Colorado man guilty of $7.2M renewable energy tax scam
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a scheme in which he and others filed false claims for tax credits under a federal program that encourages production and...
Feds allege North Las Vegas tax preparer defrauded buyer
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Federal authorities have brought charges against a North Las Vegas man they say defrauded the buyer of his tax preparation business by lying about how successful it...
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian authorities say they have arrested an Indian citizen wanted in his country for money laundering.
A statement Friday by Albanian police said the individual,...
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Bureau of Investigation says a 70-year-old former Clear Creek County employee faces multiple felony charges after an investigation into the theft of more than $200,000...
Holmes County clerk of courts arrested on fraud charges
BONIFAY, Fla. (AP) — The clerk of courts in a Florida Panhandle county has been arrested and charged with official misconduct and money laundering.
Former doctor faces sentencing for $5M Medicaid fraud
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut doctor who prosecutors say bilked Medicaid out of nearly $5 million and spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on women and luxury goods is facing...
More charges against former Louisiana port official
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff says more people now say a businessman and former Louisiana port official stole investments from them, and he's been arrested on new...
Man accused of marriage and visa fraud in Florida
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A 47-year-old Indian foreign national who lives in Florida has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit marriage and visa fraud and conspiracy to commit money...
Woman accused of taking more than $296K from investors
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty in New Hampshire to wire fraud and money laundering, taking more than $296,000 from two investors.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Federal authorities have accused 10 Indiana and Arizona residents of bringing large amounts of the drug fentanyl into Evansville from Phoenix.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A woman has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars from several businesses in Polk County.
Polk County court records say 65-year-old Janet Cole is charged with...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed the five charges remaining against Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell at the request of prosecutors.
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union member states have unanimously rejected a proposal by the EU executive Commission to blacklist 23 countries and territories it believes pose a high risk of money...
ATLANTA (AP) — A former executive with a longtime city of Atlanta vendor accused of paying bribes to the city's former chief procurement officer to secure contracts for work faces dozens of...
Woman, homeless man in GoFundMe scheme plead guilty
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A homeless man and a woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges in a GoFundMe scheme that prosecutors say netted $400,000 with a phony story about him coming to her...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man accused of providing to companies workers in the U.S. illegally has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Lincoln.
PHOENIX (AP) — A California woman and her ex-husband have been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for defrauding Phoenix-area homeowner associations while an Arizona resident will...
- San Antonio Express-NewsFeds arrest an ex-business partner of San Antonio philanthropist Bill Greehey on tax-evasion chargesMarch 22, 2019
- The Washington TimesRobert Mueller investigated Michael Cohen for money laundering, foreign lobbying violationsMarch 19, 2019
- The DayWiretaps, surveillance led to alleged drug ring indictmentMarch 15, 2019
- The DayGrand jury indicts 24, including two local business owners, in drug trafficking ringMarch 8, 2019
- WRAL-TVMore than $1M in luxury goods seized from Raleigh mansion owned by couple at center of money laundering caseMarch 7, 2019
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell was found not guilty Monday on nearly all charges of taking campaign funds for his personal use.
Sedgwick County commissioner case in hands of jurors
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Sedgwick County jury will be back in court to continue deliberations in the fraud case of County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The financial intelligence unit of Mexico's treasury has frozen $156 million of the state Autonomous University of Hidalgo's funds while it investigates suspected money...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas legislator accused of fraudulently taking $10,500 from campaign funds for his personal use told jurors Thursday that the payments were legitimate campaign...
Man charged with cheating investors in cryptocurrency scam
BOSTON (AP) — The founder of a purported cryptocurrency company has been charged with cheating investors out of millions of dollars by selling fake virtual money he falsely claimed was backed by...
Montenegro issues arrest warrant for ex-ruling party ally
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro has issued an international arrest warrant for a fugitive banker who is a former close ally-turned-foe of long-serving President Milo...
Rosell to be released pending trial after nearly 2 years
MADRID (AP) — Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell will be set free pending his trial on money laundering charges related to the sale of television rights for matches involving the Brazilian...
Sweden probes bank in money laundering case
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor has launched an investigation into one of Sweden's largest banks in connection with a sprawling money laundering scandal at Danish bank Danske...
Kansas woman convicted in heroin ring, money laundering
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 61-year-old Kansas woman has been convicted of participating in a conspiracy to distribute drugs supplied by a drug cartel in Mexico.
- Business WireNICE Actimize Selected by IDB Bank NY to Innovate Anti-Money Laundering Compliance and Investigation Management Using Advanced AIMarch 19, 2019
- Globe NewswireThe Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of DNKEY, WRCDF, WCAGY and VNDAFebruary 28, 2019
- Business Wire1-Day Course: AML - Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer (London, United Kingdom - June 21, 2019) - ResearchAndMarkets.comFebruary 15, 2019
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Former Barcelona president denies money laundering in court
MADRID (AP) — Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell denied money laundering charges in court on Tuesday, saying he did nothing illegal in relation to the sale of TV rights for matches involving...
Former Barcelona president Rosell in handcuffs for trial
MADRID (AP) — Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell arrived in handcuffs Monday to stand trial on charges of money laundering related to the sale of television rights for matches involving the...
