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Grand Theft Moldova

The bank theft was so outsized and bold that citizens of the Republic of Moldova came out in the streets this past May by the thousands to protest: “We want our billion back!”

They used the ...

Azerbaijan: Poor and Naïve Targeted by Tax Scammers

Tarikh Hajiyev looks over documents of companies he is listed as owning.On paper, Tarikh Hajiyev is the founder of seven companies in Azerbaijan. The legal address for all of them is Fuzuli District, Zobujuq town, ...

The Murky Business of an Israeli MP in Bulgaria

Israeli Deputy Speaker of Parliament Oren Hazan of the ruling Likud Party and several of his relatives have ties to a Bulgarian resort hotel connected to organized crime and to a casino in that ...

Serbia: Time Limit Nears in Stanko Subotic Trial

The trial of a wealthy Serbian businessman with alleged criminal links was postponed on Tuesday for the third time after one of the defendants failed to appear in court, pleading sudden illness.


The Making of an Investigative Reporter

As the $ 8 billion spectacle of the European Games winds down to a close on Friday, the world has gotten a close-up look at the oil-rich nation of Azerbaijan.







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