Financial crimes

Transnational Crime is a $1.6 trillion to $2.2 trillion Annual “Business”, Finds New GFI Report

WASHINGTON, DC – Globally the business of transnational crime is valued at an average of $1.6 trillion to $2.2 trillion annually, according to a new report released today by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a Washington DC-based […]

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Financial crimes

UK authorities explore ‘Laundromat’ money-laundering claims

The role of British banks in processing hundreds of millions of pounds for a Russian money laundering scheme dubbed “the Laundromat” is attracting growing scrutiny from UK authorities, which are weighing whether […]

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Expert opinion

Egypt authorities refuse identity documents in attempt to pressure dissidents to return: Human Rights Watch – JURIST

Authorities in Egypt have refused to issue and renew essential identity documents needed by those living outside the country, said Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday. The refusals are allegedly part of attempts […]

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Expert opinion

Tunisia court should quash convictions against homosexuality, says Amnesty International – JURIST

Amnesty International Sunday called for a Tunisian lower court to quash convictions against two LGBTQ+ individuals who were convicted for homosexuality.A transgender woman and gay man were arrested along with six others […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Kraken Staking Services Banned in the US – A Win For Investors or a Step Too Far?

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Kraken, has felt the wrath of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following its failure to register its staking-as-a-service program. We reached out to the industry […]

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Expert opinion

EU and UN announce monetary support for Rwanda in evacuating refugees from Libya – JURIST

The EU Delegation in Rwanda Thursday announced an aid package valued at € 22 million to the Rwandan government in support of the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) operated by the UN Refugee […]

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