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Lithuania Considers Rewriting Legislation after Scandal with Abramovich Children

Lithuania’s interior minister announced on Wednesday her intention to initiate a legislative change allowing the country to revoke the citizenship of naturalized Lithuanians deemed a threat to national security. This move followed revelations that a Russian billionaire utilized his children’s Lithuanian passports to conceal wealth from sanctions.

First Convictions in Chile's ‘Gold Clan’ Case

Chilean authorities delivered the first three convictions against members of an international gold smuggling network, the so-called Gold Clan (Clan del Oro), accused of trafficking gold from the Bolivian and Peruvian Amazon to the United Arab Emirates and Switzerland.

Global Operation Targets Money Mules

Police in 26 countries have arrested 1,013 individuals suspected of having moved money derived from illegal activities in exchange for petty cash. This marks the largest international operation targeting so-called money mules, the European Union's law enforcement agency, Europol, said on Monday.

Sharif's Legal Twist: High Court to Review Second Graft Conviction

The Islamabad High Court will review former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s second corruption conviction on Thursday, following its reversal of the first conviction last week. Another acquittal would remove all obstacles on his path to running for elections next February and becoming Pakistan’s prime minister for the fourth time.

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