Terrorism Press Release
|06/17/2020 - 05:33||
NR Doshi and Partners is Now Providing AML Consulting Service
NR Doshi and Partners is a Dubai based firm specialized in providing auditing, accounting, VAT, and AML consulting services. The firm has thirty-four years of journey and served many clients in the UAE.
|06/05/2020 - 14:23||
Terrorism Prevention Grant Funds Available
Smyrna, DE – Grant funding through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (OTVTP) has been made available to State, Local, and Tribal Governments as well as, nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status and institutions of higher learning.
|Delaware State ...|
|06/04/2020 - 08:36||
Spain: Supreme Court Bans Use of Pennant in Public Sphere, Set back to the polisario
New setback for the polisario in Spain. The Spanish justice system inflicted a new blow to the separatists by prohibiting the use of their pennant in public spheres.
|06/02/2020 - 23:47||
Justice Department Seeks Forfeiture of More than $20 Million in Assets Relating to Unlawful Use of U.S. Financial System to Evade and Violate Iranian Sanctions
A forfeiture complaint was filed today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska alleging that assets equivalent to more than $20 million are subject to forfeiture based on violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and federal money laundering statutes.
|06/01/2020 - 10:42||
Former Chinese official extradited to the US to face charges of laundering millions of dollars of stolen money
LOS ANGELES – A former Chinese official who was a fugitive for over five years has been extradited from Sweden to Los Angeles to face federal charges that allege he laundered millions of dollars of stolen money – using some of the funds to purchase two properties in a suburban Los Angeles-area community.
|06/01/2020 - 09:11||
Professor Of International Studies Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering
Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that BRUCE BAGLEY pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff to two counts of money laundering. BAGLEY used bank accounts in his name and in the name of a company he created in Florida to launder over $2 million in proceeds of a Venezuelan bribery and corruption scheme into the United States.
|06/01/2020 - 03:43||
New Accusations of Corruption, Embezzlement Laid Against Polisario Leader
The head of the separatist polisario group, Brahim Ghali, has been accused of the embezzlement of humanitarian assistance donated by Spanish NGOs to the Sahraoui population sequestered in the camps of Tindouf, Algeria.
|05/29/2020 - 14:52||
Video, Audio, Photos & Rush Transcript: Governor Cuomo On George Floyd's Death: 'It Shouldn't Take This Long to End Basic Discrimination and Basic Injustice.'
Earlier today during a daily press briefing, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo called Americans to reflect on decades of injustice in America, and urged that it should not this long to end basic discrimination and basic injustice.
|New York Governor|
|05/27/2020 - 08:24||
NICE Actimizes AML Solutions Chosen by Rakuten Securities to Improve Operational Efficiencies and Reduce Compliance Risk
Hoboken, N.J., May 27, 2020 – NICE Actimize, a NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) business and the leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management, has been chosen by Rakuten Securities Inc., a major online brokerage operating throughout Japan and across Asia, to implement an innovative anti-money laundering compliance platform to protect and support its investor clients and meet regulatory requirements.
|05/26/2020 - 12:14||
Alexandria Man on FBI Most Wanted List Indicted on Terrorism Charges
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging an Alexandria man with conspiring and attempting to provide material support to al-Shabaab, a terrorist organization operating in Somalia.
|05/15/2020 - 14:12||
Westpac files defence to AUSTRAC Federal Court proceedings
Westpac today filed its defence with the Federal Court in relation to civil proceedings brought by AUSTRAC on 20 November 2019 regarding alleged contraventions of its obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act.
|05/15/2020 - 01:35||
Lessons from the Christchurch Call one year on: together is the only way forward
Written by Jordan Carter, Chief Executive and Dr. Ellen Strickland, Chief Advisor-International.15 May 2020.
|05/14/2020 - 02:09||
Inaccurate Trump Administration Charges Against Cuba Damage Prospects for Peace Talks in Colombia and Elsewhere
Washington, D.C.— On May 12, the Department of State notified Congress that Cuba and other countries were certified under Section 40A(a) of the Arms Export Control Act as “not cooperating fully” with U.S. counterterrorism efforts in 2019.
