Topic: Money laundering

Former US prosecutor: suspicious activity reports are “tremendously useful”

A former New Jersey anti-money laundering chief said at GIR's Women in Investigations conference that suspicious activity reports frequently help law enforcement catch criminals, even if banks never receive credit for tipping off investigators.

13 November 2020

Greece merges major enforcement agencies

Greece has joined its anti-corruption and financial crime authorities in an attempt to strengthen and streamline enforcement.

11 November 2020

UK financial regulator examining more than a dozen banks over AML failures

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The UK Financial Conduct Authority is investigating over a dozen financial institutions for failing to put in place adequate safeguards to prevent the flow of illicit money.

10 November 2020

Julius Baer to pay $80 million to settle Fifa investigation

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Swiss bank Julius Baer said it has agreed in principle to a three-year deferred prosecution agreement with the US Department of Justice over its role in the Fifa corruption scandal.

09 November 2020

Former Swedbank Baltic CEO denies knowledge of money laundering scheme

06 November 2020

US prosecutors demand prison time for ex-official behind the FinCEN Files

Manhattan federal prosecutors have said that a former FinCEN senior advisor deserves “serious punishment” for leaking the cache of 2,000 suspicious activity reports.

28 October 2020

European finance ministers to call for EU anti-money laundering authority

28 October 2020

Danish FIU reports rise in suspicious activity reports

27 October 2020

Korean banks lag behind foreign counterparts in anti-money laundering resources

26 October 2020

Counsel Watch: the lawyers behind the Goldman Sachs settlement

In the latest counsel watch, the lawyers who ushered Goldman Sachs to its historic 1MDB settlement and an ex-head of FARA enforcement at the DOJ registers as a foreign agent.

23 October 2020

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