For one unbearable month, the Ukrainian village of Andriivka was terrorized by its Russian occupiers. Reporters from IStories pieced together a partial picture of the looting, mayhem, and murder perpetrated in Andriivka, tracked down the soldiers responsible — and secured a shocking confession.
Read more: ‘I Confess to All the Crimes’: A Russian Soldier Admits to Executing a Civilian and Denounces His...
The influential judge, who failed to declare apartments and luxury purchases made by his long-term partner, is said to be the member of a ‘clan’ of judges who stand in the way of reforms demanded by the European Union.
Read more: Unexplained Wealth of Top Georgian Judge Highlights Obstacles Along Country’s Path to Europe
A cutting-edge facial recognition algorithm finds a “strong possibility” that an unidentified man found dead in a car in 2015 is a lieutenant in the operation of the accused “cocaine king” Darko Šarić.
Read more: Dead Body in Paraguay Is Likely Serbian Drug Smuggler
An organized crime group spent years smuggling rare exotic birds from South America and Asia to collectors across Europe. Now, one of their former couriers is speaking out.
Read more: ‘Astronomical Money’: How Smugglers Made Tens of Millions Moving Rare Birds Around the World
Pedro Luis Martin Olivares is a former Venezuelan intelligence chief wanted in the U.S. for drug trafficking. His family has managed to acquire millions of dollars’ worth of property in Spain.
Read more: Venezuelan Spy and Alleged Drug Trafficker Linked to Luxury Flats in Barcelona
A man named Eric Whyte controls offshores that own luxury properties and investments worth millions. Clues suggest he is acting as a proxy for Andrei Kostin, a sanctioned Russian banker with strong Kremlin ties.
Read more: Sanctioned Russian Banker Andrei Kostin, Head of ‘Putin’s Piggy Bank,’ Uses Canadian Man as Proxy...
VTB, a Russian bank sanctioned by the EU for its ties to the Kremlin, secretly owned a luxury Alpine hotel until 2015. Its current owners appear to be proxies for VTB Chairman Andrei Kostin.
Read more: Sanctioned VTB Bank and Putin Ally Andrei Kostin Behind Luxury Austrian Hotel
Grace Road Church believes a nuclear-tinged Judgment Day is rapidly approaching — and that Fiji is the post-apocalyptic promised land from which they’ll feed humanity. But despite repeated accusations of abuses, including ritual beatings and forcing members to perform unpaid labor, they’ve received a warm welcome from the Fijian government.
Read more: Korean Doomsday Sect Gets Rich in Fiji With Government Help
The anonymous whistleblower behind the bombshell leak known as the Panama Papers has emerged anew to warn how offshore companies are enabling Russia’s war machine.