Jalisco Cartel Boss El Mencho's Wife, La Jefa, Arrested in Mexico on Money Laundering Charges

Jalisco Cartel Boss El Mencho's Wife, La Jefa, Arrested in Mexico on Money Laundering Charges

"La Jefa," the wife of Jalisco cartel boss Nemesio "El Mencho" Oseguera Cervantes, was arrested by the military in the western state of Jalisco in Mexico.
Brazil Launches Probe on JPMorgan's Involvement in Petrobras Bribery, Money Laundering Scheme

Brazil Launches Probe on JPMorgan's Involvement in Petrobras Bribery, Money Laundering Scheme

Officials in Brazil have officially launched an investigation on JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s alleged role in reported bribery and money laundering scheme with Petrobras company in 2011.
El Salvador to Seek International Help to Locate Ex-President Salvador Sanchez Ceren Wanted on Corruption, Money Laundering Charges

El Salvador to Seek International Help to Locate Ex-President Salvador Sanchez Ceren Wanted on Corruption Charges

After years of investigation, the attorney general of El Salvador issued an arrest warrant for the country's former president Salvador Sanchez Ceren.
Cartel Wives: How Kingpins' Wives Operate in Mexico's Notorious Sinaloa Cartel

Cartel Wives: How Kingpins' Wives Operate in Mexico's Notorious Sinaloa Cartel

Recent arrests revealed how Mexico's notorious Sinaloa Cartel relied on the bosses' wives to keep its operations going, a report said.
FBI: U.S. Dismantles Global Drug and Money-Laundering Hub in Las Vegas

FBI: U.S. Dismantles Global Drug and Money-Laundering Hub in Las Vegas

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials said Wednesday that they busted a key international drug and money-laundering hub in Las Vegas.
Nicaragua Opposition Figure Cristiana Chamorro on House Arrest Over Money Laundering Claims

Nicaragua Opposition Figure Cristiana Chamorro on House Arrest Over Money Laundering Claims

Nicaragua has placed opposition face Cristiana Chamorro on house arrest over money laundering allegations after her house was raided by police.
Ex-Mexico Governor Linked to Drug Cartels Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in U.S.

Ex-Mexico Governor Linked to Drug Cartels Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in U.S.

A former governor of Tamaulipas, Mexico on Thursday pleaded guilty in a Texas court for taking over $3.5 million in bribes for government contracts.
Blue Agave

Mexican Government Claims Some Tequila Brands are Drug Cartel Allies

The Mexican government recently froze the bank accounts of nearly two thousand people and businesses after authorities found they had ties to the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) through a money-laundering network.
Petrobras

Latin America's Most Controversial Corruption Scandal

In 2014, Brazilian authorities uncovered a scandal so massive it led to the country's recession and surge in the unemployment rate.
The Vatican

Pope Francis Backs Corrupt Vatican Bank

Vatican officials announced Monday that Pope Francis is supporting the Vatican's bank, which has been the subject of scandal and corruption in the last few months.
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