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Western Union to pay $586 million federal penalty

In the United States, global financial services firm Western Union has reportedly agreed to pay a fine of $586 million after admitting that it violated federal anti-money laundering laws by allowing its agents to send cash to criminals including those involved in illicit online gambling operations in Costa Rica. According to a report from The […]

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California casino gambling license in jeopardy

In southern California, The Gardens Casino is reportedly in jeopardy of losing its gambling license following accusations from state officials that it had failed to comply with federal anti-money laundering laws. According to a report from the Press-Telegram newspaper, the allegations against the casino located in the small Los Angeles suburb of Hawaiian Gardens and […]

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