Stefan Cassella of Asset Forfeiture Law, LLC reports on United States v. Zarrab, in which it was decided that the United States may assert criminal jurisdiction over a foreign national operating a money service business that moves dollar-denominated funds between foreign bank accounts on behalf of sanctioned Iranian entities, in violation of US law.
Four Turkish and Iranian nationals from the same family have been indicted on charges they violated U.S. sanctions against Iran by conducting hundreds of millions of dollars of transactions for Iran’s government and Iranian metals companies.
The fight against corruption in the Western Balkans and Turkey is failing, putting European Union accession at risk. Political elites have too much power and there are limited ways to hold the corrupt to account, according to Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movemen
A Turkish-Iranian gold trader must stand trial for laundering hundreds of millions of dollars and violating U.S. sanctions on Iran,
A delegation from Turkey that had held meetings in Washington prior to U.S. VP Biden’s visit to Turkey presented documents and materials to the U.S. that exposed money laundering through the Gülenist Bank Asya
Rome and Ankara traded barbs on Tuesday over an Italian investigation into accusations that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s son Bilal
On November 8, 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a televised speech that 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no longer be legal tender, swiftly rendering 86 per cent of cash in the ...
Tom Devlin, barrister and partner at Stephen Platt and Associates LLP, unpicks recent anti-money laundering scandals in the finance industry. He looks in detail at what went wrong, how word got out, and how the failings ...
The Laundromat is a name given by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project to a vast money-laundering scheme. Between autumn 2010 and spring 2014 Russian officials and insiders moved billions of dollars into Europe, ...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is being scrutinised by a government audit, alongside a number of other agencies focused on preventing scams and economic crime. According to the Financial Times the FCA is one of a ...
The United States has blacklisted nearly all Latin American countries for money laundering in 2017. InSight Crime explores why this is the case, and discusses some of the achievements and failings of regional anti-money-laundering efforts ...
Business pressure to weaken bribery laws and government’s inability to focus on non-Brexit issues are also concerns, says group.
Crime gangs are exploiting corruption at European borders to smuggle vast quantities of illicit goods, a new report warns.
As part of the EU, the UK has to adhere to the Anti-Money Laundering Directive which is looking at transparency of trusts – but not for much longer.
Three units of London-based Barclays Plc have been penalized by Australia’s securities regulator for failing to tell clients they didn’t hold local financial services licenses and instead were regulated overseas.