Money Laundering

UK to back more transparency for its overseas tax havens

May 1, 2018

Britain is set to make its overseas tax havens disclose the true owners of companies registered there in a bid to clamp down on tax avoidance and money-laundering

2020 trial for Backpage.com founders in case over sex ads

Apr 30, 2018

The founders of Backpage.com learned Monday that they will stand trial in 2020 on federal charges in Arizona that they knowingly ran prostitution ads and laundered money earned from the classified advertising site

Gunman wounds 2 supporters of Brazil's former president

Apr 28, 2018

Brazilian law enforcement officials say a lone gunman has opened fire against supporters of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Former Mexico governor extradited to US to face drug charges

Apr 20, 2018

The former governor of a Mexican border state has been extradited to the United States to face charges of racketeering, drug smuggling, money laundering and bank fraud

Backpage.com co-founder released from jail on a $1M bond

Apr 17, 2018

A co-founder of the classified advertising site Backpage.com who has been jailed for the last 10 days on charges of facilitating prostitution was released on a $1 million bond Monday.

Brazil mayor wants jailed ex-president transferred elsewhere

Apr 13, 2018

The mayor of the city where former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is jailed wants him transferred in the name of public order

Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty, will testify against others

Apr 13, 2018

The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy and money laundering, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at the website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel."

Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty to state, US charges

Apr 13, 2018

The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel" pleaded guilty to state and federal charges, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at Backpage.com

The Latest: Backpage.com, its CEO plead guilty in Arizona

Apr 13, 2018

The online advertising site Backpage.com and its chief executive have pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges in Arizona

Prosecutors seek bail, other conditions in Backpage case

Apr 10, 2018

Prosecutors say the founders of the classified site Backpage.com should have to post bail and detail their financial holdings if they want to be released from jail on charges of money laundering and facilitating prostitution.

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