We at the Monaco Intelligence Service knew that Sir Shifty never should have received a knighthood.
At the time (June 2006), this pension thief was under investigation by UK authorities for insider trading.
We know this because the Brits asked MIS to assist with their investigation. (The insider trading of the UK stock market was believed to have its roots in Monaco.)
Either it was a case of the left hand not knowing what the right was doing, or Tony Blair was running a corrupt Honors system.
So much of what we knew ten years ago is finally coming to light, which seems to be the ratio (ten years) between what intelligence services know and when journalists start reporting it.