British authorities said they have seized drugs worth 4.3 million pounds (nearly US$6 million) from suspected members of a criminal network that sold MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy, amphetamines and other narcotics on the dark web.
The infamous South African Gupta family had one of its companies sue another over unpaid loans, which prevented authorities from confiscating the sued company's assets allegedly obtained through corruption, documents from a court in Bermuda show.
Indonesia is failing to enforce its internationally acclaimed moratorium on deforestation, with officials at multiple levels of government granting development permits to politically connected companies, according to Greenpeace.
After two more foreign correspondents were forced to leave China, the European Union has accused Beijing of harassing foreign journalists and urged the country to ensure the freedom of speech and media.
The alleged leader of a criminal clan known as Group America who was arrested at the end of February in New York will remain in custody after a U.S. judge refused to set bail for him citing flight risk.
More than 100 international and local organizations devoted to the preservation of marine wildlife raised their voice against a possible lifting of an 11 year ban on shark fishing announced by authorities in the Maldives.
A report released Monday alleges that Mozambique’s Islamist insurgency funds its “terrorist” activities through involvement in a range of criminal economies, including illegal timber, gemstone, wildlife and drug trafficking - these claims are contested, however, by several experts.
Lego larceny, cattle scams, Real Housewives of fraud and money laundering, and the fugitive Italian gangster busted after showcasing his culinary skills on YouTube ― OCCRP’s Daily News team here, bringing you this week’s oddities in corruption and organized crime.
U.S. authorities have seized four domains that purported to be the legitimate websites of Pfizer Inc., and where criminals advertised fake vaccine information and stock options to collect personal information from visitors.
The Albanian state is increasingly being captured by a corrupt nexus of public officials, private sector actors and members of the judiciary in order to exploit public assets for private gain, concludes a report published on Wednesday.