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UK Makes Record-Setting Crypto Seizure in Money Laundering Investigation

United Kingdom - July 6 2021 On June 24, 2021, UK law enforcement seized a record-setting £114 million (nearly $160 million) in cryptocurrency as part of an ongoing money…

Jessica S. Heim.

A Second Wave of COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement: An Emerging Risk for Businesses

USA - April 15 2021 On March 26, 2021, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued a press release trumpeting the agency’s “historic level of enforcement action” in…

Adrianne L. Goins.

EPA Announces Results for FY 2020, Foreshadowing Increased Enforcement under the Biden EPA

USA - January 28 2021 On January 13, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (“the EPA”) announced its enforcement results for fiscal year (“FY”) 2020. The results show…

Conrad Bolston, Corinne Snow, Patrick Traylor.

Shipping Company Reaches $12 Million Plea Agreement to Resolve Environmental Charges

USA - December 9 2020 On December 1, 2020, Singaporean shipping company Pacific Carriers Limited (“PCL”) entered a $12 million plea agreement to resolve criminal charges…

Conrad Bolston, Corinne Snow, Ronald J. Tenpas.

Win, Lose or Straw: A Trump Official’s Alleged Campaign Finance Violations Spotlight a Larger Focus on Company Compensation Schemes During an Election Year

USA - September 10 2020 On September 6, 2020, news broke that U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s former company allegedly reimbursed its employees with corporate funds…

Daniel T. Wallmuth, Ephraim (Fry) Wernick.