02.22.21

AUSTRIAN REGULATOR SAYS CRYPTOCURRENCY IS ASSOCIATED WITH 60% OF FINANCIAL FRAUD CASES

The Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) stated on Friday that crimes involving the use of cryptocurrencies have increased across the country.



02.22.21

Qatar Regulator Unveils Platform To Help Fight Money Laundering and Financial Crime

Qatar has ramped up efforts against money laundering and the financing of terrorism with the launch of a new digital learning platform that raises awareness for professionals working within the country's capital market.



02.22.21

Elon Musk says bitcoin seems high after surpassing $1 trillion market value

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Saturday that bitcoin prices "seem high" after the cryptocurrency surged to another record high this week.



02.22.21

AML FINES RIFE AMONG MAJOR BANKS. LAST YEAR SHOWS THE NON-BANK SECTOR TO BE AHEAD OF THE BANKS ONCE AGAIN.

Compliance is the bulwark against money laundering and other financial crimes across the world. But as recent experiences reveal, increased compliance requirements put a heavy toll on banks and other financial institutions.



02.22.21

A New Survey Of The Financial Industry Shows Significant Support For The FinCEN Files Investigation

Some in the financial industry warned the unprecedented reporting project would have a chilling effect.



02.19.21

Newark Man Admits Role in $23M Money Laundering Scheme

Federal officials say a Newark resident admitted his role in a large international money laundering conspiracy and to using a stolen identity in furtherance of the scheme, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.



02.19.21

Industry Experts Say The FinCEN Files Investigation Will Help The Fight Against Global Corruption

Some in the financial industry warned the unprecedented reporting project would have a chilling effect.



02.19.21

Nvidia announces new chips designed for mining Ethereum as the cryptocurrency hits record highs

Nvidia on Thursday announced it will release a new series of semiconductors specifically for mining ether, the second-largest digital cryptocurrency.



02.19.21

EC urges Romania to transpose gas supply, industrial emissions, anti-money laundering directives

The European Commission said on Thursday it is calling on Romania to fully transpose gas supply security, industrial emissions management and anti-money laundering directives into its national legislation.



02.19.21

Nigerian national targeted Caterpillar Inc. in $11 million fraud scheme. Now he'll serve 10 years.

A Nigerian man was sentenced in Norfolk federal court on Tuesday to 10 years in prison in a massive online financial fraud scheme.



02.18.21

Biden and Central America's Anti-Corruption Crusade

There are high hopes that the new US administration of President Joe Biden will provide a shot-in-the-arm to anti-corruption efforts in Central America, perhaps even leading to the creation of a regional commission that helps local prosecutors investigate major corruption cases.



02.18.21

Qatar regulator launches platform to monitor human understanding of financial crime

Qatari financial services regulator works with global body to provide digital platform to assess whether financial services workers understand how to prevent financial crime



02.18.21

The UK education system has provided a safe haven for corrupt Nigerian politicians

West Africa's political elites have long been enamored with the UK's leading education system.



02.18.21

Jersey firms fined for breaching financial crime measures

A Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) investigation found the SGKH entities had failed to show "adequate risk management systems in place".



02.18.21

Bitcoin surpasses $50,000 for first time as major companies jump into crypto

Bitcoin's price broke above $50,000 for the first time in history Tuesday, continuing its blistering rally as major companies appear to be warming to cryptocurrencies.



02.17.21

IMF puts Ukraine on pause over corruption concerns

For months, senior Ukrainian officials have been claiming that the Ukrainian government has done everything the International Monetary Fund (IMF) could possibly demand.



02.17.21

Man Pleads Guilty to $1.3 Million Fraud Schemes and Receipt of Child Pornography

A Glen Allen man pleaded guilty today to wire fraud, engaging in an unlawful monetary transaction using fraud proceeds, and receipt of child pornography.



02.17.21

Is Cryptocurrency Really Fuelling Financial Crime?

Take a look at the cryptocurrency landscape from today's perspective and it is almost impossible to believe Bitcoin has only been around for 11 years.



02.17.21

Swedish Whistleblower Plans Hunger Strike Outside White House To Protest Global Financial Fraud

When an injustice is so massive, yet so concealed, it can drive anyone to madness.



02.17.21

ED Summons MMRDA Chief In Connection With Money Laundering Case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday summoned Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) chief, RA Rajeev, in connection with a money laundering case related to Tops Securities Group and Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik.



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