05.04.19

How the (Once) Most Corrupt Country in the World Got Clean(er)

Indonesia created an independent body to investigate and prosecute corrupt politicians. It worked-mostly.



05.04.19

Dominican National Convicted of Money Laundering

A Dominican national was convicted earlier this week by a federal jury in Boston of laundering close to $1 million in fraudulently obtained IRS refund checks using 11 different bank accounts at five different banks.



05.04.19

B.C. attorney general eyes expanding scope of special anti-money-laundering unit

$43 million in property value is linked to accused who were targets of police money-laundering investigations



05.04.19

Can mayor's resignation offer corruption-plagued Baltimore a chance to rebuild?

Baltimore has acquired a reputation for corruption, illustrated recently by Mayor Catherine Pugh, who resigned over allegations she had inappropriately taken payment in exchange for political favors.



05.04.19

Proposed Legislation Would Make Fighting Global Corruption A National Security Priority

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Todd Young have introduced bipartisan legislation that would raise the profile of efforts to fight international corruption.



05.02.19

Several charged in federal drug trafficking and money laundering conspiracies

A total of six men are now in custody following the return of a 41-count indictment alleging a cocaine and marijuana trafficking conspiracy, conspiracy to commit money laundering and 39 substantive drug and money laundering violations, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.



05.02.19

British Columbia's Casino Money Laundering Problem Exploded in the Late 1990s: Whistleblower

British Columbia has been rocked by financial scandal following revelations that its casinos had become "laundromats for organized crime" over the past decade, with Chinese criminal gangs transforming the province into a global money-laundering hub with links to the fentanyl epidemic.



05.02.19

Algeria's ruling FLN party elects new leader

Fifty-year-old businessman Mohamed Djemai replaces Moad Bouchareb, state television reports.



05.02.19

Corruption is not just a scourge, it is a crime too

Professor Pierre de Vos has suggested that Cyril Ramaphosa, deputy president under Jacob Zuma and now president since February 2018 as well as possibly president for another 10 years, will be too constrained by the politics of patronage and factionalism within the ANC to do anything useful about countering corruption in SA.



05.02.19

Ethics experts explore causes, solutions to political corruption

Is the seemingly endless stream of arrests rocking the Capitol in recent years evidence that Albany has gotten more corrupt, or are prosecutors, watchdogs and journalists just better at exposing ethical misbehavior?



05.01.19

Corruption Claims, Mailbox Send Hawaii Power Couple to Trial

He was Honolulu's Rolex-wearing police chief, an avid surfer who chatted with beat cops in Pidgin, Hawaii's creole language.



05.01.19

Former Dayton commissioner, state lawmaker arrested; More arrests coming, feds say

A covert, long-term investigation by federal agents into suspected public corruption in the Dayton area led to federal charges Tuesday against a former Dayton city commissioner and three other men.



05.01.19

Fraudster guilty of theft, money laundering

A man who defrauded more than $700,000 from customers in an internet scam run out of a Coupeville house pleaded guilty to theft and money laundering charges recently.



05.01.19

Danske Bank cuts outlook as money laundering scandal weighs

Danske Bank lowered its outlook for 2019 after a disappointing first quarter, due in part to the effects of a massive money laundering scandal at its Estonian branch that has sent ripples across the Nordic banking sector.



05.01.19

Rabbi convicted of money laundering gets a break thanks to his 'selfless life'

A judge gave a New Jersey rabbi who laundered $200,000 from a special education school he founded a break by sparing him a lengthy prison stint - sentencing him instead to 60 days in jail because he lived a "selfless life."



04.30.19

Length of jail term for Hong Kong man over money laundering to determine if he will escape extradition to Taiwan for murder

Legal experts expect a short sentence as prosecutors are unable to use murder as a predicate to money laundering



04.30.19

EU Watchdog Calls For Money Laundering Reform

The European Banking Authority is facing calls from the financial regulation head in Europe to improve its money laundering safeguards after opting not to pursue an investigation into the Danske Bank money laundering scandal.



04.30.19

Bill cracking down on LLCs used for tax evasion and money laundering faces obstacles

After bouncing around Congress for over a decade, a bill to crack down on anonymous shell companies used in money laundering and tax evasion may advance this year.



04.30.19

In Paraguay, Long a Haven for Corruption, Popular Protests Get Results

But some worry that the grass-roots demonstrations -including egging officials' homes -are little more than mob justice.



04.30.19

Hawaii Law Enforcement Power Couple Mired in Corruption Case

Hawaii's former law enforcement power couple is going on trial next month to face federal charges of conspiracy, obstruction and false statements to a federal officer.



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