Record prison sentence imposed on lawyer for insider trading and money laundering

New York lawyer  Matthew Kluger was sentenced yesterday in federal court in New Jersey to 12 years in prison for insider trading. His sentence is the longest term ever imposed for that crime in the U.S. Kruger stole undisclosed transactional information on approximately 30 deals when he was a corporate lawyer with several U.S. law […]

Operation Broken Trust indictees charged with money laundering

Several of the people named in today’s nationwide crackdown in the U.S. known as “Operation Broken Trust” have been charged, and in some cases already convicted, of money laundering. Operation Broken Trust is the first national effort in the U.S. aimed at cracking down on investment fraud schemes. It involved enforcement actions against 343 criminal defendants […]

Québec introduces anti-money laundering law

The Québec government has introduced new legislation to fight money laundering at the provincial level in the Assemblé nationale. Bill 128, an Act to Enact the Money Services Businesses Act, will require that persons operating ATMs or providing currency, exchange, funds transfer, travellers cheque issuing and cashing, bank drat issuance or cheque cashing services, be registered […]