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April 5 2019 A regional Russian bank owned by a former U.S. congressman had its license revoked Friday for violations that included breaking rules against money laundering. Commercial Bank of Ivanovo, in which former North Carolina Representative Charles Taylor owns an 80% stake, regularly broke anti-money-laundering regulations, misrepresented the size of...
March 2019 The 2019 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) is an annual report by the Department of State to Congress prepared in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act. It describes the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade in Calendar Year 2018. Volume I...
April 4 2019 When U.S. authorities shut the sex-ad site Backpage.com last year, financial-crime monitors at an HSBC Holdings Plc office in New York sprang into action. They started looking at hundreds of thousands of HSBC accounts in the U.S., searching for patterns of activity that might suggest involvement with sex trafficking, according...
April 3 2019 Years before regulators learned about what may be one of the biggest money-laundering pipelines in history, low-level bank employees in Jacksonville, Florida, sounded repeated alarms. Compliance workers for Deutsche Bank AG flagged some of at least $150 billion in transactions that the bank’s U.S. subsidiary handled for a tiny...
April 3 2019 Even as the B.C. government reviews a pair of reports on money laundering, court documents obtained by CBC reveal an investigation into a Richmond man allegedly linked to thousands of dollars worth of suspicious casino transactions. According to information sworn to obtain a search warrant, the Richmond RCMP's...
April 3 2019 Money laundering allegations involving Sweden and Denmark have shattered faith in the open Nordic business culture, prompting demands for tighter controls on the banks held responsible. Ranked among the least corrupt countries by anti-graft campaign group Transparency International, Sweden and Denmark have been rocked by investigations into Danske...