US lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday to strengthen sanctions against the Hezbollah terror group. The proposed law, which is an
It seems that every unfolding political corruption scandal in Israel introduces the country to a new, colorful Jewish billionaire with
Iran struck back against new Trump administration sanctions against its ballistic missile program, calling them illegal and announcing sanctions of its
The dean of haredi elementary school Tiferet Yaakov was arrested at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday upon his return from a fundraising trip abroad, reported Kikar News.
A few weeks ago one of the world’s richest men was arrested for interrogation in Tel Aviv following an investigation in which the Israeli police drew on the support of criminal justice authorities in the U.S., France and Switzerland. The Republic of Guinea was proud to have played its own part in supporting Israel’s investigation.
Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimoni and some of his top lieutenants were indicted in the Tel Aviv District Court on Tuesday for bribery, money laundering and a slew of other crimes involving more than NIS 1 million related to efforts to obtain hush money to pay two women in exchange for their silence about sex crimes Shimoni allegedly committed against them.
How do terrorists move money? This article examines six of the most widely used methods: cash couriers, informal transfer systems (e.g. hawala), money service businesses, formal banking, false trade invoicing, and high value commodities.
This article first appeared on LinkedIn and is republished here with the author's permission. I admit it, several of my friends launder money, and yours do to. The four cases below show just how easy it ...
This article was written by Natasha Reurts for the Bright Line Law Portal, and is republished here with BLL's permission. In March of this year, the UK government announced the introduction of a new anti-money laundering ...
As regulatory compliance initiatives move toward utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), what effect might the increased efficacy of AML programs have on developing nations and small financial players without large compliance budgets? More ...
We know there are tax havens. We just can’t agree on where they are. Although many countries recognise that major corporations divert tax revenue—there’s a reason, after all, why US multinationals hold more than $2 trillion ...
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) recently published the final version of guidance on how financial services firms should treat politically exposed customers in order to meet AML obligations. The guidance applies to all firms ...
New Canadian banking rules that took effect July 1 are a “game changer” that could help governments in Victoria and
MAS working with group of Singapore banks to build joint KYC utility for countering money laundering and terrorism financing
In a speech delivered at the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) Financial Crime Seminar on July 2017, Mr. Chua Kim
Unicredit, Italy’s largest bank, suffered a data breach affecting 400,000 customers, BBC News reports. The bank said personal data and
Uzbekistan said Friday that it has jailed the eldest daughter of late president Islam Karimov, Gulnara Karimova — once a