A Croatian courtsentenced on Friday the country’s former Prime MinisterIvo Sanader to eight years in prison for syphoning state-owned assets through a private marketing company, keeping some of it for himself and putting the rest into his party’s secret slush fund while he was in office.
After trials that stretched over a decade, the Belgrade High Courtsentenced on Friday 13 Serbian members of a criminal group led by drug lordDarko Šarić, who was sent behind bars for nine years for laundering millions of dirty drug money.
A Russian military court sentenced on Friday a formerFederal Security Service (FSB) official to 4.5 years in prison for torturing a businessman, Russian mediareported.
A Moscow court sent four people to prison for life and one for 20 years after they were found guilty of killing 17 people in roadside attacks around the capital over a period of two years, authorities said on Thursday.
An ex minister in former president Robert Mugabe’s government was convicted of corruption and sentenced to four years in prison on Friday, Reuters reported.
A Georgian court sentenced former president Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison for abusing his pardon powers in a high-profile murder case, The New York Times reported Friday.
A US federal court sentenced Vadim Mikerin to 48 months in prison this week for facilitating a US$ 2.1 million bribery scheme as the middleman between American companies and Russian nuclear officials exporting uranium to the US, reported Reuters.
A British court has sentenced Ashley Mote, a former Member of the European Parliament (MEP), to five years’ imprisonment for theft, fraud, false accounting, obtaining money transfers by deception and obtaining criminal property.
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