12.15.18

Alleged Kickback Scheme Leads to Murder-for-Hire, Money-Laundering Charges

A man living in North Carolina who allegedly laundered part of $150 million in kickbacks related to Russian military contracts was charged in a plot that authorities say involved an extramarital affair, a murder-for-hire plan, immigration fraud and bribing a public official.



12.15.18

Critics urge Scott Morrison to give new anti-corruption body the right to hold public hearings

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has sparked a policy row over the powers needed to stamp out corruption among politicians and bureaucrats, as critics urge him to strengthen the Commonwealth integrity commission he vows to set up next year.



12.15.18

Report urges greater action on corruption

The Rwanda Bribery Index 2018 launched Wednesday by Transparency International Rwanda (TI-RW) indicates that cases of corruption in the private sector, traffic police, the Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and the judiciary remain rampant.



12.15.18

Corruption investigators probing Trump's inaugural committee

President Trump's inaugural committee is under investigation for potentially misspending some of the $107 million it received to organize a string of events celebrating the start of the president's term, according to a report.



12.15.18

Why war on corruption should be continuous

Corruption is the most talked about malaise in Kenya today, with almost daily headlines about new revelations and scandals.



12.13.18

Double standards in anti-money laundering rule

Recently, Botswana was designated by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as a country of high risk for money laundering and terrorism financing. The listing follows the 2016 Mutual Evaluation (ME) of Botswana by the FATF which found "strategic deficiencies" in its AML/CFT framework.



12.13.18

UK at the forefront of international efforts to tackle corruption

New legislation, powers and tools to tackle corruption in the UK.



12.13.18

Embattled Endumeni under administration after corruption uncovered

Former mayor Sibongiseni Mbatha was arrested in May for allegedly planning an murder plot against municipal speaker Bongiwe Mbatha-Makhathini



12.13.18

Michael Cohen just fell into the bottomless pit of corruption

It is a time-honored way of rising in Washington: Attach yourself to the right presidential candidate, and once that candidate is successful, you might then secure a position in the White House or another federal agency, where you'll get valuable experience, work on interesting and important issues, and be positioned to scoop up a lucrative payday should you decide to transition to the for-profit world.



12.13.18

Corruption: How Museveni weakened IGG

While speaking at Kololo ceremonial grounds to mark the end of the one-week Anticorruption week, Irene Mulyagonja, the inspector general of government, acknowledged that it is hard to fight corruption because of the sophisticated trajectory it has taken.



12.12.18

US anti-money-laundering bill could reappear early next year

Critics say the proposed law, which stalled following the US mid-term elections, would place an unnecessary burden on dealers



12.12.18

Time to confront corruption head on

He said backed by a strong political will, the government hoped to battle corruption systematically, deliberately and strategically



12.12.18

Dr. Pailey's Gba-gba Wins Prestigious International Anti-Corruption Award

The annual award ceremony took place this year at the Putrajaya International Convention Center in Malaysia, and acknowledged the outstanding contributions towards the prevention of and the fight against corruption that are being made around the world.



12.12.18

The future of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

It is common practice for AML compliance departments to be traditionally people-heavy and technology inefficient. This is set to change in the next five years or so, with AML compliance departments planning on making large investments into new technology that significantly reduces staff count.



12.12.18

Is the next Madoff lurking on the horizon? Experts will not rule it out.

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Marc Litt recalls sitting in Bernard Madoff's office in New York's famed Lipstick Building, soon after it had been turned into a federal crime scene.



12.11.18

Former Deutsche Bank Anti-Money Laundering Official Targeted In Probe

Prosecutors in Frankfurt, Germany have targeted a former anti-money laundering official at Deutsche Bank in a probe regarding the suspicion of money laundering, Reuters reported on Monday (Dec. 10).



12.11.18

New measures to tackle international money laundering

Package of measures to increase transparency and tackle corruption unveiled today.



12.11.18

Israel becomes member of global body against money laundering, terror financing

Justice minister says acceptance into Financial Action Task Force a 'national achievement'; FATF president says it opens up 'a new chapter'



12.11.18

NAB arranges seminar at Governor's House to mark Int'l Anti-Corruption Day

Governor Shah Farman's refusal to accept Rs130 million as his discretionary funds, and that too unaudited, apparently prompted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to celebrate the International Anti-Corruption Day at the Governor's House on Monday where its regional chief said that corruption has penetrated into the educational institutions, including universities.



12.11.18

Full text of President Buhari's address on anti-corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has told members of the African Union that the fight against corruption is a battle for the souls of all countries and one that must be won.



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