Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Swiss authorities probe oil-services firm SBM offshore over bribery allegations

Oil-services firm SBM Offshore NV is facing an investigation by the Swiss government into bribery allegations that the company said it has already paid...

PR firm MWW sues marketing guru in $10m fraud case

An alleged Ponzi-scheming public relations exec apparently ensnared actors Megan Fox and Mindy Kaling in his web of deceit, claims a Manhattan firm which...

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission General Manager Harlan Kelly charged with fraud

Harlan Kelly Jr., the General Manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SF PUC), is facing federal fraud charges following a reported raid...

Swiss court grant Vatican investigators access to bank documentation linked to London real estate financial scandal

Vatican investigators have been granted full access to Swiss banking documentation related to long-time Vatican investment manager Enrico Crasso. The newly announced decision by...

Deutsche Bank accounting chief probed over Wirecard Audit

Deutsche Bank AG’s top accounting executive, Andreas Loetscher, is being investigated over his role as the auditor of Wirecard AG while he was with...

Swiss court orders Societe Generale to return $150m of Allen Stanford Ponzi cash

Societe Generale SA was reprimanded by a Swiss court and ordered to give up $150 million deposited by convicted fraudster Allen Stanford that it...

Sierra Leone’s former president Koroma faces corruption, money laundering allegations

Sierra Leone’s former president Ernest Bai Koroma was interrogated by lawyers acting for the...

Texas AG Ken Paxton accused of corruption fires another whistleblower

The Texas attorney general’s office has fired the last remaining whistleblower who alleged Ken Paxton broke...

Former World soccer chiefs Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini faces fraud charge in FIFA corruption case

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are facing a more serious charge of fraud after...

Honduran ex-president Zelaya stopped at airport with $18,000 in cash, denies ownership

Former Honduran president Manuel Zelaya said on Friday that he had been “unjustly” detained...

Indonesian Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo arrested over corruption in lobster seed export case

Indonesia's Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo faces up to life in jail after being arrested...

U.S indicts Venezuelan in kickback scheme linked to PDVSA

A dual Venezuelan-Italian citizen who controlled multiple companies via U.S. based bank accounts was...

Spokane health clinic owner charged with $5 million Medicaid fraud

The owner of a health clinic based in Spokane, Washington, is facing charges of...

Former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant charged with fraud

A former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant has been charged with defrauding an international investor of...

Venezuelan court jails six former Citgo executives for corruption

A Venezuelan court sentenced six former executives of U.S. refiner Citgo to prison after...

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Swiss authorities probe oil-services firm SBM offshore over bribery allegations

Oil-services firm SBM Offshore NV is facing an investigation by the Swiss government...

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission General Manager Harlan Kelly charged with fraud

Harlan Kelly Jr., the General Manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...

Swiss court orders Societe Generale to return $150m of Allen Stanford Ponzi cash

Societe Generale SA was reprimanded by a Swiss court and ordered to give...

Texas AG Ken Paxton accused of corruption fires another whistleblower

The Texas attorney general’s office has fired the last remaining whistleblower who alleged Ken...

FirstEnergy credit rating downgraded to “junk” over links to Ohio bribery scandal

FirstEnergy's credit rating has been downgraded to junk status by the three big...

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Money Laundering

Malta advisory firm Credence linked to multiple tax avoidance probes fined for money laundering breaches

Corporate services provider Credence, which featured in an extensive European Investigation Collaborations exposé...

Queensland’s corruption watchdog raids two law firms in money laundering case

Four people connected to two law firms raided by the state’s corruption watchdog...

India’s ED arrest Cox And Kings Promoter Peter Kerkar in money laundering case linked to Yes Bank

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today arrested Cox & Kings promoter Peter Kerkar in...

Swiss court grant Vatican investigators access to bank documentation linked to London real estate financial scandal

Vatican investigators have been granted full access to Swiss banking documentation related to...

Bribery & Corruption

Venezuelan court jails six former Citgo executives for corruption

A Venezuelan court sentenced six former executives of U.S. refiner Citgo to prison...

Former Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office employee charged in bribes for bond scheme

A Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office employee has been charged with taking bribes in...

FirstEnergy credit rating downgraded to “junk” over links to Ohio bribery scandal

FirstEnergy's credit rating has been downgraded to junk status by the three big...

Indonesian Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo arrested over corruption in lobster seed export case

Indonesia's Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo faces up to life in jail after being...

Fraud

Former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant charged with fraud

A former Nairobi parliamentary aspirant has been charged with defrauding an international investor...

Deutsche Bank accounting chief probed over Wirecard Audit

Deutsche Bank AG’s top accounting executive, Andreas Loetscher, is being investigated over his...

Former World soccer chiefs Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini faces fraud charge in FIFA corruption case

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are facing a more serious charge of fraud...

Pennsylvania attorney gets 6 years in prison for role in $2.7m Ponzi scheme

An Allentown, Pennsylvania, attorney was sentenced today to 78 months in prison followed...

This Week

Former Cincinnati council member Tamaya Dennard gets 18 months prison in corruption case

Former Cincinnati City Council Member Tamaya Dennard was sentenced on Tuesday for her...

FirstEnergy credit rating downgraded to “junk” over links to Ohio bribery scandal

FirstEnergy's credit rating has been downgraded to junk status by the three big...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to fraud and kickback in U.S. opioid crisis probe

Purdue Pharma LP pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its...

American contractor gets 3 years for stealing government equipment on U.S. Military Base in Afghanistan

An American military contractor was sentenced today to more than three years in...

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