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Investors bought about $1.1 billion in private bonds backed by Italy's most powerful mafia over the last 3 years

Investors bought about $1.1 billion in private bonds backed by Italy's most powerful mafia over the last 3 years

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Institutional investors bought private bonds backed by Italy's most powerful organized crime group in the past three years, according to a Financial Times report . Pension...
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Boohoo launches an independent review of its supply chain and cuts its relationship with two suppliers following exploitation claims

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Boohoo has launched an independent review into its UK supply chain following a report from The Sunday Times , which found that workers at one of its suppliers' factories were...
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Feds unseal 2018 indictment charging Kazakh man in hacks

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

Two weeks after a cyber-security firm released the identity of an alleged hacker from Kazakhstan, federal authorities in Seattle on Tuesday unsealed a 2018 indictment charging...
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The coronavirus crisis is increasing the risk of bank fraud. Here's how banks can play defense

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Banks have enjoyed something of an unlooked-for reprieve during the COVID-19 crisis. Over the last decade, the industry was subject to increased regulatory scrutiny and public...
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Lockdown has created a fresh headache for financial regulators - it's much harder to keep an eye on what traders are up to

Lockdown has created a fresh headache for financial regulators - it's much harder to keep an eye on what traders are up to

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Britain's financial watchdog received fewer reports on suspicious transactions than ever before in April as traders and other market participants adjust to working from...
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U.S. charges sons of ex-Panama president with bribery, money laundering

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

U.S. prosecutors have charged two sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli in connection with bribery and money laundering tied to Brazilian construction firm...
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Trump goes on a Twitter tear defending the Confederate flag and racist sports team names while claiming victory over the 'China virus'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump spent his Monday on Twitter making racist attacks and claiming victory in his pandemic response. Trump started off the week fueling racial divisions by...
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'Senseless crime': The victims of July Fourth shootings

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As post-lockdown economy sinks, experts warn U.K. knife crime could rise again

3 days ago   |   NBC News

Knife crime in the UK closely tracks economic hardship, experts say. And they fear that a post-pandemic recession may trigger a new wave of knife crime.
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Police: 16-Year-Old Boy Injured In Minneapolis Shooting

5 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Authorities in Minneapolis say a teenager is injured after a shooting Friday afternoon. According to police, officers responded just after 3:30 p.m. to a business...
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