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New law cracks down on shell companies to combat corruption

MIAMI (AP) — For years as a federal prosecutor in New York, Daniel R. Alonso led teams that had to search through a maze...

Uganda rights lawyer freed on bail after week in detention

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A prominent rights attorney jailed in Uganda over criminal charges was freed on bail on Wednesday amid intense pressure from...

French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — A team of French investigators will come to Beirut next month to participate in interrogating former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, a...

Ex-Tunisian presidential candidate jailed in financial case

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Former Tunisian presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui has been arrested on charges of money laundering and tax evasion,...

Mexico alleges Luz del Mundo, 4 other groups laundered money

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican investigators said Tuesday they have filed money-laundering complaints against five religious groups in Mexico, including the Luz del Mundo...

Credit Suisse indicted over alleged ties to Bulgarian mafia

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss attorney general’s office said Thursday it has filed an indictment against bank Credit Suisse for allegedly failing to do...

Dutch court calls for criminal probe into former ING CEO

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court on Wednesday ordered prosecutors to open a criminal investigation into the former CEO of ING bank,...

Russian sentenced to French prison for bitcoin laundering

PARIS (AP) — A Russian bitcoin expert at the center of a multi-country legal tussle was sentenced in Paris on Monday to five years...

California developer pleads guilty in money-laundering case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California real estate developer pleaded guilty on Thursday in a money-laundering case that involved providing illegal contributions to...

US drops case against ex-Mexican general after pressure

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States on Wednesday dropped a high-profile drug trafficking and money laundering case against a former Mexican defense secretary,...

US dropping case against former Mexican defense secretary

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is dropping its drug trafficking and money laundering case against former Mexican Defense Secretary Salvador Cienfuegos,...

Trial of Russian in alleged bitcoin fraud to wrap in Paris

PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors requested on Friday a 10-year jail term and a fine of 750,000 euros ($888,634) against Alexander Vinnik, who is...

Goldman Sachs subsidiary pleads to US charges in 1MDB probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A subsidiary of Goldman Sachs pleaded guilty on Thursday and agreed to pay more than $2.9 billion in a foreign corruption...

Trump grants clemency to five backed by ally Alice Johnson

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted clemency to five people convicted of committing drug and financial crimes, all of them cases...

Trial of Russian charged in bitcoin fraud begins in Paris

PARIS (AP) — The trial of a Russian man alleged to have used ransomware in a 135 million euros ($157 million) bitcoin fraud will...

AP source: Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking,...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AP source: Ex-Mexico defense minister arrested in Los Angeles on warrant for drug trafficking, money laundering charges.

Cybercrime money-launders busted by European police, FBI

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — European and American officials said Thursday that they have arrested 20 people in several countries for allegedly belonging to an...

Agency: No Cyprus passports for wealthy investors’ families

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ top oversight body urged lawmakers on Thursday to rethink new legislation that empowers the government to grant citizenship to...

Australian bank agrees to $919M fine for money laundering

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Westpac, Australia’s second-largest bank, agreed to pay a 1.3 billion Australian dollar ($919 million) fine for breaches of anti-money laundering...

Bank shares slide on report of rampant money laundering

The financial sector was hit hard Monday following a report alleging that a number of banks — JPMorgan, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank...

Former IAAF head Lamine Diack sentenced to 2 years in prison

PARIS (AP) — Former track federation president Lamine Diack was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for corruption during his nearly 16-year tenure...

Switzerland agrees terms for returning seized Uzbek funds

BERLIN (AP) — Switzerland said Friday it has agreed in principle with Uzbekistan on the terms under which money seized as part of a...

Ex-Driscoll’s exec sentenced for stealing from berry giant

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former executive for one of the world's largest berry suppliers was sentenced to federal prison Thursday and ordered...

Indictment accuses 12 of illegally trading shark fins, drugs

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities said Thursday that they have charged 12 people and seized nearly $8 million in cash, jewels and precious...

Consultant charged in covert lobbying of Trump officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — An...

Miami businessman pleads guilty in Vermont ski fraud case

A Miami businessman accused...

German authorities conduct raids in money laundering probe

BERLIN (AP) — German...

Serbia cracks down on rights groups, government critics

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) —...

Malaysian ex-PM Najib given 12 years in jail in 1MDB scandal

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP)...

Colombia seizes properties of businessman tied to Maduro

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) —...

Prosecutors: Company, CEO tried to export chemicals to China

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) —...

Vatican watchdog sees record cooperation levels despite raid

The Vatican’s financial watchdog...

Lobbyist Abramoff charged in cryptocurrency fraud case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

San Francisco permit expediter charged in corruption probe

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

Mexican National Who Ran Stash House And Laundered Money For Group Linked To Sinaloa...

Monday, March 9, 2020 LOS ANGELES – A Mexican National who was charged in the first major narcotics trafficking indictment resulting from an investigation by the Los Angeles Strike Force was sentenced today to 63 months in federal prison for his role in an international narcotics network that transported 21 pounds of pure methamphetamine across [...]

San Francisco: Former CEO Of San Rafael Medical Device Firm Convicted Of Fraud, Money...

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)- The former chief executive officer of a medical device company in San Rafael has been convicted in federal court in San...

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