In this week's edition we take a look at the Zuma effect, surprising ways the economy will change and deliver a sobering Covid-19 report card.
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Allen Onyema, the Nigerian businessman who owns the country’s largest airline, was indicted by US authorities on charges of fraud and money laundering.
A former Credit Suisse Group AG banker has admitted taking millions of dollars in kickbacks as part of a scam that involved as much as $2bn in loans to Mozambique state-owned companies.
US federal authorities are investigating whether Deutsche Bank complied with laws meant to stop money laundering and other crimes, the New York Times reported.
Swedbank was forced to backtrack on its previous assertions and has now acknowledged that it also handled suspicious transactions, which it says have been reported to the police.
Escobar's widow and son and a former Colombian soccer player have been accused of participation in a money-laundering scheme involving a Colombian drug trafficker.
"Bad guys" don't always lurk on the corner with a gun – sometimes they're professionals in Sandton offices, says Michael Meadon, a governance and risk management expert at Thomson Reuters South Africa.
The Indian government has brought a new money-laundering charge against a prominent Indian tycoon who is fighting extradition from Britain.
Prosecutors and anti-corruption lobbyists have pressed the government to widen UK corporate liability laws to make them more akin to the US.
The EFF student command from the University of Johannesburg's Auckland Park campus are opening cases of money laundering and fraud at the Brixton Police station against two senior members following fraud allegations.
Absa bank has threatened to close the bank account of President Jacob Zuma’s wife, Tobeka Madiba-Zuma over suspicious flows, according to a report.
#GuptaLeaks records disclosed in new court papers shows the Gupta computer company made R122m profit on a deal that cost it just R167.
Malaysia on Friday charged one of the "Wolf of Wall Street" film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248m linked to state fund 1MDB.
Several European banks have been linked to a Russian money-laundering scandal, with investigations underway in the Baltic nations, the US, the UK and the Nordic countries.
The SA Reserve Bank's Prudential Authority has disciplined HSBC Bank Johannesburg for weaknesses in its processes that prevent the bank from "proactively detecting potential money laundering and the financing of terrorism".
Africa has a higher percentage of companies affected by financial crimes than the global average, according a Thomson Reuters survey.
Spanish police have smashed a ring that allegedly operated a fake branch of the Vatican Bank and swindled people around the world.
Malawian-born businessman Simbi Phiri, who is based in South Africa, has realised a major victory in Botswana’s Lobatse High Court, which ordered the release of his R24 million that was frozen.
The chairing of a new committee to combat money laundering by Treasury has snookered the security cluster's attempts to control the Financial Intelligence Centre, says the DA.
The audit regulator says it is launching an investigation into global consultancy KPMG's audits of a company allegedly at the centre of the Gupta wedding scandal.
The South African Reserve Bank fined banks a total of R46.5m in 2016 due to weaknesses in their control measures.
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