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  • Western Union admits to aiding wire fraud, to pay $586m

    Western Union Co, the world's biggest money-transfer company, agreed to pay $586 million and admitted to turning a blind eye as criminals used its service for money-laundering and fraud, US authorities said on Thursday...

    Western Union, which has over half a million locations in more than 200 countries, admitted "to aiding and abetting wire fraud" by allowing scammers to process transactions, even when the company realised its agents...

  • Money transfer tax

    I WANT to put a simple question to the country’s finance managers: can we call money transfer tax ‘extortion’ by the government? Will it not discourage legal transactions within the country and transactions from abroad?Lt-Col (r) Sohail ShafiqLahorePublished in Dawn, June 16th, 2015On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn Mobile App: Apple Store | Google Play...

  • Documents show NSA tools for breaching money transfer system

    Documents and computer files released by hackers provide a blueprint for how the US National Security Agency (NSA) likely used weaknesses in commercially available software to gain access to the global system for transferring money between banks, a review of the data showed...

    On Friday, a group calling itself the Shadow Brokers released documents and files indicating NSA had accessed the SWIFT money-transfer system through service...

  • SC to take up illegal money transfer case tomorrow

    ISLAMABAD: Soon after the return of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar from the United Kingdom, the Supreme Court will resume on Friday hearing a case relating to illegal transfer of money from Pakistan to countries...

    Taking suo motu notice of the matter, the apex court had observed that it appeared the money siphoned off abroad without payment of taxes through illegal channels represented either ill-gotten gains or kickbacks from public...

  • Zimbabwe trade union marches to demand jobs

    HARARE: Around 200 hundred people from Zimbabwe’s main trade union on Saturday marched to government offices in Harare to demand that President Robert Mugabe fix the ailing economy and fulfil an election promise to create over 2 million jobs...

    The union held similar demonstrations in five cities across the country...

  • Trade union leaders condemn massacre of workers in Turbat

    ISLAMABAD: Trade union leaders and workers organisations all over the country have condemned the massacre of 20 labourers at Turbat in Balochistan and announced mourning for three days...

    APWC Secretary General and veteran trade union leader Khurshid Ahmed, APWC President Rubeena Jameel and other leaders Yousuf Baloch, Muhammad Akram Bunda, Javed Iqbal Baloch, Ramzan Khan Jadoon and Sajjad Hussain Sajid attended the meeting...

  • South African union workers protest against corruption

    SOUTH Africa’s biggest union group held marches nationwide on Wednesday to protest what it alleges is chronic corruption fuelled by President Jacob Zuma and a prominent family of businessmen, reflecting public anger over a scandal that has ensnared several international companies...

    The demonstrations by thousands of members of the union group, which once supported Zuma, are unlikely to pose an immediate threat to the president, who...

  • EU, Turkey to update customs union

    BRUSSELS: The EU and Turkey agreed to update a 20-year-old customs union on Tuesday, while Brussels promised to address Ankara’s concerns about a huge European trade deal with the United States...

    The customs union was set up in 1995 as a stepping stone to EU accession...

  • Teachers protest union leaders’ arrest

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Scores of teachers of government schools staged a protest demonstration on Monday outside the press club to condemn the arrest of Punjab Teachers’ Union central chief Hafiz Ghulam Muhayuddin and other office bearers in Lahore for demanding raise in salaries...

  • EU envoy at English Speaking Union

    Ambassador Jean-Francois Cautain delivered an eloquent talk at the English Speaking Union Pakistan (ESUP) at a dinner-reception at the residence of ESUP Islamabad president Khalid Malik...

    The topic for the evening was the role of the European Union in international cooperation, including with Pakistan...

  • Cricket Australia chief attacks ‘reckless’ players’ union

    SYDNEY: The chairman of Cricket Australia (CA) has heavily criticised the country’s top players for their stance in a long-running pay dispute, and accused their union of a “reckless strategy that can only damage the game...

    The previous agreement expired on June 30, but CA and the union remain deadlocked, leaving about 230 players technically unemployed...

  • Wapda workers’ union demands 150pc raise in salary

    HYDERABAD: Members of the All Pakistan Wapda Hydro Electric Workers’ Union (CBA) took out rallies and held demonstrations in several Sindh towns on Thursday, demanding 150 per cent rise in salaries, pensions and other privileges in the upcoming budget...

    In Hyderabad, members of the union including workers of the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company, various wings of Wapda, powerhouses, water wings and the National Transmission Disp­atch...

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