11.09.18

Steve Stockman, Ex-Congressman, Gets 10 Years in Prison for Stealing Charitable Donations

A former United States representative from Texas was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay about $1 million in restitution after being convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars meant for charity and using it to pay for personal expenses and his political campaigns.



11.09.18

What to Expect From Europe's New Bank Cop

Lenders shouldn't expect much help with their bad debts from Europe's new senior financial watchdog.



11.09.18

MoneyGram to pay $125M for violating terms of 2012 settlement

Revised Thursday afternoon to reflect that the fine was for violating the 2012 agreement with the Justice Department, not for tricking consumers.



11.09.18

Iran Gets Extension to Implement International Anti-Money Laundering Reforms

The intergovernmental body that promotes international anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing standards will not call on its members to apply countermeasures against Iran, the Financial Action Task Force decided at its October meeting.



11.09.18

Russian billionaire charged in Monaco corruption probe

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev was charged by Monaco prosecutors in relation to a probe into corruption and influence peddling in his long-running dispute with Geneva art dealer Yves Bouvier.



11.08.18

Jeff Sessions resigns as attorney general at Trump's request, leaving Mueller probe in new hands

"At your request, I am submitting my resignation," Sessions wrote in an undated letter to the president.



11.08.18

Former WestJet employee pleads guilty to defrauding airline of $138K in travel credits

A former WestJet employee has admitted to defrauding the company of more than $138,000 by issuing travel dollars to his friends and others who would pay him for the credits.



11.08.18

Us Warns Its Banks On Bahamas Dealings

The US government's call for greater scrutiny of The Bahamas will not have any "immediate or significant fallout" for this nation's key banking relationships, a senior banker said yesterday.



11.08.18

Making sense of the Georgia 'cyber crime'

The Georgia cybersecurity incident has rocketed to the top of the headlines in the final days before the election.



11.08.18

Legal cannabis holds no special attraction for organized crime: memos

Federal officials see no reason why organized crime would invest in legal cannabis over any other industry, despite allegations shady money is already tainting the business, an internal government memo says.



11.07.18

Judiciary Head Talking Tough On Corruption And Economic Crimes

The head of the Islamic Republic's judiciary has once again threatened to mercilessly punish corrupt business interests and individuals seeking to gain from Iran's crippling economic downturn.



11.07.18

It is time for an International Anti-Corruption Court

This need is especially pertinent when it occurs in states in which the criminal justice administration is not up to the task of preventing, combating, investigating and prosecuting those involved in grand corruption.



11.07.18

How to Profit on Uber and AirBnB With Crypto: Project Helps Investing in IT Companies

BaseCore, a US-based blockchain project, reveals a new security token concept which allows investing in private IT companies, like Uber, AirBnB and Grab, among others.



11.07.18

Lebanese Bankers Claim US Sanctions to Have No Effect on Economy

Lebanon will hardly feel the impact of the tough U.S. sanctions against Iran and Hezbollah thanks to strict compliance measures adopted by the commercial banks and the relatively low volume of economic trade between Beirut and Tehran, economist and bankers said Monday.



11.07.18

Malta at 'high' risk of being used for money laundering

Malta is at a high risk of being used for money laundering and at a "medium-high" risk of terrorist financing, a national study has found.



11.06.18

Former Sabah chief minister Musa Aman charged with 35 counts of corruption

Former Sabah chief minister Musa Aman was on Monday (Nov 5) charged with 35 counts of corruption involving about US$63 million.



11.06.18

ECB shuts Malta's Pilatus Bank after money laundering allegations

The European Central Bank has withdrawn the banking licence of Malta'sPilatus Bank, the island's financial regulator said on Monday, as the European Commission acted to step up a disciplinary procedure against Maltese authorities.



11.06.18

FATF to review Myanmar over money laundering concerns

An assessment of Myanmar's efforts to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing has found significant weaknesses, including a failure to recognise the "serious" money laundering risks that the country faces.



11.06.18

Bringing the worst kept secret in Brussels to the surface

During the European Parliament's last Strasbourg session, one vote did not go unnoticed: the rejection of the Parliament plenary to waive the immunity of the leader of the European Parliamentary Group of the EPP affiliated New Democracy party of Greece, over a case alleging (among other things) tax evasion.



11.06.18

Court records: Fear of factory floor fed UAW corruption

The top echelon of the United Auto Workers was so corrupt officials committed crimes out of fear they would lose six-figure jobs, travel perks and expense accounts and be forced to return to the factory floor, according to federal court filings.



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