19 'Ndrangheta members arrested by Italian police in Trento

Italy’s Guardia Di Finanza arrested 19 alleged members of the ‘Ndrangheta organized crime group Friday in the Italian town of Trento. At the same time, in the ‘Ndrangheta’s native region of Calabria,a former police officer named Seby Vecchio was arrested for collaborating with the group, according to the Italian daily, ANSA.

New Kyrgyz Authorities Act Against Graft, Matraimov

Newly appointed Kyrgyz authorities have opened an investigation into corruption at the Kyrgyzstan’s State Customs Service (GTS), suspected of stealing millions of dollars from the country’s budget since 2016.

Cyprus to Abolish its Golden Passport Program

Cyprus will abolish its ‘golden passport’ program, the government announced on Tuesday, just one day after the publication of an investigation which revealed how public officials were willing to bypass safeguards and provide citizenship to convicted criminals.