10.23.18

Lawmakers push to uphold corruption-rap dismissal

Lawyers for Greater Boston's congressional delegation want the dismissal of federal charges against two top aides of Mayor Martin J. Walsh upheld, arguing the prosecution's theory of Hobbs Act extortion could put other government officials at risk of indictment.



10.23.18

Improve US counterterrorism efforts by curbing corruption

In the years since the Sept. 11th attacks, the United States has spent huge sums to help foreign military and police forces develop the capacity to fight terrorism, with decidedly mixed results. Some of the biggest challenges to the effectiveness of U.S. counterterrorism aid can be explained by one word: corruption.



10.23.18

CA backs players' integrity against TV claims

Cricket Australia and the International Cricket Council have rejected claims by Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera that corruption allegations aired in recent documentaries have not been taken seriously nor investigated thoroughly.



10.23.18

UK Government unveils extensive measures to clamp down on global corruption, giving criminals "nowhere to hide"

4.6 million of funding announced to support anti-corruption initiatives abroad, helping the public hold their governments to account.



10.23.18

Extent of South African corruption begins to come to light

After rapacious financial misconduct under president Jacob Zuma, new momentum is building to illuminate the murky goings during his rule.



10.22.18

The City That Had Too Much Money

The transaction at the Starlight on that winter day in 2009, depicted in video footage released this year by the government of British Columbia, was one of thousands made in and around Vancouver over the past decade.



10.22.18

Washington tops all states in anti-corruption ranking

Washington state may share a name with the nation's capital, but there's no big swamp that needs to be drained in the Pacific Northwest, according to a new independent ranking of anti-corruption laws.



10.22.18

Uhuru says nobody is untouchable in war against corruption, even in private sector

President Uhuru Kenyatta said both corrupt public servants and their counterparts in private sector would not be spared in war against corruption



10.22.18

How Reuters, Economist, others 'baffled' me with question on Atiku, Buhari's corruption war - Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has said he was questioned by international media organisations he engaged with recently on the irony of the Buhari administration's anti-corruption effort, and the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.



10.22.18

Afghans vote amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats

Afghans have begun voting in parliamentary elections that have been overshadowed by chaotic organisation, allegations of corruption and violence that has forced a postponement of the vote in a strategic southern province.



10.19.18

Compliance job market shows strength in AML and financial crime as other areas slow

Amid the self-evaluation and manager assessments of the annual performance review season, many compliance professionals consider or ask the question: "am I in a good place, being fairly compensated, or better off elsewhere?"



10.19.18

Money laundering charge stayed for B.C. couple investigated after Halifax Harbour cocaine bust

Less than a month after RCMP in Nova Scotia swore a charge of money laundering against a British Columbia couple, the Crown has entered a stay of proceedings.



10.19.18

Workshop for 'zero tolerance' towards money laundering, terrorism financing

A two-day workshop here on Thursday called for zero tolerance towards money laundering and terrorism financing in the country, adding that developing an effective anti-money laundering/countering financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) risk assessment and compliance framework was need of the time.



10.19.18

Spain Arrested 4 and Seized 115 Properties in Venezuelan Money-Laundering Investigation

Spanish police have arrested a former Venezuelan official and an exiled opposition leader's relative and seized more than 115 properties in a money-laundering investigation into a ring that allegedly bought real estate in Spain with illicit funds from Venezuela.



10.19.18

Swedish bank Nordea accused of money laundering after Danske Bank scandal

Sweden's financial crime unit said on Wednesday it had received a complaint against Scandinavia's biggest bank, Nordea, for alleged money laundering following on from a massive scandal engulfing Danske Bank.



10.18.18

Communist Party detention program 'disappears' more Chinese accused of corruption

Recent news reports about a top Chinese actress and the head of Interpol, the international law enforcement agency, suddenly going missing have proven that no one - not even big celebrities and top government officials - are safe from a black hole of alleged justice operated by China's Communist Party.



10.18.18

Federal Icac: call for anti-corruption body after 'shocking' lack of public trust revealed

The incoming chair of Transparency International Australia has called on the government to urgently address its "shocking" loss of public trust by setting up a federal integrity commission and reducing the influence of lobbying and donations.



10.18.18

Anti-corruption raid targeting far-left leader M?lenchon turns violent

Anti-corruption investigators on Tuesday raided the home and party headquarters of French far-left leader Jean-Luc M?lenchon, who broadcast the raids live from his mobile phone.



10.18.18

Ex-executive gets over year in prison in NY corruption case

A former energy company executive was sentenced Tuesday to 14 months in prison after he admitted giving the spouse of one of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aides a low-show job.



10.18.18

Second Latin America Regional Brand Protection Summit Promotes Public-Private Cooperation in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement

The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and UL (Underwriters Laboratories) have partnered to host their second Latin America Regional Brand Protection Summit.



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