A former employee of Mossack Fonseca—the Panamanian law firm at the center of the 2016 Panama Papers leak of more than 11.5 million legal and financial records—was extradited to Germany on Wednesday in connection to the sprawling international tax scheme exposed by the investigation, German media reported.
The Somali terrorist group behind this week’s Nairobi hotel attack is earning over US$7 million a year by smuggling charcoal to Gulf nations.
A Ghanaian journalist who exposed corruption in African football has been shot dead in the capital of Accra, police said Thursday.
The Peruvian government is eroding its ability to protect the the Amazon from illegal logging by succumbing to corporate pressure, a report from Global Witness said Thursday.
Two Ukranian men were charged Tuesday for their part in a large-scale international conspiracy to rig the United States’ securities market by making investment decisions based on stolen financial information not yet available to other investors.
Mexico is one step closer to getting a new ‘National Guard’ to help the fight against endemic organized crime after the lower house voted overwhelmingly in favor of the force on Wednesday.
A Montenegro court found on Tuesday an investigative journalist, who was researching organized crime groups, guilty of drug trafficking and criminal association. International press freedom organisations labeled the verdict as unfair and demanded his immediate acquittal.
Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman paid a US$100 million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, according to a witness at Guzman’s trial on Tuesday.
Police in the United Kingdom said on Monday they seized a million-dollar diamond ring purchased by a jailed Azerbaijani banker whose wife is under investigation for failing to explain the source of her suspiciously large fortune.
President Aleksander Vucic said on Saturday that Serbia will introduce “draconian” punishment for criminals who will no longer be able to view it as their sanctuary.