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Fighting Fraud In The New Normal

While there is no shortage of new things in the world to get used to these days, cybercrime and fraud are, unfortunately, not among them.


Americans have lost $13.4 million to fraud linked to Covid-19

Americans have lost $13.4 million to coronavirus-related fraud since the beginning of the year, according to the Federal Trade Commission.


Why this top broker still rates Westpac a "buy" despite its $1.4bn profit warning

The Westpac Banking Corp share price is under a cloud since the bank issued its profit warning yesterday.


Is the U.K. Finally Getting Serious About Cracking Down on Dirty Money?

The United Kingdom has long been infamous as a money-laundering haven, with hundreds of billions of dollars in dirty money passing through its financial system just in recent years.


Huobi targets money laundering, fraud

Cryptocurrency exchange and derivatives platform Huobi Group announced today that it has launched a new analytics tool aimed at detecting and preventing money laundering, fraud, illegal dark web sales, and even price manipulation.



As the coronavirus economic stimulus package gets underway in the U.S, the Internal Revenue Service has urged taxpayers to be wary of fraudulent schemes involving the payments.


HTC Is Bringing Cryptocurrency Mining to Its Exodus Blockchain Phone

Taiwan-based tech giant HTC will allow users of its Exodus blockchain phone to mine cryptocurrency, but it isn't going to make them rich.


Westpac Takes A$900 Million Charge for Potential Laundering Fine

Westpac Banking Corp. has set aside A$900 million ($574 million) to settle a massive breach of anti-money laundering laws, in what would be the biggest fine in Australian corporate history.


Malta seeks US help as money laundering reforms deadline looms

Malta has requested the help of the US to avoid the possibility of being put on a list of countries that are not doing enough to fight money launderers.


Coronavirus supplies: 39 million N95 masks at center of fraud investigation

Millions of masks thought to be located for California healthcare workers won't materialize after all and now federal law enforcement is investigating the suspected fraud.


Former Lehi official charged with fraud, money laundering

A former Lehi public works chief has been officially charged with 15 felonies related to theft, communications fraud, money laundering and witness tampering.


Federal, state officials launch coronavirus fraud task force

Federal and state officials have teamed up to create a joint task force dedicated to fighting fraud related to the coronavirus.


HSBC reports potential money laundering breaches in Australia

HSBC has reported itself to Australia's financial regulator for possible breaches of anti-money laundering rules, the bank disclosed in a regulatory filing by its Australian subsidiary.


Banks blame AML rules for emergency loan logjam

U.S. banks, facing criticism for prioritizing existing customers over new ones who are seeking coronavirus rescue loans, put the blame on federal rules meant to catch terrorists and money launderers.


Chinese video streaming giant iQiyi accused of fraud, company says report contains 'misleading conclusions'

Chinese video streaming site iQiyi has been accused of fraud and inflating its financial numbers by a research firm, just days after coffee chain Luckin Coffee found a senior executive fabricated 2019 sales.


Nigeria visa firm owned by man on fraud charges

The owner of the Nigerian government-appointed company which produces visas for people wishing to travel to Nigeria from around the world is facing charges of fraud and money laundering in Nigeria in relation to a different company, the BBC has learnt in a joint investigation with the Premium Times.


NGO: Golden Visas Continue to Aid Corruption And Money Laundering in Europe

Many EU countries have not set up adequate beneficial ownership registers, which aim to curb money laundering and other illegal financial movements, according to a Global Witness report.


Another Epidemic? Second Chinese Company In A Week Discloses Suspected Fraud

Shares in TAL Education Group, the China after-school tutoring company led by billionaire Zhang Bangxin, fell by more than a fifth in aftermarket trading in New York today after it said an employee had been taken into police custody for suspected involvement in fraud.


Feds say Russian rapper laundered money, flaunted wealth online

A Russian wannabe rapper living in Florida allegedly laundered money for a shadowy organized crime outfit while posting about his flashy lifestyle on Instagram, federal authorities charged this week.


Money Laundering Issues Land Caesars Entertainment UK Record Fine

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) isn't letting the new coronavirus get in the way of regulatory affairs after hitting Caesars Entertainment with a ?13 million/$15.75 million fine.

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