The CFTC and DOJ settled actions against an energy and commodities trading firm and two of its subsidiaries for manipulative and fraudulent practices, foreign corruption and bribery in the U.S. and global oil markets.
A Panamanian man pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York to a money laundering conspiracy in connection with a bribery scheme involving a Brazil-based global construction conglomerate.
OFAC designated an Iranian cyber company along with six linked Iranian nationals. All property and interests in property of the designated persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from transacting with them.
The Republic of Cabo Verde extradited a Colombian national who was indicted for money laundering in connection with an alleged corruption scheme in Venezuela.
An indictment was unsealed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York charging a former account manager of a Swedish multinational telecommunications company with involvement in a bribery scheme in the Republic of Djibouti and conspiracy to commit money laundering.