Money Laundering

US financial adviser guilty in Ecuador bribery scheme

Sep 12, 2018

A U.S. based financial adviser has pleaded guilty for his role in a bribery scheme involving Ecuador's state-owned energy company

Last defendant in Jamaican lottery scam case going to trial

Sep 9, 2018

A Rhode Island woman accused of funneling lottery scam money between the U.S. and Jamaica through her airline job goes on trial in federal court in North Dakota this week

Business manager guilty of defrauding Ne-Yo, Brian McKnight

Aug 30, 2018

A federal jury has convicted a business manager of defrauding R&B artists Ne-Yo and Brian McKnight in a sports beverage scheme

Utah biodiesel execs linked to polygamous group stay jailed

Aug 29, 2018

Prosecutors say two executives of a Salt Lake City biodiesel company linked to a polygamous group could flee to Turkey if they are released ahead of trial on charges in a $511 million tax credit scheme

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

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