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Biden reassures Finland, Sweden of support over NATO decision

Finland and Sweden have been given reassurances by President Joe Biden of the United States of America support over their decision to join NATO or not. This comes after threats by Russia to attack either country should they decide to join the US-backed NATO.

While speaking to the press in Berlin, Germany, Sweden foreign minister Ann Linde said that outside of Russia who have strongly objected to her country joining NATO no other country not even Turkey has objected to it consideration joining the pact.

Today, May 14, 2022, NATO foreign ministers are set to discuss the issue of enlargement considering Sweden and Finland’s appeal to want to join the pact.

The information available to us, reveals that despite denial President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has expressed concern over Sweden and Finland’s consideration to become members of NATO.

Meanwhile, moves are currently ongoing to calm things down between the two superpowers as defence chiefs of US and Russia had their first call since the Russian invasion began. Officials at the defence headquarters told Bloomberg that the conversion was professional and full of mutual respect.

Crypto Ponzi scheme on the rise, as tax investigators identify potential $1 billion crypto fraud

In an investigation that has been ongoing for some years now, tax officials cut across several countries have through effective collaboration identified more than 50 leads to potential crypto tax crimes. An investigation has even identified a $1 billion Ponzi scheme that has the potential to change the narrative in crypto investment.

According to Bloomberg, a group known as the J5, which comprises of top financial and criminal investigating officials from the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and the Netherlands met in London this week to not only discuss emerging trends in cross-border illegal crypto activity but to also share valuable intel about identifying these…


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