At least two people were killed and dozens were injured as anti-corruption protesters numbering in the thousands surged through the streets of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince this week, the Associated Press reported.
French Gendarmerie arrested earlier this month a high-profile Ukrainian fugitive who had sequestered himself in a Burgundy chateau surrounded by Salvador Dali paintings and a vintage Rolls-Royce Phantom after faking his own death, Europol announced Tuesday on Twitter.
The leader of a prescription forgery ring was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison for falsifying medical prescriptions and selling hundreds of thousands of painkillers, the US Department of Justice announced.
Romanian authorities said Thursday seven people were detained on suspicion of committing credit card fraud throughout Europe.
Spanish police said Tuesday they arrested 11 Russian and Ukrainian citizens who laundered more than € 10 million (US$ 11.1 million) via local property purchases, media reported Tuesday.
Police action with the support of Europol saw 16 arrested in Greece and three in the Czech Republic as part of an operation against crime groups that allegedly made and distributed fake documents to illegal migrants looking to enter the EU.
Counterfeit Euro notes seized during the crackdown on an illegal workshop in Northern Bulgaria are of extremely high quality, according to Bulgarian prosecutors and experts from Europe's joint police force (Europol).
Swiss prosecutors have charged an ex-Credit Suisse wealth manager with fraud, misappropriation and criminal mismanagement, Bloomberg reported. The bank also faces a money laundering probe in Italy, Reuters said.
Prosecutors in Sarajevo filed an indictment Wednesday against the former heads of Bosnalijek, the largest pharmaceuticals company in the country, for forming a criminal group that allegedly committed money laundering, tax evasion, and forgery between 2002 and 2012.
Romania's prime minister stepped down today after street protests in Bucharest yesterday called for his resignation, outraged by a tragic fire that left dozens dead last weekend.
Bosnian authorities have arrested three people they suspect of selling different kinds of forged documents, including police badges, to buyers in the region since 2013.
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