An international police operation led by Serbia seized 2.7 tonnes of cocaine aboard a vessel in the Atlantic Ocean and arrested six suspected members of a Balkan cartel believed to have organized several large shipments of the drug from Latin America to the European Union, Europol reported on Friday.
The British Government said on Wednesday it will force offenders to either face their victims or their families in court or spend two extra years in prison.
Indian political leaders, intellectuals, and activists called on Friday for the formation of a parliamentary committee to investigate the findings of an OCCRP investigation hours after its publication.
Two men pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring and illicitly importing to the U.S. protected types of sea cucumbers that are critical for the marine ecosystem and proper ocean alkalinity, the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Southern District of California said.
The Swiss government stated its intentions Wednesday to strengthen its anti-money laundering laws, in a bill that, if passed, would bring its financial due diligence measures closer in line with international standards.
An Algerian court issued a two-year prison sentence against journalist Mustapha Bendjama and senior researcher Raouf Farrah, who were arrested in February this year in a crackdown on media workers by Algerian authorities after a prominent opposition activist fled the country.
An Australian-owned mobile phone operator in the Pacific Islands has likely been used by private spy firms to track people on the other side of the world and steal their data, according to an expert cyber security analysis.
The notorious Qakbot malware, which infected over 700,000 computers and cost hundreds of millions of dollars in harm globally, was dismantled Tuesday in a multinational law enforcement effort headed by the United States.
Spanish authorities revealed Wednesday an investigation into 18 individuals who have allegedly stolen more than 2.5 million cubic meters of groundwater from 51 illegally sourced water wells.