Microsoft says it will pay US$26 million to settle federal corruption charges involving bribery in Hungary and a few other countries, the company’s management said on Tuesday.
A senior leader of the Aryan Circle, a violent white supremacist prison gang with roots in the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas, was sentenced to 13 years in prison for protecting the murderer of a fellow AC member, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
US authorities arrested last Thursday more than 20 suspected members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha gang, better known as MS-13, for assault, racketeering and drug dealing. The Department of Justice also unsealed two indictments against more gang members, charging them with kidnapping, murder and racketeering.
A federal court in Brooklyn sentenced on Wednesday a former Paraguayan soccer official to nine years in prison for racketeering and corruption offenses that were part of the FIFA corruption scheme.
Swiss mining conglomerate Glencore PLC issued a statement on Wednesday, saying it will cooperate with a U.S. corruption investigation into the firm’s activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Venezuela, and Nigeria.
The US Justice Department Monday ordered Glencore, a Switzerland-based mining giant, to hand over documents relating to alleged money laundering and corruption. Following the announcement, shares in the firm hit a one-year low.
Authorities in five countries arrested 74 suspects in an operation aimed at disrupting email fraud schemes that intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, the FBI announced Monday.
US law enforcement is intensifying a criminal investigation into a multi-billion dollar alleged fraud at Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MBD), Bloomberg reported Thursday.
United States investigators have uncovered a money laundering operation run by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) that transferred funds to an alleged ISIS supporter in the US using fake eBay transactions, The Wall Street Journal reported.
A United States Attorney said that his office has opened an investigation related to revelations in the Panama Papers and asked the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) for more information, the Guardian reported.
The US is reportedly seeking to seize US$ 1 billion in European assets as part of investigation into alleged corruption between three major telecoms companies and Gulnara Karimova, daughter of the President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan.
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