07.17.18

Blair Horner: New York's Corruption-Palooza Nears Its End

Another week, another conviction. The political establishment took another hit last week with the corruption conviction of former New York State economic development czar Alain Kaloyeros and key private developers of a major state-sponsored project.



07.17.18

EU: 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive published

On June 19th, 2018, the fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD 5) was published in the official journal of the European Union.



07.17.18

ICAC revives old doubts about NSW corruption

Credit where credit is due. Thank you to the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption for once again exposing bad behaviour at the highest levels of state politics.



07.17.18

British Columbia's Gaming Industry Reportedly Faces Serious Money Laundering Vulnerabilities

British Columbia's ("B.C.") Attorney General David Eby recently released an independent and very detailed report examining money laundering in B.C.'s gaming industry and providing 48 recommendations to combat the problem.



07.17.18

Pakistan court to take up Sharif family's appeals challenging corruption verdict tomorrow

Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law today filed separate appeals challenging the verdict in a corruption case and the Islamabad High Court issued an urgent cause list to hear them tomorrow.



07.16.18

Howie Carr: Rampant corruption the norm in FBI

Before there was Peter Strzok, there was Zip Connolly.People tend to forget, or maybe never knew, just how corrupt the famous but incompetent Federal Bureau of Investigation has always been.



07.16.18

Fighting corruption

National Accountability Bureau (NAB), along with other state institutions, is pushing hard to process the cases and references on corruption.



07.16.18

Corruption unleashed: Venezuelan government denounced for enriching itself with aid funds

According to a financial intelligence panel that met Friday in Cartagena, Colombia; in Venezuela, Maduro's government "uses food and humanitarian aid as a weapon for social control."



07.16.18

Employee frauds a big challenge for UAE firms

Employee frauds continue to be a major challenge for companies in the UAE with the banking sector witnessing increased incidents of employee frauds, expert said on Saturday.



07.16.18

Money, crime and protection

Two of the people who allegedly murdered Daphne Caruana Galizia are facing separate (so to say) charges of extensive money laundering.



07.13.18

Suspects in Buffalo Billion corruption case found guilty

Four men accused of rigging bids in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" program to revitalize upstate New York were convicted of all charges against them, including the Albany scientist Cuomo tapped to help him build in Buffalo and Syracuse.



07.13.18

Pakistan anti-corruption court dismisses Nawaz Sharif's plea to transfer remaining two cases

Nawaz Sharif's petition to transfer the remaining two corruption cases against him to another accountability court was dismissed on Thursday, in another blow to the embattled former Pakistan prime minister on the eve of his return to the country and possible arrest.



07.13.18

Senate Urges Anti-Corruption Agencies To Avoid Undue Publicity

The Senate has urged anti-corruption agencies to avoid undue publicity in their determination to expose and prosecute cases of corruption.



07.13.18

EU Backs Bulgaria's First Step Towards Joining Euro

Euro zone finance ministers gave their green light on Thursday to Bulgaria's bid to join the bloc's banking union, a step towards the Balkan state's adoption of the euro, they said in a statement.



07.13.18

The Global Hunt for Malaysia's Stolen Billions

International investigations of money laundering involving the state-backed 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) investment fund will probably create shock waves through the parts of the global financial order that were complicit in its looting, and there were plenty, stretching from Singapore to Switzerland and beyond.



07.12.18

Danske Fine May Be $670 Million as Analysts Look at New Evidence

There are so far no charges or convictions, but analysts are already guessing how big a fine Danske Bank A/S might have to pay following allegations it became a major hub for money laundering in Europe.



07.12.18

Canada could be a leader in international anti-money-laundering efforts

Canada has effective and robust financial regulations and institutions. It could be a leader in global anti-money-laundering and counterterrorism financing.



07.12.18

UN, AU Lament Loss of $50bn to Money Laundering, Tax Evasion in Africa

The United Nations (UN) and African Union (AU) have lamented an annual loss of $50 billion that oozed out of Africa through illegal funds, money laundering and tax evasion, among others.



07.12.18

Warnings ignored: Investigator fired after raising concerns about casino money laundering

A pile of $20 bills- some &600,000-- that was stacked higher than the casino cashier.



07.12.18

2 political corruption trials unfold in same NYC courthouse

Two criminal trials over allegations of high-level corruption in New York state were both drawing to a close Wednesday on the same floor atop a federal courthouse with dramatic views of the Manhattan skyline.



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