A recent poll conducted in six EU countries and the U.S. showed that there is a strong consensus emerging from the general public, regardless of political leanings, that governments should not dole out corporate coronavirus aid to any company booking their profits in offshore tax havens.
The U.S. is seeking to recover more than US$300 million in assets it says are linked to the multi-billion dollar scandal surrounding a Malaysian development fund.
The former boss of the Connecticut chapter of the world’s largest Hispanic and Latino street gang, The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, or The Latin Kings, has pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, according to a statement by the US Department of Justice.
Spanish police arrested 64 people and confiscated tons of drugs during an operation that brought down a gang that used speed boats to move drugs from Morocco to Spain, Europol said.
Police in Indonesia arrested three suspected members of an international crime syndicate that tricked an Italian company into paying 3.67 million euro (US$4.33 million) for non-existent medical equipment, Interpol said Tuesday.
Russia’s foremost opposition figure has posted a jocular message online boasting of his gathering recovery after he was poisoned with a state-developed nerve agent last month.
Carmaker Daimler AG and subsidiary Mercedes-Benz USA LLC agreed on Monday to pay US$1.5 billion to the United States to resolve accusations that they were manipulation engines to cheat on emission tests.
The part of the speech where U.S. Secretary’s Mike Pompeo expressed concern with Russia’s money laundering in Cyprus was missing in local media reports from a press conference he gave in the capital of Nicosia on Saturday because the translator skipped it.
U.S. prosecutors have charged a Russian national with wire fraud, accusing him of aiding and abetting political and electoral interference operations conducted by a Russian disinformation group that keeps targeting U.S. citizens.
A highly respected U.S. anti-narcotics agent has pled guilty to working with the same Colombian drug cartel he was formerly commissioned to investigate.