05.16.19

Ex-Interpol chief's wife gets asylum in France

The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young boys by granting her asylum request.



05.16.19

Anti-Money-Laundering Controls Play Bigger Role in Credit Ratings

Lapses in anti-money-laundering and financial-crimes controls are more likely to affect a banks' credit rating than almost any other nonfinancial factor, according to Fitch Group Inc.



05.16.19

White House Again Rejects Democrats' Requests for Documents in Corruption Inquiry

The White House on Wednesday rejected another round of document requests from the House, expanding on its assertions that Democrats in Congress lacked a legitimate legislative purpose for the demands and were inappropriately replicating the work of the special counsel.



05.16.19

Sweden rejects Browder appeal over Swedbank money laundering complaint

Sweden has rejected an appeal from campaigning investor Bill Browder which had urged authorities to pursue a complaint alleging accounts at Swedbank were used to launder money, the Economic Crime Authority (EBM) said on Wednesday.



05.16.19

Money laundering in B.C.: Timeline of how we got here

Here's a timeline of money-laundering in B.C. -beginning with an explosive Postmedia investigative feature in 2017 - and where it might go next.



05.15.19

Strengthening anti-corruption in the Western Balkans through improving asset seizure measures

Speech by HM Ambassador Alison Kemp at the workshop on effective asset recovery and supporting the fight against corruption in the Western Balkans.



05.15.19

Another ex-Danske Bank executive charged in money laundering scandal

Danish prosecutors have filed preliminary charges against former Danske Bank executive Lars Morch as part of their investigation into the bank's involvement in one of the world's biggest money laundering scandals.



05.15.19

Fraud, theft and money laundering: Ga. insurance commissioner charged in $2M scheme

A rental property, credit card debt and taxes: These are a few things the Georgia Insurance Commissioner is accused of spending money on that he stole from insurance companies.



05.15.19

How British Columbia became the money-laundering capital of the world

According to 2 recent government reports, more than $5B in dirty international money was laundered in the picturesque province of British Columbia last year.



05.15.19

Nordic, Baltic Regulators Agree to Share Info on Money-Laundering Threats

Effort by eight countries comes as banks in the region face questions about anti-money-laundering compliance



05.14.19

Freeports or free crime?

How tax-exempt warehouses contribute to some $899 billion laundered each year globally and why they are a threat to our national security.



05.14.19

LAKEWOOD CHIROPRACTOR TO SPEND 20-YEARS IN JAIL FOR MONEY LAUNDERING, TAX EVASION

The Lakewood Chiropractor who was sentenced to nearly five years in prison last week for tax evasion has 15-more years added on for money laundering.



05.14.19

Expert money-laundering panel recommends B.C. regulate foreign exchange, money transfer businesses

Across Canada, more than 800 MSBs -including more than 200 in the Lower Mainland -handle an estimated $39 billion a year in transactions.



05.14.19

El Salvador ex-first lady backs out of corruption plea deal

A former El Salvador first lady has pulled out of a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to corruption charges after they demanded she return $17.3 million in allegedly ill-gotten gains.



05.14.19

Businessman gets 4 years in prison for NYPD corruption scam

A businessman described by prosecutors as the "gravitational center" of a conspiracy to bribe New York police officers in one of the worst scandals to hit the department in recent decades was sentenced to four years in prison Monday.



05.13.19

Ousted Sudanese President Bashir Admits Corruption Charges Against Him

Former Sudanese Leader Omar Bashir, who had been ousted from power and detained in April, following waves of anti-government protests, admitted corruption and money laundering charges against him, local media reported on Saturday.



05.13.19

London Properties, Country Hotel Seized in U.K. Laundering Probe

U.K. money laundering investigators recovered about 6 million pounds ($7.8 million) in assets, including a Bentley sedan, an upscale hotel and prime London properties, from three defendants who allegedly used a global web of accounts to hide their wealth.



05.13.19

Why Canada Stands Out As A Money Laundering Haven

Canada's lax laws on identifying the true owners of property have made it a hot-spot for dirty money.



05.13.19

Chinese Agricultural Projects in Venezuela Produce Corruption, Not Food

In Delta Amacuro, a Venezuelan state on the Caribbean Sea, a large Chinese construction company made an agreement with the country's former president, Hugo Chavez.



05.13.19

Rob Shaw: Attorney general wants to name names in a public inquiry on money laundering

Cabinet ministers in Premier John Horgan's government spent the weekend wrestling with the high risk, high reward decision over whether to call a public inquiry into money laundering. It's not as clear-cut a call as it might first appear.



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