A US court sentenced on Wednesday a retired officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to five years and two months in prison for laundering money obtained from the illegal import of hundreds of narwhal tusks from Canada.
Serbia’s Defense Minister, Aleksandar Vulin, told the country’s anti-corruption agency that his wife’s aunt from Canada lent the couple US$ 245,000 to buy their Belgrade apartment, but submitted unconvincing evidence for his claim, Crime and Corruption Reporting Network (KRIK) reported Monday.
The financial sector has "underutilised tools" at its disposal to prevent and disrupt human trafficking and modern slavery, according to a new report by a UN think tank published Tuesday.
A new multinational effort was launched Wednesday to tackle grand corruption, a criminal category that can include bribery of public officials, embezzlement, abuse of power and money laundering of proceeds from crime.
The Lithuanian Parliament on Thursday introduced the Magnitsky Legislation which prevents persons involved in human rights abuses, money laundering and corruption from entering the country.
Ontario police have arrested 18 people, seized illegals firearms and confiscated drugs worth an estimated US$ 3 million following an 18-month investigation dubbed "Project Silkstone."