03.19.19

Lawless development, corruption, fraud cast big shadows on Kyiv real estate

Despite a rebounding real estate sector, lawless land development, corrupt schemes and property scams continue to stifle growth and create victims as Ukrainian authorities face accusations of manipulating laws to ensure that, one way or another, new developments are illegal, creating rich opportunities for blackmail and corruption.



03.19.19

Boeing debacle shows need to investigate Trump-era corruption

Once considered the "world's gold standard for aircraft safety," the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was conspicuously slower than the rest of the world to take appropriate action after a tragic airline crash in Ethiopia credibly called into question the safety of the Boeing 737 Max 8.



03.19.19

Corruption is a devastating cancer harming society, pope says

The constant temptation and cancer of corruption is one of the most devastating illnesses to befall society, Pope Francis said.



03.19.19

Deep Dive: An Automated Approach To The $2T Global Money Laundering Problem

The term "money laundering" is believed to have originated as a result of infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone's habit of channeling criminally obtained funds through laundromats, as their cash-heavy nature made it more difficult for the right side of the law to detect such money mixed in among legitimate payments.



03.19.19

Five Ways To Tackle Ad Fraud

According to research, ad fraud caused an estimated $19 billion in losses to advertisers last year.



03.17.19

Where The UK Fails On Anti-Money Laundering

Hundreds of billions of pounds' worth of criminal funds are laundered through the U.K. each year, while the non-compliant corporations and FIs that enable this receive little more than a "parking penalty" level fine.



03.17.19

Feds to launch anti-money laundering task force as part of 2019 budget

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government will unveil in the federal budget on Tuesday a new task force meant to improve money-laundering investigations and increase the likelihood of prosecutions.



03.17.19

Tax refund fraud: IRS crackdown ensnares legitimate taxpayers

Kim Henry thought she had a simple tax return this year...



03.17.19

China to prosecute top-ranking Uighur official for corruption

China's anti-corruption watchdog said on Saturday it would prosecute Nur Bekri, one of the highest-ranking Uighur officials in the country, over allegations of graft and corruption during his time as governor of Xinjiang province.



03.17.19

NJ Case Signals Possible Uptick in Anti-Corruption Enforcement in Construction Industry

With big-money projects involving chains of subcontractors and sometimes corrupt foreign officials, the construction industry has become a target-rich environment for the DOJ, according to former federal prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys and construction and government contracts lawyers.



03.15.19

We're Losing the War on Corruption

Paul Manafort and Felicity Huffman are twin avatars of an elite that still acts with impunity.



03.15.19

Denmark Reg Probes Swedish Bank For Money Laundering

Denmark's financial watchdog has instructed a Danish branch of Swedish bank SEB to obtain additional information on customers deemed to be a high money-laundering risk.



03.15.19

Special effects: How a movie could reduce corruption

They don't give an Academy Award for this, but a Nigerian feature film, "Water of Gold," made viewers significantly more likely to report corruption, according to a new paper co-authored by an MIT researcher.



03.15.19

Regulator Warns of 'Panic' Risk From Money-Laundering Scandals

Once considered the safest of them all, Nordic banks are now navigating a world dominated by allegations of laundering.



03.15.19

What's Missing? How Money Launderers In The UK Remain Unchecked

Financial institutions (FIs) must carefully balance staying compliant and keeping their customers safe, all without introducing frictions that could scare customers away.



03.14.19

How the largest college admissions fraud ever let wealthy parents cheat the system

When it came to getting their daughters into college, actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer J. Mossimo Giannulli were taking no chances.



03.14.19

Political corruption is shaking Dallas County. You have the power to keep it in check

It may seem obvious to say that the best cure for political corruption is electing good people.



03.14.19

Pan European Regulator: Key Weapon In Money Laundering War?

Among the latest headlines swirling in FinTech: Digital bank Revolut, based in the United Kingdom, has taken on an adviser, along with filling new positions, to bolster compliance teams at the firm.



03.14.19

UK watchdog hits out at accountants, lawyers over anti-money laundering

Most professional bodies for accountants and lawyers in Britain are failing to ensure that members do all they can to help in the fight against money laundering, a senior regulator said on Tuesday.



03.14.19

4 tips to protect yourself against tax return fraud this year

Are you looking forward to a tax refund this year? How would you feel if the IRS told you that it had already paid out your refund to someone else?



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