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19 April 2018

Economic Secretary to the treasury confirms that the UK will transpose EU Fifth Money Laundering Directive before Brexit

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19 April 2018

Spain’s High Court investigates Caixabank for suspected money laundering

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19 April 2018

European Parliament adopts the Fifth European Money Laundering Directive

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19 April 2018

Juror who took bribe in Glasgow drug and money laundering trial jailed for six years

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18 April 2018

Australian bank executive found guilty of tax evasion and money laundering

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18 April 2018

Montenegro opposition leader to go on trial for money laundering

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13 April 2018

Backpage pleads guilty to sex trafficking, while CEO pleads guilty to money laundering

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10 April 2018

Newcastle family found guilty of slavery offences and money laundering

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10 April 2018

Europol arrests eleven people in drug cryptocurrency laundering case

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9 April 2018

Backpage founders charged with money laundering and aiding prostitution

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4 April 2018

London mechanic jailed for six years for helping to launder £5.3 million

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4 April 2018

Son of Moldovan ex-president jailed for corruption and money laundering

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30 March 2018

Austrian authorities fine Raffeisen Bank 2.7 million euros for AML failings

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30 March 2018

American shrimp fisherman found guilty of subsidy fraud and money laundering

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30 March 2018

Arizona-based Bitcoin trader found guilty of money laundering

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28 March 2018

US investment bank Aegis Capital fined US$1.3 million for failing to make SARs

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28 March 2018

MPs to probe Russian money laundering through UK property

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27 March 2018

ECB revokes licence of Estonian bank for AML failings

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26 March 2018

South African authorities fine five forex companies for AML failings

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26 March 2018

Nigeria and Switzerland sign agreement to repatriate stolen assets

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22 March 2018

Banker at centre of Malta corruption scandal charged with money laundering

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21 March 2018

Nigerian politician James Ibori launches appeal against UK conviction for fraud and money laundering

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20 March 2018

Juror to be jailed for taking £3,000 bribe during Glasgow drug trafficking and money laundering trial which acquitted the defendants

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19 March 2018

Singapore authorities fine Standard Chartered S$5.2 million for AML failings

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16 March 2018

Lancashire man jailed for nearly seven years for drug offences and laundering £10.8 million

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16 March 2018

South African ex-president Zuma to face trial for fraud, racketeering and money laundering

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16 March 2018

Research suggests that virtual currencies help cyber-criminals to launder money

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16 March 2018

Texas gold refinery agrees to US$15 million fine for AML failings

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15 March 2018

Dublin man jailed for eight years for laundering money for organised crime gang

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15 March 2018

“Panama Papers” law firm Mossack Fonseca announces closure

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14 March 2018

Google to ban crypto-currency advertising from June 2018

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13 March 2018

Israel passes law to limit cash transactions

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13 March 2018

UK government launches consultation on the use of cash (including for tax evasion and money laundering)

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7 March 2018

UK company linked to laundered Bitcoin billions

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3 March 2018

Ex-president of Vatican Bank charged with embezzlement and money laundering

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2 March 2018

Tongan former prime minister charged with passport offences, bribery and money laundering

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27 February 2018

Danish whistlebower claims that Putin family used Estonian bank for money laundering

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23 February 2018

Two jailed for life for conspiracy to murder, drug offences and money laundering

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22 February 2018

Texas senator found guilty of sercurities fraud and money laundering

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20 February 2018

Bookmaker William Hill fined £6.2 million for AML and social responsibility failings

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19 February 2018

European Central Bank freezes Latvian bank over money laundering allegations

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16 February 2018

Accountant jailed for money laundering after stealing £1.3 million from government of Bermuda

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15 February 2018

US Bancorp fined US$613 million for AML failings

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12 February 2018

French gangster goes on trial for money laundering relating to bank robbery committed in 1976

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9 February 2018

Spanish singer denied entry to the US because of money laundering conviction

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7 February 2018

Rabobank pays US$368 million to resolve Californian drug money laundering case

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5 February 2018

Lloyds Bank bans Bitcoin purchases on its credit cards

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3 February 2018

Three jailed in Wales for laundering money through bank accounts and luxury vehicle purchases

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1 February 2018

Swiss regulator bans Gazprombank Switzerland from taking on new clients after finding AML failings over a decade

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1 February 2018

ATM engineer jailed in Northern Ireland for theft from ATM and money laundering

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31 January 2018

Third Miami gold dealer jailed for money laundering

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29 January 2018

Arkansas senator pleads guilty to bank fraud and money laundering

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27 January 2018

Texan woman serving 40 years for money laundering given an additional 65 years for trying to arrange the killing of those who testified against her

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26 January 2018

Former Manchester City footballer jailed for five years for drug money laundering

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26 January 2018

Gang of seven jailed in the UK for selling fake documents and money laundering

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25 January 2018

Brazilian ex-president Lula loses appeal against sentence for corruption and money laundering

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23 January 2018

Rabobank to pay US$373 million fine for drug money laundering in the US

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19 January 2018

Two Miami gold dealers jailed for money laundering

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18 January 2018

OPBAS - the supervisor of AML supervisors - starts work in the UK

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18 January 2018

Birmingham hacker jailed for cybercrime offences and money laundering

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18 January 2018

Nigerian oil tycoon jailed in the UK for money laundering

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17 January 2018

US authorities fine Taiwan’s Mega Bank US$29 million for AML failings

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14 January 2018

US-based, bitcoin-friendly Metropolitan Bank halts international crytocurrency transfers through fears about money laundering

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12 January 2018

Oxfordshire couple guilty of £1 million football memorabilia fraud and money laundering

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8 January 2018

Leicestershire Police seize £300,000 of bitcoin in money laundering investigation

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6 January 2018

UK online casinos warned about ongoing failings in social responsibility and AML

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5 January 2018

Three Asian nationals jailed in the US for prostitution offences and money laundering

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4 January 2018

Citibank fined US$70 million for AML failings

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