Money Laundering

In this Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 photo, former Greek finance minister Yannos Papantoniou is escorted by policemen to a police van at a court in Athens. Papantoniou, who headed the country's effort to join the euro, and will be held in pre-trial detention in Athens from Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, on money laundering charges stemming from bribes allegedly paid to secure a 2003 navy contract. (Yannis Liakos/InTime News via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 11:27 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A former Greek finance minister who headed the country's effort to join the euro was jailed Wednesday while awaiting trial on corruption charges. Yannos Papantoniou and his wife Stavroula Kourakou were being held in a maximum-security Athens prison after a judge ordered pre-...
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United Malays National Organization's (UMNO) Pexresident Ahmad Zahid Hamidi waves as he walks into courtroom at Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. The anti-graft agency said Zahid was detained at its office shortly after he was summoned as part of its probe into abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and money laundering at a welfare group. It said in a statement that Zahid will be taken to court on Friday to face several charges under anti-corruption and anti-money laundering laws. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
October 18, 2018 - 10:56 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's former deputy prime minister was charged Friday with abuse of power, corruption and money laundering involving millions of dollars in another graft investigation against leaders ousted in shock election results earlier this year. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who now...
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Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori, and leader of the opposition party, attends a hearing to appeal her detention in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. An appeals judge has freed Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested during a money laundering investigation. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
October 17, 2018 - 11:39 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was freed by an appeals judge late Wednesday, a week after she was arrested in an ongoing money laundering investigation. The daughter of former strongman Alberto Fujimori cried as the judge read aloud his ruling Wednesday night. Several...
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October 17, 2018 - 8:09 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Kremlin critic Bill Browder has asked Nordic authorities to investigate whether up to $175 million of potentially illicit funds have flowed through the region's largest bank, Nordea. Browder, the CEO of investment fund Hermitage Capital Management, said Wednesday that he filed a "...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 Dortmund fans set off flares as Club Brugge players stand on the pitch prior their Champions League group A soccer match with Dortmund at the Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges. Belgian authorities charged five people Thursday in relation to a massive financial fraud and match-fixing probe into soccer. Financial fraud centered on two agents who had contacts with many of the leading clubs, including Anderlecht, Club Brugge and Standard Liege. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 12, 2018 - 1:34 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities have arrested nine people in relation to a massive financial fraud and match-fixing probe into soccer. Three days after an operation targeting nine Belgian clubs, and raids in seven nations, the charges filed include belonging to a criminal organization, match...
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October 04, 2018 - 3:11 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's largest bank says the United States government has a criminal investigation into the flow of dirty money through its Estonian branch. Danske Bank says it is "in dialogue" with U.S. authorities after the U.S. Department of Justice had asked for information after...
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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 - 6:20 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The detained wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak has arrived in court where she will face money laundering charges in a graft scandal at the 1MDB state investment fund. Rosmah Mansor was detained by the anti-graft agency Wednesday after it questioned...
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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 - 2:48 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's anti-graft agency said Wednesday that the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested and will face money laundering charges in a graft scandal involving the 1MDB state investment fund. The agency said Rosmah Mansor was detained at its...
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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 - 1:48 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A government official says the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested and is expected to be charged in a graft scandal...
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Former Prime Minister Najib Razak smiles as he walks out of Kuala Lumpur High Court after a court hearing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Najib remained defiant, saying the fresh 25 charges against him will give him a chance to clear his name. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
September 20, 2018 - 3:42 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty Thursday to 25 new charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. This brings the number of charges against Najib to 32 since his shocking...
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