Weekly Roundup: U.S. Blacklists Beirut Charities, Former Mubarak Official Fined Billions for Laundering, and More

The U.S. Treasury Department blacklisted Beirut-based charities Al-Waqfiya and Al-Quds Thursday for allegedly raising money to help Hamas. More On the same day, the U.S. State Department deemed Ansar al-Sharia an alias for al-Qaida. Department officials said the name was an attempt to rebrand the group and attract new followers. More Roma Bank has initiated corrective measures in response to an unpublished enforcement action by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, reported Friday, citing President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Inverso. More The enforcement, disclosed in an 8-K filing by the Robbinsville, NJ bank in late September,...