Sunday, May 16, 2021

All posts tagged "money laundering"

  • Ex-French Minister in Court for Tax Fraud, Money Laundering

    PARIS – A former French budget minister is appearing in court on charges of tax fraud and money laundering that forced him to dramatically resign three years ago in the first political scandal under President Francois Hollande....

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • Authorities Close German Unit of Canada’s Maple Financial

    BERLIN – German authorities have ordered the closure of Maple Bank after the Canadian-owned company was investigated for alleged tax evasion and money laundering. Maple Bank, based in Frankfurt, Germany, is part of Canada’s Maple Financial Group....

    • Posted February 7, 2016
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  • Brazilian Prosecutor Subpoenas Former President Da Silva

    SAO PAULO – Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been subpoenaed as part of an investigation into a suspected money laundering scheme involving an apartment he once thought of buying, the Sao Paulo state...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
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  • Former Mexico Politician Held in Spain on Suspicion of Fraud

    MADRID – A Spanish court has ruled that a prominent former Mexican politician who was arrested on a Spanish warrant should be held in custody while officers investigate alleged corruption. Former Institutional Revolutionary Party chief Humberto Moreira...

    • Posted January 16, 2016
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  • Treasury to Track some Real Estate Deals in NY and Miami

    WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department will begin tracking sales of high-end real estate in two of the country’s most expensive markets – Miami and Manhattan – to try to crack down on money laundering. The department’s Financial...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • CBP Seizes $145K Near St. Thomas

    ST.THOMAS, Virgin Islands – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations agents seized $145,000 from a vessel operated by three U.S. citizens. All subjects were released pending further investigation.   “Our agents remain vigilant...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • Art Dealer Wildenstein Accused of Huge French Tax Fraud

    PARIS – International art dealer Guy Wildenstein went on trial in Paris Monday on charges of tax fraud and money laundering, after two relatives tipped off investigators about the family’s financial dealings – prompting authorities to demand...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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