Israel's Netanyahu seeks another delay in corruption trial

Lawyers for the prime minister say the latest coronavirus lockdown in Israel has left them unable to prepare for next week's hearing.


Next step in AML overhaul: Simplify SARs

As the 20th anniversary of the USA Patriot Act approaches, reform of the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money-laundering regulation is on the horizon.


Public warned of money-laundering scam

Anti-money laundering police have urged the public to be alert when using their identity cards, warning that they should not allow other people to use their bank accounts for money transfers as such actions could be connected to money laundering.


Lawmakers Are Cracking Down on the 'Unregulated' US Art Market.

The new regulations target antiquities dealers, but could soon apply across the art market.


China sentences top banker to death for corruption and bigamy

Former head of China Huarong Asset Management given no option for reprieve


Rise of financial fraud in a Covid-19 world

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a swift adoption of digital transactions. But increased digitalisation in banking has also given a fillip to cyberattacks. How do we circumvent this problem?


Wells Fargo says federal agency ends anti-money laundering consent order

Wells Fargo & Company said on Tuesday the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) had terminated a 2015 consent order related to an anti-money laundering compliance program after the bank took steps to remedy the problems.


You Can Limit Your Loss In The Event Of Financial Fraud/ Data Theft

As we just forayed into the decade, there is again reported a high level breach of debit and credit card data of as many as 100 million users.


Netanyahu's Amended Indictment Reveals a Web of Corruption

The amended indictment against Benjamin Netanyahu in Case 4000 (the Bezeq-Walla case) is a hair-raising document...


The Next Indiana Jones Movie Should Star a Guy in a Cubicle

Congress has finally moved to address money laundering, including in the antiquities trade.


Iraqis take Kadhimi's anti-corruption pledge with a grain of salt

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi pledged that 2021 will be "the year of disclosing major truths about corruption."


'Mental money laundering' lifts constraints on spending morally questionable income

Numerous experiments have demonstrated that people are more generous with money they've earned unethically.


Crypto prices jump after U.S. regulator says banks can use stablecoins, connect to blockchains

Cryptocurrency prices soared late Monday, after a federal banking regulator said in an interpretive letter that U.S. financial institutions are allowed to use stablecoins for payment activities, and can participate as nodes in a blockchain.


Impunity is the handmaiden of corruption - even in Britain

People recognise corruption when they see it, though they would find it hard to define.


Accused in alleged $220 million underground bank and money laundering scheme fighting forfeiture

Accused is seeking the documents to bolster his challenge that he should not have to forfeit two properties in Vancouver and cash found at another property in Richmond as proceeds of crime because his constitutional rights were violated during police searches and handover of bank records.


US moves against money laundering

A major avenue for global money laundering and tax evasion has been closed off by a new law requiring disclosure of owners of US shell companies used to hide billions of dollars.


US closes key money-laundering, tax evasion channel

Major avenue for globanl money laundering and tax evasion has been cut off by a new law requiring disclosure of owners of US Shell companies used to hide billions of dollars.


Global: Financial Institutions: What does 20021 hold? Key Upcoming Developments and Enforcement Trends

In our briefing looking ahead to 2021, What does 2021 hold? we explore forthcoming developments and regulatory priorities in a number of key areas.


Bitcoin could quadruple in 2021 as the digital currency sees a rally similar to 2017, Fundstrat's Tom Lee says

Following a strong 2020 that saw bitcoin march to all time highs for a gain of around 300%, 2021 could be even stronger.


People's United Bank On How ML And Rules-Based Analysis Work In Tandem For Fraud Prevention

Eighty-six percent of consumers shopping online are targets of debit-card schemes and other forms of fraud, and these growing threats are pushing banks to rethink the tools in their fraud-fighting arsenals.

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