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Many ways to skin a cat…

In conjunction with yesterday’s OFAC designations… Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs   North Korean Regime-Backed Programmer Charged With Conspiracy to Conduct Multiple Cyber Attacks and Intrusions North Korean Hacking Team Responsible for Global WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware, Destructive Cyberattack on Sony Pictures, Central Bank Cybertheft in Bangladesh, and Other […]

NJ Woman arrested for Iran sanctions violations

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey   Morris County, New Jersey, Woman Charged With Smuggling American Aircraft Components To Iranian Airline Companies NEWARK, N.J. – A Morristown, New Jersey, woman appeared in federal court today to face charges for her alleged role in an international procurement […]

Arrests of Iran auto parts manufacturer

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of California   Executives Of Iranian Auto Parts Manufacturer Arrested And Indicted For Violating Iranian Sanctions Statute U.S. Citizens Provided Services, Materials, and Equipment For Use By Their Company in Tehran, Iran SAN FRANCISCO –  Sadr Emad-Vaez, Pouran Aazad, and Hassan Ali […]

Virtual Currency, IRL Penalties

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Steve Hudak July 26, 2017 703-905-3770 FinCEN Fines BTC-e Virtual Currency Exchange $110 Million for Facilitating Ransomware, Dark Net Drug Sales Treasury’s First Action Against a Foreign-Located Money Services Business WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), working in coordination with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for […]

DEA arrests top Hizballah financier

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Contact: DEA Public Affairs   (202) 307-7977     Press Release   DEA NEWS: TOP HIZBALLAH TERROR FINANCIER ARRESTED Kassim Tajideen is a specially designated terrorist charged with evading U.S. sanctions    WASHINGTON – DEA and other federal officials today announced the arrest […]

Home Cookin’: A Novel Bribery, NJ-Style

This almost seems like crime pays… Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 6, 2017 Former New Jersey Attorney General And Chairman Of Port Authority Board Of Commissioners Sentenced To One Year Of Home Confinement For Bribery Court Also Fines Him $100,000, […]

You don’t need to have a predicate crime…

Sometimes, laundering money is enough… Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Connecticut FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 16, 2017 Chinese Citizen Pleads Guilty to Structuring Cash Transactions Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, DA YING, 56, of Beijing, China, waived his right to […]