17th March 2016
Manila - A Philippine Senate committee has resumed its inquiry into how $81 million stolen by hackers from the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank account of Bangladesh's central bank was transmitted to four private Philippine bank accounts and then to three casino companies. Read More
17th March 2016
CHICAGO - A suburban Chicago businessman has pleaded guilty to failing to pay more than $550,000 in personal income taxes. Read More
17th March 2016
Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sworn in Thursday as President Dilma Rousseff’s chief of staff , in a controversial move that Rousseff’s critics say is an attempt to shield Lula da Silva from a corruption investigation. Read More
17th March 2016
Bangladesh police launched a criminal investigation on Thursday into the cyber theft of $81 million from the central bank's U.S. account but said it was too early to pinpoint any suspects. Read More
17th March 2016
NAIROBI - Kenya's capital markets regulator has published new regulations requiring stock and fixed-income brokers to report suspicious trades and transactions above $10,000 to a government body set up to fight money-laundering. Read More
17th March 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. citizen who served as a foreign diplomat from the Dominican Republic has pleaded guilty to charges in a United Nations bribery case. Read More
17th March 2016
MONTREAL - The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") today reported on its enforcement of the laws governing the Québec financial sector in 2015. Over the past year, the AMF continued to step up its detection and prevention efforts and develop new technology tools to further enhance its efficiency. Read More
16th March 2016
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Pakistan and Turkmenistan on Wednesday signed agreements including one on financial intelligence to curb money laundering and terrorism financing, officials said. Read More
16th March 2016
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Jurors got their first detailed look at the government's case against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley on Tuesday, with prosecutors alleging that in his prior business life, he lied to mortgage title companies to obtain and hide $3 million in other people's money. Read More
16th March 2016
Doctor Stephen Cutler, an international consultant on anti-money laundering, said the alleged $81 million money laundering scam may be the biggest fraud of its kind in Asia’s banking history. Read More