Money Laundering

The Rise of Money Launderers on Snapchat and Instagram | Crimewave

| VICE | Gangs are always looking for new ways to launder their money, and in cities like London, Birmingham and Manchester, using money mules has become one of their favorite methods. Young and vulnerable people are convinced by criminals,…

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Is Dubai a money-laundering hub?

| Al Jazeera | With its skyscrapers, luxury villas, and a high concentration of millionaires and billionaires, Dubai’s rise to global city and business hub captured the world’s attention.

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1MDB scandal: the Malaysian fraud explained

| Financial Times | The FT’s Stefania Palma explains the corruption and money-laundering inquiry at the state development and investment fund in which charges have been filed against two former Goldman Sachs bankers, local financier Jho Low and ex-1MDB employee…

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How Danske Bank’s Estonia branch became a pipeline for dirty money

| Financial Times | The Danish lender faces a criminal investigation from the US Department of Justice after being caught up in one of the world’s biggest money laundering scandals, with clients linked to organized crime, drugs and tax evasion.

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How the pandemic has fuelled money laundering

| Financial Times | Over the past 12 months Covid-19 has curtailed countless business activities, but not money laundering. The UN estimates some $1.6tn is laundered every year, and authorities say lockdown measures have presented criminals with even greater opportunities…

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Analyze This! Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing

| IMF | Money laundering and terrorism financing thrive when countries have vulnerabilities in their financial system. The IMF combats this by providing countries financial and technical assistance to help fix these vulnerabilities.

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De omstreden vrienden van Donald Trump lll: De miljardenfraude

| BNN VARA | Gaat Donald Trump ten onder door zijn dubieuze banden met de voormalige Sovjet-Unie? Het net rond de president lijkt zich te sluiten. Speciaal aanklager Robert Mueller, die onderzoekt of Trump heeft samengespannen met Rusland om de…

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Air Holland: Biografie van drugslijn.

| KRO | De voormalige directie van Air Holland staat voor de rechter op verdenking van het witwassen van drugsgelden. De neergang van een hoogvlieger.

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Misdaad loont

| BNN VARA | Burgemeesters in Brabant staan zwaar onder druk. De georganiseerde misdaad heeft er vaste voet aan de grond gekregen met grootschalige hennepteelt en xtc-laboratoria. Uit onderzoek blijkt dat alleen al in Tilburg jaarlijks 800 miljoen euro drugsgeld…

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De witwasbankiers van ING

| BNN VARA | Het is de hoogste boete die ooit in Nederland is opgelegd. Bijna 800 miljoen euro betaalde ING, omdat de bank jarenlang heel weinig heeft gedaan aan witwaspraktijken van dubieuze klanten. ING hoeft zich niet in de…

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