07.23.19

What Latin America's "Corruption Busters" Got Right - and Wrong

An overview of the popular but struggling anti-corruption movement, and ideas on how to save it, by AQ's editor-in-chief.



07.23.19

Kenyan finance minister arrested in corruption case

Kenya's finance minister has turned himself over to authorities to face corruption charges, just months after taking out a newspaper ad to defend himself.



07.23.19

Microsoft settles corruption charges over bribery scheme

Microsoft said it would settle a federal corruption charge that it was involved in an illegal bribery scheme in Hungary and pay $25 million in fines to put the matter to rest.



07.23.19

Woman, man laundered large amounts of drug money in Lexington. They're going to prison.

A Chinese man living in California and the wife of a convicted drug trafficker have been sentenced in federal court for an elaborate money-laundering scheme operating out of Lexington.



07.23.19

Sweden's Loomis finds failings in money laundering oversight

Swedish cash-handling firm Loomis AB (LOOMb.ST) reported flaws in its anti-money laundering oversight on Friday and vowed to fix them.



07.22.19

What can be done right now to stop a basic source of health care fraud

There are simple fixes that would make it more difficult for scammers to operate.



07.22.19

Crypto can prevent money laundering better than traditional finance

Despite common misconceptions, cryptocurrencies like Libra allow better identification and prevention of illegal activity than traditional payment systems.



07.22.19

Govt Makes Anti-Money Laundering Law Stricter, Widens Definition Of 'Proceeds Of Crime'

Tightening the anti money-laundering law, the government Thursday widened the definition of 'proceeds of crime' stating that a property will be considered as tainted if it relates to any offence on the basis of which a PMLA case has been slapped.



07.22.19

WILL THE SUPREME COURT USE BRIDGEGATE TO FURTHER KNEECAP ANTI-CORRUPTION LAWS?

Since the '80s, the court has shown a willingness to decriminalize dirty politics. Will Bridget Anne Kelly be the next to get off?



07.22.19

Corruption in Puerto Rico-Gasp!

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossell? is fighting for his political life after private messages he sent as part of a group chat were made public earlier this month.



07.19.19

Former Pakistani PM Abbasi arrested on corruption charges

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is accused of corrupt practices in the signing of LNG contracts during his tenure.



07.19.19

KeyBank claims alleged fraud could cost bank $122 million

KeyBank has "lost, or is in immediate jeopardy of losing" about $122 million as a result of alleged fraud by an Indiana-based payroll processor, according to a lawsuit filed by the bank against the company.



07.19.19

Nearly 100,000 in Puerto Rico Protest Demanding Gov. Rossell? Resign over Lewd Texts & Corruption

Close to 100,000 Puerto Ricans took to the streets Wednesday chanting "Ricky Renuncia!" as they called for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossell?, following the leak by Puerto Rico's Center for Investigative Journalism of hundreds of misogynistic, homophobic and violent text messages between Rossell? and members of his Cabinet.



07.19.19

Nordic Banks Pinched by Anti-Money-Laundering Compliance Costs

Efforts to improve anti-money-laundering controls continue to weigh on the financial results of Nordic banks, which have faced allegations in recent months of moving dirty money.



07.19.19

Ex-NBA star Chuck Person avoids prison time in NCAA corruption scandal

Former NBA star Chuck "The Rifleman" Person avoided prison time after pleading guilty to taking bribes as an NCAA coach to steer student-athletes to a financial adviser, with the judge blaming Person's charitable nature for his downfall.



07.18.19

Money Laundering Scandal Forces Puerto Rico's Governor to Cut His Vacation Short - Just in Time for Another Scandal

A leaked chat full of memes and misogyny has rocked the Puerto Rican political establishment and led to calls for the island's governor to resign.



07.18.19

Did Betsy Devos's School Choice Program Enable Puerto Rico's Corruption Scandal?

Yesterday, the former education secretary of Puerto Rico, Julia Keleher, returned to the island to stand trial after being arrested by the FBI on July 10th on fraud charges.



07.18.19

Will Zuma testimony help South Africa's fight against corruption?

The former president is appearing before a high-profile commission of inquiry into corruption during his time in office.



07.18.19

Israeli forces arrest 'travel agents' accused of operating Hamas money laundering ring

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced Wednesday that they had arrested three Hamas operatives who posed as travel agents in order to operate a money-laundering ring, which transferred "illicit terror funds from Gaza to the West Bank."



07.18.19

KeyBank claims alleged fraud could cost bank $122 million

KeyBank has "lost, or is in immediate jeopardy of losing" about $122 million as a result of alleged fraud by an Indiana-based payroll processor, according to a lawsuit filed by the bank against the company.



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