Money laundering

FILE - In this July 17, 2016, file photo, then-Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. A firm headed by Manafort received more than $1.2 million in payments that correspond to entries in a handwritten ledger tied to a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine, according to financial records obtained by The Associated Press. The payments between 2007 and 2009 are the first evidence that Manafort’s consulting firm received funds listed in the so-called Black Ledger, which Ukrainian investigators have been investigating as evidence of off-the-books payments from the Ukrainian Party of Regions. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 12, 2017 - 9:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump's campaign chairman. Ukrainian investigators called it evidence of off-the-books payments from a pro-Russian political party — and part...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2003 file photo, former Tamaulipas state Governor Tomas Yarrington participates in the XXIth Border Governors Conference in Chihuahua, Mexico. Mexican prosecutors said April 9, 2017, that the ex-governor accused in Mexico of money laundering and organized crime, has been detained in Italy. He is also wanted in the United States for allegedly receiving millions of dollars in bribes from the Gulf cartel during his 1999 to 2004 term. (AP Photo/Jaime Puebla, File)
April 10, 2017 - 4:43 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The arrest of an ex-governor of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas caps a five-year, seemingly desultory search for the ruling-party politician accused of organized crime and money laundering. It may have been one of the least serious searches in history. Analysts say the...
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Dr. Thomas Bauer, president of the board of directors FINMA, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, speaks to the Media in Bern Switzerland on Tuesday April 4 2017. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 11:36 am
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland's financial markets watchdog says it investigated 22 breaches of money laundering requirements last year, from nine in 2015, as the Alpine country seeks to combat the growing risk of corruption linked to assets from around the world. The authority, FINMA, said...
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Dr. Thomas Bauer, president of the board of directors FINMA, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, speaks to the Media in Bern Switzerland on Tuesday April 4 2017. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 8:35 am
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland's financial markets watchdog says it investigated 22 breaches of money laundering requirements last year, from nine in 2015, as the Alpine country seeks to combat the growing risk of corruption linked to assets from around the world. The authority, FINMA, said...
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April 04, 2017 - 7:46 am
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland's financial markets watchdog says it investigated 22 breaches of money laundering requirements last year, from nine in 2015, particularly linked to international corruption. The authority, FINMA, said Tuesday that "serious shortcomings" came to light in 2016,...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2015 file photo shows the logo of the Swiss bank Credit Suisse, in Zurich, Switzerland. European authorities are investigating dozens of people suspected of tax evasion involving Swiss bank Credit Suisse, officials said Friday, March 31, 2017. Dutch authorities in particular said they had detained two people and seized assets including luxury cars, paintings and even a gold bar in the multi-country sweep. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP, file)
March 31, 2017 - 11:20 am
GENEVA (AP) — European authorities are investigating dozens of people suspected of tax evasion and money laundering involving Swiss bank Credit Suisse, officials said Friday, with Dutch authorities in particular detaining two people and seizing assets including luxury cars, paintings and even a...
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March 16, 2017 - 3:48 am
TRUMP-BUDGET Trump budget slashes agency money to boost defense spending WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is unveiling a $1.15 trillion budget, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes a dozen Cabinet departments to finance a significant increase in the military...
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