The Russian Ministry of Interior announced on Friday that 10 people will stand trial for allegedly conducting 4 billion rubles (US$64 million) of illegal banking activities in the Russian Chuvash Republic.
A Colombian judge requested on Friday the extradition of an American oil executive who is a suspect in one of the biggest corruption scandals in Colombia. Local media say he and his associates spent nearly US$16 million of embezzled money on prostitutes.
Months after being detained for allegedly taking bribes during the remodel of the A.S. Roma football stadium, the president of Rome’s City Council and a key member of the ruling 5 Star Movement had his case postponed by the Italian Court of Cassation on Friday, according to La Repubblica.
Spanish police are raising questions about Bitcoin ATMs, which they say are currently not covered by the European Union’s anti-money laundering regulations, Bloomberg reports.
Sydney authorities arrested three individuals on Thursday for running a business that acted as a front for a US$70 million money laundering syndicate serving organized crime groups, a New South Wales Police press release announced.
New Mexico’s Supreme Court will have the chance to clarify a vaguely written state law that has been used to prosecute public officials for corruption, should it choose to do so.
On a cold January day in 1977, U.S. President-elect Jimmy Carter stood in front of his peanut warehouse and announced that in order to avoid any potential conflicts of interest while occupying the country’s highest office, he would be severing his ties to his family’s beloved peanut farm.
Forty years later, attorneys are struggling to compel President Donald Trump to do the same with his US$655 million global business empire.
Police in Paris questioned the former French President Francoise Hollande earlier this month as a possible witness in a corruption investigation involving Brazilian Air Force, Swedish combat jets and French politicians, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
The FBI arrested Puerto Rico’s former Secretary of Education and Health Insurance Administration head on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the allocation of government contracts.