A federal jury in Laredo, Texas found six individuals guilty in connection with a two-year multi-million dollar money laundering scheme, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
A former employee of Mossack Fonseca—the Panamanian law firm at the center of the 2016 Panama Papers leak of more than 11.5 million legal and financial records—was extradited to Germany on Wednesday in connection to the sprawling international tax scheme exposed by the investigation, German media reported.
A former congressional staffer who helped a United States representative defraud charitable donors of more than a million dollars over the course of four years was sentenced to 18 months in prison, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
The United States Justice Department is backing a whistleblower complaint against a healthcare services provider that allegedly exaggerated patients’ illnesses to inflate reimbursements from the country’s national health insurance program.
The United States on Wednesday convicted a former Hong Kong official who was backed by a Chinese energy firm of bribery and money laundering, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York.
China is demanding Canada immediately release the chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, who was arrested on unspecified charges in Vancouver Saturday and now faces possible extradition to the United States.
Following revelations from the Panama Papers, the US has on Tuesday charged four people with wire fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, and other crimes related to a criminal scheme ran by the Panamanian-based law firm Mossack Fonseca.
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