Money Laundering

Hong Kong businessman seeks leniency in US bribery case

Mar 12, 2019

Defense attorneys for a prominent Hong Kong businessman are asking a judge for leniency ahead of his sentencing for paying bribes to the presidents of two African nations

Woman, homeless man in GoFundMe scheme plead guilty

Mar 6, 2019

Woman, homeless man in GoFundMe 'good Samaritan' scheme plead guilty

Jury acquits county commissioner in Kansas fraud case

Mar 4, 2019

A federal jury has found Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell not guilty of taking campaign funds for his personal use

Auction nets $2M for horses owned by ex-Venezuelan official

Feb 28, 2019

Bidders spent over $2 million for show-jumping horses once owned by Venezuela's former national treasurer

Germany seizes millions in Russian money laundering probe

Feb 20, 2019

German authorities say they've seized properties worth 40 million euros ($45 million) and millions more in cash in an investigation linked to a high-profile Russian money laundering scheme

Indicted political operative popped up in unlikely places

Feb 8, 2019

Paul Erickson seemed to pop up in unlikely places from presidential campaigns to lobbying for an African dictator over more than two decades

Swiss close case against son of Equatorial Guinea leader

Feb 7, 2019

Swiss prosecutors say they have closed an investigation into the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea and two other people

Boyfriend of admitted covert Russian agent accused of fraud

Feb 7, 2019

The boyfriend of a Russian woman who admitted she was a secret agent for the Kremlin is accused of fraud by federal prosecutors in South Dakota

Da Silva convicted in second corruption case

Feb 6, 2019

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been convicted a second time on charges of corruption and money laundering and sentenced to more than 12 years in prison

Ex-New Mexico athletic head charged with fraud, laundering

Feb 6, 2019

Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs has been charged with fraud and money laundering

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