Tajik authorities detained on Monday the deputy head of the country’s Social Insurance and Pensions Agency, accusing her of having appropriated more than US$100,000.
A collaboration between law enforcement from the United States and Brazil resulted in the arrests of alleged human smugglers who ran a significant international trafficking operation, stated the United States Department of Justice in a press release Tuesday.
Honduran Supreme Court found on Tuesday the ex-First Lady Rosa Elena Bonilla de Lobo guilty of siphoning funds from programs designed to help poor children in a case that became known as “Caja Chica de la Dama” (The Lady’s Box). The Court is to deliver the sentence on Tuesday.
The Cypriot press ethics committee slammed on Monday the president’s former law firm for threatening to sue media that published a report claiming the firm facilitated transactions to companies suspected of money laundering.
Hundreds of women filled the streets of Mexico City on Friday night to demand greater safety for women and justice for two teenage girls who were allegedly raped by policemen.
One of the vice presidents to Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe turned around and sped away when anti-corruption investigators tried to approach him, reported the South African media outlet News24 on Monday.
An Israeli minister and member of the ruling Likud party resigned on Friday after the country’s chief prosecutor announced he will charge him with fraud and corruption, accusing him of benefiting from government contracts granted to a businessman.
Authorities detained the son of a lawmaker and five of his relatives for getting into a fight with tax inspectors who came to see why the recreational centre the son was running in the south of Azerbaijan has suddenly drastically reduced its tax contributions.
Argentine authorities have released a businessman with dual citizenship who was briefly detained on charges of tax evasion, despite Mexico’s appeal for extradition, the BBC reported Sunday.
Italy’s financial police have accused Malta-based gambling operator SKS365 of tax evasion to the tune of 124 million euros (US$137.6 million).