03.02.19

FATF Issues Preliminary Guidelines on Digital Assets to Combat Money Laundering

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization that develops policies against money laundering, has published preliminary guidelines for cryptocurrencies on its website on Thursday, Feb. 28.



03.02.19

SEN. ELIZABETH WARREN SLAMS ISRAELI CORRUPTION WITH NETANYAHU'S INDICTMENT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who launched her presidential campaign at the beginning of the month, is no stranger to deception herself.



03.02.19

How Chicago Politics Produced A Deeply Entrenched Culture Of Corruption

It turns out a federal extortion case wasn't enough to unseat Chicago's longest-serving alderman.



03.02.19

Revolut CFO resigns following money laundering controversy

This hasn't been a good week for challenger bank Revolut . The company, which offers digital banking services and is valued at $1.7 billion, confirmed today that embattled CFO Peter O'Higgins has resigned and left the business.



03.02.19

Brazil Investigates Possible Corruption Related To Dam Collapse

Brazil has opened a corruption probe into the Vale SA dam collapse that killed at least 180 people in the southeastern part of the country.



03.01.19

Japan: Reported Cases of Crypto-Related Money Laundering Increase 10-Fold in 2018

More than 7,000 cases of suspected money laundering tied to crypto were reported to Japanese police in 2018, a more than tenfold increase from the 669 cases over a nine month period during the previous year.



03.01.19

With New Laws and Some Help, Iraq Turned Around Anti-Money-Laundering Problems

Seven years ago, Iraq's financial system was beset by problems.



03.01.19

Israel attorney general recommends charges against Netanyahu

Israel's attorney general on Thursday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a series of corruption cases, a momentous move that shook up Israel's election campaign and could spell the end of the Israeli leader's illustrious political career.



03.01.19

Petrobras Trader Enters Guilty Plea Deal for Money Laundering

In the latest installment of long-running corruption investigation Operation Car Wash, an ex-oil trader for Brazil's state energy giant Petrobras has agreed to plead guilty to charges of money laundering at a U.S. district court, Reuters reports, citing court documents.



03.01.19

Culture of corruption in Biscayne Park Police: 'Way worse than I imagined'

The Village of Biscayne Park has always been known as a speed trap, but between 2010 and 2014 a handful of police officers issued bogus tickets to previous traffic offenders without pulling them over, according to Miami-Dade Public Defender Carlos Martinez.



02.28.19

Swedbank Money Laundering Scandal Deepens with Possible Ukraine Connection

Allegations of money laundering against Sweden's oldest bank grew this week to draw in some of the former Soviet Union's most notorious individuals.



02.28.19

N.C. political operative indicted, and prosecutor signals that more charges are likely

The political operative at the center of allegations of ballot-tampering in a congressional race in North Carolina has been indicted on seven felonies, the start of what is expected to grow into one of the most sweeping criminal investigations ever of fraud in a federal election.



02.28.19

12th person pleads guilty in Mississippi pharmacy fraud

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others.



02.28.19

Ukrainian court strikes down anti-corruption law

Ukraine's Constitutional Court has struck down a law against officials enriching themselves, a move that raises concern about the country's fight against endemic corruption and about whether it can get further aid from the International Monetary Fund.



02.28.19

Jennifer Lawrence Partners With RepresentUs for Anti-Corruption Short Film

'Unbreaking America: Solving the Corruption Crisis,'



02.27.19

Labor proposes crackdown on 'dirty money' laundered through Australian real estate

Real estate agents, lawyers and accountants will be forced to report dirty money that is used to buy property if Labor wins the upcoming federal election.



02.27.19

Tinubu's bullion vans and anti-corruption campaign

APART from court jesters, palace comedians and lick-spittle fake intellectuals mouthing anti-corruption nonsense, serious-minded Nigerians know that what we have witnessed in the county in almost four years is mere anti-corruption propaganda nicknamed anti-corruption war.



02.27.19

PM reiterates commitment to clamping down on money laundering

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday ordered that financial monitoring units be activated across the country as he reiterated his commitment to clamping down on elements involved in money laundering, Radio Pakistan reported.



02.27.19

Cambodia ends up on money laundering, terrorism watch list

If there's a list that any country rather avoid, the one for states with anti-money laundering (AML) and combatting the financing of terrorism (CFT) deficiencies is certainly one of them.



02.27.19

Watchdog launches probe into Swedbank after money laundering allegations

Sweden's finance watchdog has announced an investigation into Swedbank over allegations that the lender may have been used for money laundering of billions of kronor, on the same day that the bank launched its own external investigation into the claims.



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