Tunisia presidential candidate charged with money laundering

Tunisian media magnate and would-be presidential candidate Nabil Karoui has been charged with money laundering, had his assets frozen and slapped with a travel ban, a judicial source said Monday.


Senators propose radical overhaul of US anti-money laundering regime

Authorities in the United States have more information about library card holders than the owners of registered companies, according to a bipartisan group of U.S. senators behind a bill that would overhaul the country's dated anti-money-laundering laws.


Norway FSA fines Santander bank $1 million for anti-money laundering breach

Norway's Financial Supervisory Authority has ordered Spanish bank Santander (SAN.MC) to pay a fine of nine million crowns ($1 million) for violations of the country's anti-money laundering laws, it said on Tuesday.


Anti-Money-Laundering Watchdog Calls for Stronger Cryptocurrency Regulations

Financial Action Task Force says virtual currency firms should develop procedures for sharing customer information with other financial institutions


Florida Inmates Used Bitcoin to Bankroll Crazy Money Laundering Scheme

Authorities at the Pasco County jail in Florida recently caught inmates in an elaborate money laundering scheme involving Bitcoin and the dark web.


'Government go-slow', as Pakistan's anti-corruption drive bites

An anti-graft crusade promoted by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has led to swathes of arrests of politicians, but critics say the economy is suffering as vital projects are put on hold by officials fearful of being caught up in the dragnet.


US Imposes Travel Ban on Malawian Official Over Corruption

The U.S. government has imposed a travel ban on a special adviser to Malawi's president because of corruption charges.


'Wolf of Wall Street' Producer Set to Face Malaysia Corruption Charges

Riza Aziz, one of the producers of "The Wolf of Wall Street" movie and the stepson of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, pleaded not guilty to charges linked to 1MDB and sought trial.


Zelenskiy Vows to Eradicate Corruption in Ukraine

Rooting out Ukraine's deeply-entrenched corruption is a top priority, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a speech in Toronto on Tuesday.


The American Bar Association is fighting Washington's efforts to tackle money laundering

The body representing America's lawyers has staked out an eye-opening position in recent years-lobbying against efforts in Congress to close a loophole that enables terrorism, human trafficking, money laundering, and a host of other crimes.


Jack Evans' corruption is an urbanist issue. He should resign.

Greater Greater Washington talks about policy more than process: housing, transportation, and the built environment, more than we do government operations.


Thirty years after the Fitzgerald inquiry, 'corruption remains rife' in Queensland

Systemic corruption remains rife in Queensland, according to the former attorney general who implemented many of the recommendations of the landmark Fitzgerald inquiry.


Belfast: 11 arrests in money laundering investigation

Eleven people have been arrested on suspicion of money laundering after a police operation in Belfast.


Chinese religion official in corruption spotlight 'in aftermath of mosque demolition protest'

Gao Zhenyu in detention less than a year after rally in Ningxia forces authorities to call off plans to destroy building


Fraud in a World of Advanced Technologies

For many years, internal controls have been the focus of auditors' risk assessment as they seek to attest that the control environment is working effectively to minimize the potential for fraud.


Panama president pledges new beginning in corruption fight

Panama's new president Laurentino Cortizo took office on Monday (Jul 1) faced with the task of sprucing up his corruption-tainted country's image and reviving a floundering economy


Elizabeth Warren accuses advisory panel for FCC of corruption

FCC Chair Ajit Pai must "explain the extent to which CSRIC may be corrupted by corporate influence," the Democratic senator says.


Brazil's anti-corruption drive has been exposed as corrupt itself - and it could bring down Jair Bolsonaro

Reports revealing the judge in the Lava Jato corruption investigation- now the justice minister -not only interfered with but directed the prosecution case against Lula, deals a huge blow to the Brazilian president


How a Journalist Helped Spark an Anti-Corruption Wave in Panama

Panama's next Congress takes office on July 1 with more independent members than ever before. Mary Triny Zea is part of the reason why.


Switzerland to Tighten its Anti-Money Laundering Rules

Known for the banking secrecy that has given the country its reputation as a "dirty money hub," Switzerland now plans to tighten its anti-money laundering regulations and bring them in line with international standards.

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