03.25.19

Corruption anxiety

Dayo Olopade, a Nigerian-American journalist and technologist living in London, used the term "corruption anxiety" to describe "the knowledge that society can be and has been manipulated to favor the powerful, at your expense" in a speech at Georgetown University on Tuesday.



03.25.19

How Strongmen Turned Interpol Into Their Personal Weapon

Hakeem al-Araibi thought he had escaped the reach of the Bahraini government when he fled to Australia years ago as a political refugee.



03.25.19

Governor signs ag fraud law

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law the agricultural production facility trespass law that prohibits advocacy groups and journalists from using deception to gain access to livestock facilities generally not open to the public.



03.25.19

International cyber scheme included email fraud of Bellingham company

Two men were convicted Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee on charges stemming from each of their roles in an international cyber fraud scheme that funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent funds on behalf of a criminal organization.



03.25.19

Is Corruption the New Normal?

Prestigious universities and elite citizens are busted in a massive admissions scheme sprinkled with bribery and fraud.



03.22.19

What Is Money Laundering and What Is Its History?

Money laundering is a criminal endeavor that's more pervasive than you might think.



03.22.19

B.C. civil forfeiture office suing key target of province's biggest money laundering case

Paul King Jin is now the target of B.C.'s civil forfeiture office, which is suing for $4.86 million in cash and assets



03.22.19

Hundreds charged or jailed in Brazil's 'Car Wash' probe

Some of Brazil's biggest political and business names have been snared in the country's sprawling anti-corruption investigation that began in 2014 as a probe into money laundering at a car wash outlet in the capital Brasilia.



03.22.19

EFCC Rejects US Report On Corruption In Buhari Administration

The report, among other things, said that "there is a climate of impunity in the President Muhammadu Buhari government that allows officials to engage in corrupt practices with a sense of exemption from punishment".



03.22.19

WSJ Falsely Overstates '$9 Million' ShapeShift Money Laundering Claim: Analysis

Blockchain investigation and cybersecurity firm CipherBlade has done its own research, the results of which seem to exonerate crypto exchange ShapeShift from a scathing report in The Wall Street Journal.



03.21.19

Federal government pledges $15 million a year to fight money laundering

The 2019 federal budget is also promising $50 million for the Canada Revenue Agency over five years to create four new dedicated residential and commercial real estate audit teams in high-risk regions, including in B.C.



03.21.19

Iran foreign minister urges government to join international money laundering watchdog

Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, warned Tuesday that not joining the Financial Action Task Force, the international coalition that combats money laundering and terrorist financing, would "harm the national interests of the country."



03.21.19

Another Money Laundering Risk Seen Coming from Firms Providing Payment Services

As one avenue for money launderers is shut, another one may be opening.



03.21.19

'Corruption in Ukraine has to be stopped'

The port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine has become a symbol in recent months of the country's economic struggles.



03.21.19

Indian billionaire arrested in London over alleged $2B fraud

UK police have arrested India's billionaire diamond dealer Nirav Modi in London over his alleged involvement in a bank fraud that could be worth $2 billion.



03.20.19

Investors In 19 Countries Sue Danske Bank Over Money-Laundering Scandal

An international coalition of pension funds, government entities and asset managers is suing Danske Bank over a far-reaching money-laundering scheme tied to Russia, and its subsequent cover-up.



03.20.19

ING Italy investigated over alleged money laundering: source

Prosecutors in Milan have begun a formal investigation into alleged money laundering involving Dutch bank ING Groep NV's Italian business, a source close to the matter said.



03.20.19

America's Corruption Is a National Security Threat

Donald Trump is one symptom of a wider problem that's making the United States weaker on the international stage.



03.20.19

Opportunity Zones Invite Corruption

Federal politicians routinely lambast the tax code as full of loopholes favoring special interests and generating lobbying- then they add more loopholes generating even more lobbying and corruption.



03.20.19

Japan's Olympic Chief to Step Down Amid Corruption Investigation

The head of Japan's Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that he would step down at the end of his term this summer - a decision that comes as he faces a French corruption investigation into how Tokyo was chosen to host next year's Summer Games.



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