Former Kansas lawmaker faces federal fraud trial
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas legislator accused of fraudulently taking $10,500 from campaign funds for his personal use goes to trial Monday in federal court in Wichita.
Russian opens money laundering probe involving Moldova
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Interior Ministry says that it has launched a money laundering probe involving the influential leader of Moldova's Democratic Party, just two days before parliamentary...
Man gets prison for stealing $2M from North Carolina school
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A Los Angeles man who pleaded guilty to creating a fake company and posing as a construction company worker to steal nearly $2 million from a North Carolina university has been...
Mississippi woman pleads guilty in massive pharmacy fraud
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman charged in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others pleaded guilty...
French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty
PARIS (AP) — A French court ordered Switzerland's largest bank, UBS, to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in fines and damages for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities, sending...
Germany seizes millions in Russian money laundering probe
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they've seized properties worth 40 million euros ($45 million) and millions more in cash in an investigation linked to a big Russian money laundering...
Thais give Russia, US right to extradite hacking suspect
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court ruled Wednesday that a Russian man who allegedly was part of a gang that stole millions of dollars online from bank accounts can be extradited to the United States to...
The Latest: French court fines Swiss bank UBS $4.2 billion
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Swiss bank UBS in France (all times local):
A Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in fines...
Estonia orders Danish bank to close unit over alleged fraud
HELSINKI (AP) — Estonian authorities said Tuesday that the local branch of Danske Bank must close after the financial group admitted that massive amounts of money from Russia and former Soviet states had been laundered through the subsidiary.
The Estonian Financial Supervisory Authority said the activities of Denmark's largest financial institution must cease in Estonia within eight months.
Arraignment postponed for New Mexico ex-athletic director
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An arraignment for former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs who is facing fraud and money laundering charges has been postponed.
State District Judge Stan Whitaker pushed back the arraignment on Monday to Friday after raising concerns over the method the New Mexico Attorney General's Office used to file charges against Krebs.
Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering
MALE, Maldives (AP) — A Maldives court ordered the arrest and detention of former President Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday on charges of money laundering.
The criminal court in Male, the capital, ordered Yameen held in custody after prosecutors argued at a hearing that he could attempt to influence witnesses if he were free.
Yameen was charged with money laundering for alleged involvement in the embezzlement of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corp. funds.
AP Interview: Maldives ex-president says debt under audit
NEW DELHI (AP) — Ex-Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed said Thursday that the country is seeking to reduce the more than $3 billion he estimates it could owe China, some of which he said came in the form of "ill-gotten wealth" for the previous government of President Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
EU wants 23 states on laundering, terror financing blacklist
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union Commission on Tuesday proposed to put 23 non-EU countries and territories on a blacklist of those it believes to pose a high risk when it comes to money laundering or terrorist financing.
Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said Wednesday that the list, including such nations like Saudi Arabia, North Korea and Nigeria, will be used to increase checks and investigations on financial operations to find any suspicious money flows.
Goodyear man is indicted for running a telemarketing scheme
PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted a Goodyear man in a telemarketing scheme that offered people fraudulent opportunities to work from home.
The Arizona Attorney General's Office says Lawrence Raymon Pargo is facing six counts of theft plus counts of fraudulent schemes and artifices, illegal control of an enterprise and money laundering.
Prosecutors say Pargo was the owner of Buyers Cash Club between March 2014 and March 2015.
LA precious metals trader pleads guilty to money laundering
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a precious-metals trader in the Los Angeles Jewelry District pleaded guilty to laundering money that he was told were more than $200,000 in drug trafficking proceeds.
The U.S. Attorney's Office says 53-year-old Saeed Elyahouzadeh of Westwood entered the plea Monday in U.S. District Court to one felony count of money laundering.
Man sentenced for marijuana grow operation, money laundering
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has been sentenced to a one-and-a-half-year prison term for growing and distributing marijuana and money laundering.
The Latest: Malaysian ex-leader’s graft trial delayed
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on graft charges (all times local):
A defense lawyer says former Malaysian leader Najib Razak's graft trial, scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed by a court ruling.
Gilbert man sentenced to prison for stealing clients’ money
PHOENIX (AP) — A 77-year-old Gilbert man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay over $290,000 in restitution for pocketing money stolen from property management clients that included homeowners associations.
Harlow White was sentenced Friday in federal court in Phoenix after previously pleading guilty to money laundering charges.
Portland woman guilty of stealing nearly $1 million
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal jury has found a Portland woman guilty of stealing nearly $1 million from her Oregon foster care agency that was primarily funded by state and federal governments.
Mary Holden Ayala was also found guilty Thursday of money laundering and filing false income tax returns.
From at least 2008 to 2015, Ayala served as the president, executive director and primary agent of Give Us This Day, a private foster care agency and residential program for youth.
Swiss close case against son of Equatorial Guinea leader
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss prosecutors say they have closed an investigation involving the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea and two other people.
Geneva prosecutors opened the probe on suspicions of money laundering and mismanagement of public assets in 2016. They seized 25 cars in Geneva and a yacht in the Netherlands.