The Price of Blowing the Whistle

OCCRP spoke to three people who have alerted the public to wrongdoing by the rich and powerful. They described an experience both traumatic and...

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Down the Bitcoin Funnel: The Tech Firms Driving Investors to Ruin with Fake Celebrity News

Supercharged by Google and Facebook, a flood of fake news stories touting get-rich-quick schemes are funneling hopeful Bitcoin investors toward dubious brokers and organized criminals.
1 Dec 2020

New EU Prosecutor’s Office Takes Aim at 50-Billion-Euro-a-Year ‘Carousel Fraud’ Schemes

OCCRP spoke with the head of the new European Public Prosecutor’s Office about the challenges in fighting the widespread  — but often-ignored — criminal scheme.  
30 Nov 2020
Will Neal

Flight of the Monarch: US Gov't Contracted Airline Once Owned by Russian Criminals

U.S. authorities awarded Monarch Air Group over 100 contracts, including transporting protected witnesses and fuel for the military.
27 Nov 2020
Lily Dobrovolskaya

African Economies Haunted by Oil-Backed Loans as Traders Call in Debts

Controversial deals that offered quick cash in exchange for future oil production are eating up government budgets.
25 Nov 2020
Michael Gibb

The Year Ahead in Global Crime and Corruption: OCCRP Co-Founders Drew Sullivan and Paul Radu Discuss Trends in Virtual Event

Drew Sullivan and Paul Radu will share insights and answer questions about the constantly evolving world of transnational crime and corruption on December 16, from 11 a.m.-12 ...
24 Nov 2020

'I Already Knew Who Was Behind Her': A Mysterious Woman, a Top Russian Official, and Contracts Worth Millions

A mysterious woman negotiates state contracts for a major security company and owns firms that do lucrative business with the help of Russia’s Interior Ministry. Sources say ...
24 Nov 2020
Andrei Zakharov, Roman Badanin




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