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Government responses to COVID-19 are making the fight against money laundering harder

Money laundering will not be at the top of many people's lists of things to worry about as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.


FBI Used Bitcoin Trail to Catch Russian Rapper Accused of Money Laundering

In an affidavit unsealed earlier this week, FBI special agent Samantha Shelnick said she and her team had used the digital paper trail to uncover a major money-laundering operation, run by a shadowy criminal organization known as QQAAZZ.


A near record year for money laundering: Banks hit with $10 billion in fines

Regulators hit banks with a near record $10 billion worth of fines in a 15 month period through 2019, and the figure is expected to increase in 2020.


Coronavirus: Cyber criminals threaten to hold hospitals to ransom - Interpol

Interpol warns that ransomware attacks could lead directly to deaths as healthcare resources are stretched by the crisis.


Investors want money back from alleged $33 million crypto fraud

A former stock broker has already been charged with wire fraud and money laundering. A group of investors is targeting his company's co-founders, too.


The US took its first enforcement action against coronavirus-related fraud

Amid all the other woes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, there is also the problem of fraudsters trying to profit from people's fear.


Florida Trainer Alfredo Lichoa Among Five Charged By Feds In Money-Laundering Scheme

A money-laundering investigation conducted by the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York.


Banking Bots: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Digital fraud continues to flourish, with recent surveys finding that security breaches have increased 67 percent since 2014 and 11 percent since 2018.


US Stimulus Plan Is Steadying Global Markets While Crypto Takes a Dip

The $2 trillion stimulus deal in the U.S. wasn't enough to keep many cryptocurrencies from taking a dip Wednesday.


PAC operator pleads guilty to fraud

Kelley Rogers, who raised millions with red-meat conservative pitches but spent little on politics, admits he cheated donors.


58 Charged Across Texas For Involvement In Healthcare Fraud And 'Pill Mill' Operations

Federal prosecutors announced what they called a major takedown against healthcare fraud, not only in North Texas but statewide.


Covering up the corruption: GOP tries to block probe of Mike Pence's Ireland trip

Mike Pence spent $600,000 on limousine rides so he could stay at Trump's resort in Ireland. Republicans don't care


Baltimore Defense Attorney Kenneth Ravenell Indicted For Racketeering, Drug, Money Laundering Conspiracies

A federal grand jury has indicted a Baltimore defense attorney for racketeering, drug and money laundering conspiracies.


When to Dispute a Credit Card Charge vs. Filing a Fraud Complaint

As soon as you spot a transaction that doesn't seem to belong on your credit or debit card, your pulse starts to quicken, right?


Dutch banks to work together in fight against money laundering

Dutch banks are sharing expertise and resources to help reduce money laundering through their accounts


Former El Paso City Council candidate arrested in debit-card fraud ring case

A former candidate for El Paso City Council is among five people arrested in connection with a debit-card fraud ring, police officials said Monday.


Pittsburgh lobbyist faces additional charges in unfolding fraud investigation

Authorities filed additional felony charges Tuesday in an unfolding fraud investigation into a Pittsburgh lobbyist who cast himself as "the Robin Hood" of Washington, D.C.


Chinese youth are falling for age-old fraud

It's one of the oldest scams in the book - a caller says your kids are in trouble and asks for money. The surprise is that many people, often the elderly, still fall for this age-old trick.


Elizabeth Warren Declared War on Corruption in the Heart of Lower Manhattan

Corruption is not merely unethical or undemocratic. It gets people killed.


Elizabeth Warren's first priority as president: ending government corruption

Warren's bold plan to crack down on corruption in Washington, explained.

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