Money Laundering

French tycoon faces extradition from UK over fraud claims

Jan 10, 2018

A French businessman is appearing in a London court to face extradition proceedings over allegations of fraud and money laundering

St. Louis prosecutors seize assets in Venezuela money scheme

Jan 8, 2018

Federal prosecutors in St. Louis have seized a plane, two multimillion dollar yachts and more than $1.8 million from two men connected to allegations of money laundering in Venezuela

Louisiana man charged in 'Nigerian prince' internet scam

Dec 31, 2017

Police in New Orleans have arrested a 67-year-old man on wire fraud and money laundering charges after they say he helped swindle people out of thousands dollars as a middleman in a "Nigerian prince" internet scam

The Latest: FIFA says it will seek restitution in bribe case

Dec 22, 2017

World soccer's governing body says it is will seek compensation and a share of the cash illegally gained by two officials convicted in the FIFA bribery trial.

Brazil judge orders release from jail of Rio's ex-governor

Dec 21, 2017

President of Brazil's top electoral court orders release from jail of the former governor of Rio de Janeiro state

Trump commutes sentence of kosher meatpacking executive

Dec 21, 2017

President Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of an Iowa kosher meatpacking executive who was sentenced to 27 years behind bars for money laundering

Former Brazilian governor turns himself in to police

Dec 20, 2017

A former mayor and governor of Sao Paulo state turned himself in to Brazilian police Wednesday to begin serving a nearly eight-year sentence for money laundering

Brazil's Lula says he'll be a candidate until court bans him

Dec 20, 2017

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said Wednesday that he's not worried about an upcoming decision of an appeal over his corruption conviction and that he will remain a presidential candidate until officially barred

Former 'Property Wars' star gets prison in Arizona for fraud

Dec 19, 2017

A former star on the "Property Wars" reality TV show has been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison in Arizona for bank fraud, money laundering and aggravated identity theft

FIFA suspends Brazilian soccer president Marco Polo del Nero

Dec 16, 2017

Marco Polo del Nero was suspended as president of Brazil's soccer confederation on Friday, two years after he was indicted in the United States on charges of racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy

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