In a joint operation spanning 72 countries, law enforcement agencies cracked down on the fraudulent food and drink trade, taking off the market thousands of tons of illegal consumables, ranging from horsemeat to fake honey.
The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is investigating alleged corruption in mining deals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where foreign companies purportedly bribed officials up to US$360 million between 2006 and 2011.
The European Union could soon get an anti-money laundering authority after the European Commission proposed on Tuesday an “ambitious package of legislative proposals” to strengthen the Union’s rules concerning the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT).
The United States has barred former Honduran President Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo Sosa and his wife and former First Lady Rosa Elena Bonilla Avila from entering the country due to “their involvement in significant corruption,” the State Department announced on Tuesday.
The United States has charged former President Donald Trump’s close friend and ally Tom Barrack and two others on seven counts for “acting and conspiring to act as agents of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)” without notifying U.S. authorities, a Justice Department statement said Tuesday.
China denied on Tuesday allegations made by Western powers that Chinese state-backed actors were orchestrating malicious cyber activity, including cyber attacks such as the one against Microsoft that took place in early 2021 and affected a quarter of a million servers worldwide.
A whistleblower, who exposed corruption unfolding beneath the surface of a global oil company, touched down in his hometown of Southampton on Tuesday after being detained in Croatia for over a year on an Interpol Red Notice issued after the company sued him.
A British national was extradited to the United States on Tuesday and charged for his role in the decades-long smuggling operation of Subhash Kapoor, a New York art dealer who specialized in looted antiquities from Central and Southeast Asia.
Portuguese authorities extradited two men suspected of being high-ranking members of one of the two Montenegrin criminal gangs, Montenegro’s Interior Ministry said in a statement on Monday.
Hezbollah has jumped in league with drug trafficking groups operating in South America’s “Tri-Border Area,” a lawless region which bridges the frontiers of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, a new report by the Israeli think-tank, the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Research (BESA).