Money Laundering

Former Mexico governor extradited to US to face drug charges

Apr 20, 2018

The former governor of a Mexican border state has been extradited to the United States to face charges of racketeering, drug smuggling, money laundering and bank fraud

Backpage.com co-founder released from jail on a $1M bond

Apr 17, 2018

A co-founder of the classified advertising site Backpage.com who has been jailed for the last 10 days on charges of facilitating prostitution was released on a $1 million bond Monday.

Brazil mayor wants jailed ex-president transferred elsewhere

Apr 13, 2018

The mayor of the city where former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is jailed wants him transferred in the name of public order

Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty, will testify against others

Apr 13, 2018

The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy and money laundering, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at the website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel."

Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty to state, US charges

Apr 13, 2018

The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel" pleaded guilty to state and federal charges, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at Backpage.com

The Latest: Backpage.com, its CEO plead guilty in Arizona

Apr 13, 2018

The online advertising site Backpage.com and its chief executive have pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges in Arizona

Prosecutors seek bail, other conditions in Backpage case

Apr 10, 2018

Prosecutors say the founders of the classified site Backpage.com should have to post bail and detail their financial holdings if they want to be released from jail on charges of money laundering and facilitating prostitution.

House bill targets money laundering by human traffickers

Apr 10, 2018

The House has approved legislation that would take modest steps toward hindering money laundering by human traffickers

Feds: Backpage.com made $500M from prostitution-related ads

Apr 10, 2018

The owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com, are charged in a federal indictment with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution.

Brazil's Lula presidential bid to be registered on deadline

Apr 10, 2018

Jailed former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will register his candidacy to return to the country's highest office at the deadline for October's election

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