Two Russians were sentenced by a Swedish court on Monday to lengthy prison sentences for attempting to murder one of Chechnya's most popular bloggers with a hammer while he was sleeping.
It was a busy weekend for authorities in Southern Spain and Gibraltar, with three separate busts against cannabis smuggling networks in the region seeing more than 24 alleged conspirators arrested and more than 1,700kg of the drug seized.
Three months after unrest swept the country following a vote buying scandal that led to the annulment of elections results, the Kyrgyz people once again went to the polls on Sunday to decide not just on a new president, but also on a controversial new constitution.
A San Francisco-based cyber analytics specialist warned last week that the use of deep fake video and audio technologies could become a major cyber threat to businesses within the next two years.
Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz went on trial on Monday in Geneva for allegedly forging documents and bribing the wife of Guinea’s former president in order to secure an iron ore mining concession in the West African country.
Colombia appeared this week determined to crush one of the most powerful criminal organizations operating in the country, arresting 198 suspected members of the Clan del Golfo and extraditing one previously arrested suspect to the United States to face the judge for conspiring to distribute Colombian cocaine there.
Two British citizens were indicted on Thursday over allegations that they swindled over a billion dollars from the Danish treasury in what was described as “cynical and carefully planned fraud,” according to a press release from the Public Prosecutor for Special Economic and International Crime (SØIK).
A federal court in New York has sentenced a Russian hacker to 144 months prison time for his role in one of the largest data theft cases in U.S. history.
U.K. authorities issued a record £23.8 million (US$31.27 million) fine to a money transfer business for breaching strict regulations aimed at preventing criminals from laundering illicit cash, the U.K. Revenue and Customs (HMRC) department announced Thursday.