More than 25,000 cultural and archaeological artifacts worth a total of € 40 million (US$46.7 million) were seized from 40 houses in Italy, Germany, UK, and Spain on Wednesday, Europol reported.
Ukrainian authorities Wednesday arrested 23 former high-ranking tax officials who are suspected of helping ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s government to defraud the state of nearly US$ 4 billion.
U.S. authorities arrested Thursday dozens of suspected members of a gang tied to multiple serious crimes and seized their weapons, drugs, credit card making machines and other items.
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