03.12.21

Why Cryptocurrency Stocks Like Canaan, The9, and Riot Blockchain All Skyrocketed Today

The world's largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (CRYPTO:BTC), just keeps getting bigger. Over the past 24 hours, its price has risen about 2% and is approaching $58,000 per Bitcoin. This puts Bitcoin's market capitalization at about $1.07 trillion, according to CoinDesk.



03.12.21

U.S. Extradites Thai GDMA Associate in Ongoing 'Fat Leonard' Corruption Probe

A Thai woman extradited as part of the wide-ranging Navy corruption investigation involving ship-husbanding contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia appeared in federal court this week.



03.12.21

Myanmar's ousted leader Suu Kyi probed over corruption as 6 killed

Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been investigated over corruption, a military government spokesman said Thursday amid local reports that at least six people were killed as security forces opened fire on anti-coup protesters.



03.12.21

New Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Charges Added to Non-Profit CEO'S Previous Federal Indictment Charging Her with Wire Fraud, Bank Fraud, and Aggravated Identity Theft

A newly filed federal superseding indictment adds bank fraud and aggravated identity theft charges against Glenda Hodges, age 69, of Clinton, Maryland, who was already facing wire fraud, bank fraud, and aggravated identity theft charges in connection with the misuse of federal funds and other fraud related to non-profit and for-profit entities that Hodges operated.



03.12.21

100 years ago in Spokane: Cheers erupted in the courtroom as a beloved fraud defendant was acquitted

The acquittal of Jay Hough in a sensational financial fraud case was wildly popular in Spokane.



03.11.21

Bill to Exempt Crypto from Securities Laws Reintroduced in Congress

Warren Davidson introduced version 3.0 of the Token Taxonomy Act, which he previously sponsored in 2018 and 2019.



03.11.21

Colombia's former Supreme Court president convicted over mammoth corruption scandal

The former chief justice of Colombia's Supreme Court was convicted for corruption on Tuesday after a bribery scandal reached the highest echelons of the country's justice system.



03.11.21

US sanctions mining magnate accused of corruption in the Congo, reversing Trump-era move

Dan Gertler was first frozen out of the U.S. financial system in 2017 after Paradise Papers exposed how he helped secure lucrative mining rights for commodities giant Glencore.



03.11.21

FBI investigating Standish-based surveying company for allegations of wire fraud, money laundering

A Standish-based surveying company is the focus of a federal investigation into possible tax fraud.



03.11.21

Banking on SAMA's advice to combat financial crime

The advances in modern communications technology have been incredible, such as high-speed internet, text messaging, social networking sites, WhatsApp, and smartphones.



03.10.21

Korean crypto exchange Bithumb toughens up its Anti-Money Laundering measures

The operator of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has placed restrictions on trading accounts registered in jurisdictions that are deemed to be too lax in curbing money laundering.



03.10.21

Former SF official agrees to plea deal, will cooperate with FBI in corruption investigation

A former San Francisco aide to Mayor London Breed has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering and will cooperate with the FBI in their ongoing corruption investigation of San Francisco City Hall.



03.10.21

ED raids Punjab MLA Sukhpal Khaira in money-laundering case

Officials also said the searches are being carried out in Chandigarh, some other locations in Haryana as well as in Punjab and Delhi.



03.10.21

Two Former SunTrust Bank Employees Sentenced, Ordered to Pay $83,800

Rashad Liverpool, 28, and Robert Tillery, 45, were each sentenced on Friday, by the Honorable James A. Crowell IV, Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips.



03.10.21

Colombian companies spending US$180mn a year to combat financial crime

Colombia's financial services sector spends an estimated US$180mn a year to prevent financial crimes.



03.09.21

In their words: Celebrating women in compliance on International Women's Day

What better day than March 8, International Women's Day, to celebrate women in compliance? What better day to express gratitude and appreciation and reflect on all that women contribute not just to the compliance profession, but the business world at large?



03.09.21

As crime rises, Manhattan D.A. candidates vow to ease off prosecuting low-level offenses

Despite a recent rise in crime, many of the candidates in the crowded field vying to become the next Manhattan district attorney are talking about which crimes they won't prosecute, rather than those they will.



03.09.21

Online Banking Shift Leads to 'Significant Uptick' in Fraud

Online fraud attacks rose 250% over the course of 2020 as the pandemic pushed people to digital banking, according to a new report.



03.09.21

Accountant faces pressure to turn on Trump in criminal probe

When lawyers asked Donald Trump more than a decade ago to identify who estimated values on some of his signature properties, he shrugged and pointed to his longtime accountant, Allen Weisselberg.



03.08.21

Businessmen accused of Ukraine money laundering gave millions to New York charities

Dozens of New York's Jewish organizations have had their bottom lines bolstered by two businessmen accused of laundering billions for a Burisma-connected Ukrainian oligarch, public records show.



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