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Bank HSBC probed for money laundering: report

HSBC

US prosecutors are looking into whether British bank HSBC was involved in laundering money for Mexican drug cartels and moving cash for Saudi Arabian banks with ties to terrorists, The New York Times reported Saturday.

 

Mexican Drug Cartel Laundered Money Through BofA, FBI Alleges

Drug Money Laundering

Drug money has a way of sprawling. And some of it may have reached Bank of America.A federal probe into Los Zetas, a Mexican drug cartel, claims that the group has been laundering money through accounts at BofA, according to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal.

 

Drug gangs kidnap cyber pros to hack into banks

It’s not the subplot to a Jerry Bruckheimer movie: drug dealers in Mexico really are kidnapping computer whizzes and forcing them to hack into bank systems and program credit card fraud scams in order to acquire additional funds on top of what they haul in from selling drugs.

 

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