Money Laundering

MALE, Maldives | Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering

MALE, Maldives (AP) — A Maldives court ordered the arrest and detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday for alleged 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. Police … Continue reading MALE, Maldives | Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Stephen K. Shaner, Johnstown Opioid Treatment Center Owner Indicted For Unlawfully Dispensing Controlled Substances, Money Laundering

PITTSBURGH, PA. – The owner and operator of SKS Associates, Inc. (SKS) has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of conspiracy to unlawfully distribute controlled substances, using or maintaining a drug involved premises, conspiracy to commit health care fraud and money laundering, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Stephen K. Shaner, Johnstown Opioid Treatment Center Owner Indicted For Unlawfully Dispensing Controlled Substances, Money Laundering

West Virginia News: HOPE Clinic Physician, Dr. John Pellegrini Sentenced for Money Laundering Conspiracy

BECKLEY, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that a HOPE Clinic physician, Dr. John Pellegrini, D.O., 64, of Huntington, West Virginia, was sentenced to 87 months imprisonment for conspiracy to launder money. Pellegrini was also ordered to forfeit $574,507 to the United States, as that amount represents the proceeds of his offense. Stuart praised … Continue reading West Virginia News: HOPE Clinic Physician, Dr. John Pellegrini Sentenced for Money Laundering Conspiracy

New York News: Russian Attorney Natalya Veselnitskaya Charged With Obstruction Of Justice In Connection With Civil Money Laundering And Forfeiture Action

Veselnitskaya Allegedly Submitted Declaration to Southern District Judge That Concealed Her Role in Drafting Russian Government Report Supposedly Exonerating Veselnitskaya’s Client in United States v. Prevezon Holdings, Ltd., et al. New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Angel M. Melendez, the Special Agent-in-Charge of … Continue reading New York News: Russian Attorney Natalya Veselnitskaya Charged With Obstruction Of Justice In Connection With Civil Money Laundering And Forfeiture Action

LOUISIANA News: Westwego Man, MICHAEL KWAN Sentenced To 70 Months Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA –U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that MICHAEL KWAN, age 34, of Westwego, was sentenced Tuesday, December 18, 2018 to 70 months in prison. On March 20, 2018, KWAN pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana and conspiring to launder his drug trafficking proceeds. According to court … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Westwego Man, MICHAEL KWAN Sentenced To 70 Months Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering

Florida News: Palm Beach Sales Representative, Lanny Fried Sentenced to Prison for Money Laundering Scheme Involving Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers and Clinical Laboratories

A top sales representative was sentenced to prison today for his participation in a money laundering conspiracy involving alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers and clinical laboratories. Florida – Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office; … Continue reading Florida News: Palm Beach Sales Representative, Lanny Fried Sentenced to Prison for Money Laundering Scheme Involving Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers and Clinical Laboratories

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