FBI alleges mail and wire fraud by Outcome Health and its co-founders in briefly unsealed court document

The FBI was conducting a criminal investigation of Outcome Health and its executives as recently as November, nearly a year after the company settled a civil lawsuit by big-name investors alleging Outcome Health and its co-founders committed fraud to secure almost $500 million in funding.


US sanctions Venezuela emergency food 'corruption network'

The US Treasury Department on Thursday announced sanctions against three of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's stepsons, a Colombian businessman and six others for running a "corruption network" that profited from emergency food imports.


Iraq Issues Warrants for 26 Top Officials Over Corruption

The Iraqi government issued warrants for 26 former and current top officials, including 11 ex-ministers who are suspected of corruption, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi told the press on Tuesday.


Brazil: Crypto Exchanges Dragged Into Major Anti-Corruption Case

Four individuals allegedly involved in hacking the cell phones of Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro regularly used Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on July 25.


Peru Targets Crypto Regulation with Aim of Thwarting Money Laundering

Peru's race to evolve its legal system and adapt to the challenges of a "crypto society" has only just begun.


Real time text alerts crucial for fighting credit card fraud

Real time text alerts can be crucial to fighting credit and debit card fraud. Fraudulent charges can rack up fast, so if you don't have text alerts on your phone you could be in jeopardy.


Oregon FBI's Tech Tuesday: Avoiding bank fraud alert scams

Welcome to the Oregon FBI's Tech Tuesday segment. This week: building a digital defense against bank fraud alert scams.


This Ohio man is accused of trying to launder $19 million of bitcoin from the dark web

Silk Road, the infamous dark web black market where users bought and sold practically everything - including fake passports, illegal narcotics, weapons, hacking software and dangerous chemicals - was shut down in 2013. But that's not the end of the story.


Free ports favoured by Boris Johnson are money-laundering threat - EU

European commission warns against Singapore-style tax-free zones backed by incoming UK PM


Colorado state auditors investigating whistle-blower claims about fraud in Judicial Department

Allegations in anonymous letter sent in May to governor and chief justice


Brooklyn man accused of immigration fraud, submitting hundreds of faked applications: DOJ

A New York City man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly running an immigration fraud scheme that involved filing over 1,800 fake immigration applications over the past four years, according to a press release from the Department of Justice's office in Vermont.


Corruption, Mismanagement, and Disrespect Fuel Puerto Rico Protests

he political crisis in Puerto Rico is deepening, with a massive strike and hundreds of thousands taking to the streets, demanding Governor Rossell? resign for his corrupt management of the island.


Accuity Chosen by the Law Society as Preferred Anti-money Laundering Provider

Globally recognised as a high-risk industry for money laundering and terrorist financing, the legal sector is experiencing greater pressure to address financial crime compliance.


Authorities break up massive cigarette trafficking, money laundering ring

A cigarette trafficking ring based in Cumberland County was busted in what U.S. Marshals are calling one of the largest operations of its kind.


What Latin America's "Corruption Busters" Got Right - and Wrong

An overview of the popular but struggling anti-corruption movement, and ideas on how to save it, by AQ's editor-in-chief.


Kenyan finance minister arrested in corruption case

Kenya's finance minister has turned himself over to authorities to face corruption charges, just months after taking out a newspaper ad to defend himself.


Microsoft settles corruption charges over bribery scheme

Microsoft said it would settle a federal corruption charge that it was involved in an illegal bribery scheme in Hungary and pay $25 million in fines to put the matter to rest.


Woman, man laundered large amounts of drug money in Lexington. They're going to prison.

A Chinese man living in California and the wife of a convicted drug trafficker have been sentenced in federal court for an elaborate money-laundering scheme operating out of Lexington.


Sweden's Loomis finds failings in money laundering oversight

Swedish cash-handling firm Loomis AB (LOOMb.ST) reported flaws in its anti-money laundering oversight on Friday and vowed to fix them.


What can be done right now to stop a basic source of health care fraud

There are simple fixes that would make it more difficult for scammers to operate.

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