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Famous football figures in the spotlight

Allegations that the bid committee to bring the 2006 World Cup to Germany used bribery to secure the hosting rights have put famous football figures in the spotlight. A report in German publication Der Spiegel claimed that a slush fund worth almost $6million was created by the committee in order to...
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Law enforcement agencies’ response to money laundering has been weak for a long time

The UK’s first money laundering and terrorist financing national risk assessment (NRA), claims that law enforcement agen...
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Argentina's central bank has ordered HSBC to replace its chief executive in the country for failing to prevent tax evasion and money laundering.

In November, Argentina accused the banking giant of helping more than 4,000 clients evade taxes by moving their money to s...
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The world of art has become the latest environment for money laundering, according to financial authorities.

Michael Martin, head of the forensic and anti-money-laundering services at Deloitte Luxembourg, told the Art Business Conf...
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A company that specializes in expense management software, believes that expenses fraud costs each company tens of thousands of pounds a year.

Certify believes that the average cost to companies of expenses fraud is more than £20,000. It believes that companies wi...
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Rolls-Royce has been questioned by investigators examining the Brazilian Petrobras scandal.

The engineering group came to the attention of Brazilian authorities due to its relationship with a businessman who is all...
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Banking rules designed to prevent money laundering could be relaxed, according to the business secretary.

Mr Sajid Javid – a former financier at Deutsche Bank – says he is looking to save business £10 billion by cutting unn...
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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has joined the international probe into alleged money laundering involving Malaysian state investment firm 1MDB.

According to newspaper reports, the SFO is examining evidence publicised by the editor of a whistleb...


"STUNNINGLY GOOD"’ RAHMAN RAVELLI AGAIN CLINCHES TOP RANKING IN WORLDWIDE LEGAL GUIDE

Rahman Ravelli is celebrating after again being ranked as top fraud solicitors in the world’s most...


Money transfer giant Western Union is set to invest millions in compliance and monitoring systems to combat fraud and money laundering.

Senior figures in the company have declared that it plans to exceed the $250 million a year it curre...


Switzerland's banks are to strengthen anti-money laundering measures

Switzerland's banks are to strengthen anti-money laundering measures following a government-commissi...


A loophole allowing carbon-credit tax fraud that causes losses of several billion euros has not been fully closed, the European Court of Auditors has said.

The EU's Emissions Trading Scheme market, put in place to reduce carbon emissions, “remains at ris...


A third of UK SME’s (small and medium-size enterprises) have not heard of the Bribery Act, a UK government study has found

In total, only 66% of SME’s had "either heard of the Bribery Act 2010 or were aware of its corpora...