Ending a decade-long trial, the Court of Appeal in Belgradeconfirmed on Monday the 15-year prison sentence for Serbian drug lordDarko Šarić who headed a gang that smuggled nearly six tonnes of cocaine from South America to Europe.
Prosecutors in Bosnia and Herzegovinapressed charges against seven people, Bosnian and Croatian nationals, for trafficking 6.8 tons of marijuana from Montenegro via Bosnia and Herzegovina to the European Union.
Columbian authorities said they intercepted on Sunday a submarine transporting more than one ton of cocaine believed to be destined for one of the most powerful Mexican cartels.
Authorities in Italy have announced two successful organised-crime busts in the last few days, including the seizure of a shipment of cocaine hidden inside coffee beans marked for delivery to the fictional nemesis of a cinematic action hero.
The recent record-breaking shipment of amphetamines seized by Italian authorities may not have been manufactured by terrorist group ISIS, as was first believed, but by the Syrian regime itself.
Authorities in Italy have seized the largest-ever shipment of amphetamines on record, believed to have been manufactured by one of the world’s most feared international terrorist groups, the Islamic State.
Dutch police arrested a native Bosnian and his Dutch wife last week for laundering money, which investigators suspect is coming from his gang’s massive cocaine transfers from Latin America to Europe.
British authorities have charged two Albanian men with drug trafficking and illegal firearms possession after police seized a gun, cash and three kilograms of cocaine during a search of a flat in northern London last week.
Authorities in Mexico have frozen several financial accounts that may have been used by the notorious Sinaloa Cartel to launder drug money.
Police in Bosnia and Herzegovina arrested on Tuesday six people suspected of belonging to an international gang that smuggled drugs from Albania to the European Union over Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.
Several Montenegrin citizens have been detained when authorities of the Caribbean island of Aruba intercepted earlier this week a ship carrying tons of cocaine destined for Europe, Montenegro’s Police Directorate told OCCRP on Thursday.
Philippine police have seized hundreds of kilograms of methamphetamine - with an estimated street value of US$49 million - hidden inside Chinese tea packets.
It’s an invention normally seen seen in South America, but British and Spanish police say they’ve intercepted a submarine carrying hundred of millions of dollars-worth of cocaine into Europe for the first time ever.
Authorities in 16 European countries have arrested hundreds of suspects and seized drugs worth more than US$90 million in a Europol-coordinated crackdown.
A year after four men were arrested for smuggling a half tonne of cocaine into the United Kingdom on a private jet, another man was arrested Wednesday.
A Missouri Nun who was arrested last year for smuggling two pounds of cocaine into Australia stuffed into the high heels of her shoes claims she was tricked by a man she met online, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Monday.
A young man was charged on Friday with smuggling drugs from Mexico to the United States using a drone,authoritiesannounced Friday.
A Sinaloa cartel boss was arraigned in federal court on Monday on a drug smuggling indictment after he self-surrendered at the end of July at the border to Mexico.
Italian authorities captured in Florence Sunday a fugitive Mexican former-governor charged with drug smuggling, bank fraud, racketeering and money laundering, Mexico’s attorney general’s office announced.
U.S. authorities said Thursday they have arrested a former baggage handler at the Los Angeles International Airport for using his employee credentials to smuggle cocaine.
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