07.28.21

Cryptocurrency pump-and-dump schemes: Everything you should know

Don't get the rug pulled out from under you.



07.28.21

Brazilian Authorities Seize $33 Million in Money Laundering Investigation Linked to Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Brazilian authorities seized $33 million linked to a money-laundering investigation involving cryptocurrency exchanges.



07.28.21

Warren urges Yellen to crack down on cryptocurrency

Warren said "cryptocurrencies currently touch or can ripple through nearly every corner of the financial system."



07.28.21

Swiss prosecutors drop Russian money-laundering inquiry

Swiss federal prosecutors have closed a decade-long investigation into a graft scandal linked to the 2009 death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in a Moscow jail, they said.



07.28.21

Irish Banks Hail EU's 'Radical' Anti-Money Laundering Push

Banks in Ireland have welcomed an upcoming reform of the European Union's anti-money laundering regulations that will affect the crypto space.



07.27.21

Despite Outrage, Guatemala Continues to Bulldoze Anti-Corruption Edifice

The dismissal of Juan Francisco Sandoval, the country's leading anti-corruption prosecutor, marks the formal end of efforts to strengthen anti-corruption bodies in Guatemala.



07.27.21

Tara Hanlon jailed for over ?5m money laundering offences

A woman has been jailed for 34 months after being found at Heathrow Airport with five suitcases stuffed with nearly ?2m in cash.



07.27.21

Brazilian Police Seize $33M in Crypto Money Laundering Probe

The Brazilian judiciary authorized freezing accounts and taking assets from two individuals and 17 companies.



07.27.21

Atlanta man sentenced for submitting fraudulent COVID-19 test to employer and for a separate bank fraud charge

Santwon Antonio Davis has been sentenced for wire fraud related to a scheme to defraud his employer, and on a bank fraud charge related to a scheme to defraud a mortgage company.



07.27.21

Mexican economic growth likely picked up steam in second quarter

Mexican economic growth likely accelerated in April through June due to the reopening of economic activities as pandemic-related restrictions were lifted and due to the spillover effect of robust growth in top trade partner the United States, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.



07.23.21

Elon Musk Reveals Crypto Holdings. Here's Which Cryptocurrencies the Billionaire Owns

Speaking at The B Word conference this week, Elon Musk described himself as a supporter of Bitcoin (BTC) and said Tesla would likely start to accept Bitcoin payments again soon.



07.23.21

Tech-Support Scams Ensnare Millennials More Than Boomers

Microsoft survey finds younger computer users spend more time online, make riskier downloads



07.23.21

Ex-financial controller for San Diego based company admits to wire fraud

The former financial controller for San Diego-based RAL Investment Corp. pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal wire fraud charge for embezzling more than $400,000 from the company.



07.23.21

Twenty-Two Charged in Connection with a More than $11-Million Paycheck Protection Program Fraud Scheme

Seventeen more individuals have been charged in connection with a fraudulent scheme to obtain approximately $11.1 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and to use those funds to purchase luxury vehicles, jewelry and other personal items.



07.23.21

The EU declares war on money laundering

Huge sums of money of illegal origin are channeled into the regular economy every year. The EU has now prepared a comprehensive reform in order to crack down on money laundering. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.



07.22.21

World Bank unearths massive financial fraud in Pakistan

The World Bank has unearthed a racket of 23 Pakistan companies adopting corrupt, fraudulent, collusive and coercive practices to win contracts for projects undertaken by the Distribution Companies (DISCOS) and National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC).



07.22.21

US bars Honduran ex-president Lobo over alleged corruption

Prosecutors allege Lobo took bribes from a drug trafficking organization 'in exchange for political favours'.



07.22.21

Bitcoin extends gains, climbing above $32,000 as cryptocurrencies rebound from sell-off

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies recovered Wednesday after a brief sell-off, with the world's biggest digital coin climbing back above $30,000.



07.22.21

Former Financial Controller Admits to Embezzling Almost Half a Million Dollars from Family-Owned San Diego Business

Former Financial Controller Admits to Embezzling Almost Half a Million Dollars from Family-Owned San Diego Business



07.22.21

Kauai Woman Pleads Guilty To Multiple Wire Fraud Schemes And Aggravated Identity Theft

Leihinahina Sullivan, 49, of Lihue, Kauai, pleaded guilty yesterday before Chief United States District Judge J. Michael Seabright to three counts of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft related to multiple long-running fraudulent schemes. Sentencing is set before Chief Judge Seabright on December 2, 2021.



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