Topic: Money laundering

Currency exchange directors jailed in UK for money laundering

A court has sentenced three businessmen to prison after an HMRC investigation into a London-based foreign exchange company uncovered an “international money laundering plot”.

08 March 2022

Ex-Mishcon partner fined over anti-money laundering breaches

The UK’s legal regulator has punished Michael Nouril, a former partner in Mishcon de Reya’s corporate department, for “serious breaches” of rules designed to prevent lawyers from facilitating money laundering.

08 March 2022

Paul Hastings recruits veteran DOJ prosecutor

The firm added Leo Tsao, a former senior DOJ prosecutor who previously worked on investigations into Goldman Sachs and Och-Ziff, to its white-collar and fintech practices.

07 March 2022

FATF adds UAE to financial crime grey list

07 March 2022

Former money laundering prosecutors predict aggressive US crypto seizures

US prosecutors will pursue increasingly aggressive civil forfeiture actions targeting cryptocurrencies in the coming years, according to two high-profile ex-DOJ officials.

03 March 2022

DOJ to set up task force to tackle Russian crime

02 March 2022

UK proposes laws to strengthen economic crime enforcement

The raft of proposed legislative changes includes giving the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) greater teeth by introducing strict liability for sanctions offences.

01 March 2022

Dutch prosecutors open record number of money laundering probes

Prosecutors in the Netherlands seized €368 million in illicit proceeds in 2021 and carried out over 1,000 more money laundering investigations than the previous year.

01 March 2022

Austrac sues Crown Resorts over AML failings

01 March 2022

UK financial intelligence agency to launch eight new teams

25 February 2022

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