Two anti-corruption groups hailed the start of a money laundering trial featuring the uncle of Syria’s dictator as a first step in combating corruption in France.
A member of the Kyrgyzstan Parliament is proposing further government investigation following reports by OCCRP and its media partners that the country has harbored money laundering that is worth hundreds of millions of dollars and has cost the lives of currency couriers crossing its borders.
More than 200 people have been arrested in 31 countries following a three-month global investigation into money laundering, Europol said Wednesday.
Slovak authorities have charged two employees of the state-run Tipos national lottery on charges of violating their duties and money laundering, theSlovak Spectator reported.
A wealthy Ukrainian lawmaker and Olympic show jumper who fled the country after he was accused of corruption three years ago, plans to return in December and face charges of fraud and money laundering, according toKyiv Post.
Six Estonian businessmen were freed from charges of money laundry, tax fraud and involvement of criminal organization gang after 91 cancelled court hearings, reports an Estonian weeklyEesti Ekspress.
Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling more than £15.5 million (US$20 million) out of the United Kingdom into Dubai, hidden in suitcases over the past three years, British authorities say.
Regulators have begun civil proceedings against Westpac Banking Corporation alleging more than 23 million money laundering rule breaches, Australia’s anti money-laundering and terrorism financing regulator (AUSTRAC) said Wednesday.
They say that those who can’t do, teach — but on Monday, federal authorities alleged that a Miami professor with expertise in organized crime played an active role in a conspiracy to launder approximately $2.5 million in dirty Venezuelan money.
A former doctor has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for a string of frauds, money laundering, and illegal prescription-writing, according to a Justice Department release last week.
UK services and institutions played a significant role in some of the biggest corruption scandals as they allowed 325 billion pounds (US$412 billion) of suspect transactions to flow through the country’s financial system,Transparency International UK revealed in its latest research.
The pope’s chief bodyguard has resigned after an internal memo was leaked to the media, which identified five employees of the city-state who are facing investigation in the latest financial scandal gripping the Catholic Church.
Montenegro has on Thursday officiallylaunched the application process for its Citizens by Investment Program, otherwise known as the Golden Visa scheme, which offers rich foreigners and their families citizenship in return for investments worth hundreds of thousands of euros.
The Vatican has appointed one of Italy’s top anti-mafia prosecutors to head its criminal tribunal, just days after raids were carried out in the Holy See over alleged financial wrongdoing.
Aivar Rehe, the head of Danske Bank’s Estonian branch, was found dead on Wednesday after he went missing Monday evening from his home in Tallinn, the national ERR TVreported citing Estonia’s Police.
Authorities in Bosnia arrested on Thursday three former Sberbank employees who are suspected of money laundering and have allegedly deprived the bank of more than one million Konvertible Marks.
The Cypriot press ethics committee slammed on Monday the president’s former law firm for threatening to sue media that published a report claiming the firm facilitated transactions to companies suspected of money laundering.
A corruption scandal involving a controversial ex-reality star, a businessman, a special prosecutor, and €1.5 million (US$1.68 million) stuffed into a Louis Vuitton bag, is both rocking North Macedonia and bogging down into a political mishmash.
The Vatican released Pope Francis’s renewed statutes for the governance of the Vatican Bank on Saturday, which will bring in an external auditor for the first time and introduce new ethical guidelines for members of the bank's staff.
The US Department of Treasury announced last Thursday that they would be placing sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s three stepsons as well as on their Colombian business associates who they allege were involved in a food-aid distribution corruption scheme.
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