Money Laundering

Man sentenced in connection with $20M found in box spring

Feb 9, 2018

A Brazilian man arrested in connection with the discovery of about $20 million cash hidden inside a box spring in a Massachusetts apartment has been sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison

Rabobank to pay $369 million in money-laundering case

Feb 8, 2018

Dutch lender Rabobank's California unit agreed to pay $369 million to settle allegations that it lied to regulators who were looking into allegations of laundering money from Mexican drug sales through branches in small towns on the Mexican border

The Latest: Rabobank to pay $368 million in laundering case

Feb 7, 2018

Dutch lender Rabobank's California subsidiary has agreed for forfeit $368 million after an investigation into whether it was used to launder millions of dollars in Mexican drug money

21 arrested as UK targets people smuggling gang in raids

Feb 6, 2018

British police are conducting a series of raids against a suspected people smuggling network bringing migrants across the English Channel

UK says new powers signal crackdown on illicit wealth

Feb 3, 2018

Britain says new powers to seize suspicious assets will help curb London's status as a haven for ill-gotten gains

Brazil's da Silva cancels trip to Africa after judge's order

Jan 26, 2018

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has cancelled a trip to Africa after a judge ordered federal police to seize his passport hours before the trip

5 in US, 2 in Italy charged with running opioid pill "mills"

Jan 19, 2018

Federal prosecutors say two people in Italy and five U.S. residents have been charged in a fraud and drug trafficking conspiracy to distribute opioids in Florida and Tennessee, leading to hundreds of deaths

2 sentenced for laundering billions in South American gold

Jan 19, 2018

Two Florida businessmen have been sentenced in a $3.6 billion money-laundering case involving South American gold

Brazil's Lula derides judicial system post-corruption ruling

Jan 19, 2018

Former Brazilian President da Silva derides judicial system, drums up support ahead of appeal ruling

Attorney general's team to review Obama-era Hezbollah probes

Jan 11, 2018

The Justice Department is forming a team of prosecutors to investigate drug trafficking and money laundering linked to Iranian-backed Hezbollah militant movement

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