07.02.19

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.



07.02.19

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



07.02.19

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.



07.02.19

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



07.02.19

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.



07.01.19

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.



07.01.19

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to go on trial for criminal fraud charges in July 2020

Elizabeth Holmes will go on trial next summer to face criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos.



07.01.19

Why Trump should be worried about Vancouver's new crackdown on money laundering

At last, we might finally know who's been using Trump's Vancouver property to influence American policy.



07.01.19

The Albanian PM Was Charged with Corruption After Our Investigation. Now the Country Is Voting Again.

Albania's ruling Socialist Party is expected to win sweeping power on Sunday in local elections boycotted by the main opposition parties.



07.01.19

Lawsuit targets alleged Puerto Rico power company corruption

A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances filed a lawsuit on Sunday to recover what it called massive fraudulent payments made by the island's power company to fuel suppliers for more than a decade.



06.28.19

Bot Fraud Grows Across All Mobile Businesses And Now Threatens Apps

While topline numbers released last month by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and cybersecurity company White Ops declare the "war on fraud is winnable," the battle with bot fraud continues to escalate on mobile.



06.28.19

Financier Bill Browder Plays the Long Game to Expose Russian Money-Laundering

The Hermitage Capital Management CEO says he isn't deterred by European investigators who have declined to open probes at his request



06.28.19

Credit card fraud ring used composite identities to steal $3 million from banks: feds

The credit cards were real, but the people who got the bills were fake.



06.28.19

Belgium's KBC Bank faces money-laundering charges

KBC Group N.V. (KBC.BT) said Thursday that it has been summoned by authorities in Belgium to face charges of alleged involvement in money laundering, the latest in a wave of accusations against European banks.



06.28.19

FBI Is Probing Corruption in Puerto Rico Government Contracts

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing potential corruption and favoritism in how Puerto Rico awarded some government contracts and arrests may be forthcoming, according to the bureau's special agent in charge on the island, Douglas Leff.



06.27.19

Ripple Deal Could Make XRP Cryptocurrency Compliant With FATF Anti-Money-Laundering Rules

Ripple, the largest single owner of the XRP cryptocurrency (currently valued at $20 billion), has signed a deal with regulation technology startup Coinfirm, to shine new light on how the third-largest cryptocurrency is being used.



06.27.19

Bleckwen raises $10 million to detect payment fraud with AI

Bleckwen, a cybersecurity firm developing fraud detection and prevention systems for banks and financial technology companies, today emerged from stealth with $10 million in a funding round led by Ring Capital.



06.27.19

New Index Calculates the Ability for Latin America to Fight Corruption

An organization promoting democracy and free markets in the Americas published a brand new index on Monday calculating the ability for Latin American countries to combat corruption, differentiating itself from other indexes that calculate "levels" of corruption around the world.



06.27.19

Guatemalan elections: Corruption, violence - and hope

Thelma Cabrera may not have won her bid to become Guatemala's next president, but she did shake up the country's political scene.



06.27.19

The Brief: Czech Republic exposed in anti-corruption report

During the same week that Prague saw its biggest anti-corruption protest in 30 years, the Council of Europe's anti-corruption body GRECO published its yearly report card, which singled out the Czech Republic for its low scores.



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