Money Laundering

Prosecutors allege fraud, kickbacks and murder-for-hire plot

Dec 13, 2018

Federal prosecutors say a couple living in North Carolina used a kickback scheme to defraud the Russian government and fund a lavish lifestyle

Colombian ex-official sentencing delayed in bribery scheme

Dec 13, 2018

Sentencing has been postponed for a former Colombian anti-corruption official who pleaded guilty to U.S. money-laundering conspiracy charges as part of a bribery scheme.

Hong Kong businessman guilty of bribery in African oil deal

Dec 5, 2018

Hong Kong businessman convicted of bribing leaders of Chad and Uganda to land oil rights for Chinese energy firm

Ex-US official admits part in multimillion-dollar conspiracy

Nov 30, 2018

A former Justice Department official has admitted his role in a multimillion-dollar effort to try to get the United States to drop its investigation into a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions from a Malaysian investment fund

Markets Right Now: A late rally fades, leaving stocks lower

Nov 29, 2018

Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street after a mid-afternoon rally faded away.

Jury convicts Last Vegas man in $1.5B investment scheme

Nov 29, 2018

A Las Vegas man has been convicted of fraud and money laundering charges in what federal prosecutors say was a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme involving a purported investment company and medical collection business that operated in Nevada and Japan

German police search Deutsche Bank offices in tax haven case

Nov 29, 2018

German authorities searched the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and other offices on in connection with money laundering allegations uncovered in their analysis of online document leaks

US charges Malaysian financier in money laundering scheme

Nov 1, 2018

The Justice Department has charged a fugitive Malaysian financier in a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions of dollars from a Malaysian investment fund created to promote economic development in that country

US sanctions Singapore companies over North Korea dealings

Oct 26, 2018

The United States has imposed sanctions on the Singapore-based director of a commodities company accused of laundering money for North Korea through the U.S. financial system

Brazil's Temer charged with corruption, money laundering

Oct 17, 2018

Brazil's federal police are recommending in a new case that President Michel Temer be put on trial for corruption, money laundering and criminal association

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