A former manager at the railway equipment company Bombardier Transportation in Sweden denied on Tuesday charges of paying a US$100 million bribe to win a contract in Azerbaijan.
Spanish authorities arrested on Friday two people alleged to be involved in a human trafficking network that used voodoo rituals to turn Nigerian women into sex slaves.
The U. K. authorities charged a Polish truck driver with smuggling Class A drugs after they found 418 kilograms of cocaine in a cover load of frozen onion rings in his vehicle, the National Crime Agency (NCA) reported on Sunday.
Media in Pakistan cited police investigators on Monday saying that an amateur video reporter, who posted videos of Arab dignitaries from the Middle East on illegal hunting trips in Pakistan, was killed two weeks ago while trying to escape from the house of a local lawmaker in the southern port city of Karachi, where he was forcefully kept and tortured.
After the temporary shut down and gutting of Ukraine’s English-language weekly newspaper, its former staffers are hoping to start a new outlet that will have the editorial independence the Kyiv Post had.
The Biden administration sanctioned Chatex, the second largest crypto wallet and a full-fledged cryptobank, accusing it of laundering the proceeds of ransomware. The move is part of the administration’s to disrupt ransomware actors and their infrastructure and address abuse of the virtual currency ecosystem to launder ransom payments.
In a rare case for a Western company, two top executives from Lundin Energy of Sweden were indicted on Thursday for complicity in grave war crimes committed in Sudan between 1999 and 2003, when the Sudanese army allegedly indiscriminately killed civilians to pave way for Lundin’s oil exploration, prosecutors argue.