The U.S. gaming sector's string of recent compliance penalties have prompted many casinos to rethink how they implement anti-money laundering controls, according to Kim McCabe, founder of Henderson, NV-based consultancy KMC, LLC.
The U.K. Gambling Commission may have called on firms last month to improve their anti-money laundering controls, but the concerns over how best to do that are not new to the nation's gaming sector.
Nevada state regulators will levy a monetary penalty and set conditions on Caesars Entertainment's gaming license as part of an anti-money laundering settlement, according to an individual with knowledge of the plan.
A Northern Mariana Islands casino will forfeit approximately $3 million to the U.S. Justice Department under the terms of a deal reached Thursday that will spare the gambling operation criminal charges.
The U.S. Treasury Department imposed a $75 million fine Wednesday against a casino in the Northern Mariana Islands, less than a year after banning its former VIP services manager over related infractions.
A bankruptcy court cleared the way Wednesday for a $10 million fine against Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort for poor compliance with recordkeeping and reporting rules, the U.S. Treasury Department said.
Ahead of the issuance of expected federal guidance, a top lobbying group for America's casinos Thursday outlined how the gaming industry should best shield itself from money launderers.
Federal officials are investigating four of Nevada's most well-known casinos for potential violations of the Bank Secrecy Act, according to sources familiar with the matter and a regulatory disclosure published Monday.
A group of investigative journalists reveal the identities of thousands of suspected tax evaders, U.S. prosecutors increasingly turn to a civil fraud statute to prosecute money launderers, and more, in this week's news roundup.
JPMorgan Chase drops a Milan account for the Holy See, Beijing police freeze nearly $800 million tied to at least six "underground" banks, and more.
Iran's central bank prepares to sue to win back $2 billion in frozen assets, the U.S. Treasury Department blacklists the heads of a money laundering ring based in Panama and Colombia, and more, in this week's news roundup.
The Justice Department launches investigations into three Israeli banks and continues its probe into the financial network of R. Allen Stanford, in this week's news roundup.
Afghanistan arrests two former top bank officials for alleged graft, Taiwan brings corruption charges against a second former president and FATF advises countries on how to evaluate the risks of alternative financial service providers, in this week's news roundup.
President Obama signed a renewal of the Patriot Act into law late Thursday and the U.S. State Department cracked down on international companies for their ties to Iran, in this week's news roundup.
Congressional leaders struck a deal Thursday to reauthorize several controversial powers of the Patriot Act though June 1, 2015, including a provision that allows investigators to seize "tangible" records from financial institutions, the New York Times reported.
Dubai fines the UAE arm of E-Trade, and a source familiar with the U.S. Justice Department investigation of HSBC says that prosecutors may target individual bankers, in this week's news roundup.
The White House targets top Syrian officials for human rights violations as the United Nations mulls naming countries that haven't enforced Libyan sanctions, in this week's news roundup.
Antiguan officials are questioning the U.S. decision to shut down an online gambling Web site, and Indonesia investigators say that potential AML violations at Citibank may be tied to an embezzlement case, in this week's news roundup.
Israel's Attorney General announces plans to indict the country's foreign minister on money laundering charges, Danish scientist indicted for wire fraud and money laundering, and more, in this week's roundup.
The OTS dings an Indiana bank for BSA violations as RBS gets an extension on its deal with the U.S. Justice Department, in this week's news roundup.