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U.S. agents arrest wealthy Venezuelan man at Miami home on money laundering charge


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Nicola Sturgeon ‘misled’ Scottish Parliament over Donald Trump money laundering probe, court told


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Nicaragua files money laundering charges against opponent


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Zimbabwe vice president's wife arrested for suspected fraud, money laundering

Zimbabwe vice president's wife arrested for suspected fraud, money launderingZimbabwean authorities arrested the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga on charges of money laundering, fraud and violating exchange control regulations, the country’s anti Corruption Commission (ZACC) said on Sunday. Marry Mubaiwa was arrested on Saturday evening and will likely appear in court on Monday, ZACC spokesman John Makamure said. Appointed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa this year, ZACC is under pressure to show that it can tackle high-level graft, which watchdog Transparency International estimates is costing the country $ 1 billion annually.



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U.S. political activist linked to Russian agent charged with money laundering, fraud

U.S. political activist linked to Russian agent charged with money laundering, fraudA conservative U.S. political activist romantically linked to admitted Russian agent Maria Butina has been indicted by a federal grand jury on wire fraud and money laundering charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in South Dakota said on Wednesday. Paul Erickson, 56, was indicted on 11 counts of wire fraud and money laundering on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to the charges in an appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Moreno, the office said in a statement. Erickson’s attorney did not immediately respond to a request for comment.



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Trump inaugural committee suspected of conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud and money laundering, subpoena indicates

Trump inaugural committee suspected of conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud and money laundering, subpoena indicatesDonald Trump’s inaugural committee has received a subpoena for documents from prosecutors, who are reportedly probing the group for crimes including conspiracy to defraud the US, mail fraud, false statements and money laundering. “We have just received a subpoena for documents. While we are still reviewing the subpoena, it is our intention to cooperate with the inquiry,” a spokesperson for the committee said in a statement.



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US indicts Singaporean for laundering funds for North Korea

US indicts Singaporean for laundering funds for North KoreaUS prosecutors unveiled charges Thursday against a Singapore businessman once lauded as a leading young entrepreneur, alleging he illegally laundered millions of dollars in funds for North Korea. A grand jury indictment charged Tan Wee Beng, 41, with working with several other unnamed actors to move money through the international banking system for North Korean banks between 2011 and 2018, violating international sanctions on North Korea. Separately, the US Treasury slapped sanctions on Tan and two companies he ran — Wee Tiong(S) Pte and WT Marine Pte, both of which did business with North Korea.



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Calls to crack down on Russian elites accused of laundering money through London real estate

Calls to crack down on Russian elites accused of laundering money through London real estateAfter a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned in England, officials are looking to get tough on Russian elites close to President Vladimir Putin who are buying up posh London properties.



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Turkish gold trader details money laundering scheme for Iran

Turkish gold trader details money laundering scheme for IranA Turkish-Iranian gold trader described in a U.S. court on Wednesday how he ran a sprawling international money laundering scheme aimed at helping Iran get around U.S. sanctions and spend its oil and gas revenues abroad. Reza Zarrab, who has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with U.S. prosecutors in the criminal trial of a Turkish bank executive, told jurors in federal court in Manhattan that he helped Iran use funds deposited in Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank to buy gold, which was smuggled to Dubai and sold for cash. The testimony, given through Turkish interpreters, came on the second day of the trial of Halkbank executive Mehmet Hakan Atilla, who has pleaded not guilty.



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Howard Dean Expects Jared Kushner To Be Indicted For Money Laundering

Howard Dean Expects Jared Kushner To Be Indicted For Money LaunderingHoward Dean: ‘Jared Kushner will be indicted for money laundering’ and ‘the next step will be Trump family’#TrumpRussia pic.twitter.com/qGIc7SO61r—

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