Money Laundering

Contractor gets prison term for defrauding Sandy victims

Jul 20, 2018

A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison

German officials seize 77 properties in laundering probe

Jul 19, 2018

Berlin prosecutors say they have provisionally confiscated 77 properties in the German capital linked to a suspected organized crime clan in a money-laundering investigation

Ex-Venezuelan energy official pleads guilty in graft case

Jul 16, 2018

A former official at a state-run electric company in Caracas, Venezuela, has pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy relating to an alleged multibillion-dollar graft scheme in the Venezuelan oil industry

Brazil files charges against former executive of U.S company

Jul 13, 2018

Brazilian prosecutors file corruption and money laundering charges against former chief executive officer of Houston-based offshore drilling contractor Vantage Drilling

Ex-official sentenced in $1M mental health clinic fraud

Jul 12, 2018

A member of a politically connected Philadelphia family who was convicted of defrauding a nonprofit mental health clinic out of $1 million has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison

Dallas officers arrested for 'gambling promotion'

Jun 28, 2018

Police say three Dallas officers have been arrested and charged with gambling promotion following an investigation by the department's public integrity unit

Ex-state representative sentenced for money-laundering plan

Jun 28, 2018

A former Pennsylvania state lawmaker has been sentenced to seven months in federal prison for her role in a money-laundering scheme.

Top Brazil court acquits head of Workers' Party of graft

Jun 20, 2018

Justices on Brazil's highest court have acquitted the Workers' Party president of corruption and money-laundering charges in a case stemming from the country's massive graft investigation

Frenchman in US beard contest pleads guilty in drug case

Jun 12, 2018

A Frenchman arrested when he arrived in the United States for a world beard-growing championship has pleaded guilty in Miami federal court to drug charges.

The Latest: Tough prison term for Mexican drug cartel leader

Jun 11, 2018

A former Texas high school football player who rose to the top ranks of a Mexican drug cartel has been sentenced to serve nearly 50 years in federal prison on drug and money laundering charges

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