17th August 2016
The push for the next spike in Bitcoin price could come from Japan very soon. More exchange traders are joining the bandwagon and the market outlook says there has been a rise in the value amount of Bitcoin traded after the first half of this year. Following a… Read More
17th August 2016
Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy could secure a second mandate, ending months of political deadlock, if his party agrees, on Wednesday (17 August), to anti-corruption conditions set by the liberal newcomers in parliament. Ciudadanos (meaning “citizens”), the fourth-largest force in parliament, said last week it would negotiate on making Rajoy… Read More
17th August 2016
Brazil’s top court has authorised a probe into President Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva for allegedly attempting to obstruct the work of investigators into allegations of corruption. GloboNews reported that Supreme Court Justice Teoru Zavascki gave permission to prosecutor general Rodrigo Janot to look for… Read More
17th August 2016
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has asked for a copy of first information report (FIR) from the city police in the illegal kidney transplant racket case connected with L H Hiranandani Hospital. The agency will examine money laundering angle in the case.   Officials stated that they want to examine FIR… Read More
17th August 2016
Swiss private bank Falcon has been blocked from taking on new business in Singapore by the local central bank and financial regulator, Swiss newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft said on Wednesday, citing information it had obtained. Falcon is one of the banks under investigation by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)… Read More
17th August 2016
Venezuela’s Public Ministry on Tuesday said it sentenced 10 people to more than 22 years in prison, including three National Guard members, for trafficking a ton and a half of cocaine on an Air France flight. The Bolivarian National Guard members were respectively in charge of a drug-sniffing canine, of… Read More
17th August 2016
Enforcement Directorate (ED) will opt for Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT)to extradite Vijay Mallya from UK. Read More
17th August 2016
Members from a police-initiated independent team will meet anti-money laundering agency officials soon to investigate the alleged involvement of law enforcers in drug-trafficking rings in the country. The Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) recently found suspicious transactions of funds worth Rp 3.6 trillion ($275 million) allegedly involving the… Read More
17th August 2016
Nithya Senani Samaranayake who has functioned as a director of two companies owned by Hambantota district MP Namal Rajapaksa, was yesterday ordered to be remanded until August 22 by a Colombo Court for her alleged involvement in money laundering amounting to Rs.45 million. On Monday, MP Namal Rajapaksa and Sudarsha… Read More
17th August 2016
Chinese police have solved 158 major cases involving underground banks and money laundering this year and apprehended 450 suspects, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said Tuesday. In a crackdown launched by the MPS, the People’s Bank of China and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, 192 locations where illegal… Read More