Customs officials in the US have detained a shipment of suspected forced labour products possibly made with hair taken from Muslims detained in China’s notorious prison camps.
A large Chinese gold processor based in Wuhan was found to have secured US$2.8 billion in loans by using fake gold as collateral, the South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday.
Four former executives of the Spanish branch of ICBC, China’s largest state-owned bank, pleaded guilty on Monday to laundering tens of millions of euros in illicit funds, mostly originating from suspected Chinese organized crime groups.
A Canadian court has ruled that extradition proceedings against Chinese tech giant Huawei’s CFO, brought by US authorities, will resume next week.
Authorities in Ukraine have arrested a gang accused of selling and trafficking infant children to buyers in the People’s Republic of China.
Czech authorities have confiscated hundreds of thousands of masks and respirators that were supposed to be sold to the Czech Republic at more than double their market price, according to the online daily Aktuálně.
A group that rescues women and girls trafficked from Vietnam to China says the closure of the border due to COVID-19 has hindered efforts to help victims escape slavery and sexual exploitation.
Prosecutors in the US have charged two Chinese nationals for allegedly laundering money stolen during a cyberattack on a virtual currency exchange by North Korean hackers.
A Chinese court sentenced the former head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, to 13 and a half years in prison for taking bribes while serving in China as a public security official and maritime police chief, the Guardian reported on Tuesday.
The former head of one of China’s banks admitted in a state TV documentary that he took millions of dollars in bribes and kept stashing some of them in a Beijing apartment “just like making regular trips to the supermarket,”Bloomberg reported last week.
A Chinese court sentenced the former chairman of a bank to a death for corruption and embezzlement of millions but gave him a chance to turn the sentence into life in prison if he behaves well in jail over the next two years, theSouth China Morning Post reported on Friday.
As many as 629 women and girls from Pakistan were sold as brides and taken to China, according to a list obtained by The Associated Press.
China’sCentral Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) announced Sunday it has punished 4,217 government officials and state employees for their involvement in 2,848 cases of graft.
Italian police say they arrested 15 suspected members of a group that recycled toxic plastic from greenhouses, sold it to Chinese companies which would send it right back to Italy as shoes.
A Chinese Communist Party inspection launched an investigation against the former chairman of China Development Bank (CDB), who is suspected of “serious violations of discipline and law,”Xinhua reported Wednesday.
In a series of investigative articles published this week, Australian news outlets allege the Chinese president’s cousin was a part of an organized crime ring with ties to the Australian casino chain Crown.
A Chinese court sentenced a human rights activist to 12 years in prison for leaking state secrets while a Vietnamese court locked seven activists behind bars saying they “caused public disorder.”
Transnational crime groups in Southeast Asia are growing increasingly aggressive and illicit businesses are generating massive growths in profit though the trafficking of drugs, people, counterfeit goods and other commodities, outlines a new United Nations report published Thursday.
Men in China and Pakistan are trafficking women intended to become brides in a vicious circle of exploitation, a report from the European Foundation for South Asain Studies published on Friday explained.
To most people seahorses are cute, almost magical sea creatures but many in China prefer to see them in their soup or tea.
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