US Treasury sanctions illicit fentanyl-trafficking

OFAC sanctioned La Nueva Familia Michoacana, the violent drug organization behind the increasing U.S. presence of “rainbow fentanyl” and a variety of other deadly drugs. Fentanyl claimed the lives of more than 71,000 Americans last year. The rainbow fentanyl appears...

FCA issues Final Notice to former CEO for AML failings

FCA publicly censures the former CEO of Sonali Bank (UK) Limited (SBUK) for AML failings. The latter failed to take reasonable steps to assess and mitigate the AML risks arising from a culture of non-compliance among SBUK’s staff. He failed to ensure that there was a...