Thursday, February 25, 2021

financial crime

Paulding district attorney Donovan indicted on bribery charges

A suburban Atlanta district attorney has been indicted on charges that he improperly sought to have a municipal court dismiss a charge against the female employee he is accused of sexually harassing. Paulding County District Attorney Donald Richard “Dick” Donovan...

Crown Resorts faces another inquiry over gaming license

Western Australia’s gambling watchdog announced an inquiry into Crown Resorts’ Perth casino, a fresh blow to the firm as it grapples with last week’s ruling that it was unfit to hold a gambling licence for its flagship new Sydney...

Four former New Jersey officials indicted for accepting bribes from a cooperating witness

Four former New Jersey public officials have been indicted on bribery and misconduct charges after accepting bribes from a cooperating witness, the state attorney general said Tuesday. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said in a statement that the defendants...

Former Goldman Sachs analyst and Clifford Chance solicitor charged with insider trading

Two brothers who worked at Goldman Sachs and leading City law firm Clifford Chance have appeared in court charged with insider dealing and fraud. Mohammed Zina, 32, who worked as an analyst at Goldman Sachs, and his brother Suhail Zina,...

Three Jersey-based firms fined £700,000 for violating anti-money laundering laws

A FINE of more than £700,000 has been imposed on three Jersey-based firms owned by a multi-national bank for breaching rules designed to prevent money laundering and financial crime. The actions of a trio of S G Kleinwort Hambros companies, which...

India’s anti-graft agency attaches over Rs 17-Crore assets of Amnesty International India in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said it has attached over Rs 17 crore bank deposits in connection with its money laundering case against two entities of Amnesty International (India), the global human rights watchdog. The agency said in a statement...

Cayman Islands fines companies for not revealing beneficial owners

The Registrar of Companies (RoC) has begun fining companies registered here that have failed to submit accurate information on their ultimate beneficiaries (beneficial owners) and ignored warning letters to do so, according to the Ministry of Financial Services. As...

Montenegro’s special prosecutor accused of shielding government officials from corruption probe

Montenegro’s State Prosecutor, Zivko Savovic, on Monday accused the Special State Prosecutor, Milivoje Katnic, of illegal acts during investigations into former ruling party officials. At a press conference, Savovic said Katnic had stopped an investigation into former transport minister Ivan...

Reports find 270 addresses laundered 55% of cryptocurrency linked to criminal activity

Criminals who keep their funds in cryptocurrency tend to launder funds through a small cluster of online services, blockchain investigations firm Chainalysis said in a report last week. This includes services like high-risk (low-reputation) crypto-exchange portals, online gambling platforms, cryptocurrency...

Actor Sachiin Joshi arrested in money laundering case linked to Omkar Realtors and Developers

Actor and entrepreneur Sachiin Joshi was reportedly arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money-laundering case on Sunday. This was after he was questioned in the case against realty group Omkar Realtors and Developers. As per...

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Santa Ana police officer pleads guilty to accepting $128,000 in bribes

A Santa Ana police officer admitted Wednesday, Feb. 24, to accepting $128,000 in bribes in exchange for keeping law...
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