Money laundering

August 08, 2017 - 2:18 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say nine people have been indicted in a more than $1 million Houston-area auto theft ring targeting dealers and unsuspecting immigrants who bought the stolen vehicles online. The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday said eight people were arrested on charges including...
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Former pharmaceutical company CEO Martin Shkreli, right, walks out of federal court with members of his legal team, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in New York. Jurors were on their fourth day of deliberations on Thursday at the securities fraud trial of the former pharmaceutical company CEO. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
August 04, 2017 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A defendant in a money laundering case has at least two things in common with "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli — the same name and the same judge. The other Martin Shkreli pleaded not guilty Friday in the same New York courtroom where the former pharmaceutical CEO was waiting for a...
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Malaysian opposition leader Wan Azizah, center, and the opposition party members are gather outside the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) the country's central bank in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Malaysian opposition lawmakers have urged the central bank to reopen its investigation into indebted state investment fund 1MDB that is under being probed in several countries for money laundering and implicating Prime Minister Najib Razak. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
August 03, 2017 - 2:57 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian opposition lawmakers urged the central bank Thursday to reopen its investigation into indebted state investment fund 1MDB that is being probed in several countries for money laundering and implicating Prime Minister Najib Razak. Some 30 lawmakers staged a...
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FILE - This Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, Lyle Jeffs leaves the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City. Jeffs, the polygamous sect leader caught recently after he was on the run for a year, was in a pair of accidents in the late 1990s that must be investigated to determine whether the head injuries he suffered caused brain damage, his lawyer said Wednesday, August 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
August 02, 2017 - 5:55 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The polygamous sect leader caught recently after he was on the run for a year was in a pair of accidents in the late 1990s that must be investigated to determine whether the head injuries he suffered caused brain damage, his lawyer said Wednesday. A decision on whether Lyle...
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Peru's former President Ollanta Humala, left, is escorted out of the Palace of Justice to the Diones prison where ex-President Alberto Fujimori is serving time in Lima, Peru, Friday, July 14, 2017. A judge ordered the arrest of Humala and his wife on Thursday night as they face money laundering and conspiracy accusations tied to a construction scandal involving Brazilian company Odebrecht. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
July 14, 2017 - 7:49 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former President Ollanta Humala is being held in preventative detention at the same Peruvian prison where the ex-strongman he once tried to overthrow is serving a long sentence, authorities said Friday. Humala and his wife were detained Thursday night after a judge ordered them...
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Peru's former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Nadine Heredia stop to talk with journalists as they leave the headquarters of Peru's National Party where they met with their lawyers, in Lima, Thursday, July 13, 2017. Prosecutors in Peru have requested the arrest of the former leader who governed Peru between 2011 and 2016 and his wife on money laundering and conspiracy charges tied to a corruption scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
July 13, 2017 - 11:04 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former Peruvian President Ollanta Humala and his wife were taken into custody after a judge ordered them held during an investigation into money laundering and conspiracy accusations tied to the scandal-tainted Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Soon after the judge issued...
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Demonstrators celebrate the decision by Judge Sergio Moro to convict former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Silva was found guilty of corruption and money laundering Wednesday and sentenced to almost 10 years in prison. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
July 12, 2017 - 11:13 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The former president who brought Brazil to prominence on the world stage has been found guilty of corruption and money laundering — a historic judgment underscoring that no one is out of reach of this Latin American country's sprawling graft investigation. Former President...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, construction workers chat in front of a billboard for state investment fund 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) at the fund's flagship Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The U.S. Justice Department is seeking to recover $540 million in assets, including penthouse apartments, paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and a yacht known as the Equanimity, that it says were stolen from Malaysia's troubled sovereign wealth fund, prompting objections from Malaysian officials who said Friday, June 16, 2017 there was no evidence of such crimes. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)
June 16, 2017 - 4:09 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian sovereign wealth fund has rejected U.S. Justice Department allegations over money laundering and alleged theft of a treasure trove of assets including diamonds, a yacht and private jet and penthouse apartments. The Malaysian government-controlled fund known...
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June 15, 2017 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former banker pleaded guilty to a U.S. charge Thursday in the sprawling investigation linked to FIFA, the international soccer governing body. Jorge Arzuaga, 56, an Argentine who worked at Credit Suisse Group AG and Julius Baer Group Ltd., pleaded guilty in a federal court in New...
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May 30, 2017 - 9:05 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities have arrested five people, frozen several bank accounts and seized real estate in a sweep against alleged illegal drug trafficking and money laundering in the millions of dollars. Zurich state police say the arrests in a "coordinated international action" follow an...
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