VVIP chopper deal: Court takes cognisance of ED's chargesheet

A Delhi court on Saturday took cognisance of a charge sheet filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against five accused, including two Italian nationals, in connection with a money laundering case related to Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal.

ED unearths suspect bank accounts in Burdwan blast case
ED unearths suspect bank accounts in Burdwan blast case

The Enforcement Directorate probing the money laundering aspect in the Burdwan blast case has unearthed a few suspect bank accounts and would probe whether they were linked to terror funding.

Chopper deal: Court to consider ED's chargesheet on Dec 15

A Delhi court on Friday fixed December 15 for considering the chargesheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate against businessman Gautam Khaitan and others, including two Italian nationals, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal.

Portugal`s ex-PM brands corruption probe `absurd`

Portugal`s former prime minister Jose Socrates, who has been detained on suspicion of tax evasion and money laundering, angrily dismissed the allegations against him as absurd, in a letter published Thursday.

Coal scam: ED summons former coal minister Dasari Narayana Rao

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned former minister of state for coal Dasari Narayana Rao in connection with coal block allocated to former Congress MP Naveen Jindal's companies.

ED attaches asset in international drugs money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday attached a house, valued at Rs 1.65 crore, in Punjab in connection with international narcotics money laundering case.

Colombian football club laundered money for cartel: US
Colombian football club laundered money for cartel: US

The owner of top-flight Colombian football team Envigado used the club and his influence to support narcotics trafficking and money laundering by a dangerous drug cartel, the US Treasury Department said Wednesday.

Pele son returns to jail after lost laundering appeal
Pele son returns to jail after lost laundering appeal

A son of Brazilian soccer legend Pele was arrested near Sao Paulo after losing an appeal against money laundering accusations, state judicial authorities said Wednesday.

Pele's son Edinho arrested in money laundering case
Pele's son Edinho arrested in money laundering case

Son of Brazilian football legend Pele was arrested after losing an appeal in a money laundering case on Tuesday in Brazil.

14-plus years for Cuban ballplayer smuggler

The convicted ringleader of a smuggling organisation that brought more than 1,000 Cubans into the US, some of them baseball players including Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin, was sentenced to more than 14 years in federal prison.

ED registers money laundering case in Burdwan blast

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against suspected Indian operatives and an ultra outfit of Bangladesh to probe "terror funding" crimes in the aftermath of the Burdwan blast in West Bengal.

Pakistan court admits petition seeking Nawaz Sharif's disqualification

A petition seeking disqualification of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on money laundering charges has been admitted by a court here for hearing, 23 years after it was filed.

Pakistan court acquits PM Sharif, brother in money laundering case

A Pakistani court on Friday cleared Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif of all charges pertaining to a money laundering case filed 14 years ago.

FIFA finance watchdog official denies corruption claims
FIFA finance watchdog official denies corruption claims

A member of FIFA's financial watchdog arrested on suspicion of corruption and money laundering in the Cayman Islands has insisted he is innocent of wrongdoing, local media reported.

Hawala scam accused Fatta denies ED`s charges

The multi-crore rupee hawala scam accused
Afroz Fatta denied ED charges against him today while filing an affidavit before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court.

Ex-Haitian president summoned for corruption questioning

Former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has been summoned to appear before an examining magistrate on Wednesday over alleged money laundering and drug trafficking, judicial documents showed.

SIT on black money may discuss trade-based money laundering

Instances of trade-based money laundering including that through submission of forged import bills is likely to be discussed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), appointed by Supreme Court to decide on black money cases.

Judge orders release of Briton accused of World Cup ticket scam

A British World Cup ticketing executive who allegedly took part in a scam to sell millions of dollars` worth of fraudulent tickets was ordered to be released from prison yesterday while awaiting trial in Brazil.

ED books former MP health director on laundering charges

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against former Madhya Pradesh Health Director Dr Yogiraj Sharma and a few others in the Rs 7 crore drug kit purchase scam in the state.

Sumangal group MD arrested for money laundering in WB

The managing director of Sumangal Group, Subrata Adhikari, was arrested on the charge of money laundering from a guest house in Mumbai, police said.