08.07.19

FBI issues subpoenas as part of widening sports trading card fraud investigation

Federal authorities have issued several subpoenas and contacted mostly anonymous members of an online forum as part of an ongoing investigation into altered sports trading cards that have sold for millions of dollars over the past several months.



08.07.19

Former Wells Fargo Manager Pleads Guilty Related to $14 Million Fraud Scheme

The investigation has led to charges against 18 defendants and involved about 7,000 fraudulent tax returns seeking about $38 million in refunds, prosecutors said.



08.07.19

Florida official pleads guilty to corruption charges

A suspended city commissioner who once ran the Florida Democratic Party pleaded guilty to corruption charges on Tuesday, admitting he accepted money from Uber and undercover FBI agents in exchange for his influence.



08.07.19

UAW Vice President Sentenced In Major Corruption Scandal With Fiat Chrysler

UAW executives sentenced after betraying the workers they're meant to protect, Trump's EPA isn't willing to compromise on emissions, Maserati isn't making money anytime soon, and so much more for The Morning Shift of Tuesday, August 6, 2019.



08.07.19

BREAKING NEWS NEWS After receiving $9 million, Winter Park man pleads guilty to money laundering and fraud

A 44-year-old Winter Park man pleaded guilty Friday for fraud and money laundering crimes stemming back to 2012 that earned him more than $9 million, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.



08.05.19

How Armando.Info Unveiled the CLAP's Web of Corruption

One week after being sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury, Colombian businessman Alex Saab still makes the news.



08.05.19

Westminster mother, daughter accused of 'largest housing fraud case in Orange County history,' DA says

The pair are accused of bilking more than $190,000 from the county.



08.05.19

Shady deals, corruption of ethics leaves us a poorer state

During the American Revolution, as our fledgling nation fought against the British, local committees in the major cities mobilized support for a government based on the will of the people.



08.05.19

Anthony Albanese says he has seen no evidence of corruption in federal politics

Labor leader says call by independent Andrew Wilkie for parliamentary inquiry into Crown casino allegations was not serious



08.05.19

Russia Probes Alleged Money Laundering By Opposition Leader Navalny

Russian investigators say they have launched a money-laundering probe against jailed opposition leader Aleksei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation, which has worked to expose Russian officials' questionable wealth.



08.02.19

German law targets money laundering in property market

Germany's government is unveiling a new law aimed at combating money laundering in the real estate sector.



08.02.19

All those Social Security phone calls are nothing but fraud, feds say

The calls are part of a "nationwide scheme" and recipients should just hang up or don't answer.



08.02.19

Corruption trial of Sudan's al-Bashir to begin on August 17

A lawyer of Sudan's deposed leader said he failed to appear in court for the first session.



08.02.19

Ukraine's anti-corruption campaign targets Klitschko and Poroshenko

Ukraine's new president swept to power by vowing to fight corruption. On the heels of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's election success, his predecessor and the high-profile mayor of Kyiv are now in the anti-graft crosshairs.



08.02.19

BNZ struggled to meet anti-money laundering laws - report

The Bank of New Zealand appears to have had difficulties in meeting laws meant to prevent money laundering and financing of terrorism, according to reports.



08.01.19

Bulgaria's anti-corruption chief resigns over apartment scandal

The head of Bulgaria's anti-corruption commission has resigned following a scandal over purchases of luxury properties at favorable prices that has already forced some senior ruling party's politicians to quit.



08.01.19

Suspended Commissioner Scott Maddox to plead guilty to some charges in public corruption case

Scott Maddox, whose long political career in Tallahassee came crashing down after his indictment on public corruption charges, will plead guilty to at least some of the counts against him next week in federal court.



08.01.19

Corruption on top of failure at the UN's Palestine agency

President Trump cut off US funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees last September because UNRWA is "irredeemably flawed." In fact, it's worse than he thought.



08.01.19

Korean Fat Leonard? Feds probe new US Navy corruption case in Asia

The Justice Department has filed corruption charges against the head of a Busan, Korea,-based husbanding services provider in a case with unmistakable echoes of the Fat Leonard scandal that has rocked the Navy since the investigation was revealed in 2013.



08.01.19

Investment adviser gets 20-year sentence in fraud case

A Maryland investment adviser was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison for defrauding investors out of millions of dollars, some of which she spent on astrological gems, cosmetic medical procedures and religious rituals in India.



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