Sunday, January 17, 2021

UK fraud office drops bribery probe into British American Tobacco

The Serious Fraud Office today dropped its investigation into allegations of bribery at British American Tobacco’s East African operations but said it would continue...

Rhode Island government contractor jailed for paying bribes to secure U.S Army contracts

A former government contractor was sentenced today for his role in a bribery and kickback scheme where he paid bribes to secure U.S. Army...

Mississippi pharmacy mogul gets 18 years in prison for health care fraud

A Mississippi businessman was sentenced today for his role in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud TRICARE, the health care benefit program serving U.S. military,...

Capital One fined $390 million for breaching U.S. anti-money laundering law

Credit card firm Capital One Financial Corp has been fined $390 million for engaging in what the U.S. government called willful and negligent violations...

Former Japan farm minister Yoshikawa indicted on bribery charges

Former agriculture minister Takamori Yoshikawa was indicted Friday by prosecutors without arrest for alleged bribery charges, after receiving ¥5 million from the former president...

Mexico drop corruption charges against ex-defence minister arrested in the US

The authorities in Mexico say they will bring no charges against a former top...

Australia’s watchdog revise claim of $2.3 billion transfer in Vatican money laundering

Australia’s financial watchdog miscalculated by more than $2.2bn the amount of money transferred from...

European Central Bank’s President claims bitcoin enables money laundering

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde took aim at Bitcoin’s role in facilitating criminal...

South Korea’s court upholds ex-President Park Geun-hye’s 20-year prison sentence

South Korea's highest court has upheld former President Park Geun-hye's 20-year prison sentence for...

Fort Walton Beach ex-finance director charged for fraud, money laundering

A former finance director for the city of Fort Walton Beach has pleaded no...

Romanian President approves bribery probe against former PM Tariceanu

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis approved on Wednesday a request from anti-corruption prosecutors to allow...

Founder of RG Coins cryptocurrency exchange gets 10 years in prison money laundering

The owner of a cryptocurrency exchange used to launder millions of dollars gained from...

Former Cleveland State University employee accused of giving contracts to relatives in exchange for bribes

A current and former Cleveland State University employee are among five people indicted in...

Broward Health former executive faces $600,000 in kickbacks allegation

A purchasing executive at Broward Health steered plum contracts to his accomplices in exchange...

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