Leonardo DiCaprio has handed over Marlon Brando’s Oscar statuette and other gifts he received from a production company now under investigation for a multibillion dollar embezzlement scheme involving one of his movies, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.
The leader of a prescription forgery ring was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison for falsifying medical prescriptions and selling hundreds of thousands of painkillers, the US Department of Justice announced.
The US has accused a Chinese-based company of laundering money from a sanctioned North Korean bank through American financial institutions, Reuters reported Friday.
Customs agents arrested a 33-year-old American woman this week as she tried to come into the country at New York’s Kennedy International Airport in a wheelchair packed with 27 pounds of cocaine.
In separate and unrelated cases in Florida and New York this week, police officers were indicted for criminal activity.
Five suspects pleaded guilty to having participated in a multi-million dollar impersonation fraud and money laundering scheme conducted out of India-based call centers, U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.
The U.S. government said Friday it has suspended its business ties with 12 delivery and supply companies and affiliates based in Turkey that are embroiled in a fraud scheme involving humanitarian aid in Syria.
A prosecutor in Saint Paul, Minnesota, unsealed on Thursday the indictment of another 21 people allegedly involved in a sex trafficking enterprise that lured poor women from Thailand to the United States and then turned them into sex slaves.
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.
Anti-corruption police in four countries are investigating a British firm for allegedly bribing a Norwegian official to forge the export license of seven naval vessels that ended up in the hands of a Nigerian warlord, the Guardian reported Sunday.
Washington law enforcement arrested six people suspected of running an organized prostitution ring through Internet ads.
A U.S. government report shows that drug traffickers adapt their techniques in response to increased overland security defying President Trump’s logic that a border wall will prevent the entry of illicit drugs, InSight Crime reported Monday.
Mexican authorities captured on Tuesday Sinaloa cartel kingpin Damaso Lopez who was once Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman’s right-hand man, the Guardian reported.
Chinese anti-corruption authorities published Thursday the foreign addresses for 22 of its "most wanted" suspects, who they believe to be living around the world in plain sight.
A Brooklyn federal judge on Monday ordered Brazil’s engineering giant Odebrecht to pay a US$2.6 billion fine to Brazil, Switzerland, and the U.S. after the company admitted in December to running a vast bribery operation, the BBC reported.
Alfredo Beltran Leyva, an ex drug cartel leader once allied with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman received a life sentence in a U.S. prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to running a drug trafficking operation that smuggled tons of cocaine and methamphetamine into the U.S.
Hackers posing as students applying for financial aid fraudulently obtained 8,000 tax refunds, costing the US government $30 million and exposing thousands of people to identity theft, the Internal Revenue Service announced Thursday.
Federal agents raided on Wednesday the Los Angeles-area facilities of a business suspected to be involved in a US$ 50 million visa fraud operation that helped rich Chinese nationals, some fugitives, obtain green cards.
New York police arrested on Wednesday infamous mobster Vincent Asaro, 82, along with John Gotti, 23, the grandson and namesake of late "Teflon Don," who headed the Gambino family, on charges of arson.
United States authorities announced the arrest of a Lithuanian man for scamming two large technology firms into wiring him US$ 100 million in an elaborate phishing scheme.
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