Canada’s long coast, its multitude of ports and airports, and its lack of a proper federal strategy on how to effectively guard them has turned the country into a prime target for transnational organized crime activity, experts say.
A Californian court sentenced a man to four years in prison for helping set up an investment fraud scheme through which he and his co-conspirators stole millions from elderly and vulnerable people.
Nigerian president Bola Tinubu suspended Monday one of his ministers, following reports that she redirected hundreds of thousands of dollars meant for social welfare programs into a private bank account.
A specialized squad in New South Wales, Australia, arrested four people and saved hundreds of native lizards and reptiles from being illegally exported by the group to Hong Kong, police announced Monday.
In an effort to curb the persistent increase in crime in his country, Ecuador’s President, Daniel Noboa proposed a referendum on legislative reforms, stricter security measures, and job creation in the Latin American country.
Guinea’s Minister of Justice has ordered legal proceedings against four government officials over an alleged illegal export of hundreds of containers of critically endangered West African rosewood to China, said a note addressed to the Guinean Attorney General.
Spanish police arrested eight suspected members of a group illegally breeding and selling dogs and cats, some of which were imported from Slovakia and Hungary with forged papers. Officers discovered about 100 animals, skeletal remains, and evidence of used euthanasia during raids in Madrid and Girona.
A court in Bangladesh sentenced on Monday Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus to six months in prison for corruption, labor law violations, and failure to create a welfare fund for his employees. Yunus has denied all charges.
A 2021 law designed to curb illicit financial activities in the United States has come into effect and requires both new and existing companies operating in the country to reveal who owns or ultimately controls them.