Spanish police arrested a former Venezuelan deputy minister and three former government and state company officials on suspicion of involvement in a massive alleged bribery plot at the country’s state oil company PDVSA, Spain’s Civil Guard said Friday, according to Reuters.
Spanish police said Wednesday they dismantled two Russian criminal organizations and arrested 11 in connection with laundering more than €30 million (US$35 million).
The Spanish High Court approved on Monday an investigation into the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China’s (ICBC) European headquarters on allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were laundered through the bank’s Madrid branch.
The leader of an Estonia-based Russian organized criminal group that has been trafficking illegal drugs since the 1990s has been arrested in Mijas, Spain, the Spanish National Police announced Tuesday.
The Spanish National Police has dismantled an international criminal network that used commercial flights to smuggle Iranian citizens into the UK, Europol announced Thursday.
Spanish police on Tuesday arrested the president of the country’s football association, his son and several other executives as part of a corruption investigation into financial wrongdoing in the soccer world,ESPN reported.
Spanish prosecutors accused Real Madrid football star Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday of evading €14.8m (US$ 16.6m) in taxes, the Guardian reported.
Federal authorities arrested more than two dozen alleged members of a Russian gang involved inrobbing, racketeering, selling narcotics, and other crimes, including even stealing chocolate, theU.S. Department of Justice announcedWednesday.
Italian, Spanish and Dutch police arrested Wednesday 22 out of 65 suspected members of a criminal ring that smuggled hashish from Morocco to The Netherlands and Italy via Spain.
The anti-corruption prosecutor in charge of investigating members of Spain’s ruling party resigned Thursday after media claimed that he holds a 25 percent stake in an offshore company in Panama.
Hundreds of members of the European Parliament are potentially misusing EU funds meant to pay for offices in their home country, but at least 249 of these offices either do not exist or are nowhere to be found, according to an investigation by 'Journalists of the MEPs Project' published Wednesday.
Factories, hospitals and major corporations around the world grounded to a halt Friday after ransomware hit 200,000 targets in 150 countries, the largest cyber-attack of its kind ever recorded.
Following 39 arrests across 15 countries, Spanish police announced Wednesday that they have dismantled an international child porn ring that distributed material via WhatsApp.
The U.S. Justice Department announced Monday an "extensive" operation to dismantle the Kelihos Botnet, a global network of tens of thousands of infected computers under the control of a Russian cybercrime kingpin.
Spanish authorities said Tuesday that they have seized 503 properties worth US$ 740 million from the uncle of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and his relatives as part of a money laundering investigation.
Colombian police announced Monday that they seized more than six tons of cocaine worth US$ 213 million belonging to the country’s most powerful crime group, Los Urabeños.
The Spanish Civil Guard said Tuesday it dismantled a criminal organization dedicated to human and drug trafficking and freed two women — one of them 14-years-old — that were forced into prostitution by the gang.
Police in Spain have arrested 27 people suspected of growing cannabis, turning it into oil and planning to produce bear-shaped gummies.
EU authorities said that Greek and Spanish police have arrested 17 people suspected of smuggling baby eels worth some €10 million (US$ 10.6 million) from the EU to China this year.
Spain's National Court sentenced on Thursday former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato to four and a half years in prison for misusing company credit cards from two Spanish banks to pay personal expenses.
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