08.13.19

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Blade Raises $4.3M From Coinbase and Others

A soon-to-launch cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has raised $4.3 million from major investors such as the cryptocurrency platform Coinbase and the investment firm SV Angel. The exchange Blade is scheduled to launch in three weeks' time.



08.13.19

South Africa: Relief for President Ramaphosa in corruption case

Judge delays implementation of findings linked to claim that Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament about campaign donation.



08.13.19

UN Investigates Corruption in Its Own Agencies in Yemen

Last October, a group of United Nations investigators gathered at the airport in Sana'a, Yemen. The six former and current aid officials were preparing to leave the country with important evidence.



08.13.19

Tanzanian investigative journalist in court over money laundering

Erick Kabendera also faces charges of leading organised crime and failure to pay tax



08.13.19

New global cryptocurrency system set to fight money laundering

A number of countries have plans to create a new system to collect and share personal data on individuals who conduct cryptocurrency transactions.



08.12.19

How an NC lawmaker who committed 7 years of campaign finance fraud got no days in jail

How did a North Carolina legislator commit at least seven years of campaign finance reporting fraud, yet plead to just one crime that resulted in zero days in jail? We asked, and the answer is troubling.



08.12.19

1MDB scandal: Goldman Sachs executives facing corruption charges in Malaysia

The charges carry a maximum jail term of 10 years and a minimum ?100,000 fine



08.12.19

'I will eventually get killed': Meet Bryan Kramer, Papua New Guinea's anti-corruption tsar

First-term MP is a rising star in Pacific island's politics, and is under no illusions as to the dangers he faces as police minister



08.12.19

Corruption no longer fazes Israeli voters

The first 15 years of Likud rule in Israel came to an end in 1992, when Yitzhak Rabin defeated Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir.



08.12.19

Now in exile in U.S., Venezuelan prosecutor keeps up the fight against corruption

You wouldn't know it by the nondescript office here that has nothing hanging on the wall, but Pedro Lupera is a threat to the top echelons of the embattled Venezuelan government.



08.09.19

Canadian Inspector Reveals Bolton's Involvement in Money Laundering

A Canadian Police inspector has disclosed the results of investigation into a drug-trafficking case that provide clues about US National Security Advisor John Bolton's involvement in money laundering and suspicious financial transactions.



08.09.19

Biden brother invoked political clout to further fraud scheme

It is the latest allegation that the former VP's relatives seek to profit from his name.



08.09.19

WHO says it has 'zero tolerance' for corruption in Yemen

Some UN staffers have been accused of fraud in relation to the massive humanitarian aid program in Yemen



08.09.19

Florida official pleads guilty to three counts of public corruption

Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to officially remove a Tallahassee City Commissioner after pleading guilty to three counts of public corruption, But as Mike Vasilinda tells us a yet to be made public agreement calls on the former Mayor and Commissioner and a longtime lobbyist to offer substantial assistance.



08.09.19

UPDATE Oracle Romania CEO facing bribery charges in investigation by anti-corruption agency

The CEO of Oracle Romania, Sorin Mindrutescu, was brought to the National Anti-Corruption Agency (DNA) on Wednesday evening after agents searched the Oracle offices for evidence related to a bribery investigation.



08.08.19

Thailand to Bring Cryptocurrency Under Anti-Money Laundering Rules

Thailand's anti-money laundering regulator is planning to amend the country's laws to include cryptocurrency.



08.08.19

Former Glendale bank manager admits to aiding money laundering scam

The former manager of a Wells Fargo branch in Glendale pleaded guilty on Monday to using his position to aid a $14-million money laundering scam involving tax refunds.



08.08.19

Students for Trump co-founder pleads guilty to $46,000 fraud scheme

The co-founder of Students for Trump pleaded guilty Tuesday to scamming consumers and businesses out of $46,000 by posing as a lawyer online and dispensing legal advice, federal prosecutors said.



08.08.19

Florida real estate schemer pleads guilty to $1.3 billion fraud. Most victims were retirees.

The founder of a South Florida real estate company pleaded guilty Wednesday to orchestrating a $1.3 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of mostly elderly investors.



08.08.19

CORRUPTION CONFIRMED: Scott Maddox, Paige Carter-Smith guilty after 4-year Tallahassee probe

Scott Maddox, Tallahassee's one-time "boy mayor" who wielded great power and influence at City Hall for decades, pleaded guilty in a federal public corruption investigation that began more than three years ago and appears anything but over.



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