09.21.18

Denmark's Danske Bank Looks for New CEO Amid Massive Money-Laundering Scandal

The chief executive of Denmark's Danske Bank resigned Wednesday after an internal investigation found "major deficiencies" that allowed its Estonian branch to launder hundreds of billions of dollars in Russian money, in what is being called the largest money-laundering scandal in European history.



09.21.18

Inside Miranda Kerr's romance with an accused money launderer that resulted in her handing $8 million in jewelry over to the government

The New Wonjo Restaurant, on Thirty-Second Street in Manhattan's Koreatown, sat under the shadow of the Empire State Building. It was a 24/7 establishment, with plastic menus in the windows and authentic Asian fare - exactly the sort of place Jho Low liked to head after a late night of partying.



09.21.18

Malaysia Charges Former Prime Minister Najib With Money-Laundering

Malaysian police have arrested the country's ex-prime minister, Najib Razak, who is now facing at least 21 charges related to more than $620 million in state money that wound up in his personal bank accounts.



09.21.18

SC prosecutor Dan Johnson indicted by state on public corruption charges

A state grand jury hit Columbia prosecutor Dan Johnson and a top staffer with new public corruption indictments Thursday, alleging the pair raided Johnson's drug-seizure accounts to cover personal travel and lodging expenses.



09.21.18

A Year After Deadly Mexico Quake, Corruption, Negligence And Forgotten Victims Remain

Retirement for Guadalupe Padilla Mendoza meant pursuing her passion: rescuing dogs. The former public servant had begun taking street dogs into her home in Mexico City, squeezing as many as she could into a humble apartment.



09.21.18

A Year After Deadly Mexico Quake, Corruption, Negligence And Forgotten Victims Remain

Retirement for Guadalupe Padilla Mendoza meant pursuing her passion: rescuing dogs. The former public servant had begun taking street dogs into her home in Mexico City, squeezing as many as she could into a humble apartment.



09.21.18

A Year After Deadly Mexico Quake, Corruption, Negligence And Forgotten Victims Remain

Retirement for Guadalupe Padilla Mendoza meant pursuing her passion: rescuing dogs. The former public servant had begun taking street dogs into her home in Mexico City, squeezing as many as she could into a humble apartment.



09.19.18

Victoria councillor seeks assurances future casino won't launder money

Victoria needs assurances that a casino won't be laundering dirty money before it considers applications to allow one in Victoria, says Coun. Jeremy Loveday.



09.19.18

Pakistan, UK partners against money laundering

The United Kingdom and Pakistan on Monday launched a partnership to track corruption and restart the bilateral transfer of prisoners.



09.19.18

Credit Suisse to Improve Anti-Money Laundering Processes

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority ("FINMA") has detected shortcomings in Credit Suisse Group AG 's CS anti-money laundering compliance processes after investigating the bank in relation to certain cases in the period between 2006 and 2014.



09.19.18

Kim Jong Un's Statecraft by Crime

Setting the stage for Kim Jong-un's extraordinary summits with South Korean president Moon Jae-in and President Donald Trump, was the "Peace Olympics" in Pyeongchang, South Korea.



09.19.18

Enforcement Directorate registers money laundering case against Karnataka minister Shivakumar

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar and few others on the basis of an alleged tax evasion and hawala transactions case, officials said.



09.18.18

EL Salvador's ex-leader Antonio Saca gets 10 years in jail

A court in El Salvador has sentenced former President Antonio Saca, 53, to 10 years in prison.



09.18.18

Former Pakistani official, wife 'arrested' in UK over alleged money laundering

The Britain's National Crime Agency said on Monday it had arrested a Pakistani former 'politically exposed person' and his wife who were involved in money laundering in the UK, believed to to be the result of corruption in Pakistan.



09.18.18

Israel Ends 'Nightmare' Money Laundering Limits on Bank Accounts

Cryptocurrency companies could be among those expanding their activity in Israel if a proposal to ease requirements for opening business accounts in the country is approved.



09.18.18

Danske Bank invests in anti-money laundering systems following Estonian problems

The massive levels of illegal transaction activity uncovered at a Danske Bank subsidiary in Estonia forced the parent bank to overhaul its anti-money laundering (AML) detection and reporting systems.



09.18.18

UK Urges Private Schools to Help Crackdown on Money Laundering

Private schools in the UK have been urged to make sure wealthy parents are not using laundered money to pay for their children's education, The Financial Times reported.



09.17.18

Venezuelan ex-officials charged in Andorra over $2.3bn graft scheme

Prosecutors allege that they were part of a network of corrupt officials who received $2.3bn (?1.8bn) in bribes from companies in return for lucrative contracts with Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA.



09.17.18

Challenges of economic success

It must be every finance minister's dream to present a budget in the context of an economy that is growing at above-average rates, with low unemployment and with significant direct foreign investment.



09.17.18

Treasury tightens project supervision to fight corruption

Kenya has tightened its supervisory role on projects to ensure proper utilisation of public funds and fight corruption.



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