Corruption Currents: From Manning’s Impact on Tipsters to Banning Bitcoin

Corruption Currents: From Manning’s Impact on Tipsters to Banning Bitcoin

Bitcoin Aware | Aritcles | Corruption Currents: From Manning’s Impact on Tipsters to Banning BitcoinReaders can subscribe to The Morning Risk ReportВ here. Bribery:Sources told Reuters that Bo Xilai is likely to plead guilty to some of the charges lodged against him. A former chief justice in Sri Lanka was summoned to face bribery charges. She didn’t appear to be contacted for comment. (The Hindu)Indian authorities are devising new traps to catch crooked officials taking bribes. (Times of India)A U. S. government report foundВ a 26% rise in employee misconduct, including the taking of bribes, by Transportation Security Administration workers. (CNN)Latham & Watkins LLP released an anti-bribery iPad app. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP issued a client alert that considers whether the SEC will continue to use administrative orders to resolve FCPA cases. The FCPA Blog posts an update to the Alstom SA case, lays out more Chinese whistleblower allegations and notes that crooked officials should fear journalists working together. The FCPAProfessor spots a potential trend. Tom Fox discovers innovation in compliance strategy. Mike Volkov gets to the heart of anti-money laundering compliance, finding it to be sanctions violations. Fraud:Lawyers for former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi are asking the country’s top criminal court to overturn his conviction for tax fraud. (BBC)More than a million people have been denied bank accounts over prior mistakes like bouncing a check or incurring a small overdraft because their names are in a database ostensibly created to prevent fraud. (Dealbook)Money Laundering:Thailand banned bitcoin. (CNBC)A former Thai Buddhist monk accused of money laundering is allegedly hiding out in the U. S. (Al Jazeera)A Canadian court denied bail for Pamela Mattock Porter, who was charged with taking part in an alleged money laundering conspiracy on behalf of her husband involving th . . . blogs. wsj. com/riskandcompliance/2013/07/31/corruption-currents-from-mannings-impact-on-tipsters-to-banning-bitcoin/