08.05.20

L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar pleads not guilty to bribery, money laundering, other charges in City Hall corruption case

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar pleaded not guilty on Monday to bribery, money laundering and an array of other charges, his first public response to the allegations in the corruption probe since prosecutors began securing guilty pleas from others in the case.



08.05.20

FBI raids Miami office during probe into billionaire's alleged money laundering

FBI agents raided a 55th-floor office overlooking Biscayne Bay on Tuesday in downtown Miami. The search for evidence is part of a money-laundering investigation related to alleged bank fraud in Ukraine, a source with the FBI said.



08.05.20

First Alert Investigation: De Pere company being investigated by FBI for fraud, banking violations received PPP funds

Action 2 News has learned a company still under FBI investigation for wire fraud and banking violations received money from the federal government to help it survive the COVID-19 pandemic.



08.05.20

Swiss family arrested for $1M counterfeit iPhone repair fraud

A mother and son in Switzerland are accused of passing off fake iPhones in a $1 million warranty scam that saw them exchanged for real ones by Apple.



08.05.20

The IMF's Grand Anti-Corruption Experiment

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has justifiably given itself high marks on implementing the anti-corruption framework it adopted two years ago. In an internal review published last week, the IMF celebrates real progress.



08.04.20

Las Vegas man arrested on unemployment fraud charges

A 38-year-old Las Vegas man was arrested Friday on identity theft and unemployment fraud charges following an investigation by Las Vegas police and US Secret Serviced agents.



08.04.20

Manhattan D.A. Filing Signals Potential Trump Fraud Investigation

A new federal court filing from Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance as part of an effort to obtain President Trump's tax returns suggests that Trump is the target of a deeper probe by the prosecutor into potential bank and insurance fraud.



08.04.20

Wirecard Linked To Mafia Money Laundering

Scandal-plagued German FinTech pioneer Wirecard counted among its payments processing clients an online casino that laundered money for an arm of "one of Europe's most dangerous mafia organizations," the Financial Times reported on Monday (August 3).



08.04.20

How does the FBI combat white collar crime?

A key focus of the FBI's work is on combating white collar crime and protecting its victims, who range from companies to individuals and society as a whole.



08.04.20

Northern California Woman Pleads Guilty to Workers' Comp Fraud and ID Theft

Marlene Cavalcanti, 40, has pleaded guilty to two felony counts of insurance fraud and identity theft after falsifying documents to receive an additional $10,590 on her workers' compensation claim.



08.03.20

Cyber-Enabled Financial Crime and Money Laundering

Today we are very pleased to welcome guest blogger Moyara Ruehsen, PhD, CAMS, CFCS, who is an Associate Professor and Director of the Financial Crime Management Program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California.



08.03.20

Someone Tries Laundering Money-Literally

South Korean loses 'considerable' sum after washing-machine debacle



08.03.20

The U.S. Is a Haven for Money Laundering. That Might Be About to Change.

Tucked into the sprawling defense authorization bill are measures to create a corporate ownership registry, which would plug one of America's glaring gaps.



08.03.20

Theranos founder Holmes hit with 12th fraud charge - again

Federal prosecutors have restored a 12th felony fraud charge against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes.



08.03.20

Phillipsburg woman's prescription fraud ring bilked insurance, taxpayers out of $8.8M

A 38-year-old Phillipsburg woman has admitted her role in an insurance fraud scheme that bilked public and private health plans out of at least $8.8 million by filling fake prescriptions for compounded medicines.



07.30.20

The art world has a money laundering problem

Shell companies with hidden owners. Middlemen who shield the identities of buyers and sellers. Inadequate safeguards to keep out shady money.



07.30.20

Ex-state auditor Troy Kelley's fraud conviction upheld, ordered to prison

A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld the conviction of former Washington state auditor Troy Kelley, clearing the way for him to start serving a one-year-and-a-day prison term for fraud and other crimes.



07.30.20

Amazon Fraud Detector now generally available

Using machine learning, users can identify potentially fraudulent online activities, such as online payment and identity fraud, the creation of fake accounts, and loyalty account and promotion code abuse.



07.30.20

Local tech exec charged with COVID relief fraud and money launderingonio bank reports a $13.2 million 'Ponzi-style fraud'

Mukund Mohan, 48, of Clyde Hill has been charged with fraudulently seeking over $5.5 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and laundering the proceeds. Clyde Hill is bordered by Kirkland, Bellevue, Medina, Yarrow Bay and Hunts Point.



07.30.20

Trustify founder Danny Boice has been charged with fraud and money laundering

Trustify founder and former CEO Danny Boice has been charged with fraud and money laundering by the Department of Justice.



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