06.27.19

Ripple Deal Could Make XRP Cryptocurrency Compliant With FATF Anti-Money-Laundering Rules

Ripple, the largest single owner of the XRP cryptocurrency (currently valued at $20 billion), has signed a deal with regulation technology startup Coinfirm, to shine new light on how the third-largest cryptocurrency is being used.



06.27.19

Bleckwen raises $10 million to detect payment fraud with AI

Bleckwen, a cybersecurity firm developing fraud detection and prevention systems for banks and financial technology companies, today emerged from stealth with $10 million in a funding round led by Ring Capital.



06.27.19

New Index Calculates the Ability for Latin America to Fight Corruption

An organization promoting democracy and free markets in the Americas published a brand new index on Monday calculating the ability for Latin American countries to combat corruption, differentiating itself from other indexes that calculate "levels" of corruption around the world.



06.27.19

Guatemalan elections: Corruption, violence - and hope

Thelma Cabrera may not have won her bid to become Guatemala's next president, but she did shake up the country's political scene.



06.27.19

The Brief: Czech Republic exposed in anti-corruption report

During the same week that Prague saw its biggest anti-corruption protest in 30 years, the Council of Europe's anti-corruption body GRECO published its yearly report card, which singled out the Czech Republic for its low scores.



06.26.19

How to Protect Yourself and Your Business From Fraud

From Fyre Festival to Theranos to Anna Delvey, the so-called SoHo Grifter, fraud is having a moment these days.



06.26.19

Illegal game room that takes in up to $100K a day busted for money laundering in South Houston

Seven people have been charged with first-degree money laundering after a bust at an illegal game room in the City of South Houston, the Harris County Precinct 1 Constable's Office said Tuesday morning.



06.26.19

Corruption Crisis: How Criminal Politicians Poisoned the Dominican Republic

The criminal activities that transpire in the Dominican Republic range from armed robberies and improvised laboratories that specialize in counterfeiting booze and medications to drug trafficking, political corruption, contract killings, illegal arms trade and human trafficking.



06.26.19

Payment-Card Fraud Funds Terrorism and Other Transnational Crimes

New Research from Terbium Labs Finds an Undeniable Link Between Payment Fraud and Criminal Financing Worldwide



06.26.19

The Activist Preparing for the Post-Maduro Corruption Battle

With that simple sentence, Mercedes de Freitas drives home the importance of her work in a country that is falling apart in a thousand different ways.



06.25.19

Do's and Don'ts for Addressing Political Corruption in 2020

America is facing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to win game-changing national political reforms that would repair our broken political system.



06.25.19

Lloyds freezes 8,000 offshore bank accounts after money laundering crackdown

Thousands of account holders have not provided contact information, three years after being asked for it.



06.25.19

Estonia warns of risks in wake of money laundering scandal

Banks in Estonia have not yet plugged all the gaps in their money laundering controls, the Baltic state's regulator told Reuters, pledging to maintain a clampdown in the country at the center of one of Europe's biggest financial scandals.



06.25.19

Ex-Ald. Cochran gets a year in prison for wire fraud

Assistant U.S. Attorney Heather McShain called Willie Cochran's actions "a classic case of public corruption," a characterization that Cochran's attorneys have disputed.



06.25.19

Senegal President's brother resigns after allegations of energy fraud

The brother of Senegal's President Macky Sall has resigned from his government post after allegations of fraud relating to natural gas contracts, he said on Monday.



06.24.19

Jared Kushner Now A Target In DOJ Money Laundering Investigation

Jared Kushner, the husband of Ivanka Trump and son-in-law of the President, is now the target of a DOJ investigation looking into potential money laundering that occurred at Deutsche Bank.



06.24.19

UAE central bank focuses on real estate in anti-money laundering efforts

The United Arab Emirates Central Bank is focusing on the real estate sector as part of its work to combat money laundering in the country, an official said on Sunday.



06.24.19

Local businessman convicted of fraud for more than $6.3 million

A federal jury found Rafael Enrique Rodriguez, 40, guilty for engaging in health care fraud Friday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.



06.24.19

4 Ways to Protect Your Elderly Parents from Fraud

Elder abuse and fraud-long a problem-are getting new attention these days.



06.24.19

GUATEMALANS VOTE IN AN ATMOSPHERE OF DISTRUST AND CORRUPTION (IN PHOTOS)

The national election in Guatemala likely marked the bitter end to what was once the most hopeful anti-corruption movement in the hemisphere.



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