A top U.K. and global law firm confirmed Thursday that it is filing a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) for up to half million of its vehicles sold in the U.K. and believed to be equipped with illegal emissions-cheating devices.
A British national who blew the whistle on the Dutch Oil firm SBM Offshore eight years ago faces “imminent extradition” to Monaco in what his lawyers call retaliation for exposing a massive bribery and corruption scandal that led to hundreds of millions in fines.
Spanish and Polish authorities seized four cannabis plantations with more than 3,000 plants and arrested 13 alleged members of a large-scale drug trafficking network that operated across the continent, Europol said in a statement released Wednesday.
A group representing nearly one million Facebook users in England and Wales who were affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal launched legal action against the social media giant on Thursday, according to a press release.
Ukraine’s Constitutional Court has dealt a blow to those fighting to end graft, ruling that officials who intentionally file false information on their asset declarations cannot be held criminally liable.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon, who is seeking a second presidential term, is apparently relying on support from the Kremlin and Russian intelligence, according to OCCRP partner RISE Moldova.
The EU has launched a publicly accessible database detailing the value, type of equipment, and destination of all arms exports from each of its member states.
Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, has ordered his country’s Department of Justice to pursue a government-wide probe of corruption.
A majority of Europe’s largest banks are relying on tax havens to stash their profits, despite the fact that in some cases, these firms don’t have a single employee working where these earnings are booked, a new report released on Tuesday by Transparency International EU revealed.
On average, a sexual offense is reported to the police in the European Union every two minutes, be it rape, sexual violence or assault, Europol said Tuesday in a statement.