Weekly Roundup: White House Warns Firms Over Cambodian Ties, Massive Fraud Against Britain’s COVID-19 Program Suspected, and More

U.S. officials advised financial and non-financial firms alike to boost scrutiny of any business dealings they may have in Cambodia amid rampant corruption, human rights abuses, drug trafficking and other crimes, ACAMS reported. More Hundreds of U.K. entities set up after the government began supporting businesses financially during the COVID-19 pandemic claimed almost £27 million through the program, raising fears of large-scale abuse by criminals, the Times reported. More A U.S. judge approved the extradition of Cesar Duarte, former governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua, to Mexico to face charges of conspiracy and embezzlement as part of a case that...