A decorated US military officer was sentenced on Friday to 78 months in prison for passing along classified information in a bribery case that has shaken the Navy, the Associated Press (AP) reported.
An Estonian national who ran an internet fraud scheme that infected more than four million computers worldwide was sentenced yesterday to more than seven years in prison, the US Attorney’s Office in New York said.
Prosecutors have charged a former Manhattan restaurant owner over an alleged multi-million-dollar Ponzi scheme in which investors were told their money would be invested in a liquor business, a US Attorney’s Office news release said Friday.
The US Coast Guard says it intercepted a “narco-sub” in the eastern Pacific Ocean earlier this month and seized around six tons of cocaine, the LA Times said.
Romania’s highest court has approved an 18-month extradition to the US for hacker Marcel Lehel Lazar, also known as Guccifer, Reuters reported Friday.
The US has given failing grades to Bolivia, Burma and Venezuela in the war on illegal drugs over the past year, saying they have “demonstrably” failed to meet their obligations under international agreements.
Former US Rep. Dan Burton (R-Indiana) resigned as chairman of the Azerbaijan America Alliance on Mar. 1 saying he has not been paid for his services for a year, reported Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).
Eleven members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) were charged with conspiracy to commit food stamp fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to an indictment from the US District Court for the District of Utah, Central Division.
Families of US citizens murdered by drug cartels in Mexico are suing HSBC, saying it let the cartels launder billions of dollars to operate their businesses, resulting in the destruction of numerous lives, according to a casefiled in the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Attorney General Mohamed Apandi Ali has cleared Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak of corruption after concluding that a US$ 681 million transfer into Najib’s bank account in early 2013 was a gift from the Saudi royal family, according to the BBC.
A Sacramento federal court charged Dumitru Martin, a Romanian investor, with bribing a United States Air Force major in order to win a US $10.4 million military contract according to the The Sacramento Bee newspaper.
The US State Department watered down its annual human trafficking report and inflated the ratings of 14 strategically important countries, including Uzbekistan, according to a special report by Reuters.
Donald TrumpDonald Trump – United States presidential candidate, real-estate tycoon, and reality TV star – has earned money from a deal with one of Azerbaijan's most controversial businessmen, it was reported this week.
A court in the United States (US) has sentenced a Russian national living in Tewksbury, Mass. to two years’ imprisonment for cyber fraud.
A Romanian criminal ringleader who defrauded thousands of bank customers in the United States (US) has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay US$ 7.4 million in restitution.
Diosdado Cabello. Pic: GlobovisionSeveral top Venezuelan officials, including the National Assembly President, are being investigated by the United States over their alleged role in the country’s growing drugs trade, according to reports.
A court in Nevada, United States, has sentenced another member of the cybercrime enterprise "Carder.su" for selling stolen and counterfeit credit cards via the internet.
The US Department of State has announced US$ 3 million in rewards for tips that would help them arrest two alleged leaders of an online cybercrime syndicate responsible for US$ 50 million of financial losses worldwide.
A federal judge in Mexico has thrown out the prison sentence of a Mexican drug smuggler known as the "Queen of the Pacific" and ordered her released.
Khadija Ismayilova, an investigative journalist and OCCRP partner facing criminal libel charges in Azerbaijan, could not attend a hearing scheduled at the US Capitol to testify on fighting corruption due to a travel ban she claims is illegal.
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