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Seven members of Mexico's Zetas cartel were arrested Tuesday after a U.S. indictment accused a total of 14 cartel members of laundering drug money through the breeding and racing of American quarter horses in the United States, authorities said.
In April 2003, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and New York state bank regulators cracked the whip on HSBC Bank USA, ordering it to do a better job of policing itself for suspicious money flows. Staff in the bank's anti-money laundering division, according to a person who worked there at the time, flew into a "panic."
"I don't mind a debate around issues like decriminalization," he said at the Cartagena summit. "I personally don't agree that's a solution to the problem." Decriminalization means scrapping criminal penalties for the use of drugs. It falls short of legalization which, in its purest form, means the abolition of all forms of government control of drugs. Obama is against that, too. "I don't think that legalization of drugs is going to be the answer," he said.
Investigations and wiretaps by the RCMP have proven the existence of direct links between the Mafia and construction firms throughout Quebec.
The FBI has seen an increase in insider trading cases and an increase in involvement of organized crime groups in healthcare fraud schemes, among other trends identified in the FBI’s “State of Financial Crime” report released on Monday
Canada is a top producer and exporter of ecstasy, a synthetic drug linked to more than a dozen recent deaths in Canada, according to a UN report released Tuesday.
Under heavily armed guard, police displayed the 110 kilos of cocaine officers seized.
Canada has joined Colombia as a leading exporter of synthetic or designer drugs, flooding the global market on an almost unprecedented scale, police say.
The ailing investment consultant from North York had just paid $127,000 to purchase a kidney and, according to European investigators, was engaging in the controversial but growing practice of transplant tourism.
Law enforcement officials announced charges Wednesday against seven hedge fund and investment professionals in an insider trading case they called "a stunning portrait of organized corruption on a grand scale."