U.S. Charges North Korean Banker With Crypto Laundering

A U.S. court charged a China-based representative of North Korea's Foreign Trade Bank with two counts related to laundering illicit crypto proceeds for the benefit of the North Korean nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program, according to a statement by the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Wagner Boss Offers to Mediate the Sudanese Conflict

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Russian mercenary group Wagner and a key player on the battlefields of Ukraine, has offered to mediate between Sudan's warring generals, whose fight for power has pushed the country into what now appears to be a full-blown civil war.

UK Sanctions Russian Officials Involved in Kara-Murza Case

The United Kingdom has sanctioned five Russian officials for their involvement in the poisoning attempt and the detention of Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian journalist, opposition politician, human rights campaigner, and one of the Kremlin's most vocal opponents.

Credit Suisse Denies Omissions in a Nazi-related Probe

Credit Suisse Group, a troubled Swiss bank, denied accusations made by U.S. senators of restricting the scope of an internal probe into Nazi-linked accounts demanded by the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) three years ago.