The U.S. Treasury Department sanctionedseven Ukrainians and four Ukrainian entities Monday, that it said were part of a Russian disinformation campaign targeting the 2020 presidential election.
Colombia appeared this week determined to crush one of the most powerful criminal organizations operating in the country, arresting 198 suspected members of the Clan del Golfo and extraditing one previously arrested suspect to the United States to face the judge for conspiring to distribute Colombian cocaine there.
A federal court in New York has sentenced a Russian hacker to 144 months prison time for his role in one of the largest data theft cases in U.S. history.
U.S. intelligence and security agencies believe that someone from Russia is responsible for recently discovered, ongoing cyber compromises of both government and non-governmental networks, the agencies said Tuesday in a jointstatement.
A 28-years-old Nigerian man from Norman, Oklahoma, pleaded guilty on Monday to helping launder money from a Nigerian-based romance scam which defrauded elderly Americans of millions of dollars, a statement from the Department of Justice said.
Through the recently passed National Defense Authorization Act, (NDAA) the U.S. Congress has given the Department of the Treasury one year to establish rules to mitigate the threat of money laundering and terror financing in the antiquities and arts trade.
European and U.S. authorities arrested in separate operations hundreds and identified thousands of so-called money mules - people who assist fraudsters by receiving money from victims and forwarding it to the fraud organizers - and their recruiters.
In two massive operations that spanned three continents, authorities in North America, Europe and Brazil cracked down on transnational organized crime groups and drug traffickers, arresting nearly 750 suspects.
U.S. authorities awarded Monarch Air Group over 100 contracts, including transporting protected witnesses and fuel for the military.
Russian special forces rescued a seven-year-old boy who was kidnapped in September near his school in Gorki after an unnamed U.S. intelligence agency scouring hidden areas of the internet found a link between the boy and a user of the dark web.
The U.S. has dropped drug trafficking and money laundering charges against retired General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda who served as Mexico’s defense secretary between 2012 and 2018 and was arrested in Los Angeles last month, according to a statement from the Department of Justice.
A third officer has been charged amidst a sex-scandal in Louisville, Kentucky, wherein police conspired to delete hundreds of thousands of records related to officers in their force who allegedly sexually abused minors while in charge of a youth program.
A Texas federal court convicted a woman for running a criminal organization that charged immigrants tens of thousands to help them marry U.S. citizens and circumvent U.S. immigration procedures, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday.
Acting on request of the government of Brazil, U.S. authorities seized virtual currency worth an estimated US$24 million which Brazilian authorities claim are proceeds of a fraudulent scheme, theJustice Department announced Wednesday.
A Russian national was sentenced to eight years in prison for his role in an online scheme that was set to steal more than US$100 million through identity theft, according to a statement released by the U.S. Department of Justice.
New charges have been added in an ongoing investigation against a white supremacist gang, known as the 1488s, treating them as not just a hate group, but a criminal organization involved in drug and weapons trafficking, according to a statement from the US Department of Justice released Wednesday.
Garrison Kenneth Courtney, the former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officer who pleaded guilty earlier this summer to impersonating a CIA officer and defrauding several companies for some US$4.4 million, was sentenced to seven years in prison on Wednesday, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
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.
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