money laundering



The Highs and Lows of China’s High Rollers

Al Jazeera’s Witness this week features a documentary about gambling addicts in Hong Kong. High/Low follows two Hong Kong locals who have lost money, pride, and the trust of loved ones around them.  Michael, an older man, lost...

U.S. Looking into China’s Business With Iran

Following its investigations of HSBC and Standard Chartered in recent weeks, U.S. prosecutors now say they have discovered evidence that Chinese banks may have played a role in transferring money to Iran. From The New York...

Report: Gu Kailai Confesses to Heywood Murder

The Asahi Shimbun is reporting that Gu Kailai has confessed to killing British businessman Neil Heywood to keep him from revealing the details of her large and illegal overseas remittances, according to Chinese Communist Party...

China’s Anti-money Laundering Strategy Launched

From China Daily: China’s first anti-money laundering strategy was released today by the Central Bank and anti-money laundering departments, reported. The strategy focuses on the anti-terrorism financing...

Taiwan Prosecutor in Hong Kong For Chen Probe: Report

From AFP: A Taiwanese prosecutor has flown to Hong Kong as part of a investigation of former president Chen Shui-bian and his family for alleged money laundering, a report here said on Tuesday. The Apple Daily said prosecutor...

Paper Trail Shows Millions Laundered

From Economic Observer Online: Only eight years after mysterious, lightning-quick transactions shuttled millions of yuan through his trading accounts did Yu Yinzeng realize that he might have been part of a money laundering...

Ex-president Barred From Leaving Taiwan

From AFP: Taiwan’s former president Chen Shui-bian has been barred from leaving the island and his office raided on money-laundering allegations implicating him and his family, officials said Sunday. The coast guard...

China Uncovers Money Laundering – AP

From AP via Business Week: Chinese authorities have found seven big underground banks involved in money laundering cases worth more than 14 billion yuan (US$1.75 billion;euro1.3


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