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.
Four Ukrainian citizens have been charged with the attempted murder of Alexey Petrov, a former employee of the Bulgarian National Security Agency and controversial businessman.
Bosnian prosecutors today filed an indictment accusing former media mogul Fahrudin Radoncic and three of his alleged accomplices of pressuring a witness into providing false testimony and trading in influence.
Police on Friday arrested two mob bosses who were hiding in an underground bunker in the Calabria region, according to CNN.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his security chief ‘probably’ approved the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006, according to a report by the Litvinenko Inquiry released this morning, reported the BBC.
An inquest into the November 2012 death of Russian tycoon Alexander Perepilichny has been further delayed because Surrey police invoked public interest immunity (PII) to withhold 49 key documents in relation to the case, reported The Sun.
Former Media mogul Fahrudin Radoncic, the leader of one of the parties in the ruling coalition in Bosnia and Herzegovina, says he will testify at the trial of suspected drug kingpin Naser Kelmendi in Pristina, Kosovo.
Officers from the Russian Investigative Committee raided the apartments of employees of Open Russia, a pro-democracy initiative spearheaded by Kremlin opposition activist and former billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky, reported Russian news agency TASS.
The Presnensky District Court of Moscow dismissed opposition activist Alexei Navalny’s suit against Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika reported Sputnik. A spokesperson of the court told RIA Novosti that the petition was returned to the applicant because it was outside the court’s jurisdiction, however, the dismissal of the case may be politically motivated.
Almost two years after receiving a presidential pardon from Russian President Vladimir Putin, former oil billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been summoned to Moscow for questioning in a criminal case, reported Bloomberg.
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has been honored in the very first Sergei Magnitsky Human Rights Awards for “outstanding investigative journalism”.
A radio journalist whose broadcasts explored alleged corruption and malfeasance by politicians and police has been murdered in Pernambuco state, Brazil.
The High Court in Podgorica has sentenced a prominent former athlete to a 19-year prison term for his involvement in the 2004 murder of a celebrated chief editor of Montenegro's highest-circulation daily newspaper.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has confirmed the authenticity of an internal report that included several controversial third-party allegations of corruption by members of Parliament including the prime minister.
At the latest hearing in the long-awaited trial of suspects in the 1999 murder of Slavko Curuvija, one of Serbia's most prominent opposition journalists, his common-law wife and daughter took the witness stand.
An incendiary series of leaked tape recordings that appear to show government corruption in Macedonia cannot be used as evidence in court against officials implicated in the recordings, a judge has ruled.
A fifth man suspected of involvement in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria last week has been detained in Hungary, said police Sunday.
The criminal investigation into a violent attack on a Croatian investigative journalist has been upgraded to attempted murder.
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.
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