'Criminal' mentality helps detect organic fraud

To avoid fraud, the organic food industry should "think like a criminal" to identify its vulnerabilities and shore up defenses against corrupt suppliers, according to experts.


Former county auditor, convicted for role in scandal, claims fraud against PNC Bank

Former Butler County auditor Kay Rogers said "a litter of lies" continues to be told by PNC Bank executives and the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the existence of a $4 million loan, according to a nine-count civil lawsuit filed late last year.


Feds raid Taylor City Hall, mayor's house in corruption investigation

FBI agents searched multiple locations Tuesday during a new public corruption investigation, including Taylor City Hall and the home and vacation property of Mayor Rick Sollars, The Detroit News has learned.


'Corruption' in Pakatan's political appointments

Pakatan Harapan rode to power in the 14th general election (GE14) on a groundswell of disgust that Malaysians felt against the blatant scale of corruption committed by the former Barisan Nasional administration.


Crypto Crime Trends Evolving as Users Wise Up: Exchange Hacks, Darknet and Money Laundering

Two prominent research papers have shed light on the latest crime trends affecting the cryptocurrency community over the past two years.


El Chapo Highlighted Mexican Corruption, but Drug Money Also Lubricates U.S. Border

The former president of Mexico was accused of taking a $100 million bribe from El Chapo.


Kirchner corruption trial delayed by three months

The corruption trial of former Argentina president Cristina Kirchner, set to begin next week, has been postponed until May, authorities said on Monday (Feb 18).


Corruption-riddled caviar trade pushes fish closer to extinction

Corruption fuels the illegal harvest and sale of caviar, potentially hastening the slide of many fish species toward extinction.



Together with its national chapter in the Maldives, the global anti-corruption coalition Transparency International urges President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih not to let political position or status become a ticket to impunity for those involved in grand corruption


City of Vancouver joins calls for public inquiry into money laundering

Mayor Kennedy Stewart will write a letter to Victoria to apply pressure for a probe


The Future Of Money Laundering After Brexit

With Brexit fast-approaching, there are growing worries surrounding the UK's financial and economic well being.


This Startup Raised $30 Million. Now, Its Founder Is Accused of Fraud.

This promising Mexican startup closed its doors in the middle of a corruption scandal. How does this affect the Latin American entrepreneurial ecosystem? Experts explain.


Report: Widespread national food stamp fraud totals at least $1 billion, could be as high as $4.7 billion

According to a new report produced by the Government and Accountability Office (GAO), at least $1 billion in food stamp benefits are "trafficked annually," meaning they are fraudulently used. The extent of the fraud is uncertain, the GAO warns, estimating the abuse of the program could be as high as $4.7 billion.


Government's 'zero-tolerance policy' against corruption

In her first address to the nation after being sworn in for her third consecutive term last month, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced "zero tolerance for corruption" as a key policy of her new government.


Nigeria's Election Brings Dual Crises Back to the Polls: Corruption and Boko Haram

Muhammadu Buhari won the presidency in a historic election in Nigeria four years ago by promising to crush two scourges that had plagued the nation for years: endemic corruption and a war with Islamist extremists.


Owner of Carnegie construction company sentenced for 'elaborate double fraud'

Robert Seth said his mental health problems kept him from working and collected government benefits as a result, but all the while he was running a construction company and two other businesses without telling anyone - or paying his taxes.


How AI Can Battle A Beast-Medical Insurance Fraud

If a hospital bills a patient and her health insurance provider for a lab test that the hospital never actually performed, is that a mistake or fraud?


RCMP arrest 19 in alleged international money laundering scheme

The RCMP and other police forces arrested 15 people Monday in a series of raids in Montreal and Toronto targeting what investigators say is an extensive international money laundering network with ties to organized crime.


Endorsing corruption

Nothing is more ironic about this administration's vaunted anticorruption stance than President Duterte's endorsement of Jinggoy Estrada's comeback bid for senator in the May 2019 polls.


Five guys committed a $13 million tax fraud. Here's how much prison time they'll do

Five Miami-Dade men used their Doral tax business to defraud the IRS out of $13 million. After admitting it in federal court, they'll spend eight years in federal prison -combined.

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