Tag - money-laundering

 
 

MONEY LAUNDERING

The Etihad Towers surrounded by residential and commercial properties in Abu Dhabi
BUSINESS
Feb 21, 2024
UAE poised to exit watchdog’s dirty money list after reforms
The UAE is expected to come off the list on Feb. 23.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 28, 2022
Credit Suisse found guilty of money laundering in Swiss cocaine cash case
Experts say the fact that Switzerland has taken legal action against a global banking player like Credit Suisse could send a powerful message in a country famous for its banking industry.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jan 5, 2022
London’s fintech boom opens the door for dirty money
A fast-growing breed of startups present themselves as alternatives to old-fashioned banking, but critics say they're an easy conduit for financial crime.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 4, 2022
UAE risks inclusion on global watchlist over dirty money
The Financial Action Task Force is leaning toward adding the UAE to its "gray list,u201d which would make the country subject to more oversight for shortcomings in combating money laundering.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 8, 2021
Yes, Americans can still hide bank accounts offshore
American citizens can get away with offshore accounts by using complicated trusts or soliciting family members overseas.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 19, 2021
Heads of Mizuho Financial and Mizuho Bank to quit over glitches
Mizuho Financial Group, one of Japan's major banking groups, seeks to recover public trust by management taking responsibility through Sakai's resignation.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Aug 9, 2021
How a little-known G7 task force unwittingly helps governments target critics
Anti-money laundering guidelines are being used by some countries to investigate and freeze the assets of rights groups, lawyers and journalists.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 6, 2020
Burner phones and banking apps: Meet the Chinese 'brokers' laundering Mexican drug money
Chinese money brokers based in Mexico "have come to dominate international money laundering markets," U.S. prosecutors have said.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / How-tos / LIFELINES
Nov 29, 2020
My bank wants my residence card details to fight terrorism. Do I have to comply?
Banks are sending some non-Japanese customers requests to come into their branch and confirm their identities, which they say is part of a broader strategy to combat crime.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 5, 2020
E-money laundering in Japan nearly tripled in 2019, police say
The 3,913 cases reported by nonbank operators of funds transfer services during the year compare to 1,391 in 2018, according to the National Police Agency
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 9, 2019
Japan Post Bank to cap overseas remittances to ¥5 million a day to tackle money laundering
Japan Post Bank Co. and Japan Post Co. will limit the amount of funds that can be sent via their overseas bank transfer service to tackle money laundering.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 18, 2019
Japan Post Bank to cap international transfers to counter money laundering
Japan Post Bank Co. plans to set a limit on over-the-counter international cash transfers of ¥5 million ($46,000) to combat money laundering, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 14, 2019
Europol highlights Russian money as top laundering threat and calls Baltic states 'front line'
Europe's Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centered on the region.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 1, 2019
G20 to beef up steps against money laundering using crypto-assets at Fukuoka meeting
The Group of 20 major economies plan to agree on compiling additional steps by 2021 against money laundering and funding of terrorist groups through the use of crypto-assets, sources close to the matter said Saturday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
May 20, 2019
Deutsche Bank anti-money laundering staff flagged Trump and Kushner transactions for watchdog: report
Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by U.S. President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdog, The New York Times reported Sunday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
May 10, 2019
Billions in dirty cash helped fuel Vancouver's housing boom
Vancouver penthouses, ski chalets at Whistler, and holiday retreats in Persian Gulf islands are among the thousands of properties identified in a dirty-money probe that estimates more than 7 billion Canadian dollars ($5 billion) was laundered through British Columbia last year.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 28, 2019
Cases of money laundering linked to cryptocurrency in Japan up tenfold in 2018
Cryptocurrency can be transferred largely anonymously, with police saying that in some cases virtual currency was used to pay for illegal drugs or child pornography.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 11, 2019
Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff questions if Robert Mueller is being kept from probing Trump-Deutsche Bank link
The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday he was concerned that Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not be investigating President Donald Trump's ties to Deutsche Bank AG .
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 6, 2018
6,000 cryptocurrency laundering cases reported to Japanese police from January to October
Nearly 6,000 cases of suspected money laundering linked to cryptocurrency were reported to police in the January to October period, National Police Agency officials said Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 22, 2018
U.S. probing Japan's MUFG for alleged violation of rules against North Korea money-laundering: NYT
U.S. prosecutors have been investigating Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. since late last year on suspicion of breaking regulations that prohibit money laundering in relation to North Korea, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

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