The Civil Court in Skopje has ruled that North Macedonia’s Investigative Reporting Lab (IRL), an OCCRP partner, had no right to publish a documentary on the import and burning of low-quality dirty oils because it is a non-governmental organization and not a media outlet.
Caught with their goods around their ankles, three conspirators received sentences Monday for selling counterfeit designer underwear, in a scheme which netted them just under £400,000 (US$500,000), the City of London Police reported.
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has helped to create the first-ever Charter on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Journalism, which aims to define ethics and standards for journalists, newsrooms, and media outlets throughout the world to use when working with AI.
Campaigns that seek to aim political ads at citizens in the European Union will have to get permission from those citizens to use their data for targeting, according to a provisional agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council of Europe.
Brazil’s Federal Police launched an operation Tuesday against an organized crime network involved in the trafficking and smuggling of fake Paraguayan brand cigarettes. The criminal ring, active in the center-western area of Minas Gerais state, forced Paraguayan nationals to make the cigarettes in hidden factories.
A low-riding vessel carrying 1.8 tons of cocaine bound for Central America was intercepted by the Colombian Navy Sunday in the Pacific Ocean off that country’s coast.
Documents surrounding the pending trial of seven people from a Colombian drug trafficker’s family and his lawyer allegedly show money laundering through one of the country’s key export hubs.
Spanish police, in one of its largest-ever child pornography investigations, arrested 121 people linked to the online distribution of 500 terabytes of violent and explicit pornographic material depicting minors.
The final defendant in a drug trafficking ring which smuggled its product into the U.S. within tubs of butter was sentenced Wednesday to spend the next decade behind bars.