Two women were charged with trying to launder about US$700.000 in criminal proceeds on behalf of a drug dealer and member of an outlaw motorcycle gang, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) reported on Friday.
How deep corruption stretches into the South African government was revealed last week, after South Africa’s Judicial Commission dropped the first of its three-part report into state capture in the African nation. Deep is the answer.
Spain received financial support from Europol on Tuesday in order to augment its investigative capabilities against lucrative transnational organized criminal enterprises such as drug smuggling, human trafficking, and illicit firearms.
A North Carolina man pleaded guilty of promoting a nationwide tax fraud scheme and helping other conspirators file false tax returns, which took over US$64 million of fake tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Justice reported on Tuesday.
Global media watchdogs said that 2021 saw one of the lowest number of journalists killed in work-related incidents since it started countring, but that the number of journalists jailed in 2021 reached a global high.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte stated on Tuesday during a national address that he will never apologize for his methods in the country’s war on drugs that has claimed the lives of thousands of its citizens.
A non-governmental organization monitoring the trade in wild animals and plants urged Chinese online platforms to implement anti-money laundering (AML) strategies to uncover online wildlife trafficking networks and stop criminals from using the platforms for illegal trade.
The U.S. sanctioned on Wednesday the leader of the Bosnian Serbs and a TV station believed to be under his control for his “corrupt activities and continued threats to the stability and territorial integrity” of the Balkan country.
A former scientist at a British pharmaceutical company pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing trade secrets on behalf of her co-defendants’ Chinese-based pharmaceutical company. The secrets pertain to anti-cancer drugs that can cost in excess of US$1 billion to research and develop, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
The director of a French language website and an independent journalist were convicted in a in Niger court on Monday for reporting about the findings of a Swiss-based NGO which claimed Niger to be a major hub for West African hashish traffickers who are colluding with military and political leaders.