• UK Police Cut Money Laundering Scheme

    U.K. law enforcement agencies arrested eight people suspected of acting as cash couriers responsible for laundering more than 50 million British pounds (US$70,29 million) in criminal profits, the National Crime Agency (NCA) reported Tuesday.

  • Venezuela: Russian Cash vs. US Sanctions

    As the US tried through sanctions to limit Venezuela’s involvement in the global financial system as a way to oust Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro, Russia shipped loads of cash to the South American country.

  • Bulgarian UN Official’s $ 3 Million Property Questioned

    Irina Bokova, Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), owns property in Manhattan worth more than US$ 3 million, reported the Bulgarian website and OCCRP partner Bivol.

  • Fraud, Theft and Money Laundering Totaled $1.1 Trillion in 2013, Says Report

    A new report published by Washington, DC-based Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a research and advisory nonprofit, declared that “illicit financial flows” such as money laundering, theft, fraud or embezzlement, have hit a record US $1.1 trillion in 2013.

  • China: Top General Caught With Ton of Cash

    More than a ton of cash and other valuables was seized from the basement of one of China's most senior former military officials, it emerged Thursday.

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