Spanish police on Tuesday arrested the president of the country’s football association, his son and several other executives as part of a corruption investigation into financial wrongdoing in the soccer world,ESPN reported.
Spanish prosecutors accused Real Madrid football star Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday of evading €14.8m (US$ 16.6m) in taxes, the Guardian reported.
Federal authorities arrested more than two dozen alleged members of a Russian gang involved inrobbing, racketeering, selling narcotics, and other crimes, including even stealing chocolate, theU.S. Department of Justice announcedWednesday.
Italian, Spanish and Dutch police arrested Wednesday 22 out of 65 suspected members of a criminal ring that smuggled hashish from Morocco to The Netherlands and Italy via Spain.
The anti-corruption prosecutor in charge of investigating members of Spain’s ruling party resigned Thursday after media claimed that he holds a 25 percent stake in an offshore company in Panama.
Hundreds of members of the European Parliament are potentially misusing EU funds meant to pay for offices in their home country, but at least 249 of these offices either do not exist or are nowhere to be found, according to an investigation by 'Journalists of the MEPs Project' published Wednesday.
Factories, hospitals and major corporations around the world grounded to a halt Friday after ransomware hit 200,000 targets in 150 countries, the largest cyber-attack of its kind ever recorded.
Following 39 arrests across 15 countries, Spanish police announced Wednesday that they have dismantled an international child porn ring that distributed material via WhatsApp.
The U.S. Justice Department announced Monday an "extensive" operation to dismantle the Kelihos Botnet, a global network of tens of thousands of infected computers under the control of a Russian cybercrime kingpin.
Spanish authorities said Tuesday that they have seized 503 properties worth US$ 740 million from the uncle of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and his relatives as part of a money laundering investigation.
Colombian police announced Monday that they seized more than six tons of cocaine worth US$ 213 million belonging to the country’s most powerful crime group, Los Urabeños.
The Spanish Civil Guard said Tuesday it dismantled a criminal organization dedicated to human and drug trafficking and freed two women — one of them 14-years-old — that were forced into prostitution by the gang.
Police in Spain have arrested 27 people suspected of growing cannabis, turning it into oil and planning to produce bear-shaped gummies.
EU authorities said that Greek and Spanish police have arrested 17 people suspected of smuggling baby eels worth some €10 million (US$ 10.6 million) from the EU to China this year.
Spain's National Court sentenced on Thursday former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato to four and a half years in prison for misusing company credit cards from two Spanish banks to pay personal expenses.
The husband of Spain's Princess Cristina will spend more than six years in prison for using his royal connections to embezzle more than € 6 million (US$ 6.6 million) of public money, media reported Friday.
Moroccan and Spanish authorities arrested 10 people suspected of having trafficked dozens of Nigerian women to Spain, forcing them to prostitute for as little as € 5 (US$ 5.3) under "conditions of absolute slavery," a police report said Tuesday.
Police detained five suspected members of an arms trafficking ring and seized up to 12,000 illegal firearms with an estimated street value of US$ 10.5 million, the Spanish Interior Ministry said Sunday.
Police in Spain arrested 61 Georgian mafia members specializing in house burglaries, Spanish authorities announced Wednesday in a press release.
A joint operation between Spanish and Moroccan authorities smashed apart Europe’s “most active” cocaine smuggling operation, resulting in two dozen arrests and the seizure of more than 2.5 tonnes of cocaine at sea, Spain’s interior ministry said Tuesday.
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