US Calls To Hold al-Assad Accountable For 11 Years Of War Crimes in Syria

The US embassy in Syria said that Bashar al-Assad must be held accountable for crimes committed over the past decade, pushing for international actions to bring al-Asad to justice. “For 11 years, Bashar al-Assad has detained, tortured, and committed crimes …

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Two Prosecutors Leading the Investigation into Trump Organization Resign from Manhattan DA’s Office

The two prosecutors leading the Manhattan district attorney’s criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump and his company resigned abruptly on Feb. 23. Carey Dunne and Mark Pomerantz submitted their resignations, following a monthlong pause in the prosecutors’ presentation of …

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Ex-Goldman Head to Testify Against Former Subordinate in 1MDB Trial

Goldman Sachs Group’s former Southeast Asia chairman, Tim Leissner, will testify against his former colleague in a trial over the multibillion-dollar looting of a Malaysian state investment fund. Roger Ng, Goldman’s former head of investment banking in Malaysia, is the …

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Report: 55% Of Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Activity Linked To 270 Blockchain Addresses

Blockchain Analysis Company Chainalysis reported that A small group of 270 addresses drive over 50% of cryptocurrency laundering activity. There was also a smaller group of 24 addresses that received over $500 million worth of illicit cryptocurrency. Overall the addresses …

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Authorities Allege Widespread Money Laundering at Australia’s Largest Casino Operator

An inquiry into Australia’s largest casino operator has concluded that it was not fit to hold a gaming license in Sydney. Commissioner Patricia Bergin who led the probe said that the Sydney casino of Crown Resorts can only be licensed …

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SEC Charges GPB Capital Holdings and 3 Executives in $1.7 Billion Ponzi Scheme

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged New York based-investment adviser company GPB Capital Holdings and three executives on Feb. 4 for allegedly defrauding thousands of investors in a Ponzi-like scheme. According to SEC, the company and its …

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