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04.14.20

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.



04.14.20

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.



04.14.20

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.



04.10.20

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.



04.10.20

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.



04.10.20

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.



04.10.20

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.



04.10.20

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.



04.09.20

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.



04.09.20

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.



04.09.20

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.



04.09.20

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.



04.09.20

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.



04.07.20

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.



04.07.20

How Visa And The US Secret Service Are Flattening The COVID-19 Fraud Curve

Fraudsters don't get furloughs, they aren't much for vacationing, and they certainly aren't above taking advantage of a bad situation.



04.07.20

Bitcoin Is On Fire

Bitcoin is once again climbing, making gains alongside broader markets-with the bitcoin price up 12% over the last week and powering into the second quarter.



04.07.20

U.S. largely compliant with FATF crypto recommendations

The FATF crypto recommendations compliance report of out and the United States has scored high marks.



04.06.20

Government responses to COVID-19 are making the fight against money laundering harder

Money laundering will not be at the top of many people's lists of things to worry about as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.



04.06.20

FBI Used Bitcoin Trail to Catch Russian Rapper Accused of Money Laundering

In an affidavit unsealed earlier this week, FBI special agent Samantha Shelnick said she and her team had used the digital paper trail to uncover a major money-laundering operation, run by a shadowy criminal organization known as QQAAZZ.



04.06.20

A near record year for money laundering: Banks hit with $10 billion in fines

Regulators hit banks with a near record $10 billion worth of fines in a 15 month period through 2019, and the figure is expected to increase in 2020.



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