money laundering

Puerto Rico

Money Laundering Scandal Forces Puerto Rico's Governor to Cut His Vacation Short — Just in Time for Another Scandal

A leaked chat full of memes and misogyny has rocked the Puerto Rican political establishment for the second time.
Alex Lubben
7.15.19
Trump Investigations

How Deutsche Bank could reveal the truth about Trump's finances

“The bank knows exactly what he’s really worth, because they’ve gone through and verified all his properties and bank accounts.”
Greg Walters
3.18.19
russia investigation

Manafort got a lighter sentence than if he’d been dealing crack

If Manafort had been busted trying to sell an ounce of crack, he would have faced a mandatory federal five-year sentence.
Greg Walters
3.8.19
russia investigation

House Democrats respond to Trump’s call to halt investigations by relaunching Russia probe, investigating his family

“During the prior Congress, the Committee began to pursue credible reports of money laundering and financial compromise related to the business interests of President Trump, his family, and his associates.”
Greg Walters
2.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Arrested for Laundering Money After Literally Laundering Money

“They'll never think to look in the washing machine!"
Mack Lamoureux
11.23.18
money laundering

Scammers Are Using ‘Clash of Clans’ to Launder Money From Stolen Credit Cards

Scammers on Facebook are openly trading tools that automatically turn stolen credit card numbers into in-game currencies they can then sell for profit.
Matthew Gault
7.20.18
unmasked

Feds Pose as Cryptocurrency Money Launderer to Bust Alleged Dark Web Dealers

In a novel investigative strategy, rather than just following the money, investigators went undercover as someone converting Bitcoin into cash, exploiting a financial bottleneck faced by dark web criminals.
Joseph Cox
6.27.18
russia investigation

Manafort didn't tamper with witnesses because he didn't know they'd become witnesses, lawyer argues

The special counsel is now asking a judge to put Manafort in jail until his trial starts in September.
Taylor Dolven
6.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Middle School Teacher Arrested for Trafficking Coke in Hells Angels Drug Bust

The 35-year-old from New Brunswick has been charged with trafficking, money laundering, and several other crimes.
Manisha Krishnan
5.1.18
russia investigation

Mueller has been investigating Paul Manafort for collusion for months, memo reveals

Trump's campaign manager has already been charged with a slew of financial crimes, including money laundering and tax fraud, as a result of the Russia probe.
Taylor Dolven
4.3.18
regulations, eh?

Canada Is Gearing Up to Regulate Cryptocurrency

Canada is poised to become a global hub for cryptocurrencies, and advocates worry excessive regulation will stifle innovation.
Corin Faife
3.20.18
blockchain

The International Monetary Fund Has a Dystopian Vision for the Blockchain

IMF head Christine Lagarde wants to “fight fire with fire” in order to regulate cryptocurrencies.
Jordan Pearson
3.13.18
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