Banking Law. Legal news and articles for April 30 - 30, 2017

Bank branch inside Smith's near Maryland and Sahara site of robberySlim chance of a tax amnesty8 On Your Side: Do chip credit cards really prevent fraud?S. Africa's Anti-Money Laundering Law Comes Into ForceAlaska's rough-hewn pioneer judges, lawyersMUSYOKA: Locking up top bankers for fraud, manipulationFBI's program has students in Fort Smith region looking at futures in law enforcementUnsuspecting Iowans fall into cyberattack webGoogle And Facebook Hit By $100 Million Phishing ScamLaundering, bank secrecy bills in focus at SenateSHAREHOLDER ALERT Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in The Toronto ...Banking Association 'relieved' FICA finally signedBanks need to be more responsible, say cyber policeProperty seizure abuses must endHow I forced Barclays to repay £14000 when I was duped by a conman

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Following the Money, Straight to Human Traffickers
Human Rights First (blog)April 3, 2017

Much like other kinds of organized crime, human traffickers use shell companies and mix legitimate and illicit funds. The government also took steps in 2014 when the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network published guidelines for banks about the role ...more »

Despite High Tech Security, Credit Card Fraud Is On The Rise
CBS MiamiApril 5, 2017

According to research firm 'Javelin', identity fraud was up 16 percent to a record high 15.4 million new victims in 2016. Though so-called 'chip cards' were introduced as a safe way to use credit, they can still be used at less-secure 'swipe' card ...more »

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Bank branch inside Smith's near Maryland and Sahara site of robbery
News3LVApril 30, 2017

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555, www.crimestoppersofnv.com or text CRIMESNV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES). Message and data rates may apply. Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through ...more »

Slim chance of a tax amnesty
Inquirer.netApril 30, 2017

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III recently said that a tax amnesty would be issued only after Congress lifts the law on secrecy of bank deposits for tax purposes, that is, the government can examine the bank accounts of suspected tax evaders to ...more »

8 On Your Side: Do chip credit cards really prevent fraud?
WFLAApril 30, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Your credit card is a scam artist's ticket to stealing your money. New technology is supposed to protect you, but does it? From skimmers at gas pumps to security breaches at major retailers, millions of Americans have become ...more »

S. Africa's Anti-Money Laundering Law Comes Into Force
Financial TribuneApril 30, 2017

South African President Jacob Zuma has signed the anti-money laundering bill FICA, which allows increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of “prominent individuals,” including himself, into law, his office said on Saturday. The country risked being ...more »

Alaska's rough-hewn pioneer judges, lawyers
Alaska Dispatch NewsApril 30, 2017

Aline Beegler was inspired to pursue law after seeing Fairbanks founder E.T. Barnette escape justice for bank fraud. She was admitted to the bar in 1920 at age 53. Mildred Hermann went to law school so she could combat the influence of lawyers on the ...more »

MUSYOKA: Locking up top bankers for fraud, manipulation
Business Daily (press release) (blog)April 30, 2017

Sigurdur Einarsson who was the chairman of Kaupthing Bank, Iceland's largest bank before the 2008 financial crisis, and Hreidar Mar Sigurdsson who was the bank's former chief executive officer were convicted of market manipulation and fraud leading up ...more »

FBI's program has students in Fort Smith region looking at futures in law enforcement
Helena Daily WorldApril 30, 2017

Some students were surprised to find out how much of the FBI's daily business involved financial fraud cases, mainly because of how the FBI is portrayed in television and movies. But Snipes added that students weren't disappointed to find out that the ...more »

Unsuspecting Iowans fall into cyberattack web
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesApril 30, 2017

“If someone breaks into the Bank of America (in a cyberattack), steals billions of dollars or disrupts the business flow of a major bank, it's very difficult to move to a physical crime in the same way if somebody broke into a bank and stole that money ...more »

Google And Facebook Hit By $100 Million Phishing Scam
KomandoApril 30, 2017

For over two years, the man sent phishing emails to employees of the targeted companies and convinced them to wire-transfer millions of dollars at a time to a fraudulent bank account. By the time the victims realized what was happening, the scammer had ...more »

Laundering, bank secrecy bills in focus at Senate
BusinessWorld Online EditionApril 30, 2017

“Anti Money Laundering Act (AMLA) amendments, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Charter amendments, and, hopefully, repeal of the Bank Secrecy law,” Senate committee on Banks Francis G. Escudero said in a text message, when asked about his ...more »

SHAREHOLDER ALERT Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in The Toronto ...
EconoTimesApril 30, 2017

NEW YORK, April 30, 2017 -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against The Toronto-Dominion Bank (“TD Bank” or the “Company”) (NYSE:TD) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court ...more »

Banking Association 'relieved' FICA finally signed
SowetanLIVEApril 30, 2017

“The signing also enables a risk-based approach to combating these activities‚ so that bank clients who are less susceptible to such activities will be subject to lighter touch regulation and those significantly susceptible to such activities will be ...more »

Banks need to be more responsible, say cyber police
Free Press JournalApril 30, 2017

BHOPAL : Amid incidents of stealing of one time passwords (OTPs) in e-banking related cyber crimes, the state cyber police say that the banks need to be more responsible and take more concrete steps to curb it. They also suggest that the banks need to ...more »

Property seizure abuses must end
KPVI News 6April 30, 2017

TIGTA noted the IRS's policy change to no longer pursue seizure of legal assets for banking law reporting violations, but also found inconsistencies in following this policy and made recommendations that include establishing controls to ensure cases ...more »

How I forced Barclays to repay £14000 when I was duped by a conman
Telegraph.co.ukApril 30, 2017

Victims of “money transfer fraud” should lodge complaints about the recipient bank which provides services to the criminal, the Financial Ombudsman has said. It outlined to Telegraph Money the circumstances in which it could depart from its usual ...more »

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