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Turkish banks could face big U.S. fines over Iran: report

Turkish banks could face big U.S. fines over Iran: report
ReutersANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Six Turkish banks face billions of dollars of fines from U.S. authorities over alleged violations of sanctions with Iran, the Haberturk newspaper reported on Saturday, citing senior banking sources. The report could ...

UK banks 'exposed to money laundering in South Africa'

UK banks 'exposed to money laundering in South Africa'
UK financial regulators and the Serious Fraud Office are to review if banks HSBC and Standard Chartered are linked to a South Africa corruption scandal. It comes after Lord Peter Hain said the banks may "inadvertently have been conduits" for laundered money....

Scotiabank looks to sell gold trading unit after money laundering scandal

Scotiabank looks to sell gold trading unit after money laundering scandal
By Henry Sanderson, Neil Hume, James Fontanella-Khan, Gregory MeyerCanada’s Scotiabank has put its gold business up for sale in the aftermath of a multibillion dollar money laundering scandal centred on a US refinery that involved smuggled gold from South ...

Danish bank accused of Russia money laundering

Danish bank accused of Russia money laundering
By Andrew RettmanDenmark's top lender, Danske Bank, played an "organised" role in a Russian money-laundering scam, French prosecutors have said. The Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris said the bank's branch in Estonia helped to move €15 million of "money ...

UK watchdog drops inquiry into former Barclays executive Richard Boath

UK watchdog drops inquiry into former Barclays executive Richard Boath
By Caroline Binham, Financial Regulation CorrespondentDecision relayed after bank brass appear in court on case brought by Serious Fraud OfficeOne of four former top brass at Barclays charged with criminal offences stemming from an emergency 2008 cash call is ...

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