29th March 2016
[MANILA] Kim Wong, the Philippine gambling junket operator whom a lawmaker has dubbed the 'missing link' in the cyber heist of US$81 million in Bangladesh central bank funds, will testify Tuesday before a televised Senate committee meeting. Read More
29th March 2016
ASHDOD, Israel (AP) — Gilbert Chikli was rolling in money, stolen from some of the world's biggest corporations. His targets: Accenture. Disney. American Express. In less than two years, he made off with at least 6.1 million euros from France alone. Read More
29th March 2016
MANILA – Another $850 million stolen by alleged Chinese hackers from the account of Bangladesh Bank at the New York Federal Reserve would have ended up in a Philippine bank had US authorities not stopped the suspicious transactions, Senator TG Guingona said Tuesday. Read More
28th March 2016
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, was sentenced on Monday to a year of probation for his role in a public corruption case involving a property deal made while he was a county commissioner, a county prosecutor's office said, but he will remain in office. Read More
28th March 2016
Colorado banks will no longer have to file hard copies of Suspicious Activity Reports with the state when they suspect money laundering or criminal violations, according to a change in the state’s banking rules. Read More
28th March 2016
Hackers tried to steal $1 billion last month from the country’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Now, officials are trying to trace $81 million. Read More
28th March 2016
Senior National Coalition Party MP Ilkka Kanerva has called on the government to develop legislation and to step up intelligence cooperation to combat the threat of terrorism. Kanerva told Yle that Finland lags behind its Nordic peers in funding for anti-terrorism programmes. Read More
26th March 2016
Chinese authorities plan to set up a technical support system to tackle money laundering and financing for terrorism amid the rise of internet finance, a top central bank official said yesterday, emphasising that both conventional and online financial activities should be subjected to the same regulatory standard. Read More
26th March 2016
KARACHI: The Inland Revenue department has been empowered to probe into the suspected bank accounts and sources of terror financing, a notification said on Friday. Read More
25th March 2016
In a widening corruption probe into Venezuela’s state oil company by US authorities, Swiss regulators have agreed to provide US prosecutors with records from at least 18 banks relating to the oil firm. Read More