03.06.19

FBI launches new Miami squad to root out international corruption

Aiming to crack down on money laundering and bribes to overseas governments, the FBI is stepping up its efforts to root out foreign corruption with a new squad of agents based in Miami.



03.06.19

Nordea Sinks as Investors Fear More Money Laundering Allegations

Nordea Bank Abp sank as much as 6.5 percent on Monday ahead of report due to be broadcast this afternoon that will focus on the biggest Nordic lender's alleged involvement in money laundering.



03.06.19

Multibillion-Dollar Money-Laundering Scheme Run By Russia's Largest Private Investment Bank Uncovered, Report Says

An almost $9 billion global money-laundering scheme allegedly set up and run by Russia's largest private investment bank and having close ties to the country's ruling elite has been uncovered by the Sarajevo-based Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP).



03.06.19

Revolut CEO Refutes Claims of Negligence and Money Laundering Breach

The founder and CEO of United Kingdom-based digital banking app Revolut publicly denied allegations of a money laundering breach and negligence by the company in a blog post Mar. 1.



03.06.19

Corruption Is a Capitalism-Weakening Mistake

Canada is currently embroiled in a scandal in which the government has been credibly accused of pressuring its own attorney general to allow negotiation of a favourable deal with a Montreal-based global engineering firm.



03.02.19

FATF Issues Preliminary Guidelines on Digital Assets to Combat Money Laundering

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization that develops policies against money laundering, has published preliminary guidelines for cryptocurrencies on its website on Thursday, Feb. 28.



03.02.19

SEN. ELIZABETH WARREN SLAMS ISRAELI CORRUPTION WITH NETANYAHU'S INDICTMENT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who launched her presidential campaign at the beginning of the month, is no stranger to deception herself.



03.02.19

How Chicago Politics Produced A Deeply Entrenched Culture Of Corruption

It turns out a federal extortion case wasn't enough to unseat Chicago's longest-serving alderman.



03.02.19

Revolut CFO resigns following money laundering controversy

This hasn't been a good week for challenger bank Revolut . The company, which offers digital banking services and is valued at $1.7 billion, confirmed today that embattled CFO Peter O'Higgins has resigned and left the business.



03.02.19

Brazil Investigates Possible Corruption Related To Dam Collapse

Brazil has opened a corruption probe into the Vale SA dam collapse that killed at least 180 people in the southeastern part of the country.



03.01.19

Japan: Reported Cases of Crypto-Related Money Laundering Increase 10-Fold in 2018

More than 7,000 cases of suspected money laundering tied to crypto were reported to Japanese police in 2018, a more than tenfold increase from the 669 cases over a nine month period during the previous year.



03.01.19

With New Laws and Some Help, Iraq Turned Around Anti-Money-Laundering Problems

Seven years ago, Iraq's financial system was beset by problems.



03.01.19

Israel attorney general recommends charges against Netanyahu

Israel's attorney general on Thursday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a series of corruption cases, a momentous move that shook up Israel's election campaign and could spell the end of the Israeli leader's illustrious political career.



03.01.19

Petrobras Trader Enters Guilty Plea Deal for Money Laundering

In the latest installment of long-running corruption investigation Operation Car Wash, an ex-oil trader for Brazil's state energy giant Petrobras has agreed to plead guilty to charges of money laundering at a U.S. district court, Reuters reports, citing court documents.



03.01.19

Culture of corruption in Biscayne Park Police: 'Way worse than I imagined'

The Village of Biscayne Park has always been known as a speed trap, but between 2010 and 2014 a handful of police officers issued bogus tickets to previous traffic offenders without pulling them over, according to Miami-Dade Public Defender Carlos Martinez.



02.28.19

Swedbank Money Laundering Scandal Deepens with Possible Ukraine Connection

Allegations of money laundering against Sweden's oldest bank grew this week to draw in some of the former Soviet Union's most notorious individuals.



02.28.19

N.C. political operative indicted, and prosecutor signals that more charges are likely

The political operative at the center of allegations of ballot-tampering in a congressional race in North Carolina has been indicted on seven felonies, the start of what is expected to grow into one of the most sweeping criminal investigations ever of fraud in a federal election.



02.28.19

12th person pleads guilty in Mississippi pharmacy fraud

A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others.



02.28.19

Ukrainian court strikes down anti-corruption law

Ukraine's Constitutional Court has struck down a law against officials enriching themselves, a move that raises concern about the country's fight against endemic corruption and about whether it can get further aid from the International Monetary Fund.



02.28.19

Jennifer Lawrence Partners With RepresentUs for Anti-Corruption Short Film

'Unbreaking America: Solving the Corruption Crisis,'



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