The Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of Paraguay is summoned in an emergency session to debate the impeachment of Attorney General Sandra Quiñónez, in response to accusations that Quiñónez covered up former president Horacio Cartes's alleged corruption, following Cartes's designation as "significantly corrupt" by the United States.
Peruvian prosecutor José Domingo Pérez opens an investigation into Keiko Fujimori and the Popular Force party for allegedly engaging in money laundering during the 2021 Peruvian general election following audio recordings of former Alberto Fujimori advisor Vladimiro Montesinos bribing election judges.
North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it will sever ties with Malaysia after a Malaysian court ruled a North Korean national, Mun Chol Myong, could be extradited to the United States to face charges of money laundering.
U.S. federal prosecutor John Durham's ongoing probe into potential FBI and Justice Department misconduct in the time leading up to the 2016 presidential election through the spring of 2017 is upgraded to a formal criminal investigation.
The United States Justice Department, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Commerce and Federal Bureau of Investigation announces 23 criminal charges against China's telecom Huawei and its chief financial officer Wanzhou Meng, which include banking and financial fraud, money laundering, wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, theft of trade secret technology, provided bonus to workers who stole confidential information from companies around the world, obstruction of justice and sanctions violations.
Paul Manafort and Rick Gates surrender to the FBI after both are indicted on multiple charges stemming from the investigation into the Donald Trump presidential campaign's possible associations with the Russian government. The two men—who respectively served as manager and deputy manager of the campaign from March to August 2016—are being charged on twelve counts, which include conspiracy against the U.S., money laundering and failing to register as foreign agents.
Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes says he will not be a candidate in next year's presidential election regardless of Congress's action on a constitutional amendment that would allow second terms. Cartes adds his decision was informed by Pope Francis's call for peace and dialogue in Paraguay following protests against this change that turned violent two weeks ago.
A Spanish judge issues an arrest warrant for various individuals with links to organized crime from Russia. The list also includes former and current officials of the Russian government with close links to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Prominent officials include former Defense Minister Anatoliy Serdyukov and former Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov. The charges range from money laundering to assassination.
A Manhattan federal court convicts Ross Ulbricht, aka "Dread Pirate Roberts", the owner of the Silk Road Deep Web illicit products website, on seven charges including trafficking and money laundering in the United States.