12.04.18

Political lobbyists who create front groups pose corruption risk, Icac warns

Report into public sector corruption warns of hidden lobbying and not-for-profits being used to mask donations



12.04.18

Nigeria is making progress in the fight against corruption

Nigeria has made encouraging efforts to fight endemic corruption, a real plague for this oil-rich country, and improve the business environment.



12.04.18

Israeli Police Recommend Indicting Netanyahu In 3rd Corruption Allegations This Year

He is one of President Trump's closest allies, and on the way to becoming the longest-serving prime minister in his country's history.



12.04.18

New global survey highlights bribery and corruption in businesses

While progress has been made, improvements to companies' anti-bribery and corruption strategies are still needed, according to the 2018 Global White Collar Crime Survey, which has been launched by The University of Manchester and global law firm White & Case LLP.



12.04.18

Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson joins call for money laundering judicial review

B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson is calling on the provincial government to launch a judicial review into money laundering at B.C. casinos and in the housing market.



12.03.18

Extent of Corruption Detailed in DeBlasio Donors Trial is Stunning

Stories about two of Mayor de Blasio's donors bribing top cops have been streaming out for years, but testimony so far at the trial stemming from that corruption has been stunning all the same.



12.03.18

Israeli police recommend charging Netanyahu in third corruption case

Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery and corruption in a third case - this time on suspicion that the leader eased business regulations for the country's largest telecommunications company in exchange for favorable coverage for him and his wife on a popular news website owned by the firm.



12.03.18

Failed B.C. money-laundering case shows 'snow-washing' is thriving in Canada

When RCMP raided the offices of Silver International Investments Inc. in Richmond, B.C., they found a $2-million stash of $20 bills, along with records pointing to a much bigger operation



12.03.18

Tax transparency watchdog urges Israel to step up moves against money laundering

After global index puts Israel in top third of most financially secretive countries, NGO calls for more public scrutiny and regulations to stop rich from hiding their assets



12.03.18

Former accused in money laundering case try to get cash returned

Lawyer Matthew Nathanson filed an application on Nov. 26 for the return of more than $2 million seized during an RCMP investigation, dubbed E-Pirate.



11.30.18

Donald Watkins and son indicted on federal fraud charges

An Alabama attorney known for representing well-known clients is facing criminal charges regarding what prosecutors call an investment scheme relating to his bio-fuel company.



11.30.18

Are more banks tangled up in Danske money-laundering scandal?

A number of lawmakers in Denmark want money laundering investigations currently focused on Danske Bank to include more firms.



11.30.18

Police raid Deutsche Bank headquarters as part of Panama Papers money laundering investigation

German authorities raided Deutsche Bank's headquarters Thursday amid suspicions that its employees helped clients set up offshore companies that were used to launder hundreds of millions of euros.



11.30.18

ACT anti-corruption body to start work next year after passing of Bill

An ACT anti-corruption body will be in operation from 1 July 2019 after the passing of legislation in the Legislative Assembly.



11.30.18

Arrest of Rio governor adds to state's fame for corruption

The governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro was arrested on Thursday for allegedly taking about $10 million in bribes since 2007, the latest in a string of corruption arrests of senior political figures.



11.29.18

Geographer brings fresh perspective to study of US, world corruption in new books

A few years ago, Barney Warf wondered why no geographer yet had undertaken a major study of corruption.



11.29.18

Toronto real estate is vulnerable to money laundering

Toronto's booming real estate market is vulnerable to money laundering because real estate agents aren't notifying authorities of suspicious property transactions, leading the national anti-money laundering agency, FINTRAC, to step up its audits of the industry.



11.29.18

Cyprus Court Withdraws Money Laundering, Fraud Lawsuit Against Alleged BTC-e Operator

The lawyer for Alexander Vinnik, the alleged former operator of defunct cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e, has said that a district court in Cyprus has withdrawn their lawsuit on charges "of fraud, money laundering and other crimes."



11.29.18

Coalition was working on anti-corruption body before leadership change

Scott Morrison has dismissed a federal integrity commission as a "fringe issue" but the government was working to convert the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity into an anti-corruption body before the leadership change.



11.29.18

Criminal charges stayed in major B.C. money-laundering investigation

Criminal charges have been stayed relating to a high-profile RCMP investigation that alleged money laundering, underground banking and suspected drug cash used to fund VIP Chinese gamblers in B.C. casinos.



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