Fraud & Financial Crimes. Legal news and articles for April 27 - 30, 2017

The grandparent scam: AG prosecutor warns of elder fraudThe grandparent scam: AG prosecutor warns of elder fraudSouth Africa's Zuma Signs Anti-Money-Laundering BillSouth Africa's Zuma signs anti money-laundering bill FICA into lawSayreville man convicted of defrauding financial clientMeasure targets fraud rings for Nevada's racketeering lawHow the Bankers Committee plans to tackle internet scammers'Cultural element' hampering investigations into financial crimes: AFPREPORT: Federal Investigation Into Fox News Expands to Include Financial Crimes ExpertsExclusive: Federal probe of Fox News expandsCrime Stoppers: Breaking and Entering of Vehicle at Greenway ...Newcastle old boy Sylvain Marveaux arrested over alleged £5m tax fraudPaul Hastings Nabs DLA Financial Crime Expert In LondonExclusive: Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment ScamNICE Actimize Recognized as a “Most Promising Cloud Banking Solution Provider for 2017” by Banking CIO Outlook

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Consumer Online Lender 4finance Group Ensures Compliance with New Anti-Money Laundering Requirements ...
GuruFocus.comApril 10, 2017

Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO today announced that consumer online lender 4finance Group is using the FICO® TONBELLER® Siron® Anti-Financial Crime Solutions to ensure anti-money laundering regulatory compliance across its global network ...more »

Carmel police asking for help identifying fraud suspect
Fox 59April 11, 2017

The person is wanted in reference to an identity deception and fraud on financial institution case. Officers say the suspect was captured on surveillance cameras. Additional information regarding the crime was not provided by investigators. Anyone with ...more »

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The grandparent scam: AG prosecutor warns of elder fraud
Foster's Daily DemocratApril 30, 2017

James Boffetti, senior assistant attorney general, said the unit prosecutes various crimes against the elderly, including theft by deception, financial exploitation and abuse. The unit is currently prosecuting its first negligent homicide case out of ...more »

The grandparent scam: AG prosecutor warns of elder fraud
Seacoastonline.comApril 30, 2017

James Boffetti, senior assistant attorney general, said the unit prosecutes various crimes against the elderly, including theft by deception, financial exploitation and abuse. The unit is currently prosecuting its first negligent homicide case out of ...more »

South Africa's Zuma Signs Anti-Money-Laundering Bill
Voice of AmericaApril 29, 2017

The country risked being kicked out of global fraud monitor, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), if the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) bill was not signed by June. Fight against global financial crime. The bill, intended to bolster ...more »

South Africa's Zuma signs anti money-laundering bill FICA into law
ReutersApril 29, 2017

The country risked being kicked out of global fraud monitor, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), if the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) bill was not signed by June. The bill, intended to bolster the fight against global financial ...more »

Sayreville man convicted of defrauding financial client
MyCentralJersey.comApril 28, 2017

A Sayreville man, who formerly worked as a financial advisor guiding people on investments, was convicted Friday of defrauding a factory worker client out of his $250.000 retirement savings and using the money for his own benefit. Jesse Holovacko, 39 ...more »

Measure targets fraud rings for Nevada's racketeering law
Las Vegas Review-JournalApril 28, 2017

Senate Bill 362 would further fight identity theft and fraud crimes by prosecuting perpetrators who operate syndicates that make an illicit business out of stolen credit card numbers and personal data. The bill would expand the definition of ...more »

How the Bankers Committee plans to tackle internet scammers
Ventures AfricaApril 28, 2017

In addition to other steps that have been set up to increase trust in the financial sector, this database should significantly reduce electronic fraud. The committee is made up of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation ...more »

'Cultural element' hampering investigations into financial crimes: AFP
The Sydney Morning HeraldApril 28, 2017

The Australian Federal Police has raised concerns about a "cultural element" inside corporate Australia that is hampering investigations into serious financial crimes, including bribery, fraud and money laundering. In a Senate inquiry into ...more »

REPORT: Federal Investigation Into Fox News Expands to Include Financial Crimes Experts
The New Civil Rights MovementApril 28, 2017

... to add financial crimes experts from the United States Postal Inspection Service, according to an exclusive report from CNN's Brian Steltzer citing "four sources connected to the investigation." While not offering specific details, Steltzer reports ...more »

Exclusive: Federal probe of Fox News expands
CNNMoneyApril 27, 2017

The U.S. Justice Department's investigation of Fox News has widened to include a second law enforcement agency. Financial crimes experts from the United States Postal Inspection Service are now involved, according to four sources connected to the ...more »

Crime Stoppers: Breaking and Entering of Vehicle at Greenway ...
High Country PressApril 27, 2017

On March 24, 2017, an individual took a bag containing a cell phone, various credit cards and cash from a vehicle parked at the greenway trail access adjacent ...more »

Newcastle old boy Sylvain Marveaux arrested over alleged £5m tax fraud
The GuardianApril 27, 2017

... responsible for prosecuting serious financial crimes, said in a statement on Wednesday that four people had been taken into custody following a request by HMRC for assistance with its investigation into suspected income tax and national insurance ...more »

Paul Hastings Nabs DLA Financial Crime Expert In London
Law360 (subscription)April 27, 2017

Paul Hastings Nabs DLA Financial Crime Expert In London. By Richard Crump. Law360, London (April 27, 2017, 4:25 PM BST) -- Global law firm Paul Hastings LLP announced Thursday that a corporate crime and investigations attorney will join the firm's ...more »

Exclusive: Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment Scam
FortuneApril 27, 2017

A spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan confirmed Rimasauskas is in custody in Lithuania, but did not offer more details about the crime, or why the office chose not to identify the firms. Law enforcement sources say the ... that had ...more »

NICE Actimize Recognized as a “Most Promising Cloud Banking Solution Provider for 2017” by Banking CIO Outlook
Yahoo FinanceApril 27, 2017

NICE Actimize, a NICE (NICE) business and the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance software for the financial services industry, has been recognized in Banking CIO Outlook Magazine's 2017 list of the “Top 10 Most ...more »

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