Topic: Money laundering

Regulator details “shocking” AML breaches at Sydney casino

A gambling watchdog also took aim at Star Entertainment’s in-house lawyers for wrongly asserting legal privilege to withhold documents from Australia’s anti-money laundering enforcer.

13 September 2022

People news: In-house compliance hires at Eurotrader, Purplebricks and others

An estate agent, a university and a US technology company are among the companies that have filled in-house compliance roles in the latest people news roundup.

09 September 2022

Reuters: US prosecutors seek Binance AML docs

02 September 2022

Peru to receive Odebrecht bribes allegedly laundered by former president

The US will return $686,000 of illicitly obtained money to the Peruvian government after seizing the funds from former president Alejandro Celestino Toledo.

01 September 2022

UAE regulator orders Wise to pay $360,000 for AML failures

31 August 2022

New German federal financial crime agency in the works

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Germany

Germany is set to create a new financial crime agency, amid criticism from a global anti-money laundering body that the country lacks coordination in its approach to investigations and enforcement of financial crime.

26 August 2022

Venezuelan businessman indicted for money laundering

Rafael Rixon Rafael Morena Oropeza allegedly bribed a Venezuelan government official to install a high-ranking official in a joint venture between the country’s state oil company and Chevron.

25 August 2022

FATF praises Dutch AML efforts, stresses need for more resources

25 August 2022

Regulator fines former Rabobank US executive for obstruction

A US financial regulator has fined the former CEO of Dutch lender Rabobank’s California arm $20,000 for refusing to hand over documents during an audit of the bank’s anti-money laundering procedures.

19 August 2022

Alleged cryptocurrency money-launderer extradited to face charges in Oregon

A Russian citizen was extradited from the Netherlands to the US to face charges that he laundered the proceeds of ransomware attacks.

18 August 2022

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