A Russian police major died on Wednesday in what appears to be suicide she committed soon after she testified against her boss who is accused of criminal extortion, Russian media reported Thursday.
Germanpolice are looking for witnesses of the theft of 400,000 masks from that what it described as a carefully planned carjacking that took place on Monday.
Journalists covering the days-long countrywide protests against police violence and racism have reported at least 125 press freedom violations in the US since May 29.
An inventive gang has over the past few years developed a lucrative, illegal business: they rent bulldozers and similar machines from construction companies in Germany and sell them to construction companies in other EU countries.
Italian authorities have announced the arrest of 71 suspected members of the country’s most powerful crime syndicate on drug trafficking and money laundering charges.
Croatian police rescued nine illegal migrants from a screwed-down wooden crate Tuesday after stopping a van with Polish license plates near the country’s eastern borders with Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, police said in astatement.
Swedish police said that a violent Nigerian sex and drug trafficking gang, which allegedly often uses black magic - voodoo - to coerce people into crime, has started spreading throughout the country, theSVT Nyheter reported last week.
Serbianpolice arrested last week an Instagram star and her friend after officers found a significant amount of weapons and ammunition in their apartments in Novi Sad.
Azerbaijani police detained dozens of protesters during unauthorised rallies against corruption, low salaries and lack of democracy, held on Saturday. Thecrowd in Baku was also demanding fair and independent elections.
Maskedpolice raided on Tuesday the offices and the homes of employees of a non-government organisation led by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and froze the NGO’s bank accounts, saying they found proof that the organization was financed from abroad and laundered the money.
Papua New Guinea police issued an arrestwarrant on Friday against the country’s ex-Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, accusing him of corruption, but said he refuses to leave the Crowne Plaza Hotel and cooperate with authorities.
The Dutch government is looking to hire 445 more officers for a specialized narcotics unit, as the fallout continues from the assassination of a criminal defense lawyer.
Corruption among police officers in South Africa has grown and has for the first time overtaken other sectors like schools, health and local government, a report published on Tuesday by Corruption Watchclaims.
Police in Tanzania detained on Monday evening investigative journalist Erick Kabendera and have not allowed him to contact his lawyer,Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition reported on Tuesday.
The Dutch police conducted a major internal cleanup that saw dozens of officers dismissed or arrested for corruption and breaches of official secrecy, theDutch News reported on Monday, stressing that the weeks-long operation was just the “tip of an iceberg.”
A Philadelphia police officer pleaded guilty Thursday to selling drugs with corrupt members of a Baltimore police task force in what is considered to be one the worst U.S. police corruption scandals in recent decades, the Associated Press reported.
An independent investigation named at least 20 South African senior police officials as suspects in a massive fraud and collusion case involving allegedly illegal contracts worth millions of dollars awarded to a private forensic software company over the past five years, the Daily Maverick reported.
Seven New York City police officers were arrested Wednesday as part of a wide-ranging gambling and prostitution inquiry, The New York Times reported.
Twenty traffic cops from various districts in the South African province of Limpopo were charged this week for corruption, theft and “defeating the ends of justice,” the Citizen, a South African tabloid, reports.
Six months ago today, Jan Kuciak, a 27 year-old Slovak journalist and his fiancée Martina Kusnir were murdered in their home by one or more professional hitmen. His colleagues believe that the motive could have been one of his investigations.
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