06.20.19

Citing prevalence of fraud in the profession, federal judge sends Minnesota chiropractor to prison

Citing "a lot of rot" in chiropractic medicine, a federal judge sentenced a onetime Minnesota practitioner to two-plus years in prison for defrauding a leading health insurer out of more than $330,000.



06.20.19

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy to face corruption trial

Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial in the coming months in a corruption and influence peddling case.



06.20.19

US Senators Introduce Bipartisan Anti-Money Laundering Bill

Four United States senators have introduced a bipartisan bill intended to put an end to the country's status as a premiere destination for financial crime.



06.20.19

Lawmakers make bipartisan push to crack down on money laundering and 'dark money' shell companies

A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to require obscure corporations and limited-liability companies to disclose their true owners to law enforcement to snuff out laundered cash and political "dark money" flowing into the U.S. from foreign-influenced shell companies.



06.20.19

Reporter's Release Gives Hope to Russia's Anti-Corruption Activists

Russian officials do not often meet the demands of protestors or answer the calls of news media, observers note.



06.19.19

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering

As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance.



06.19.19

Texas family pleads guilty to fraud charges over 'elaborate' Masters ticket scam

Masters tickets, already the most sought-after tickets in golf, proved to be especially costly for one Texas family.



06.19.19

More Instances of Fraud and Mismanagement Over New Jersey Tax Incentives Surface in New Report

A hospital connected to New Jersey political boss George E. Norcross III lied to win state tax breaks, a new special task force report says.



06.19.19

Russian Official Attempts Suicide During Corruption Hearing

A Moscow region official facing corruption charges has attempted suicide during a court hearing for a case he claims is politically motivated.



06.19.19

Pakistan, mired in debt and inflation, cracks down on corruption

Last August, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan came to power after a campaign in which he blasted the country's two major political dynasties as corrupt and vowed to clean up the graft and money-laundering that had long tainted the ruling elite.



06.18.19

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering

Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuade the European Union to launch accession talks.



06.18.19

Police Raid Nordea's Danish Office Amid Money Laundering Probe

Danish police raided the Copenhagen offices of Nordea Bank Abp last week as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged money laundering at Scandinavia's biggest bank.



06.18.19

Bitcoin: Anti-Money Laundering Challenges and Solutions

Working with bitcoin is easy enough, given the wide array of bitcoin wallets and other payment processing tools available today.



06.18.19

Brazil: Corruption as a Mode of Rule

Tracing the roots of political corruption in Brazil from Vargas to Bolsonaro reveals corruption as a political strategy that has long been woven into the fabric of Brazilian politics.



06.18.19

REMEDY FOR CHURCH CORRUPTION

Stephen Brady on current law enforcement backed up by former law enforcement



06.15.19

Experiencing corruption makes you more likely to protest against it... up to a point

Why do some people take to the streets to protest against corruption in their society.



06.15.19

Federal Aid Fuels Corruption

In a recent study, I described 18 reasons why federal aid-to-state programs should be eliminated. Aid programs are federal subsidies for state and local activities such as K-12 schools, transit, roads, and housing.



06.15.19

In Canada, Money Laundering Crisis Gets Political

A brief Parliamentary exchange between Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the leader of the New Democratic Party, Jagmeet Singh, on Tuesday provides a glimpse into the politicization of the country's money laundering crisis, whose depth and scale, while a longtime "open secret", was only more recently made public.



06.15.19

Federal government announces investment to tackle money laundering

The federal government has announced $10 million to help the RCMP prosecute money laundering after a special meeting in Vancouver of Canada's finance and justice ministers to discuss the pervasive problem.



06.15.19

Europol highlights Russian money as biggest laundering threat

Europe's Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centered on the region.



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