Money laundering

April 18, 2019 - 8:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two former investment executives from Japan pleaded not guilty in Las Vegas on Thursday to criminal fraud charges in what prosecutors have called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Junzo Suzuki, 70, and his son, Paul Suzuki, 40, arrived in custody in the U.S. on Wednesday,...
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Mark Riddell arrives at federal court Friday, April 12, 2019, in Boston, where he was scheduled to plead guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Riddell, a former Florida prep school administrator, has pleaded guilty to rigging students’ entrance exam scores in a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 12, 2019 - 4:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former Florida prep school administrator pleaded guilty Friday to take college entrance exams for students in exchange for cash to help wealthy parents get their kids into elite universities. Mark Riddell admitted to secretly taking the ACT and SAT in place of students, or...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Loughlin and her husband Giannulli said in court documents Monday, April 15, 2019, that they are pleading not guilty to charges that they took part in a sweeping college admissions bribery scam. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
April 09, 2019 - 9:43 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors added money laundering to the list of accusations against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and 14 other prominent parents Tuesday in the college admissions bribery case, increasing the pressure on them to plead guilty as other...
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April 09, 2019 - 6:43 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Investigators are seeking the banking information of a car salesman who authorities say is suspected of kidnapping a paralyzed man in Tennessee and taking nearly $200,000 from his accounts while threatening to kill him. An affidavit by Chattanooga Police Officer Matthew...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 1, 2004 file photo, seven time U.S. Rep. Charles Taylor R-N.C. speaks during a campaign stop at the Asheville Airport, near Fletcher, N.C. A Russian bank owned by former U.S. congressman Charles Taylor has been stripped of its license for allegedly breaking anti-money laundering rules. The Russian Central Bank says that Commercial Bank of Ivanovo committed "numerous" breaches of anti-money laundering legislation and inflated the value of its assets. (AP Photo/Alan Marler, File)
April 05, 2019 - 7:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A small Russian bank owned by former U.S. congressman Charles Taylor was stripped of its license Friday after allegedly breaking anti-money laundering rules. Russia's central bank said that Commercial Bank of Ivanovo committed "numerous" breaches of anti-money laundering regulations...
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Swedbank's headquarters in Sundbyberg, Stockholm, Wednesday March 27, 2019. The headquarters of one of Sweden's largest banks are being raided by authorities as part of an investigation into whether Swedbank was connected to a massive money laundering scandal in the Baltic countries. (Anders Wiklund/TT via AP)
March 28, 2019 - 6:04 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The chief executive of one of Sweden's largest banks was fired Thursday in the wake of allegations that the bank was connected to a massive money laundering scandal in the Baltic countries. It is the second major Nordic bank CEO to fall over the scandal in four months...
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March 26, 2019 - 8:55 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal court document says a former N.C. State football player admits operating a business which bribed college athletes. News outlets say a plea report says Eric Leak pleaded guilty last week to conspiracy to commit promotional money laundering. A bill of information...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2005, file photo, businessman Donald Trump, left, talks on his cellphone with Felix Sater, right, outside after speaking at the Bixpo 2005 business convention at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colo. Sater, a Soviet emigre who befriended Trump over a series of development deals in the 2000s and pushed the Trump Tower Moscow project before and during the 2016 presidential campaign, has emerged as a key figure in House Democrats’ investigations into Trump’s Russia connections. (Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post via AP)
March 25, 2019 - 10:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Soviet-born convicted felon who worked on real estate deals with President Donald Trump was accused in a lawsuit Monday of plotting to use Trump-branded skyscrapers to launder money allegedly stolen from a Kazakhstan bank. BTA Bank and the City of Almaty, Kazakhstan, allege Felix...
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March 25, 2019 - 11:47 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Foreign Ministry has fired an Indian serving as its consul of honor in Nigeria after learning he was wanted in his country for money laundering. A statement Monday said the ministry interrupted Nitin Sandesara's mandate as a consul in Nigeria because his case "may...
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March 07, 2019 - 6:08 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union member states have unanimously rejected a proposal by the EU executive Commission to blacklist 23 countries and territories it believes pose a high risk of money laundering or terrorist financing. In a rebuke for the EU Commission, the member states said in a...
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