Money Laundering

Ex-Barbados Parliament official arrested in Florida

Aug 6, 2018

A former member of the Parliament of Barbados has been arrested in Florida on conspiracy and money laundering charges filed in Brooklyn federal court

6 suspected of funneling $20M into US from Philippines

Aug 1, 2018

Federal prosecutors say a Filipino woman and five of her family members have been indicted for conspiring to funnel into the U.S. some $20 million in Philippine public funds obtained through an intricate bribery and fraud scheme

UK court postpones Indian tycoon Mallya's extradition

Jul 31, 2018

A British court has postponed the extradition hearing of Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya till Sept. 12

Brazilian celebrities hold 'Free Lula' concert in Rio

Jul 29, 2018

Some of Brazil's most popular artists are calling to free former president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva from jail by staging a free concert in central Rio de Janeiro.

Indictment levels new charges against Backpage.com officials

Jul 27, 2018

A new indictment in Arizona against operators of Backpage.com alleges the classified ad site gave free ads to prostitutes in a bid to get their future business

US: 8 charged in $1.2B Venezuelan money-laundering scheme

Jul 25, 2018

Federal prosecutors say eight people have been charged with playing roles in a $1.2 billion money-laundering scheme involving Venezuela's state-run oil and natural gas company

Contractor gets prison term for defrauding Sandy victims

Jul 20, 2018

A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison

German officials seize 77 properties in laundering probe

Jul 19, 2018

Berlin prosecutors say they have provisionally confiscated 77 properties in the German capital linked to a suspected organized crime clan in a money-laundering investigation

Ex-Venezuelan energy official pleads guilty in graft case

Jul 16, 2018

A former official at a state-run electric company in Caracas, Venezuela, has pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy relating to an alleged multibillion-dollar graft scheme in the Venezuelan oil industry

Brazil files charges against former executive of U.S company

Jul 13, 2018

Brazilian prosecutors file corruption and money laundering charges against former chief executive officer of Houston-based offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling

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