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Entries in money laundering (79)

Monday
Dec222014

Former MoneyGram compliance chief penalized $1 million for ‘willful inaction’

The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) imposed a $1 million civil penalty against the former chief compliance officer for MoneyGram International Inc.

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Monday
Dec082014

‘Merchant of Death’ co-conspirator jailed five years

Richard Ammer Chichakli, an associate of convicted international arms dealer Viktor Bout, was sentenced Thursday in Manhattan federal court to five years in prison.

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Friday
Dec052014

Former senior Bechtel exec took $5 million in kickbacks

A former top executive of Bechtel Corporation pleaded guilty Thursday for taking $5.2 million in kickbacks to rig bids for state-run power contracts in Egypt.

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Thursday
Nov202014

FCA small bank and insurance intermediary reviews: Not good but getting better

Last week, the UK’s Fianncial Conduct Authority published thematic financial crime risk reviews into 21 small banks and ten commercial insurance intermediaries. It also commenced a consultation exercise on its proposed guidance on financial crime systems and controls.

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Tuesday
Nov182014

Eighteen arrested in Brazil raids on Petrobras

Brazilian police arrested 18 people Friday including a former engineering director as part of a corruption probe into state owned oil giant Petrobras.

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Thursday
Nov132014

Report: Siriwan faces Thailand indictment for film festival bribery

Thailand's attorney general and the top anti-corruption agency have jointly agreed to indict former Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Juthamas Siriwan for taking bribes in connection with the Bangkok Film Festival.

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Monday
Nov102014

Colorado Cash for Gift Cards stores investigated for money laundering

Police are investigating an alleged money laundering operation at Cash for Gift Card stores in Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo.

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Friday
Oct032014

FinCen hits 2,000 LA fashion district businesses with new reporting rules

The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network imposed new financial reporting rules on 2,000 businesses Thursday in the fashion district of Los Angeles after a massive raid last month uncovered a suspected widespread money laundering operation working for Mexican drug gangs.

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Tuesday
Sep232014

Fugitive Mexico state official pleads guilty to U.S. money laundering charges

A former top official from the Mexican state of Coahuila pleaded guilty in Texas last week to federal money laundering charges.

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Monday
Sep082014

American investment advisor jailed after IRS sting in the Cayman Islands

An American investment advisor based in the Cayman Islands was sentenced by a federal court in Virginia Friday to 30 months in prison for a money-laundering conspiracy, the DOJ and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said.

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