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the alleged former operator of defunct cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e, has said that a district court in Cyprus has withdrawn their lawsuit on charges "of fraud, money laundering and other crimes."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



11.28.18

The system's broken. Let's fix it to fight corruption

Fairfax's latest investigation demonstrates the Australian government's alarming lack of capacity to effectively combat corruption.



11.28.18

Monrovia man gets nearly 6 years in prison for laundering drug cartel money

A Monrovia man was sentenced Monday to nearly six years behind bars for his role in an international money laundering ring that conspired to move millions of dollars in illegal proceeds for the Sinaloa drug cartel and other organizations.



11.28.18

B.C. launches consultation, tipline on money laundering

The government of British Columbia is continuing its crackdown on money laundering in the province's gaming and real estate sectors, but a lawyer is saying issues with dirty money lie outside B.C.'s hot housing market.



11.28.18

Maimane: Police must expedite corruption complaints

The DA has urged the police to speed up investigations into state capture and corruption complaints to prevent further loss of revenue to the fiscus.



11.28.18

Venezuela's ex-treasurer sentenced to 10 years for South Florida money-laundering scheme

A former national treasurer in the socialist government of Venezuelan President Hugo Ch?vez was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday by a U.S. judge for his central role in a $1 billion bribery and money-laundering scheme that enabled him to acquire luxury real estate and other assets in South Florida.



11.27.18

Fall in probes as 4400 bureaucrats report witnessing corruption

The federal bureaucracy is investigating fewer public servants for corruption and most bureaucrats believe corrupt behaviour would be detected in their workplace, despite growing momentum for a new integrity watchdog.



11.27.18

Rosmah applies to transfer 17 money laundering cases to High Court

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak's wife Rosmah Mansor has filed an application to transfer 17 cases lodged against her for money laundering and failing to declare her income to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) from the sessions court to the High Court.



11.27.18

U.S.-Argentina teamwork is battling money laundering and illicit finance

This November marks the second anniversary of the launch of an important partnership between the United States and Argentina: the Argentina-United States Dialogue on Illicit Finance, or AUDIF.



11.27.18

Companies' regulator puts more emphasis on corruption busting

Lawyer describes new guidelines as an unrealistic wishlist, while corporate governance expert says more monitoring of existing law is needed



11.27.18

The question Australian voters need to be asking themselves is not whether the country needs a national integrity body, but what it should look like.

The question Australian voters need to be asking themselves is not whether the country needs a national integrity body, but what it should look like.



11.26.18

PM faces corruption watchdog rebellion

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing a rebellion on the floor of Parliament, with Coalition MP Llew O'Brien threatening to cross the floor and vote with Labor to legislate for an anti-corruption watchdog.



11.26.18

M'sia to host international anti-corruption award ceremonyhttps://www.malaysiakini.com/news/453396

Malaysia is set to host the Third Sheikh Tamim International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award ceremony, and it is scheduled to be held in Putrajaya next month.



11.26.18

Drunk bureaucrats or corruption? Debate carves watchdog's scope

Supporters of a broader scope for the ACT's proposed anti-corruption watchdog expect talks over its role will swing back in their favour.



11.26.18

Shades of Brazil as anti-corruption drive in SA turns nasty

What better way to derail an anti-corruption campaign than to beat it at its own game? You might damage or derail democracy in the process, but that is the country's problem, not yours.



11.26.18

Federal corruption agencies not up to the task

On October 19, 2012, a long-serving Australian Border Force official called Mohamed Deeb took a break from annual leave to stop by his office in Sydney. It was 6.40pm and he was checking on an incoming consignment of clothes.



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