30th June 2016
Judges have temporarily halted the extradition of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug kingpin known as El Chapo, pending the outcome of appeals filed this week by Mr. Guzmán’s lawyers. The appeals argue that the statute of limitations has run out on… Read More
29th June 2016
Rodrigo Duterte will take his oath of office on Thursday as the Philippines’ 16th president. On the campaign trail, the tough-talking former mayor from southern Philippines’ Davao City has promised to “kill” drug lords and shame corrupt government officials and policemen suspected of colluding with criminals. “We’ll just make this… Read More
29th June 2016
Thomson Reuters 'working furiously' to secure 2.2 million sensitive records. Read More
29th June 2016
A Mumbai Special Court on Wednesday ordered Vijay Mallya, head of the defunct Kingfisher Airlines, to appear before it on 29 July regarding money laundering cases filed against him. Special Judge PR Bhavake told Mallya, now in Britain, to appear before him at 11 am on 29 July. In the… Read More
29th June 2016
Whether bitcoin is actual currency is at the forefront of a first-of-its-kind money-laundering case in Florida to be decided Friday. In February 2014, Michel Espinoza was arrested in a Miami Beach motel for agreeing to sell $30,000 worth of bitcoin to an undercover police officer he had met on an… Read More
29th June 2016
Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Danny Jordaan says he has never committed any fraud and took part in no corruption in the build up to the 2010 Fifa World Cup. In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News, Jordaan has dismissed claims that he or South African Football Association (Safa) paid a… Read More
29th June 2016
The agency had filed a 20,000-page charge sheet against NSEL and 67 others in a Mumbai court in March last year, explaining NSEL funds were laundered and "illegally plouged into purchase private properties" Read More
29th June 2016
Convicting an elected official on corruption charges just got a lot harder. Government watchdogs say the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to toss out the conviction and two-year prison sentence of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) will create new hurdles for prosecutors. “Bribery was already a very tough charge… Read More
28th June 2016
French finance prosecutors have asked for Swiss bank UBS to face trial for allegedly orchestrating a vast system of tax fraud in France, a legal source said on Monday. The prosecution requested that UBS face trial for “aggravated laundering of tax fraud proceeds” while its French branch be judged… Read More
28th June 2016
Police in Spain said Tuesday they had arrested eight people and seized property worth €62 million ($68 million) as part of a probe into a group suspected of laundering Russian mafia money. The suspects – four Russians, two Ukrainians and two Spaniards – made major investments in real estate on… Read More