Topic: Money laundering

UK anti-corruption expert: “efforts to combat economic crime are in disarray”

Susan Hawley of anti-corruption NGO Spotlight on Corruption called for reforms to address the enforcement crisis, including large budget increases and a public inquiry.

27 April 2022

French authorities raid Gupta-linked businesses

26 April 2022

FCA: challenger banks at higher risk of facilitating financial crime

22 April 2022

US banking regulator: crypto bank violated AML rules

The US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has issued its first consent order against a digital asset bank

22 April 2022

FinCEN issues kleptocracy warning highlighting Russian corruption

19 April 2022

Swiss money laundering probe into Egypt’s former ruling family fizzles out

Swiss prosecutors have closed an 11-year-long investigation into ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s “entourage” after seizing just $34 million of almost $650 million in frozen funds.

14 April 2022

Lawyer denies “tipping off” client about SFO probe

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has charged commercial solicitor William Osmond with illicitly disclosing the existence of a money laundering investigation.

11 April 2022

UAE broadens whistleblower protections

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Dubai’s financial services regulator has introduced new rules to encourage individuals to blow the whistle about corporate misconduct.

11 April 2022

Nigeria: evidence of fraud in OPL 245 sale is “little short of overwhelming”

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A barrister for the Nigerian government has told a London court that US lender JPMorgan failed to protect the country from fraud in connection with the $1.3 billion sale of oilfield OPL 245.

06 April 2022

Switzerland sets its sights on another lender in Petrobras case

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Swiss prosecutors have raided the offices of Pictet over the private lender’s suspected links to a widespread corruption scandal involving Brazilian state oil company Petrobras.

31 March 2022

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