Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a significant boost to support Pacific island countries comply with international anti-money laundering standards.New Zealand is providing $3.6 million to the Asia-Pacific Group on Money Laundering.“The Group is a … [Read more...] about New Zealand to help Pacific Combat Money Laundering
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States wants China to become more involved in supporting the global fight against terrorism and efforts to defeat Islamic State, including in Iraq, a senior U.S. official said on Monday ahead of high-level security talks with … [Read more...] about U.S. urges bigger Chinese role to combat global terrorism
UNITED STATES - Senators have taken aim at digital currencies, such as bitcoin and ethereum, with a new anti-money laundering (AML) bill.Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Dianne Feinstein of California introduced the bill titled “Combating Money Laundering, … [Read more...] about Digital Currency to have more oversight in new Anti-Money Laundering Bill
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Nearly $30 million of funds stolen from scandal-hit 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was used to buy jewellery for the prime minister's wife, including a rare 22-carat pink diamond set in a necklace, according to the latest filings by the … [Read more...] about Malaysia’s first lady linked to $30 million worth of jewellery bought with 1MDB funds
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department took legal action on Thursday to recover about $540 million in assets that authorities say were stolen by financiers associated with a sovereign wealth fund established by Malaysia's prime minister, including a Picasso … [Read more...] about U.S. acts to seize stolen assets, Picasso in probe of Malaysian fund 1MDB