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Fort Lauderdale – Cuban Businessman Charged With Laundering $238M In Medicare Fraud

A Cuban businessman charged with laundering $238 million in ill-gotten Medicare payments asked a federal judge Wednesday to throw out the indictment against him, claiming he was running a legitimate remittance company outside the United States so he couldn’t have committed a crime. Read more

Dutch ING Bank Investigated In Money Laundering Case

Dutch lender ING has confirmed it is facing a criminal investigation into alleged money-laundering and corruption from Netherlands authorities, which could lead to significant fines. Read more

Russian Crime Reporters Reveal $21 Billion Money Laundering

Authorities in the United Kingdom will assess a report in the Guardian newspaper that almost $740 million of laundered cash from Russia passed through British banks, Treasury Minister Simon Kirby said. Read more

Tabcorp Fined $45M For Breaching Money Laundering

Gaming company Tabcorp has been fined $45 million for breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws. Read more

Israeli Executive Pleads Guilty To Defrauding The Foreign Military Financing Program

A former executive of an Israel-based defense contractor pleaded guilty for his role in multiple schemes to defraud a multi-billion dollar United States foreign aid program, the Department of Justice announced today. Read more

EFCC Includes Diezani Alison-Madueke In N450M Money Laundering Charge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday joined Diezani Alison-Madueke, former petroleum minister, in a N450m money laundering suit involving Mohammed Belgore (SAN), and Abubakar Sulaiman, former minister of national planning. Read more

Israel – Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Six Men Convicted In ‘Rabbis Scandal’

The Supreme Court on Sunday rejected the appeals of six former rabbinate officials who were convicted of aggravated fraud, use of forged documents, money laundering and bribery in 2014. Read more

Israeli Said Set To Be Extradited To US Over Massive Online Scam

An Israeli was reportedly set to be extradited to the United States over his alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar international fraud case. Read more

Nigeria – Investigators Expose How U.S.$800 Million Was Laundered In Etete, Govt’s Malabu Oil Deal

Britain’s commitment to tackling high-end money laundering through the City of London is under serious scrutiny after it emerged that regulators appear to have waved through an $800m bank transfer to a convicted criminal as the proceeds from one of the most corrupt deals in the history of the oil industry. Read more

Peru: Keiko Fujimori Facing Money Laundering Investigation

LIMA, Peru – Keiko Fujimori, former congresswoman and 2016 presidential candidate of her right-wing Popular Force (FP) she still leads, is the subject of a preliminary investigation opened by the Attorney General into claims that she and party colleagues laundered some $15 million. Read more