A Malaysian subsidiary ofGoldman Sachs pleaded guilty Thursday to charges in a scheme to pay more than US$1 billion in bribes to Malaysian and Abu Dhabi officials to obtain lucrative business.
A U.S. court found a Bulgarian national and owner of a Bitcoin exchange guilty for his role in an international fraud scheme that lured at least 900 Americans into purchasing online items that didn’t exist, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
Police in several European countries, the U.S. and Canada on Tuesday arrested 179 suspected vendors and buyers who allegedly engaged in tens of thousands of sales of illicit goods on the dark web, Europol said in a statement on Tuesday.
The former boss of the Connecticut chapter of the world’s largest Hispanic and Latino street gang, The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, or The Latin Kings, has pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, according to a statement by the US Department of Justice.
U.S. prosecutors have charged a Russian national with wire fraud, accusing him of aiding and abetting political and electoral interference operations conducted by a Russian disinformation group that keeps targeting U.S. citizens.
A court in New York charged on Thursday Steve Bannon, the controversial former chief strategist for U.S. president Donald Trump, with fraud in connection with a fundraising campaign aimed to build a wall between Mexico and the United States.
U.S. authorities raised on Monday charges and imposed financial sanctions and visa restrictions against U.S. and Ugandan nationals for their alleged involvement in a corrupt child adoption scheme.
A 62-year-old Cuban who once tried to buy a Russian submarine to help Colombian suppliers smuggle drugs to the U.S. pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute a large amount of high-grade marijuana to Florida, theU.S. Justice Department said in a statement Tuesday.
Washington is offering US$10 million for a tip that would help authorities prevent possible cyber interference in November elections.
A 30-year-old Moldovan national pleaded guilty in a U.S. court to participation in a transnational cybercrime organization that caused more than half a billion dollars in losses, the US Department of Justice said on Friday.
Reaffirming its commitment to combating corruption in Venezuela, the U.S. administration decided on Tuesday to sanction two former Venezuelan officials for their alleged involvement in a number of crimes they profited from at the costs of the Venezuelan people.
Six retired players from the American National Football League (NFL) were charged in a superseding indictment last week in connection to a scheme to defraud healthcare benefits for former NFL players, according to a statement released by the US Department of Justice.
The U.S. is offering US$5 million for information that would lead to the arrest and conviction of the current Chief Justice of the Venezuelan Supreme Court, Maikel Jose Moreno Perez, whom Washington has accused of corruption and money laundering.
TheU.S. Justice Department charged on Tuesday two Chinese hackers with targeting U.S. companies involved in the development of COVID-19 vaccines, testing technology, and treatments, with the intention of probing for vulnerabilities in their computer networks.
The United States activated its extradition treaty with Cyprus, extraditing last week one Cypriot and one Lebanese citizen from the Mediteranean island to face justice in the United States. It is the first time in history a Cypriot has been extradited to the US.
US authorities have charged 11 alleged members of a criminal group operating on the Hawaiian island of Oahu with a combined 22 offensives ranging from bank fraud to murder-for-hire - 17 of which included the group's leader Michael J. Miske Jr.
Every year, Latin American smuggling networks exploit thousands of people from Africa and Asia as they try to make their way to the United States and Canada.
Boston-based pharmaceutical company Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. said it will pay US$21.5 million to settle bribery and other violations of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) charges with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Ryan Kamada, a former judge from Colorado’s 19th Judicial District, pleaded guilty Tuesday to obstructing a federal task force’s large scale drug trafficking investigation, according to a statement from theUS Department of Justice.
Anthropologists and heritage experts who have called for more due diligence on the part of the legitimate antiquities market welcomed Facebook’s newcommunity standards that have put historical artifacts on the list of items forbidden to post for sale on the platform.
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