04.05.21

'Real Housewives' star Jen Shah and assistant plead not guilty to wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy

"The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" star Jen Shah and her assistant, Stuart Smith, pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering and wire fraud.



04.05.21

UK crime agency considers investigating Lebanon corruption report, sources say

Britain's organised crime agency is reviewing a report by a group of London-based lawyers which accuses Lebanon's central bank governor Riad Salameh and associates of money laundering and corrupt practices, four sources familiar with the matter said.



04.05.21

Namibian president caught in new fishing corruption allegations

A new investigation details how President Hage Geingob allegedly instructed associates to embezzle millions of dollars.



04.05.21

UK's legal system braces for barrage of cryptocurrency scams

The UK legal system is bracing for an uptick in scams related to cryptocurrencies, according to the head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).



04.05.21

JPMorgan Reveals 'Big' Bitcoin Price Prediction As Bitcoin And Crypto Market Surges Toward $2 Trillion

Bitcoin has won its fair share of Wall Street supporters this year amid a bull run that's seen it soar around 500%.



04.02.21

Coinbase gets all-clear from SEC, setting stage for landmark crypto listing

Coinbase Global Inc, the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, has received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list its shares on the Nasdaq, paving the way for what will be a landmark victory for cryptocurrency advocates.



04.02.21

2 More Charged In Massive NJ Money Laundering Scheme, 50 Victims Identified

A brand new BMW, jewelry, handgun, ammunition and luxury items purchased using stolen funds were seized from two individuals -the latest to be charged in a massive money laundering scheme, authorities in Middlesex County said Thursday.



04.02.21

UK regulator brings crypto businesses under financial crime reporting obligation

The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has extended its financial crime reporting framework to include cryptocurrency businesses.



04.02.21

Former Patriots player Kenbrell Thompkins accused of coronavirus relief fraud

The alleged scheme involved about $300,000 in unemployment insurance funds



04.02.21

FICO Research Highlights Challenges for Fraud and Financial Crime Teams Amidst Pandemic

Financial crimes operations impacted by increase in fraud attacks and remote workforce during COVID-19



04.01.21

Pioneer forced by feds to restate earnings over Mann fraud

An investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission into Pioneer Bank's handling of the $100 million bank fraud scheme of former customer Michael Mann has led the bank to restate financial statements relied upon by investors and stockholders to value the bank's stock.



04.01.21

Money laundering is a real issue in tech: Here's what is being done to stop it

Technology shows us once that tech build for good people can be harnessed by bad actors.



04.01.21

Operator of darknet news site DeepDotWeb pleads guilty to money laundering

The US Department of Justice announced today that Tal Prihar, who ran DeepDotWeb, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering.



04.01.21

Further measures needed to combat financial crime at Vatican, pope says

Signaling further reforms of the Vatican City State penal code, particularly when it comes to financial crimes, Pope Francis said the laws must reflect "the equality of all members of the church" by doing away with "privileges that go back in time and are no longer in keeping with the responsibility of each for building up of the church."



04.01.21

Ken Burns: People are making lots of money off 'the big lie' of US election fraud

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, known for expansive movies on quintessential American subjects like "Jazz" and "Baseball," said in a new interview that former President Donald Trump and his allies have damaged the country by promoting the "big lie" of widespread election fraud = and worse yet, they've made money off of it.



03.31.21

New U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Laws and Sanctions Advisory Impose Compliance Obligations on Art Market-What Does this Mean for Participants?

In recent years, law enforcement agencies around the world have increasingly focused their attention on the use of high-value art and antiquities sales in schemes to evade sanctions, launder money, and even finance terrorism.



03.31.21

'Real Housewives' Star Charged in Massive Fraud, Money Laundering Scheme

"Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" star Jennifer Shah is facing federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering in connection with a purported long-running telemarketing scam, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.



03.31.21

Ministry urges anti-money laundering law compliance before deadline

The UAE Ministry of Economy has urged Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions to comply with regulations before the expiry of grace period on March 31.



03.31.21

Florida men plead guilty to federal charges in 'grandparent scam'

Using a telephone scam to convince elderly victims that relatives needed money to get out of jail, two Florida men collected nearly $400,000, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.



03.31.21

Fraud spurs wave of new financial regulations -What security leaders need to know

As the COVID-19 pandemic first swept across the nation last spring and communities went into lockdown, businesses in all industries rushed to digitally transform themselves in order to continue serving their customers through digital channels and support remote workforces.



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