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A Wells Fargo personal banker pleaded guilty to helping launder millions of dollars for drug traffickers like the Sinaloa cartel

Money-laundering organizations recruited people who would open bank accounts for the cartel's drug money, according to US investigators.
A memorable money-laundering scheme plays out in crime drama "Breaking Bad."

From ‘Breaking Bad’ to Mueller’s case against Paul Manafort, here’s how money laundering really works

What is money laundering? Recent high-profile examples include Russia's Troika Laundromat scandal and fraud charges against Paul Manafort.
The "laundromat" scandal is deepening.

‘Troika Laundromat’ Russia money-laundering scandal clobbers more banks as allegations deepen

The massive 'Troika Laundromat' money-laundering leak is widening to include numerous already-scandal-hit banks, their share prices falling.
Russian President Vladimir Putin

An explosive exposé of a $9 billion Russian money-laundering operation entangles Citigroup, Raiffeisen, and Deutsche Bank

A project detailing what it calls 'the Troika Laundromat' outlines a massive money-laundering operation with links to politicians and Western banks.
Revolut CEO Nik Storonsky

Revolut is fighting back after yet more allegations were made against the $1.7 billion fintech unicorn after a week from hell

A customer complained about an incident where £70,000 was incorrectly paid into another person’s Revolut account.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted by soldiers in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, during his extradition to New York, January 19, 2017.

The US got ‘El Chapo’ Guzman — now it has to get his $14 billion

US prosecutors said when they convicted the Sinaloa cartel chief they would go after his $14 billion in drug profits. Now they just have to find it.
A yacht in Malta, one of the countries that the EU is examining in its report on "citizenship for sale."

The sale of passports to the super wealthy gives free reign to mobsters and money launderers, Europe warns

Some 20 EU countries, including the UK, Portugal and Spain, offer some level of residency to wealthy non-citizens in return for large investments.
Skies are darkening over Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank slumps to record low as probe said to widen to include board members

Prosecutors for a second day have raided Deutsche Bank's offices, reportedly including those of all board members. The shares fell to a record low.
Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing

Deutsche Bank’s headquarters are being raided by police as part of a Panama Papers probe

Six Deutsche Bank branches were searched in a money-laundering investigation linked to the Panama Papers data leak. The bank's shares declined 3.2%.
The investigation is being led by the US Department of Justice.

Danske Bank is facing a criminal investigation in the US over its $235 billion money laundering scandal

"We are co-operating with the authorities investigating us as a result of the case. However, it is too early to speculate on any outcome of the investigations," interim CEO Jesper Nielsen said.