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Government Publishing Impact on Changes to Money Laundering Regulations

January 18, 2017

In a bid to help businesses, the government is trying to decrease the amount of red tape surrounding companies, while still somehow reinforcing anti-money laundering protocols. Any regulation changes are set to influence the businesses that are at a moderate-to-low risk of money laundering, and therefore are in a safer position to benefit from these […]

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A Look at the Fraudulent Accounting Practices of BCCI

December 21, 2013

London-based Bank of Commerce and Credit International (BCCI) was a banking and financial institution that had the appearance of being a venerable company. Since its inception in 1972 by Agha Hasan Abedi, the company held a Luxembourg registration and initially did business in Karachi and London. Before its eventual downfall and forced closing in 1991, […]

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Pastor Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Ponzi Scheme

November 1, 2013

Federal law enforcement agents have announced that Pastor Charles Lawrence Kennedy, Jr., of Tampa, Florida, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud before United States District Court Judge Christine M. Arguello.  Kennedy was indicted by a federal grand jury in March along with co-defendants Stanley Wayne Anderson, and Edwin Alexander Smith  Smith previously pleaded […]

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The rise of identity theft in fraud

October 1, 2013

What do criminals hate more than anything? They hate getting caught. So a way to commit crime in someone else’s name – often without the initial victim knowing a thing about it for months – is too good an opportunity to miss. Forget your stereotype of thieves as all muscle and precious little brain. There […]

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A Few Prominent Cases of Investment Fraud

September 25, 2013

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforces acts of fraud committed against investors and the public. The specific duties of the SEC are (1) to ensure full and fair disclosure of all risks, (2) require the maintenance of adequate books and records, (3) inspect and audit all securities and securities-related firms, (4) oversee other […]

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Fighting Fraud at Work: 5 Signs It’s Time to Blow The Whistle

September 4, 2013

Just about everyone recognizes and respects the necessity of holding a job in order properly manage bills and remain a productive member of society. There’s obviously no doubt that many individuals dislike aspects of their job, but these are often overlooked when it comes time for a paycheck. Unfortunately, there are sometimes bigger issues going […]

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Business Owners Guilty of Money Laundering

August 29, 2013

Three Shreveport business owners, William Paul Boyter, Michael Paul Boyter, and Anthony Reuben Riley, have pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, money laundering, tax evasion, wire fraud, and failure to comply with federal banking regulations. The guilty pleas were entered on Tuesday before United States District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote.  Also charged as defendants in […]

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Four sentenced in Crown Court over film industry tax fraud

August 5, 2013

The Criminal Prosecution Service has reported that four persons have been sentenced in a complex fraud case relating to the taxation of Bollywood films. Mr Anish Anand, Mr Amit Kumar, Mr Sanjeev Mirajkar and Afsana Karim embarked on the complex fraud in 2007. The gang members involved in the fraud set up a number of […]

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California Man Sentenced for Ponzi Scheme

July 30, 2013

Attorney General Kamala Harris announced the prison sentence for a Northern California convicted of defrauding the elderly out of more than $90 million. James Koenig, 60, was sentenced to nearly 42 years in prison by the Shasta County Superior Court on Friday for his role in this Ponzi scheme that was operated in the Bay […]

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False Imprisonment: Nursing Home Neglect

July 27, 2013

The decision to move a senior relative to a nursing home is often be difficult and emotional for both the senior and the entire family.  Oftentimes the senior becomes isolated from family because of distance or health issues that impact the ability to regularly communicate with the senior from a distance.  Once you have moved […]

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