February 1, 2015
Results for: money laundering
  • 10/02/2011 | World

    US Treasury: Hezbollah-linked bank involved in money-laundering

    The US Treasury Department accused a Beirut-based bank of involvement in an international money-laundering and drug-trafficking operation with ties to the Lebanese group Hezbollah.

  • 23/02/2011 | Argentina

    Alak: 'FATF will not sanction Argentina over money laundering'

    Justice Minister Julio Alak announced that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is not going to sanction Argentina over money laundering, after the country attended a meeting held by the organization in Paris.

  • 17/03/2011 | Argentina

    Swiss Justice requests information on Hugo Moyano

    Swiss Justice Ministry requested information on CGT Labour Confederation leader Hugo Moyano and his son Pablo, within the framework ofa money laundering probe. Judge Norberto Oyarbide will handle the case in Buenos Aires.

  • 01/06/2011 | Argentina

    Senate passes amendments to money laundering bill

    With 61 votes in favour and 2 against, the Upper House passed a bill that will amend the Penal Code in order to include money laundering in the list of criminal activities, in compliance with demands by the international Financial Action Task Force (GAFI), which had threatened to sanction Argentina if the changes weren’t made soon.

  • 27/06/2011 | Argentina

    FATF: no sanctions for Argentina, progress recognized, but seriously concerned

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is not sanctioning Argentina for lack of compliance with international standards on the fight against money laundering. The Force has also recognized Argentina’s legislative efforts aimed at improving the criminalization of money laundering.

  • 17/10/2011 | Sports

    Avila accuses Grondona of alleged ‘money laundering’

    Businessman Carlos Avila pressed charges against the head of the Argentine Football Association (AFA), Julio Grondona, over an alleged case of “money laundering” and “fraudulent administration.”

  • 28/10/2011 | Argentina

    FAFT urges Argentina to 'urgently strengthen' its fight against money laundering

    The Financial Action Task Force (FAFT) urged Argentina to urgently solve "faults in its regime of fight against money laundering and financing of terrorism,” after a meeting with Government officials in Paris.

  • 14/12/2011 | Argentina

    Gov’t sets new rules to fight money laundering

    The Unity for Financial Information (UIF) released today the new measures to fight money laundering.

  • 24/05/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemalan ex-attorney general arrested

    Guatemalan police arrested a former attorney general on Thursday on charges that include money laundering.

  • 19/07/2012 | Latin America

    Ruling party joins money laundering charges in Mexico vote

    Mexico's ruling conservatives lent their support to accusations that President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto benefited from laundered money in his campaign, piling more pressure on the country's next leader.

  • 11/10/2012 | Latin America

    Mexico passes law to combat cartel money laundering

    Mexico's Congress approved a long-awaited law to crack down on money laundering in a bid to attack the finances of the country's powerful drug cartels.

  • 22/10/2012 | Latin America

    Brazil police arrest ex-chief of bankrupt Cruzeiro do Sul bank

    Police in Sao Paulo said they had arrested the former head of bankrupt Brazilian lender Banco Cruzeiro do Sul on charges of money laundering and crimes against the country's financial system and capital markets.

  • 14/05/2013 | Argentina

    Conti 'bets her life' on the Kirchner family

    Amid heavy political crossfire over media allegations involving ex President Néstor Kirchner in a money laundering case, Victory Front MP Diana Conti affirmed she “bets her life” on the Kirchner family, defending also head of state Cristina Fernández.

  • 28/05/2013 | World

    US accuses currency exchange of laundering $6 billion

    US prosecutors have filed an indictment against the operators of digital currency exchange Liberty Reserve, accusing the Costa Rica-based company of helping criminals around the world launder more than $6 billion in illicit funds linked to everything from child pornography to software for hacking into banks.

  • 10/06/2013 | Argentina

    Fariña, Elaskar testify in money-laundering probe

    Businessmen Leonardo Fariña and Federico Elaskar testified before federal judge Sebastián Casanello in the case investigating alleged money laundering which also involves Kirchnerite tycoon Lázaro Baez.

  • 02/07/2013 | World

    HSBC wins approval for record $1.92 bn money-laundering settlement

    A federal judge has approved HSBC Holdings Plc's record $1.92 billion settlement with federal and state investigators of charges that it flouted rules designed to stop money laundering and thwart transactions with countries under US sanctions.

  • 12/07/2013 | World

    Vatican freezes funds of cleric accused over cash transfers

    The Vatican has frozen funds belonging to the senior cleric at the center of a suspected money laundering operation as part of an investigation into the case and could extend the inquiry to other individuals, the city state said.

  • 20/12/2013 | Argentina

    Police raids Lázaro Báez offices

    The Federal Police raided into the offices of “Austral Construcciones” in the city of Buenos Aires, a company owned by Lázaro Báez, followed an impeachment filed by the Civic Coalition party lawmakers Elisa Carrió and Fernando Sanchez.

  • 21/01/2014 | World

    Arrested Vatican prelate faces further charge of money laundering

    A former Vatican prelate on trial for an alleged plot to smuggle 20 million euros into Italy was further charged with laundering millions through the Vatican bank.

  • 01/06/2014 | Latin America

    Pele's son sentenced to 33 years in prison

    The son of former Brazil striker Pele has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for laundering money earned from drug trafficking, Brazilian media reported.

  • 13/08/2014 | Argentina

    HSBC Buenos Aires offices raided by AFIP

    AFIP tax bureau officials carried out three simultaneous raids at HSBC offices in Buenos Aires this afternoon as part of an investigation into alleged tax evasion and money laundering.

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