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EU May Get Anti-Money Laundering Authority

The European Union could soon get an anti-money laundering authority after the European Commission proposed on Tuesday an “ambitious package of legislative proposals” to strengthen the Union’s rules concerning the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).

Trump Aide Jailed for Undisclosed Lobbying on UAE’s Behalf

The United States has charged former President Donald Trump’s close friend and ally Tom Barrack and two others on seven counts for “acting and conspiring to act as agents of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)” without notifying U.S. authorities, a Justice Department statement said Tuesday.

Western Powers Denounce Chinese State-Backed Hackers

China denied on Tuesday allegations made by Western powers that Chinese state-backed actors were orchestrating malicious cyber activity, including cyber attacks such as the one against Microsoft that took place in early 2021 and affected a quarter of a million servers worldwide.

Graft Whistleblower Released from Croatia Returns Home to UK

A whistleblower, who exposed corruption unfolding beneath the surface of a global oil company, touched down in his hometown of Southampton on Tuesday after being detained in Croatia for over a year on an Interpol Red Notice issued after the company sued him.