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DOJ Indict Bank Manager, Several Others For Bangladesh Bank Heist

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has resolved to indict several individuals for money laundering in connection with the $81-million Bangladesh Bank (BB) heist in February 2016, including a former manager of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC), and owners of remittance firm Philrem Corporation. Read more

Hacker Suspect In JCC Bomb Threats, Has Been Charged In The US

A teenager with dual Israeli-U.S. citizenship has been charged with cyberstalking and making bomb threats to Jewish community centers in Florida and Georgia, the Department of Justice said Friday. Read more

DOJ Issues Ultimatum To NYC and Other ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

The US Department of Justice on Friday gave New York City and eight other local governments that provide “sanctuary” to illegal immigrants until June 30 to prove they’re not violating federal law by refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities. Read more

Trump Justice Department Delivers CIA ‘Torture Report’ To Federal Court

The Trump administration said on Friday it delivered to a federal court vault in Washington, D.C., a Justice Department copy of the so-called Senate Torture Report on the CIA’s secret prison network during the George W. Bush administration. Read more

Feds: Eric Garner Case Before Brooklyn Grand Jury

NEW YORK – Law enforcement and other sources confirmed that a federal grand jury heard testimony from police officers about the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Read more

107 Former Justice Officials Think This Case Was Handled Unjustly. DOJ Must Act.

Last week, President Obama granted clemency to 153 individuals who had been incarcerated under mandatory minimum drug-sentencing laws, bringing to more than 1,100 the number of clemency petitions the administration has granted. “You don’t just try to hammer everybody for as long as you can, because you can,” Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates told the New York Times. Read more

Teva Bribery Settlement Raises Questions on Argentina, Romania Probes

A half-billion dollar settlement reached between Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and the US government last week for the resolution of criminal charges in the bribery of officials in Russia, Ukraine and Mexico raises questions about the fate of other Teva bribery probes, in Argentina and Romania. Read more

Teva Fined $519M By US Government For Foreign Bribes

Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva will pay $519 million to settle US charges of bribery of foreign officials to win business in Russia, the Ukraine and Mexico, US officials announced Thursday. Read more

How A Former US Secret Agent Tracking Money Launderers For DOJ

In his five spy thrillers, author and lawyer Haggai Carmon recounts the exploits of Dan Gordon, an ex-Mossad agent who travels the world on behalf of the US Department of Justice recovering assets from white collar criminals. Read more

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, Paid $412M To Settle Criminal, Civil Bribery Charges

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, the New York-based hedge fund that is buying 14 ski resort properties across the country, including Loon Mountain and Mt. Sunapee, earlier this year agreed to pay $412 million in criminal and civil penalties to settle charges related to offering bribes in several African nations, with some money allegedly going to the son of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, the late Libyan dictator. Read more