Federal authorities arrested dozens of gang members Wednesday for selling drugs and extorting prisoners in Californian jails.
Federal prosecutors accused a former mob boss of murdering a witness during the start of a high-profile murder trial in the Boston Federal Court on Wednesday, Reuters reported. The jury was presented with testimonies and narratives that dove into the complex history of New England’s mafia.
People targeted by cyber criminals have lost over US$1.4 billion in 2017, most of it in relation to romance and confidence schemes and hacked email accounts, an FBI report released Monday shows.
The granddaughter of Italian mafia boss Rocco Zito told a Toronto court on Monday that one week before he was killed, Zito, 87, was no longer on speaking terms with his son-in-law, who has been accused of the murder, the Star reported.
The lawyers of former crime boss Francis Salemme told the US court in Boston that statements made by a man he allegedly murdered were “inadmissible hearsay,” the Boston Globe reported on Monday.
A British citizen was arrested in Morocco and extradited to the US for misusing investor funds and misleading investors in entities he controlled, the Department of Justice said Friday.
US prosecutors charged nine suspected members of the Kensington area “TruHittaz” drug trafficking group with 44 counts of conspiring to distribute and selling phencyclidine, also known as PCP or angel dust, and crack cocaine, according to a Department of Justice announcement on Friday.
A Denver federal court sentenced a member of the darknet drug-trafficking organization “ItalianMafiaBrussels” to three years in prison for importing controlled substances to the US, according to Wednesday’s US Attorney’s Office press release.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation recovered a prized painting from a decades-old art heist in New York City, thanks to the guilty conscience of an aging organized crime figure, the agency announced on Thursday.
Authorities have seized 100 suburban homes in Northern California that were allegedly used by the Chinese mafia to grow cannabis for black market distribution on the East Coast, the Epoch Times reported on Monday.
Two New York mafia figures pleaded guilty to trafficking the addictive opioid Oxycodone and forcing a Brooklyn doctor to forge prescriptions, the New York Daily News reported on Friday.
Arms trafficking, organized crime and smuggling millions in cash – the U.S. Treasury Department painted a grim picture of Russian government and business when they explained the latest sanctions during an announcement on Friday, NPR reported.
United States authorities arrested an Iranian suspected of having funneled US$ 115 million through U.S. banks, concealing the role of his country in the transfers and this way violating U.S. sanctions against Iran.
From Silicon Valley hero to fraudster accused of duping investors over US$ 700 million, Elizabeth Holmes’ fall from tech grace has been sealed with a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States government.
В США трое более чем из шести десятков членов группировки MS-13, официально обвиненных в преступлениях еще в 2016 году, осуждены за сговор с целью вымогательства. Об этом в понедельник сообщило агентство Reuters.
The US subsidiary of Rabobank pleaded guilty to obstructing an investigation into money laundering by Mexican drug cartels and has agreed to pay a US$369 million fine, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday.
Trying to expose shell companies currently used to disguise or hide illicit wealth, banks, anti-corruption groups, law-enforcement and the US Senate are working to create a national database listing the true owners of companies, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
The US Treasury added on Wednesday five more names to the list of Russian individuals sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act, including the leader of the Republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kardyrov.
Bitcoin’s 80 percent climb in December made headlines last week and for the lucky investors who can now reap the benefits of its heightened value, the cryptocurreny may seem like a hallmark of the future. But as warnings grow over the risk of a speculative bubble and volatile price fluctuations, another concern has emerged— bitcoin’s anonymity and its potential use in money laundering schemes.
The US has charged a former Senegalese foreign minister and the head of a non-governmental organization in Hong Kong with bribing top officials in Chad and Uganda to secure business deals on behalf of a Chinese energy conglomerate, the US Justice Department said on Monday.
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