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Cypriot Police disrupted an organised criminal group specialized in credit card fraud

Cypriot Police disrupted an organised criminal group specialized in credit card fraud

The Cypriot Police with the support of Europol, the US Secret Service and the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus, have disrupted an organised criminal group that affected more…

Amber Rudd has vowed to stem the flow of “dirty money” into the City of London.

Amber Rudd has vowed to stem the flow of “dirty money” into the City of London.

The UK home secretary Amber Rudd has vowed to stem the flow of “dirty money” into the City of London in an attempt to end its reputation as a safe…

‘EUROPE’S MOST WANTED FUGITIVES’

‘EUROPE’S MOST WANTED FUGITIVES’

European law enforcement authorities have joined forces to create a dedicated new website ( www.eumostwanted.eu ) where the public can help police trace Europe’s Most Wanted Fugitives. Launched by the…

Ways Islamic names can be encountered in AML/KYC contexts.

Ways Islamic names can be encountered in AML/KYC contexts.

The article is an overview of the ways Islamic names encountered in AML/KYC “Anti Money Laundering/Know your Customer” contexts can differ from familiar Anglo/European names. The articulist will emphasize those…

Strategy to make London safest city for businesses.

Strategy to make London safest city for businesses.

Last year, the Mayor of London, Mr. Boris Johnson announced a series of new measures to combat business crime, including the growing problems of fraud and cyber-crime, whilst driving up…

Netherland warns ABN Amro of Putin corruption risks.

Netherland warns ABN Amro of Putin corruption risks.

The Dutch central bank has been highly critical of the way ABN Amro tackles the risk of corruption in Russia, the Financieele Dagblad reported at the weekend. In particular, links…

Commerzbank failed anti-money laundering compliance responsibilities, pays $1.45 billion penalty to U.S.

Commerzbank failed anti-money laundering compliance responsibilities, pays $1.45 billion penalty to U.S.

Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, announced today that Commerzbank will pay a $1.45 billion penalty, terminate individual employees who engaged in misconduct, and install an independent monitor for…

OECD Foreign Bribery Report 2014: most bribes are paid by big companies in developed economies.

OECD Foreign Bribery Report 2014: most bribes are paid by big companies in developed economies.

According to new OECD analysis of the cost of foreign bribery and corruption, the majority of the  international bribes are paid by large companies, most of them with the knowledge…

Corruption in Security aids extremists. What to do?

Corruption in Security aids extremists. What to do?

Serious concerns have been raised about the role of corruption in the cases of Mali, Kenya, Nigeria, Irak and Syria by ignoring or aiding the activities of extremists, in covering…

EU with new Anti Money Laundering Directive within two months.

EU with new Anti Money Laundering Directive within two months.

The European Parliament will vote on proposed amendments to the fourth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive over the next two months. The main topic of debate has been on whether beneficial…

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