Money Laundering

Prosecutors: Backpage.com made millions in prostitution ads

Apr 10, 2018

The classified advertising site Backpage.com ignored warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution, sometimes involving children, because the lucrative enterprise brought in half a billion dollars

The founders of Backpage.com charged in alleged scheme to promote prostitution, launder money.

Apr 9, 2018

The founders of Backpage.com charged in alleged scheme to promote prostitution, launder money.

Ex-NATO chief seeks task force to clean up Latvian banking

Mar 27, 2018

The former head of NATO has asked the prime minister of Latvia to create an international task force to guide the country in cleaning up its banking sector, which has been rocked by accusations of money laundering and bribery

Prosecutors: Man used auto dealership to defraud Russians

Mar 21, 2018

A Pennsylvania man has admitted using his New Jersey auto dealerships to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from dozens of Russian citizens who paid in advance for luxury automobiles

Gold refinery agrees to $15M fine after money laundering

Mar 16, 2018

A Texas gold refinery has agreed to be fined $15 million after three former employees were convicted in a $3.6 billion money-laundering case involving South American gold

Retired South Dakota state official sentenced in scam

Mar 14, 2018

A retired fraud investigator for the South Dakota Department of Revenue has been sentenced to two years in federal prison and $32,000 in restitution for bank fraud and money laundering

Dozens charged with conspiring to launder drug cartel money

Mar 8, 2018

Federal prosecutors say dozens of people across the U.S. have been charged in connection with an international conspiracy to launder tens of millions of dollars in drug money for Mexican cartels

Former Petrobras CEO sentenced to 11 years in jail

Mar 7, 2018

A former chief executive officer of Brazil's state oil company Petrobras has been sentenced to 11 years in prison as part of sprawling corruption investigation that has ensnared many of the country's top business and political leaders

Ex-Trump campaign chief rebuked by judge for public comments

Feb 28, 2018

A federal judge has reprimanded President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman for speaking publicly in violation of her gag order in his criminal case

The Latest: Mueller files new charge against Paul Manafort

Feb 23, 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller is accusing President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman of secretly paying former European politicians to lobby on behalf of Ukraine.

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