Nine high-ranking Navy officers were arrested for accepting luxury travel, elaborate dinners and prostitutes from a Malaysian defense contractor in exchange for classified Navy information, U.S. authorities said Tuesday.
Volkswagen finalized Friday a US$ 4.3 billion settlement with the US Justice Department after being caught using secret software to cheat emissions tests over the last six years.
A U.S. attorney plead guilty Monday to systematically extorting a total of US$ 6 million from people who illegally downloaded pornographic movies.
A Southern California aircraft broker has pleaded guilty to laundering drug money and buying airplanes for Mexican cartels to ship narcotics.
Thanks to a tip off from a hotel worker, the Department of Justice has uncovered a complex network of international money laundering and fraud that authorities say conned over 170 people and six companies out of US$ 13 million.
A U.S. court charged the owner of a Texas hospice and 15 of his aides for billing government health funds more than US$ 60 million for services they either never provided or were not allowed, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Northern District of Texas.
A California bank must pay a US$ seven million fine for "willful violations" of several anti-money laundering rules, the U.S. government agency safeguarding the financial system said Monday.
A U.S. court on Friday sentenced a pimp to more than 15 years in prison after one of his victims told judges he forced her to have sex with 60 men a day.
U.S. authorities said Thursday they have arrested a former baggage handler at the Los Angeles International Airport for using his employee credentials to smuggle cocaine.
A leader of the Sinaloa Cartel pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and money laundering in United States federal court on Thursday, admitting he was responsible for moving tons of narcotics and millions of dollars between the U.S. and Mexico, authorities said.
Austrian police arrested Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash on Tuesday moments after a Vienna court granted extradition requested by the United States.
The recent spike in deportation raids sweeping the United States has inspired scam artists to prey on people’s fears and pose as immigration agents demanding money from immigrants to avoid deportation, New York Attorney General warned on Wednesday.
The United States government slapped sanctions on Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami for playing “a significant role in international narcotics trafficking,” the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said Monday.
Deutsche Bank said Monday it will pay US$ 625 million to US and UK financial authorities to settle charges that it helped Russian investors launder up to US$ 10 billion.
A Nevada-based casino company agreed to pay a nearly US$ 7 million criminal penalty to settle a corruption investigation into dubious payments it made to a consultant who was helping the company promote its brand in China and Macau.
Western Union has agreed to pay US$ 586 million for willingly allowing criminals to use its services for money laundering and fraud, federal authorities announced Thursday.
The brother and nephew of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon were charged Tuesday with trying to bribe a Middle Eastern official into a real estate deal worth US$ 800 million, according to the Department of Justice.
Financial giants Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse stated on Friday they were willing to pay more than US$ 12 billion to settle United States investigations into the sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities of the type that helped cause the 2008 global financial crisis.
Two Brazil-based companies have agreed to pay a record-breaking US$ 3.5 billion in fines to settle charges that they paid hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes as part of the South American country’s massive Petrobras scandal, the United States Department of Justice announced Wednesday.
Spokesmen for United States president-elect Donald Trump and Argentine President Mauricio Macri have both denied a claim by a senior Argentine journalist that Trump asked Macri for a business favor on a phone call between the two men.
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