One of the largest American investment banks, Goldman Sachs, reported a 24.8 percent drop in fourth quarter profits on Wednesday, which is likely connected to its involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.
The Estonian Prosecutor's Office confirmed on Thursday it expanded the investigation into money laundering through Danske bank’s Estonian branch from two to more than 10 cases that are involving suspicious transactions worth US$ 2 billion.
Spanish prosecutors are seeking decades-long sentences for eight individuals suspected of having bribed Saudi officials to get contracts to export weapons, as part of an investigation into corruption that had been going on for 25 years, El Mundo reported.
Judges agree that the ex President of Angola, Jose Eduardo dos Santos must testify in a graft case involving his son.
After they arrested her on Saturday for money laundering and fraud, Zimbabwe’s authorities accused on Monday the country’s Second Lady of also trying to murder her husband, according to theBBC.
The new CEO of a Swedish bank plagued by money-laundering scandals told Estonian national TV that the bank had a poor management and that he plans to make changes on the top level.
Two anti-corruption groups hailed the start of a money laundering trial featuring the uncle of Syria’s dictator as a first step in combating corruption in France.
A member of the Kyrgyzstan Parliament is proposing further government investigation following reports by OCCRP and its media partners that the country has harbored money laundering that is worth hundreds of millions of dollars and has cost the lives of currency couriers crossing its borders.
More than 200 people have been arrested in 31 countries following a three-month global investigation into money laundering, Europol said Wednesday.
Slovak authorities have charged two employees of the state-run Tipos national lottery on charges of violating their duties and money laundering, theSlovak Spectator reported.
A wealthy Ukrainian lawmaker and Olympic show jumper who fled the country after he was accused of corruption three years ago, plans to return in December and face charges of fraud and money laundering, according toKyiv Post.
Six Estonian businessmen were freed from charges of money laundry, tax fraud and involvement of criminal organization gang after 91 cancelled court hearings, reports an Estonian weeklyEesti Ekspress.
Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of smuggling more than £15.5 million (US$20 million) out of the United Kingdom into Dubai, hidden in suitcases over the past three years, British authorities say.
Regulators have begun civil proceedings against Westpac Banking Corporation alleging more than 23 million money laundering rule breaches, Australia’s anti money-laundering and terrorism financing regulator (AUSTRAC) said Wednesday.
They say that those who can’t do, teach — but on Monday, federal authorities alleged that a Miami professor with expertise in organized crime played an active role in a conspiracy to launder approximately $2.5 million in dirty Venezuelan money.
A former doctor has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for a string of frauds, money laundering, and illegal prescription-writing, according to a Justice Department release last week.
UK services and institutions played a significant role in some of the biggest corruption scandals as they allowed 325 billion pounds (US$412 billion) of suspect transactions to flow through the country’s financial system,Transparency International UK revealed in its latest research.
The pope’s chief bodyguard has resigned after an internal memo was leaked to the media, which identified five employees of the city-state who are facing investigation in the latest financial scandal gripping the Catholic Church.
Montenegro has on Thursday officiallylaunched the application process for its Citizens by Investment Program, otherwise known as the Golden Visa scheme, which offers rich foreigners and their families citizenship in return for investments worth hundreds of thousands of euros.
The Vatican has appointed one of Italy’s top anti-mafia prosecutors to head its criminal tribunal, just days after raids were carried out in the Holy See over alleged financial wrongdoing.
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