Airbus and French financial prosecutors last week settled a bribery case in Libya and Kazakhstan, with the aerospace corporation agreeing to pay a fine of €15.9 million ($16.5 million).
Increasingly complex money laundering networks play a vital role in sustaining the synthetic opioid trade, which is linked to tens of thousands of deaths globally each year. A new report says authorities are not doing enough to fight back.
Australia’s parliament Tuesday established the country’s first national investigative body to tackle corruption after years of debate over the need for an independent watchdog for politicians.
The water company for England’s second largest region was fined by the British government Thursday for a 2018 treatment plant failure that let roughly four million liters of sewage spill into a nearby river.
Investigative journalists on Wednesday filed suit against the Israel-based surveillance company NSO Group in a U.S. court for allegedly designing and deploying the spyware Pegasus to infiltrate the phones of at least 22 members of El Faro, a leading source of independent news in Central America and a partner organization of the OCCRP.
The United Kingdom’s financial watchdog announced Wednesday that it has fined the U.K. subsidiary of the Swiss investment advising and wealth management firm Julius Baer International Limited (JBI) £18 million (US$22.05 million) for failing to conduct its business with integrity.
The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) said Tuesday that it has uncovered the largest ever value-added tax (VAT) fraud scheme in the EU, worth an estimated €2.2 billion (US$2.3 billion) in stolen tax revenue.
Bolivian-based importers are feeding illegal mining operations in Peru with mercury, according to a recent report by OjoPúblico - a non-profit investigative journalism center and a partner organization of the OCCRP.
Last year, at least 4,473 women were killed in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a United Nations regional commission report released on Friday, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.