10th Annual National Money Laundering Symposium at Osgoode Hall Law School

Tweet The agenda is out for the upcoming 10th Annual National Symposium on Money Laundering in Toronto on April 4, 2014. The Symposium includes sessions on the following: Report from Gerald Cossette, Director of FINTRAC on Current Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Trends in Canada. Financial Institution Lessons Learned from US and Canada on Money […]

From Russia with Love – the elusive female terrorist and Russia’s sweeping new anti-terrorism laws

Tweet  In a weird case of real life emulating fiction, the mass hunt for the alleged prospective suicide bomber, the so-called black widow of Chechnya, Ruzana Ibragimova, before the Sochi Olympic Games is playing out a little like the film From Paris With Love, the fictional story of a female terrorist in France aligned with […]

Two Somali foreign nationals in the US convicted of terrorist financing

Tweet Two Somali women, who became US naturalized citizens, were convicted today in federal court in Minnesota of terrorist financing for providing material support to al-Shabaab, a listed terrorist entity in both the US and Canada. The two women collected funds from Somali foreign nationals in Canada and the US during a three year period […]

Federal Court upholds Harkat’s security certificate because of links to terrorism

Tweet The Federal Court of Canada has ruled that a security certificate declaring Mohammed Harkat inadmissible to Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act is valid because Mr. Harkat’s ties to terrorist organizations pose a danger to the security of Canada. Harkat’s security certificate is the first to be upheld in Canada. The Court found […]

New York resident indicted for hawala activities in attempted Times Square bombing

Tweet The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York today announced the filing of an indictment (Download Younis Indictment) charging Mohammad Younis with operating an unlicensed money transfer business that allegedly facilitated the attempted car bombing in New York City’s Time Square on May 1, 2010. According to the indictment, Younis provided money transmitting […]