six times more likely than Canadians to end up in prison. Investment Migration Insider has taken a look at some (literally) vital

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Antigua govt. releases full list of diplomatic passport holders, includes Robert De Niro, drug-traffickers

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Antigua & Barbuda yesterday released a complete list of the names of diplomatic passport holders. PM Gaston Browne had previously promised Parliament that such a list would be published. The document makes for very interesting reading and includes a slew of well-known names not typically associated with diplomacy, such as

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As details emerge about Budapest burglary, Arton issues statement

Investment Migration Insider wrote last week that reports had surfaced in the Hungarian media of a high-profile break-in at Arton Capital’s offices in Budapest Hungary. Initial reports (see sources below) claimed several million euros worth of Hungarian forints, as well as a server, were purloined during the burglary and that some 1,300 witnesses had been

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Arton Capital’s Budapest office burgled, police devoting considerable resources to investigation

Arton Capital’s Budapest office suffered a burglary in early April this year, just a week after the program closed, according to a story originally published on 444.hu (in Hungarian) and which first surfaced in English in the Budapest Beacon a few hours ago.  Arton Capital has confirmed this with Investment Migration Insider. UPDATE: Investment Migration Insider

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