The law enforcement agencies of 26 European countries arrested 566 people during an operation conducted between Nov. 13 and 18 targeting organized crime networks, arms trafficking, drug smuggling, migrant smuggling, and human trafficking.
Azerbaijani police on Thursday arrested journalist Nargiz Absalamova of Abzas Media, on charges of smuggling foreign currency. The arrest comes amidst the new crackdown in the country on independent media funded by U.S. and EU organizations.
Not paying enough attention to women's issues, Mexican society has increasingly pushed them to seek refuge and power in illicit groups in the country, the non-profit International Crisis Group (ICG) stated in its latest report on Monday.
The Chilean Navy stated on Monday that it has dismantled a criminal group responsible for stealing salmon from farms and transporting it to the southern part of the country, where it was distributed to clients nationwide.
A group of police officers in China beat freelance Chinese journalist Sun Lin so badly in his home on Nov. 17 that he died hours later, as reported by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Nov. 21.
Eight members of an international phishing ring, involved in trading kits designed to fake government websites in Malaysia, Australia, and the United States, were arrested in Malaysia, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) stated on Monday.
Vladimir Stefanov, a Lithuanian businessman with ties to the regime of Equatorial Guinea, is being indicted over arms dealing and laundering more than 91 million euros (US$99.55 million). The criminal case against Stefanov was launched after an OCCRP investigation.
A diamond for cocaine, a trefoil for marijuana, and a battery for ecstasy. These were some of the emojis used by a Chilean gang busted in the south-central city of Concepción to promote various illegal substances they had on sale. The gang members were arrested on Wednesday, reported the Prosecutor's Office.