Money laundering

Rosmah Mansor, wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak walks into courtroom at Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Rosmah was arrested by the anti graft agency Wednesday and will face money laundering charges related to a graft scandal in the 1mdb state investment fund. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
October 03, 2018 - 9:50 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The detained wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak pleaded not guilty Thursday to laundering illegal proceeds from a graft scandal involving the 1MDB state investment fund, five months after her husband's shocking electoral loss. Rosmah Mansor, 66, was...
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Rosmah Mansor, center, wife of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, arrives at the Anti-Corruption Agency for questioning in Putrajaya, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Rosmah is to be questioned by the country's anti-graft agency for the third time as investigators prepare possible charges against her including money laundering in the multi-billion-dollar scandal. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
October 03, 2018 - 4:43 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (all times local): 5 p.m. Malaysia's anti-graft agency says the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak will be charged under the anti-money laundering act. The agency says Rosmah...
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Rosmah Mansor, wife of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, arrives at the Anti-Corruption Agency for questioning in Putrajaya, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Rosmah is to be questioned by the country's anti-graft agency for the third time as investigators prepare possible charges against her including money laundering in the multi-billion-dollar scandal. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
October 03, 2018 - 4:08 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested Wednesday by the anti-graft agency and is expected to be charged in a scandal involving the 1MDB state investment fund, a government official said. The official, who declined to be named due to the...
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September 25, 2018 - 10:02 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A New Orleans area physician faces new federal charges after being indicted earlier this year in a drug case. A release by U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser's office says 57-year-old Wayne Celestine now faces charges of obstruction of justice, conspiracy to commit money laundering and...
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Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, walks in Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Detained former Prime Minister Najib will face at least two dozen fresh charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund, police and the anti-graft agency said Thursday. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
September 20, 2018 - 3:51 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty Thursday to 25 fresh charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. Najib was detained by the anti-graft agency Wednesday over the transfer...
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In this May 22, 2018, file photo, former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Anti-Corruption Agency for questioning in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has arrested former Najib over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund and that he will face further charges in court. The agency says Najib was detained at its office on Wednesday, Sept. 14, and will be taken to court on Thursday to face the charges. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
September 19, 2018 - 5:17 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's anti-graft agency said former Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested on Wednesday and will face further charges of abuse of power over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. The agency said in a statement that Najib was detained at its...
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September 19, 2018 - 1:57 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's largest bank says its chief executive is resigning, hours before it presents the conclusions of an internal report into alleged major money laundering via its Estonian branch. Thomas Borgen said in a statement Wednesday that "Danske Bank has not lived up to its...
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September 13, 2018 - 6:16 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A top lawyer for former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged Thursday with receiving 9.5 million ringgit ($2.3 million) in ill-gotten wealth from his client, who is himself accused of money laundering and corruption. Muhammad Shafee Abdullah was arrested...
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September 04, 2018 - 5:18 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch bank ING has paid 775 million euros ($897 million) to settle a huge money laundering case in the Netherlands, prosecutors said Tuesday. The country's financial prosecution service said in a statement that ING for years failed to adequately implement a law aimed...
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This undated photo released by the Weber County Sheriff's Office shows Jacob Kingston. Prosecutors say two executives of a Salt Lake City biodiesel company linked to a polygamous group could flee to Turkey if they are released ahead of trial on charges in a $500 million tax credit scheme. Washakie Renewable Energy CEO Jacob Kingston and CFO Isaiah Kingston have pleaded not guilty to charges alleging they created false production records to obtain renewable-fuel tax credits and then laundered the proceeds. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Utah also says in court documents unsealed ahead of a Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, court hearing that the men were tipped off before a 2016 raid by federal agents. (Weber County Sheriff's Office via AP)
August 29, 2018 - 4:35 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Salt Lake City biodiesel executives linked to a polygamous group will stay in jail after prosecutors argued they could flee to Turkey if released ahead of trial in an alleged $511 million tax credit scheme. The men have access private jets, millions of dollars stashed...
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