Bosnia’s State Court confirmed Friday the indictment against 16 people charged with financial crime that led to the collapse of a bank and the theft of 123 million KM (US$ 83 million).
A former interior minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina charged in November with fraud vanished Tuesday after being released from pretrial detention earlier this month, local media reported.
Prosecutors in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday accused an Italian journalist of faking an investigative report that purportedly showed him purchasing weapons from arms smugglers in Sarajevo.
A key suspect was arrested in what is suspected to be the largest and most complex post-war financial scam case in the country, estimated to be worth more than US$ 150 million.
Dita Estfarm, the most important player in the pharmaceutical market in Moldova, is being examined by prosecutors from Bosnia and Herzegovina for a series of transactions with the Bosnian pharmaceutical company Bosnalijek.
Slobodanka Tosic, former Playboy model and 2005 Miss Photogenic for Bosnia and Herzegovina, was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison Wednesday for belonging to what Bosnian prosecutors call "one of the largest organized crime groups" in the country since the end of the 1992-1995 war.
State police arrested media mogul and politician Fahrudin Radoncic Monday on suspicion of obstructing justice, according to a statement by the state Prosecutor’s Office.
Montenegro’s law enforcement agencies have tightened border security in a crackdown on arms smuggling. The move comes in light of a new report released by human rights organization Amnesty International, according to the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN).
The European Commission (EC) has urged Turkey and Western Balkan governments to tackle organized crime and corruption if they want to meet European Union (EU) membership requirements.
Husein "Bilal" Bosnic, the Islamic preacher accused of recruiting young Bosnians to fight for the Islamic State (IS), was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison.
A Sarajevo court has ordered two men into pre-trial custody after they were accused of finding a novel way to launder their alleged sex trade profits.
Bosnian police detained three people, including a former chief executive, over large-scale fraud at Sarajevo state-owned transport firm GRAS on Tuesday.
The Sarajevo-based Center for Investigative Reporting (CIN) has published the results of a three-month investigation into property owned by the family of Dragan Covic, the Croat president of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).
The wife of a major organized crime figure said at a press conference today that her husband was involved in the murder of Bosnian crime boss Ramiz “Celo” Delalic.
Bosnian and French authorities have arrested 15 alleged members of an organized crime gang they say transported Bosnian women and children to France and forced them to commit small burglaries and turn their proceeds over to members of the gang.
Bosnian authorities have arrested seven people suspected of involvement in organized crime offences while working for, or doing business with, the country's largest pharmaceutical company, Bosnalijek.
The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIN), an OCCRP partner, has received national media coverage after winning a court case in Bosnia and Herzegovina against Parliament in a freedom of information case.
An imam has accused the radical preacher Husein Bosnic, the informal leader of Bosnia's Salafi community, of misappropriating Islamic teachings to persuade young men to fight for the Islamic State (IS).
Husein"Bilal"Bosnic is the leader of the Salafi movement in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and supports the Islamic State (IS), a witness testified Wednesday at histrial for allegedly recruiting BiH citizens to join IS fighters in Syria.
An 18-year-oldarrested in February at the Sarajevo Airport while allegedly embarking for Syria to fight for the Islamic State (IS), testified that he attended the speeches of suspected IS recruiter Husein"Bilal" Bosnic before the trip.
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