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James Freis was hired by crisis-hit Wirecard in May  to become the German payments group’s chief compliance officer. Photograph: iStock

James Freis, the former US regulatory official tasked with running German e-payments giant Wirecard as it collapsed over the summer, warned an audienc(...)

 The Sar gave some details about Ros-Gip Ltd, and Ros-Vit Ltd, both of 5 Harbourmaster Place in the IFSC.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

In September 2015, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, of Wall Street, New York, sent a Suspicious Activity Report (Sar) to the Financial Crimes Enf(...)

Headquarters of the US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) in Vienna, Virginia. Thousands of leaked FinCEN files revealed two trillion US dollars in suspicious transactions from numerous banking institutions. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/ EPA

The Panama Papers, and other projects over recent times in which The Irish Times has been involved in conjunction with the International Consortium of(...)

The report, filed by Standard Chartered Bank of New York to the Financial Crime Enforcement Network in Virginia, US, says the money-laundering network was “used by wealthy oligarchs, businessmen and criminals alike”

A mailbox address in Belfast was used by one of the account holders in a Russian money-laundering network that processed hundreds of millions of US do(...)

HSBC shares fell as much as 3.6 per cent to their lowest since the Asian currency crisis of 1998.

Shares in HSBC and Standard Chartered fell on Monday to their lowest since 1998 after media reports that they and other banks, including Barclays and (...)

Up to a billion dollars a month went through an international money-laundering network whose Russian operators charged those using the service a 5 per(...)

The FinCEN files show that the world’s largest banks play a key role in the massive flow of funds out of Russia into the West.

An unprecedented glimpse into the staggering amounts of suspect money that flow through the international banking system is revealed in leaked files f(...)

  Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics. Latvia’s finance minister said Mr Rimsevics should step aside for the time being to protect the Baltic country’s reputation. Photograph: Roman Koksarov/AP

Latvia’s anti-corruption agency has detained central bank governor Ilmars Rimsevics, prompting calls for him to step aside while he is under investiga(...)