Money laundering

FIE - In this Nov. 13, 2014, file photo, Westpac Chief Executive Brian Hartzer speaks in Sydney about how he will take over as CEO. Hartzer said on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, he will step down following accusations Australia’s second biggest bank committed 23 million breaches of the anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing laws. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
November 26, 2019 - 3:18 am
PERTH, Australia (AP) — The chief executive of Australia’s second biggest bank said Tuesday he plans to resign following accusations Westpac committed 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing laws. The financial crime regulator AUSTRAC is pursuing Westpac in the...
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November 25, 2019 - 10:59 pm
PERTH, Australia (AP) — The chief executive of Australia’s second biggest bank plans to resign following accusations Westpac committed 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing laws. The financial crime regulator AUSTRAC is pursuing Westpac in the Federal Court for...
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November 22, 2019 - 7:33 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge is recommending that Syrian ex-Vice President Rifaat Assad, the exiled uncle of Bashar Assad, and 13 others be put on trial i on charges of criminal organization and money laundering. Judge José de la Mata alleges that Rifaat Assad and the others, including eight sons...
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In this Nov. 3, 2010, file photo, signs are displayed at a Westpac branch in Sydney, Australia. Major Australian bank Westpac is facing a potentially massive fine after being accused of 23 million breaches of the anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing act. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, FIle)
November 20, 2019 - 5:33 am
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Major Australian bank Westpac is facing a potentially massive fine after being accused of 23 million breaches of the anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing act. The financial crime regulator AUSTRAC said Wednesday it was pursuing Westpac, one of Australia’s...
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November 20, 2019 - 5:20 am
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Major Australian bank Westpac is facing a potentially massive fine after being accused of 23 million breaches of the anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing act. The financial crime regulator AUSTRAC said Wednesday it was pursuing Westpac, one of Australia’s...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017 file photo, then Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes stands for the playing of his country's national anthem during a welcome ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil. Brazilian police are seeking the arrest of Cartes as part of an investigation into kickbacks and money laundering. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, that Cartes is among 20 suspects being sought by Brazilian police. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
November 19, 2019 - 2:16 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police are seeking the arrest of Paraguay's ex-President Horacio Cartes as part of an investigation into money laundering. On Tuesday, Brazilian authorities alleged Cartes provided $500,000 to a criminal organization at the request of Dario Messer, a Brazilian...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017 file photo, then Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes stands for the playing of his country's national anthem during a welcome ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil. Brazilian police are seeking the arrest of Cartes as part of an investigation into kickbacks and money laundering. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, that Cartes is among 20 suspects being sought by Brazilian police. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
November 19, 2019 - 12:31 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police are seeking the arrest of Paraguay's ex-President Horacio Cartes as part of an investigation into money laundering. On Tuesday, Brazilian authorities alleged Cartes provided $500,000 to a criminal organization at the request of Dario Messer, a Brazilian...
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FILE - This April 4, 2016 file photo shows Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb in Malta on Oct. 16, 2017. Maltese authorities say a man arrested in a money-laundering case claims to have information identifying the mastermind behind the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. (AP Photo/Jon Borg, File)
November 19, 2019 - 7:35 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A man arrested in a money-laundering case in Malta claims to have information identifying the mastermind behind the car-bomb assassination of a leading investigative journalist, Maltese officials said Tuesday. Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said he has offered an...
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FILE - This April 4, 2016 file photo shows Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb in Malta on Oct. 16, 2017. Maltese authorities say a man arrested in a money-laundering case claims to have information identifying the mastermind behind the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. (AP Photo/Jon Borg, File)
November 19, 2019 - 6:34 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese authorities say a man arrested in a money-laundering case claims to have information identifying the mastermind behind the car-bomb assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said Tuesday that he signed a letter...
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Police investigates a jeweler in Duisburg-Marxloh, western Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. German authorities have conducted raids in five states in connection with money laundering and illegal transfers abroad. German news agency dpa reports that some 850 officers, including tax fraud investigators, raided 63 buildings across the country and in the Netherlands. (Christoph Reichwein/dpa via AP)
November 19, 2019 - 6:09 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have conducted raids in five states in connection with money laundering and illegal transfers abroad. German news agency dpa reports that some 850 officers, including tax fraud investigators, raided 63 buildings across the country and in the Netherlands. Some 27...
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