|05/13/2020 - 12:35||
Former Chief Compliance Officer Sepideh Behram Rowland Joins K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network as Head of Managed Services
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, DC – 13 MAY 2020 – K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network (FIN) today announced Sepideh Behram Rowland has joined its Financial Crimes Risk and Compliance practice as a Vice President. Ms. Rowland brings with her over 20 years of regulatory compliance experience, including leadership positions at money services businesses, large financial institutions, and community banks. As head of managed services, Ms. Rowland will expand the firm’s managed services offerings and partnerships.
|K Two Intelligence|
|05/12/2020 - 19:09||
Reflections on The American Perception of Substate Threats
Editor’s note: In 2014, Cato released A Dangerous World? Threat Perception and U.S. National Security, an edited volume of papers originally presented at a Cato conference the previous year. In each chapter, experts on international security assessed, and put in context, the supposed dangers to American security, from nuclear proliferation and a rising China, to terrorism and climate change.
|05/03/2020 - 20:45||
Syria: ISIS Dumped Bodies in Gorge
A Human Rights Watch investigation and drone flight into the gorge highlight the need for the authorities to secure the site, remove human remains, and preserve evidence for criminal proceedings against the killers.
|Human Rights Watch|
|04/30/2020 - 10:25||
Temenos and Microsoft Partner to Offer Fast Access to AI-Driven Temenos Financial Crime Mitigation SaaS Solution to Help Banks Combat Surge in Cybercrime During Covid-19
Temenos’ award-winning SaaS Financial Crime Mitigation on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform delivers comprehensive financial crime protection, from anti-money laundering to sanctions screening and fraud management, helping banks fight the rise in cybercrime as a result of Covid-19
|04/28/2020 - 22:34||
World Bank and Tajikistan Continue Dialogue on Youth Inclusion
DUSHANBE, April 29, 2020 – Youth in Tajikistan’s rural and most-at-risk regions along the Afghan border face greater challenges accessing employment, education, and training, thereby exposing them to relatively higher risks of being drawn into illegal activities and/or radicalization, according to a study published today by the World Bank.
|04/20/2020 - 12:31||
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Criminal Charges Against Industrial Bank Of Korea For Violations Of The Bank Secrecy Act
Charges to Be Deferred For Two Years Under an Agreement in which Industrial Bank of Korea Admitted Its Conduct and Agreed to Pay $51 Million.
|04/20/2020 - 11:30||
Attorney General James Announces Agreement with Industrial Bank of Korea Related to Illegal Transfer of Over $1 Billion to Iran
NEW YORK – Attorney General Letitia James today announced the resolution of an investigation into the Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) for allowing more than $1 billion to be illegally transferred to the Government of Iran
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|04/14/2020 - 09:02||
NICE Actimize Provides Financial Services Organizations a Quick and Effective Response to the CARES Act with the Introduction of KYC Xpress
The new KYC Xpress cloud solution empowers financial institutions to expedite Know-Your-Customer processes to address an unprecedented influx in loan applications using advanced automation.
|04/06/2020 - 12:27||
Corona crimes: Suspect behind 6 million face masks and hand sanitisers scam arrested thanks to international police cooperation
A 39-year old man has been arrested in Singapore for his suspected involvement in money laundering offences linked to a business email scam-related to COVID-19.
|04/03/2020 - 12:00||
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Provides Further Information to Financial Institutions in Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
This notice updates the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s (FinCEN’s) March 16, 2020 COVID-19 Notice, provides additional information to assist financial institutions in complying with their Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and announces a direct contact mechanism for urgent COVID-19-related issues.
|03/30/2020 - 16:53||
ELN Unilateral Ceasefire an Important Opportunity for Peace in Colombia
On March 29, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional, ELN) guerrilla group announced a month-long, unilateral ceasefire that will begin on April 1 and end on April 30. The Colombian government subsequently announced that two former ELN commanders, Francisco Galán and Carlos Velandia, would serve as “peace promoters” (gestores de paz)—a small but critical first step in restarting peace negotiations between the ELN and the Colombian government that have been stalled since January 2019.
|03/27/2020 - 18:14||
Western Union Provides Update on Impact from COVID-19 and 2020 Financial Outlook
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movements and payments, has continued to closely monitor the development of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to protect and serve the interests of all stakeholders.