After 100 illegal gold miners were killed in a clash apparently triggered by a minor dispute in northern Chad, President of the Transitional Military Council, Mahamat Deby, ordered a disarming operation in the region, according to a statement by the presidential office.
The U.S. Secret Service agent overseeing recovery of fraudulently-obtained pandemic relief funds says collaboration between law enforcement agencies, the private sector and academics represents the best chance of retrieving illicit proceeds laundered through cryptocurrency.
Acting on an international warrant issued by South Africa, police in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrested two brothers from the wealthy Gupta family which has been accused of state capture.
The Nigerian Army destroyed 40 illegal refineries and arrested 21 people in a continued clampdown against oil theft in the oil-rich Niger Delta Region, the Ministry of Defense said.
Hundreds of thousands of children across Africa face witchcraft accusations and subsequently suffer grievous human rights violations – according to a new report by the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), an independent policy research center based in Addis Ababa.
Four members of the violent gang dubbed “the Sevens” were convicted Friday in a racketeering conspiracy wherein they trafficked drugs and prostituted minors out of a boarding house in Pennsylvania, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said.
The European Union announced on Friday sanctions against a controversial Serbian businessman and politician, citing his close ties with the regime of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko.
A U.S. court has authorized law enforcement to seize two planes belonging to sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a statement on Monday. However, none of the aircraft are currently in the country.
Guatemalan authorities charged current and former high-ranking officials involved with one of the largest nickel mines in Central America which OCCRP exposed as a major polluter of the air and the country’s largest lake.
Authorities in Dubai said they arrested and plan to extradite a British financier who is accused of siphoning about US$1.7 billion from Danish state coffers through fraudulent tax refunds.