Disastrous Privatization by Influential Serbian Minister Goes Uninvestigated

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For almost a decade, corrupt politicians and wealthy businessmen have purchased European passports using dirty money. In January, the European Commission finally delivered its response. But rather ...
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Romania ‘Snowball’ Scam Deprives Government of Over €1 Million in VAT Revenues

Prosecutors say an organized crime group tied to Liviu Dragnea, Romania’s most powerful politician, set up a cross-border fraud scheme that deprived the Romanian state of more ...
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Euros to the East

In collaboration with Danwatch, a Danish investigative research center, OCCRP looked into an EU program that provided surveillance gear, patrol vehicles, and other equipment to Belarusian and ...
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Macedonian Prosecutor Implicates Former Political Leaders in Money Laundering, Extortion, Illicit Land Deals

Macedonia’s right-wing former ruling party, VMRO-DPMNE, stands accused of a litany of crimes, including illegally purchasing dozens of properties all over the country. OCCRP’s local member center, ...
28 Jan 2019
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US and Russia Spar Over Accused Crypto-Launderer

A tug-of-war over a Russian citizen detained in Greece sheds light on a global struggle over policing the multi-billion-dollar cryptocurrency sector.
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The Chavez Man and His Millions

Venezuela's economy is in ruins, but there are still fortunes to be made. One of these — estimated to be worth $100 million — is that of ...
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