Oh Lord, Michael Cohen Risk Is Now a Thing


The lawyer for Stormy Daniels dropped yet another eye-popping allegation Tuesday afternoon: that some of the biggest names in Corporate America gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to Michael Cohen via the same shell company he used to give Daniels $130,000 in hush money just before the 2016 election. That gasping sound you hear is…

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Report Flags ‘Derisking Risk’ in Banking Sector

A new report from the Government Accountability Office says tough AML compliance obligations are contributing to a “derisking” wave in banks along the U.S.-Mexico border, which are closing branches and filing far more suspicious activity reports than in other parts of the country. The report examined 406 banks across the United States, including 115 along…

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Calendar Alert: Compliance Roundtable in NYC

Special alert for compliance and audit executives in New York, fearful that your business is being targeted by money launderers and related thieves! An executive roundtable is happening next month to let you meet peers and talk about how you’re fighting the threat. The forum will happen on the morning of Wednesday, May 11, sponsored…

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