Tag: Laundering

Money Laundering Fines Worth Billions Help Bankers Avoid Prosecution and Unpleasant Labels

Money Laundering Fines Worth Billions Help Bankers Avoid Prosecution and Unpleasant Labels The recent seizure of a cargo ship owned by JP Morgan, a vessel loaded with 20 tons of cocaine according to latest accounts, highlighted the risks of banks’ involvement in illicit activities, inadvertent or otherwise. And although U.S. […]

Spanish Police: Bitcoin ATMs Highlight Flaws in EU Money Laundering Rules

Spanish Police: Bitcoin ATMs Highlight Flaws in EU Money Laundering Rules Following a Spanish investigation into a gang’s recently-busted money laundering operation, the nation’s police force claim to have exposed gaps in the European Union’s regulations designed to prevent money laundering. The group reportedly exploited the lack of  rules regarding […]

1.3 Million Leaked Transactions Link Major Banks to $8.8 Billion Money Laundering Scheme

1.3 Million Leaked Transactions Link Major Banks to .8 Billion Money Laundering Scheme A new set of reports by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, compiled from over 1.3 million leaked transactions from 238,000 companies, have linked many major banks to a scheme to channel billions of dollars out […]

Nordea Bank Faces Allegations of Laundering Russian Millions

Nordea Bank Faces Allegations of Laundering Russian Millions Finnish public broadcaster YLE will air a damning program on March 4 that reveals Nordea Bank’s alleged involvement in a multi-million-dollar money laundering scheme. The program will show how dirty money, mostly from Russian criminals, passed through Nordea, the biggest lender in […]

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases Money laundering cases related to cryptocurrencies in Japan have increased significantly in 2018. Nevertheless, their number remains a fraction of the total. According to the Japanese press, the majority of reported money laundering instances actually involve banks and […]