Crime

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Published 20/05/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court [more…]

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump [more…]

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed

Published 20/05/2019

DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed in a high-security prison in Tajikistan after convicted Islamic State militants started a [more…]

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Published 20/05/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank denied a report that said some of its executives rejected the advice of the bank’s own anti-money laundering specialists and [more…]

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president’s behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump’s [more…]

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch’s mosques massacre

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch’s mosques massacre

Published 13/05/2019

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - An inquiry into Christchurch’s mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host [more…]

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing: lawsuit

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing: lawsuit

Published 12/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate [more…]

U.S. says Huawei lawyer’s prior work at Justice Department poses…

U.S. says Huawei lawyer’s prior work at Justice Department poses…

Published 11/05/2019

(Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole’s prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him [more…]

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over…

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over…

Published 11/05/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, [more…]

U.S. investor awarded $75 million in cryptocurrency crime case

U.S. investor awarded $75 million in cryptocurrency crime case

Published 11/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin won $75.8 million in a civil judgment against a 21-year-old man who Terpin said [more…]