Topic: Money laundering

UBS searched in Russian oligarch investigation in Germany

Frankfurt prosecutors carried out raids as part of an investigation into a sanctioned Russian businessman whose homes were searched by Munich prosecutors in a separate probe in September.

08 November 2022

Austrac orders AML audits at two betting companies

03 November 2022

UK legal regulator ramps up anti-money laundering enforcement

The enforcement uptick at the Solicitors Regulation Authority comes as the UK government proposes handing the agency powers to issue unlimited fines.

28 October 2022

Danske Bank puts aside $2bn to resolve money laundering probe

27 October 2022

Former Bolivian official pleads guilty to laundering proceeds of bribery

The former minister of the government of Bolivia illegally helped a military and police gear supplier earn a contract to provide the country with tear gas and other non-lethal equipment.

21 October 2022

Mark Steward to hang up his boots at the FCA

The head of enforcement at the UK’s financial regulator will step down early next year after seven years at the agency.

18 October 2022

Star Entertainment to pay A$100m for AML failures at Sydney casino

Australia’s gambling regulator has fined Star Entertainment and appointed a supervisor following a review that laid bare the “shocking” breaches of anti-money laundering laws at its Sydney casino.

17 October 2022

FCA fines Gatehouse Bank over inadequate financial crime controls

14 October 2022

MPs: lack of funding proposals undermine UK economic crime reforms

In the first parliamentary debate over the UK’s latest financial crime law, MPs highlighted an absence of new funding proposals for law enforcement agencies.

13 October 2022

MLARS gets new chief, deputy chief

Brent Wible and Molly Moeser will begin leading the DOJ’s money laundering and asset recovery section on 17 October.

12 October 2022

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