Colombia arrested two men who confessed they planned and paid for last year’s murder of an anti-mafia prosecutor because he was investigating their boss and his brother.
A Belarus court opened on Tuesday a trial in absentia of the country’s leading opposition politicians, including Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, who fled the country after she challenged the country’s long-time autocratic president Aleksandr Lukashenko at the 2020 elections.
Australia’s federal police (AFP) announced Saturday its ability to track down alleged criminals by using gold as a forensic tool to lift their fingerprints off of items that would otherwise be impossible to accurately process.
After searching for him for three decades, Italian police arrested on Monday the alleged “boss of all bosses” of the Sicilian mafia Matteo Messina Denaro who was sentenced nearly 20 years ago to life in prison for several brutal murders, including the killing of two famous prosecutors.
A security strategist who spent months undercover on the darkweb published a report on Monday that offers insight into one of the world’s most notorious ransomware groups, claiming its members are using internet services owned by billionaire Elon Musk and laundering money through Hong Kong and China.
The Kazakh Parliament voted on Friday unanimously to annul a law that had prevented authorities from conducting any investigations into former authoritarian President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his family and protected their assets.
The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) penalized two banks in as many days for shortcomings in their anti-money laundering and due diligence protocols that failed to ensure that their clients’ money was not connected to financial crime.
German prosecutors have charged four people after investigators of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office found they had used forged custom papers to import more than 40 luxury cars worth millions from non-EU countries without paying the full customs and tax amounts in the EU.
The U.S. is offering up to US$10 million for information on Hezbollah’s financial networks in the West African country of Guinea associated with the activities of two local tycoons of Lebanese origin who were sanctioned by the Treasury in March last year.
The United Nations human rights chief urged authorities in Iran to immediately stop executing people who have been participating in the recent anti-government demonstrations and not use the death sentence to spread fear and silence the protests.