Money Laundering

Venezuelan ex-electric chief among 2 indicted in US

Jun 27, 2019

Authorities say two former Venezuelan officials have been indicted on U.S. money-laundering charges, including the ex-minister for electricity

FBI eyes Deutsche Bank after money-laundering report

Jun 20, 2019

The FBI has reached out to a lawyer for a former Deutsche Bank employee who complained that the bank ignored suspicious transactions, including some involving Jared Kushner's family real estate company

Man accused of helping run 'El Chapo' cartel sent to Texas

May 29, 2019

A man accused of running a wing of the violent Mexican border cartel led by convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited to Texas to face charges

Accused ringleader pleads not guilty in good Samaritan ruse

May 28, 2019

A man charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran has pleaded not guilty

Brazil seeks bank executives in money laundering probe

May 8, 2019

Brazilian authorities have issued arrest warrants for three executives of the Banco Paulista as part of a sweeping investigation into money laundering linked to the construction conglomerate Odebrecht

Malaysia extradites ex-Goldman banker facing US graft charge

May 6, 2019

Malaysia's attorney general says former Goldman Sachs executive Roger Ng has been temporarily extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges linked to the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB

European, US investigators make major darknet bust

May 4, 2019

Authorities say European and American investigators have broken up one of the world's largest online criminal trafficking operations in a series of raids in the United States and Germany

Ex-president Da Silva: Brazil governed by 'crazy people'

Apr 26, 2019

From the federal police headquarters in Curitiba, where he is serving a sentence of eight years and 10 months for corruption and money laundering, former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said Brazil was being governed by a "bunch of crazy people"

Japanese father, son appear in Las Vegas in $1.5B fraud case

Apr 19, 2019

Two former investment executives from Japan appeared in custody in a U.S. court in Las Vegas to face criminal fraud charges in what prosecutors call a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme

Test taker pleads guilty in college admissions bribery scam

Apr 12, 2019

A former Florida prep school administrator has pleaded guilty to rigging students' entrance exam scores in a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme

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