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NEWS 28 February 2018

SFO FAILS IN BID TO EXTRADITE TRADERS FROM GERMANY TO FACE EURIBOR RIGGING CHARGES
By Azizur Rahman.
Four traders charged in the UK with rigging interest-rate benchmarks are set to escape prosecution after German officials refused to extradite them to London to face trial. Read more

NEWS 22 February 2018

LATVIA’S TOP BANKING OFFICIAL QUESTIONED OVER CORRUPTION
By Azizur Rahman.
Latvia’s most senior banking official, who is a member of the European Central Bank, has been questioned over bribery and money laundering allegations. Read more

NEWS 22 February 2018

INDIAN BANK BRANCH AT CENTRE OF £1.3 BILLION FRAUD
By Azizur Rahman.
A Mumbai branch of a bank has been closed and three people arrested in what is believed to be the biggest loan fraud in India’s history. Read more

NEWS 22 February 2018

US BANCORP PAYS $613M FOR MONEY LAUNDERING FAILINGS
By Azizur Rahman.
The US Justice Department has reached a $613 million settlement with US Bancorp over charges that it wilfully failed to have an adequate anti-money-laundering programme. Read more

NEWS 14 February 2018

RADOBANK PAYS $368M TO SETTLE US MONEY LAUNDERING INVESTIGATION
By Azizur Rahman.
A subsidiary of Dutch bank Rabobank has agreed to pay more than $368m to resolve a US investigation into its anti-money laundering policies. Read more

NEWS 14 February 2018

ATTORNEY-GENERAL CALLS FOR MORE SFO FUNDING
By Azizur Rahman.
The UK’s Attorney-General has backed the idea of extra money for the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), to help it recruit top lawyers and reduce its reliance on “blockbuster funding” for big cases. Read more

NEWS 14 February 2018

AIRBUS PAYS TO SETTLE GERMAN BRIBERY INVESTIGATION
By Azizur Rahman.
Airbus has agreed to pay an 81 million-euro fine to end a five-year bribery investigation by German prosecutors. Read more

NEWS 14 February 2018

PRIME MINISTERS AND EU COMMISSIONER IMPLICATED IN NOVARTIS GREEK BRIBERY SCANDAL
By Azizur Rahman.
Two former Greek prime ministers and an EU commissioner are among those being investigated in a multi-million euro pharmaceutical bribery scandal. Read more