The United States criticized Tunisian President Kais Saied for dismissing 57 judges on accusatiations of corruption and protecting terrorists in a purge of the North African country’s judiciary which many believed put it on the path to one-man-rule.
A London court convicted two former directors of a green investment scheme, finding them guilty of cheating investors out of 37 million British pounds (US$46.54 million) by promoting a Brazilian forestry plan.
Despite progressive revisions to Armenia’s anti-trafficking legislation, the country still has to properly investigate human trafficking cases and offer better support to victims, experts on human trafficking said last week.
Hungarian authorities disrupted a criminal organization suspected of laundering millions of euros in illicit proceeds and perpetrating fraud using administrative papers, the European Union’s police - Europol, said in a statement.
Kyrgyz special forces detained the country’s Health Minister Alymkadyr Beishenaliev on Thursday for wasting public money on 2.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines that were completely unnecessary.
As the West warns of imminent Russian assaults against critical infrastructure, cybersecurity researchers say the Kremlin is likely to rely on criminal rather than state hackers in launching such attacks.
The NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, pledged to further sanction Moscow and concluded that corruption is a key element in Russia’s strategic toolkit.
Four out of five data breaches are the work of organized criminal groups, the U.S.-based telecom giant Verizon revealed in its 15th annual Data Breach Investigation Report.
China’s civil aviation authority has banned from its airspace Airbuses and Boeings which Russia has stolen from international lessors shortly after it invaded Ukraine back in February.
A scandal ripped through the halls of Paris’ most famous museum when authorities charged the former director of the Louvre with money laundering and organized fraud in connection to antiquities trafficking.