Money Laundering

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysian ex-PM slapped with new charge over 1MDB scandal

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with tampering with the final audit report into a defunct state investment fund, adding to a long list of corruption allegations against him since his ouster in May elections. Najib was charged along with Arul Kanda Kandasamy, the former head of the … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysian ex-PM slapped with new charge over 1MDB scandal

BERLIN | The Latest: Police arrest about 90 in raids on Italian mafia

BERLIN — The Latest on raids on the Italian mob across Europe (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Police say they have arrested about 90 suspected mafia members in a series of coordinated raids in four European countries. The arrests in Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium came as part of an investigation codenamed Pollino that … Continue reading BERLIN | The Latest: Police arrest about 90 in raids on Italian mafia

Texas News: CORPUS CHRISTI, Rolando Hinojosa, Local Man Handed Major Sentence in Drug and Money Laundering Conspiracy

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 55-year-old Robstown man has been ordered to federal prison for nearly 20 years following his multiple convictions as related to a cocaine and heroin conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. A federal jury convicted Rolando Hinojosa Jan. 11, 2018, following a two-day trial of conspiracy to possess with intent … Continue reading Texas News: CORPUS CHRISTI, Rolando Hinojosa, Local Man Handed Major Sentence in Drug and Money Laundering Conspiracy

North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Otequise Lenard Miller, Bulk Trafficker Of Heroin And Crystal Methamphetamine Pleads Guilty To Drug Conspiracy And Money Laundering Charges

The Defendant Sold Heroin that Resulted in an Overdose Death CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Otequise Lenard Miller, 33, of Concord, N.C. appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer today, and pleaded guilty to drug trafficking conspiracy resulting in an overdose death and money laundering charges, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of … Continue reading North Carolina News: CHARLOTTE, Otequise Lenard Miller, Bulk Trafficker Of Heroin And Crystal Methamphetamine Pleads Guilty To Drug Conspiracy And Money Laundering Charges

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Denmark’s top bank faces charges over money laundering

COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Denmark’s top prosecution authority says it has filed preliminary charges against the country’s biggest bank for “violation of the laws on money laundering.” Morten Niels Jakobsen, the prosecutor for international economic crimes, says that despite the initial charges against Danske Bank, his office is “still at an early stage” of its investigation. In … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Denmark’s top bank faces charges over money laundering

Florida News: Alejandro Andrade Cedeno, Former Venezuelan National Treasurer Sentenced to 10 years in Prison for Money Laundering Conspiracy Involving Over $1 Billion in Bribes

Florida – A former Venezuelan national treasurer was sentenced today for his role in a billion-dollar currency exchange and money laundering scheme. U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan of the Southern District of Florida, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Special Agent in Charge Mark Selby of U.S. Immigration and … Continue reading Florida News: Alejandro Andrade Cedeno, Former Venezuelan National Treasurer Sentenced to 10 years in Prison for Money Laundering Conspiracy Involving Over $1 Billion in Bribes

AMSTERDAM | Money laundering: Dutch police find cash in washing machine

AMSTERDAM  — Dutch police who found 350,000 euros ($400,000) hidden inside a washing machine have detained a man on suspicion of — what else? — money laundering. Police said in a statement Thursday that officers were checking a house in western Amsterdam on Monday for unregistered residents when they found the valuable laundry load. A … Continue reading AMSTERDAM | Money laundering: Dutch police find cash in washing machine

Massachusetts New: Dual/Iranian Canadian National, Omid Mashinchi Sentenced for International Money Laundering

BOSTON, Ms. – A dual citizen of Iran and Canada was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for international money laundering. Omid Mashinchi, 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to two years in prison, one year of supervised release, ordered to pay a $20,000 fine, and a personal money … Continue reading Massachusetts New: Dual/Iranian Canadian National, Omid Mashinchi Sentenced for International Money Laundering