Swiss authorities dropped on Tuesday a decade-long graft investigation linked to the death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky who uncovered the multi-million scandal and then died in a Moscow prison in 2009.
A French court on Wednesday upheld the decision to charge Equatorial Guinea’s Vice-President, Teodorin Nguema Obiang Mangue, for embezzlement and money laundering, paving the way for an estimated US$177 million in stolen assets to be returned to the poverty-stricken West African country.
Is dishonest behavior contagious?
When it comes to government corruption, it might be, says a new research examining if local corruption scandals inspire supermarket customers to steal groceries.
Once he becomes eligible for parole next month, Australia plans to deport convicted drug trafficker Francesco “Frank” Madafferi, who has been languishing in an Australian prison since 2014 for helping import from Naples, Italy, some 15 million ecstasy pills concealed in tomato tins.
A close associate of the incarcerated Kremlin critic, Alexei Navalny, said on Wednesday that Russian state prosecutors have urged a court to declare her guilty of violating COVID-19 safety standards and impose two years of limitations on her.
Following a two week trial, former Olympic kayaker Nathan Baggaley and his brother, Dru Baggaley, were formally sentenced on Tuesday to 25 and 28 years in prison respectively. They were found guilty in April by a Brisbane Supreme Court jury for attempting to import more than US$152 million worth of cocaine.
A rumored aphrodisiac. A cure for cancer and hangovers. A symbol of status and wealth. This is the value and function of rhino horns in Southeast Asia—and what drives its highly lucrative, and highly illegal, trade.
An Interpol operation involving 47 countries worldwide rounded up 286 people suspected of being members of human trafficking and migrant smuggling criminal groups and rescued 430 victims, according to a statement released on Monday.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Border Police (GPBiH) seized on Sunday more than 6,000 hemp plants from a camp for the production and cultivation of marijuana near the country’s western city of Velika Kladuša.