UAE urged to free Jordanian imprisoned for highlighting corruption in Amman

Human rights organisations have this week urged the United Arab Emirates to release Jordanian activist Ahmed al-Atoum, who was sentenced to ten years in prison in October because of comments he'd made on social media.


City Contractor Florence Kong Becomes First to Be Sentenced In Federal Corruption Probe

Florence Kong, the owner of a construction firm as well as a debris recycling company that did business with San Francisco's Department of Public Works under former director Mohammed Nuru, today became the first figure to be sentenced in the ranging federal corruption investigation that first became public in early 2020.


Former Grand Blanc financial advisor, golf course owner accused of committing fraud against elderly

A former Grand Blanc-based financial advisor and the former owner of the Jewel of Grand Blanc golf course has been charged for allegedly devising a scheme to trick elderly people into investing in a fictitious investment opportunity.


Social Isolation and the Risk of Investment Fraud

Social isolation, whether voluntary or involuntary, has long been a leading factor contributing to the financial exploitation of older investors.


Henry County restaurant owner sentenced for laundering nearly $4.5 million for a Mexican drug cartel

A 48-year-old woman will spend eight years in prison for using her restaurant to fund a Mexican drug cartel.


A 63-Year-Old Woman From Texas Is Reportedly Catfished And Scammed By Someone Pretending To Be The 'Versace On The Floor' Singer, Convincing Her To Send Him $100K To Two Different Bank Accounts.

As Valentine's Day is fast approaching, it's natural for people to try to find love online. However, a 63-year-old woman from Texas was ironically catfished and scammed by someone who pretended to be singer Bruno Mars.


Mastercard says it will support 'select cryptocurrencies directly on our network' this year

Mastercard said Wednesday that it will begin supporting cryptocurrencies on its network later this year.


Bronx man pleads guilty to laundering $1.5 Million

A Bronx man faces 25 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday for allegedly laundering $1.5 million and scamming senior citizens.


ED summons Ranbir Kapoor's cousin Armaan Jain in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday summoned Armaan Jain-the cousin of Bollywood actors Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Karisma Kapoor -- in a money laundering case.


Corporate Transparency Act: Congress Ensnares Small Business in the Fight Against Money Laundering

Every small business will be required to identify its beneficial owners to the U.S. Treasury under recently enacted federal legislation intended to crack down on the abuse of shell companies.


Saudi Arabia joins the global fight against money launderers

Money laundering is becoming a disturbing issue for the world economy and the global financial markets.


Texas CEO Sentenced For $150 Million Health Care Fraud, Money Laundering Scheme

The CEO of a Texas-based group of hospice and home health entities was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for falsely telling thousands of patients with long-term incurable diseases they had less than six months to live in order to enroll the patients in hospice programs for which they were otherwise unqualified, thereby increasing revenue to the company.


Landmark Sydney casino project hit by laundering probe

The operator of a newly built multi-billion-dollar casino that dominates Sydney's skyline was declared unsuitable to hold a gambling license Tuesday, following allegations of money laundering and links to organized crime.


Apostolic Nuncio Accused of Money Laundering to Enter Plea Bargain

Archbishop Ettore Balestrero, the apostolic nuncio to the Democratic Republic of Congo, announced last week that he will enter a plea bargain with an Italian court after he and his brother Guido were accused of money laundering, but will not admit guilt.


Twin Enemies Vex U.S. Troops: Fraud and Identity Theft

Active-duty personnel, veterans and reserve forces targeted by scammers


Plugged money laundering loophole

Finally, after years of delay and a stern warning from the Financial Action Task Force of tough sanctions on foreign financial transactions, Congress enacted last month Republic Act No. 11521 that would further strengthen the country's antimoney laundering rules.


Elon Musk and Snoop Dogg Push Cryptocurrencies to Record Highs

Bitcoin and even Dogecoin, which began as a playful experiment, are soaring in value as billionaires, companies and celebrities promote the digital currencies.


Israel's Netanyahu walks out on his own corruption trial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told judges in a Jerusalem court on Monday that he is innocent of corruption charges before abruptly standing, saying "thank you very much" and leaving with his motorcade.


Financial Analyst Charged With $1.4 Million Fraud Against Small Business Association

A former financial analyst has been charged with defrauding the North Texas Business Alliance (NTBA) out of more than $1.4 million in rebate funds, announced Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah.


German watchdog orders Goldman Sachs to comply with money laundering rules

Germany's financial watchdog has ordered Goldman Sachs' European arm to comply with rules to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing, it said on Thursday.

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