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Thursday, January 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In this week’s Financial Crime Wave, authorities indict dozens in massive prison corruption, laundering scheme linked to i...
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Penalty roundup: Deutsche Bank pays $258 million to settle sanctions violations »
Enforcement actions for sanctions violations have been coming thick and fast in recent days. This week saw OFAC take actio...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
As US pursues tougher cybercrime enforcement, RICO returns to disarm cyber-mafias »
The traditional image of a mob boss at the head of the table directing his cronies is rapidly being replaced with its digi...
Friday, February 14, 2014
MLATs are powerful weapons in financial crime combat, even for private sector »
In the global effort against financial crime in all of its manifestations, there is a powerful tool that can provide subst...
Sunday, May 6, 2012
FinCEN takes first step to forcing institutions to unmask ‘beneficial owners’ »
The US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network on February 29 took one of the most significant steps any financial regulatory...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
With few exceptions, US agencies get big boost in financial crime funding in FY 2013 Obama budget »
President Barack Obama’s FY 2013 budget includes large funding boosts for regulatory and enforcement agencies that combat...
Thursday, February 23, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
With e-discovery now a staple in federal criminal cases, ‘e-data rooms’ may become routine »
The recent e-discovery “Protocol” signed by the Department of Justice, the federal courts and the criminal defense bar dem...
Monday, February 20, 2012
New Obama ‘Financial Crimes Unit’ seeks to parlay federal, state resources and laws »
The Obama administration launches a new “financial crimes unit” that brings broadened resources, state partners and a shar...
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Justice Department, US courts and defense bar agree to implement e-discovery “Protocols” »
It was inevitable. The drumbeats were getting too loud. The federal criminal courts were beckoning. Electronic information...
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Expert shows how to spot tax-cheats using returns »
The importance of obtaining a debtor’s tax return when trying to locate assets has been discussed in print by experts on t...
Monday, February 6, 2012
Tax Investigations: What Can be Used? »
The original IRS 1040 forms and all other income tax returns are highly protected by law and by the IRS. In fact, law...

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