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TN Man pleads guilty for exports to Iran

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Hampshire FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Goods from the United States to Iran             CONCORD – Aiden Davidson, a/k/a Hamed Aliabadi, 32, of Tennessee, pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court to smuggling goods […]

And DEA makes it official

Press Release   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: DEA Public Affairs   (202) 307-7977   Nicolás Maduro Moros and 14 current and former Venezuelan officials charged with narco-terrorism, corruption, drug trafficking and other criminal charges Maduro and other high-ranking Venezuelan officials allegedly partnered with the FARC to use cocaine as a weapon […]

SEC Charges Cardinal Health with FCPA violations

Press Release SEC Charges Cardinal Health With FCPA Violations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2020-48 Washington D.C., Feb. 28, 2020 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Ohio-based pharmaceutical company Cardinal Health, Inc. has agreed to pay more than $8 million to resolve charges that it violated the books and records and […]

FINMA enforcement actions: Julius Baer

Serious AML failings at Julius Baer The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has found that Julius Baer fell significantly short in combating money laundering between 2009 and early 2018. The shortcomings arose in connection with alleged cases of corruption linked to PDVSA, an oil company, and FIFA, the world […]

FinCEN Enforcement Action: former U.S. Bank official fined $450,000

FinCEN Penalizes U.S. Bank Official for Corporate Anti-Money Laundering Failures Contact Office of Strategic Communications, 703-905-3770 Immediate Release March 04, 2020 WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has assessed a $450,000 civil money penalty against Michael LaFontaine, former Chief Operational Risk Officer at U.S. Bank National Association (U.S. Bank), for his failure to […]