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Colombia Trafficker Tied to International Corruption, Money Laundering

An investigation with ramifications across the Americas has culminated in the arrest of an old-school Colombian drug trafficker who managed to adapt to major...
Is a Nicaraguan company laundering money for the FARC?
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Allegations of Venezuela, Nicaragua Complicity in FARC Money Laundering Resurface

Recent testimony before the US Senate revived allegations that a Venezuela-owned company in Nicaragua may have laundered money for Colombia's demobilizing FARC...
Cyber crime is big business in Latin America
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The Connected Black Market: How the Dark Web Has Empowered LatAm Organized Crime

The global proliferation of internet access has transformed societies, enabling online and financial inclusion in the developing world. But it has also empowered...
Europol report tackles money laundering
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EU Money Laundering Analysis Offers Lessons for Latin America

A new report by the European police agency Europol examines why so much suspect financial activity results in so few money laundering prosecutions, and offers...
Mexico may be facing the largest embezzlement scandal in its history
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Mexico’s $400 Million Swindle: An Interview With Animal Político’s Tania Montalvo

More than $430 million of misused federal funds, 128 fictitious or irregular companies and 50 government officials. They all form part of a huge embezzlement...
The 'narco-rice' case began in September 2015
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Argentina ‘Narco-Rice’ Investigation Turns Towards Soccer

Authorities in Argentina are investigating everything from soccer matches and players' rights to investments in a crematorium as part of the second phase of an...
Many of the FARC's assets have been lost to deserter groups
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The FARC’s Riches: Millions Apparently Lost to Dissidents

Formerly the Western Hemisphere's largest guerrilla organization, Colombia's FARC has compiled a full inventory of their wealth following half a century of conflict...
Panama's Attorney General Kenia Porcell
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Panama Attorney General: Elites Attempting to Interfere With Graft Probes

Panama's attorney general has warned that political and economic elites have made threats against anti-graft prosecutors, mirroring a pattern seen in other...
Ex-Honduran Minister Yankel Rosenthal
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Former Honduras Investment Minister Admits to Laundering Drug Money

A former minister and member of one of the richest families in Honduras has pleaded guilty in a US court to laundering money for the once-powerful Cachiros drug...
The FARC have probably left many assets undeclared
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The FARC’s Riches: List of Assets Fails to Reveal Guerrillas’ Total Wealth

Colombia's demobilized FARC have finally revealed their official list of assets -- worth hundreds of millions of dollars -- but the country's top prosecutor has...
Keiko Fujimori, accused of ties to Odebrecht scandal
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Another Top Peru Politician Embroiled in Odebrecht Scandal

With four former presidents either in jail or fleeing arrest and another top politician now facing allegations of money laundering, Peru is steadily uprooting the...
José Miguel Handal Pérez, alias “Chepe Handal"
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Honduras Convicts Trafficker ‘Chepe Handal’ on Second Set of Charges

Honduras has convicted a major drug trafficker wanted for extradition by the United States in a second case against him, illustrating the country's resolve to...