Money Laundering

The Latest: Execs linked to polygamous group to stay in jail

Aug 29, 2018

Two Salt Lake City biodiesel executives linked to a polygamous group will stay in jail on federal charges in an alleged $500 million tax credit scheme

Executive pleads in $1.2B Venezuelan money-laundering scheme

Aug 22, 2018

A former Swiss bank executive has pleaded guilty to his role in a $1.2 billion money-laundering scheme involving Venezuela's state-run oil and natural gas company

'Affluenza' teen's mom to remain jailed pending trial

Aug 21, 2018

A judge has denied bond for the mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck

Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

Aug 17, 2018

The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors

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

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