* Corruption: Jail for man who tried to sell Obama's Senate seat.
Political corruption reaches new heights as a state Governor takes offers for the outgoing Senator's seat
* OFAC releases new search tool
Can't find stuff in the OFAC list? A new search aid may help
* SARs are not just for pure money laundering
Just when does a SAR have to be filed? Is it when the predicate crime is discovered?
* Stuart Ariff saga continues
Australia's ASIC has been pursuing this former liquidator for years and now he's in jail. But it's not over until it's over.
* FinCEN to launch new MSB registration service
Guess what: FinCEN's MSB registration service will be down in the critical money transfer period leading up to Chinese New Year while they put in place a system they hope is more streamlined and cheaper for everyone.
* Pump & dump scheme - 3,000 million shares.
Talk big, act bigger. Not exactly the slogan this pump and dumper used but close enough.
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