money laundering

Investor in Bribery Case Opens New Attack on Latvian Bank Chief

Investor in Bribery Case Opens New Attack on Latvian Bank Chief

The investor who accused Latvia’s central bank chief of corruption has opened a new line of attack as allegations of payoffs and money laundering roil the Baltic nation’s financial system.
How South Africa Is Cleaning House After Zuma’s Eviction

How South Africa Is Cleaning House After Zuma’s Eviction

Among the most damning allegations is that former President Jacob Zuma allowed the Gupta family to influence cabinet appointments and loot billions of rand from state coffers.
Mueller Files More Charges Against Former Trump Aide Gates

Mueller Files More Charges Against Former Trump Aide Gates

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed conspiracy and false-statement counts against former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as a person familiar with the matter said he is poised to plead guilty.

Austria Planning New Regulations for Cryptocurrency, ICOs

Austria is drawing up cryptocurrency regulations, using as a model existing rules for the trading of gold and derivatives.
Gates Guilty Plea Strengthens Mueller’s Hand Against Manafort

Gates Guilty Plea Strengthens Mueller’s Hand Against Manafort

As the newest cooperator for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Rick Gates gives prosecutors a powerful weapon in pursuing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and possible election collusion
Meeting That Gates Admits Lying About Matches Rohrabacher Dinner

Meeting That Gates Admits Lying About Matches Rohrabacher Dinner

“The subject of Ukraine came up in passing,” the lawmaker’s spokesman said.
Indictment Claims Paul Manafort Had a Lot of Trouble Converting a PDF to Cook His Books

Indictment Claims Paul Manafort Had a Lot of Trouble Converting a PDF to Cook His Books

On Thursday evening, Robert Mueller’s special investigation filed even more charges against former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates. Gates pleaded guilty on Friday and
At U.S. Urging, Pakistan to Be Placed on Terrorism-Financing List

At U.S. Urging, Pakistan to Be Placed on Terrorism-Financing List

Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, center, founder of the militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, in 2017. An international task force has decided to place Pakistan on a terrorism-financing watch list.
At U.S. Urging, Pakistan to Be Placed on Terrorism-Financing List

At U.S. Urging, Pakistan to Be Placed on Terrorism-Financing List

Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, center, founder of the militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, in 2017. An international task force has decided to place Pakistan on a terrorism-financing watch list.
How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation

How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation

The law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, whose headquarters are in Manhattan, has come under scrutiny in the Russia investigation.
How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation

How Skadden, the Giant Law Firm, Got Entangled in the Mueller Investigation

The law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, whose headquarters are in Manhattan, has come under scrutiny in the Russia investigation.

Global AML Watchdog to Step Up Crypto Money Laundering Scrutiny

The international Financial Action Task Force has said it will step up its efforts in monitoring the use of cryptocurrencies in money laundering.
Man discovers he has been impersonated on Amazon by a money-launderer selling $555 "books" full of computer-generated word salad

Man discovers he has been impersonated on Amazon by a money-launderer selling $555 "books" full of computer-generated word salad

Amazon reported to the IRS that Patrick Reames had made $24,000 selling books on its Createspace self-publishing platform, but Patrick Reames never got a dime of that money; it appears that a
Bill Gates Says Cryptocurrencies Have 'Caused Deaths' in a 'Fairly Direct Way'

Bill Gates Says Cryptocurrencies Have 'Caused Deaths' in a 'Fairly Direct Way'

The Microsoft founder did not hold back during his Reddit AMA session.
Trump Allies Launch Legal Fund for Aides Hit by Russia Probes

Trump Allies Launch Legal Fund for Aides Hit by Russia Probes

Allies of President Donald Trump have created a new fund to cover legal expenses for administration officials and associates caught up in Russia probes led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and
Danske Investors Balk at Putin Ties as Laundering Case Deepens

Danske Investors Balk at Putin Ties as Laundering Case Deepens

For months, Danske Bank A/S investors treated revelations of money laundering at its Estonian unit with impressive equanimity. But this week that changed.
Manafort Faces September Trial on Mueller’s Charges

Manafort Faces September Trial on Mueller’s Charges

Paul Manafort will go on trial in September in Washington.
What the hell is going on at Trump’s Panama property?

What the hell is going on at Trump’s Panama property?

Strange things are happening at the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Panama. Armed guards and riot police. Shredded files and members of the Trump building security arrested. All while the
Argentina’s Top Spy Accused in Brazil Corruption Case

Argentina’s Top Spy Accused in Brazil Corruption Case

Brazilian officials on Thursday accused Gustavo Arribas, Argentina’s intelligence chief, of being part of a money-laundering scheme.