Nigeria’s law enforcement snatched 1.8 tonnes of cocaine in what officials described as the biggest seizure in the history of the country’s anti-drug agency.
Money laundering for organized criminal activity rose in Israel 12.2% over the course of 2021 compared to 2020, according to a new report by the Jewish state’s Authority for the Prohibition of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.
Ecuadorian officials accused two suspects on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the killing of a prosecutor who was investigating cases of violence and drug trafficking in the country.
Pakistan’s high court dismissed on Monday the terrorism charges brought against Imran Khan, the country’s former prime minister, who appears to have escaped the latest of legal challenges brought against him since he was ousted from power last month.
Spain seized nearly 100 tonnes of drugs last year in international waters around the Iberian peninsula, which has for some time been a key point on the smuggling routes from Latin America and North Africa to Europe, the country’s Interior Minister reported.
A special adviser to the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi resigned after a tape from an apparent sting operation, released and analyzed by OCCRP, showed him negotiating a corrupt mining deal.
Authorities have dismantled a criminal network that was smuggling migrants from Turkey to Europe via private jet trips costing up to 20,000 euros ($20,000) per head, Eurojust said on Friday.
Spanish police arrested one of Europe’s biggest money launderers linked to an Irish criminal clan and dismantled the Spanish branch of his international network that used an ancient money exchange system to launder more than 200 million euro (US$199.26 million) in just over a year.
Between 2016 and 2021, the number of people exposed to forced labor increased by nearly three million in part due to economic insecurity brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, a new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO) says.
Aviation Director for Russia’s Far East and Arctic Development Corporation (KRDV), Ivan Pechorin, died in what seemed to be a maritime accident, continuing a string of mystery deaths of Russian executives and affluent individuals.