An investigative report by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) says that Azerbaijan’s ruling elite used a secret $2.9 billion fund to pay politicians and others to promote the regime’s interests. How did the “Azerbaijani Laundromat” work — and who benefited?

Azerbaijani leaders used hidden channels to pay European politicians and journalists to try to advance the country’s interests and improve its image. More details in the video below:

Source: Radio Free Europe