The U.S. will return US$25.6 million in assets purchased with the proceeds of corruption and seized from the Vice President of Equatorial Guinea to the African nation in form of COVID-19 vaccines and other medical equipment, the U.S. Department of Justice announced in a statement Monday.
For the first time ever, U.S. authorities imposed sanctions against a virtual currency exchange for its role in facilitating financial transactions for ransomware actors, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), said in a statement Tuesday.
U.S. prosecutors indicted on Monday a former presidential campaign manager and a campaign advisor for conspiracy to illegally solicit campaign contributions from a foreign national during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
In a joint operation with Europol, Spanish police in the Canary Islands arrested on Monday 88 people and Italian police another 18 suspected of being connected to Italian mafia clans involved in drug trafficking, money laundering, kidnapping and fraud.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) green-lit an investigation Wednesday into how the Philippine government waged its ‘war on drugs’ between 2011 and 2019.
A massive shipment of illegally harvested mollusks was intercepted by Spanish authorities, Spain’s civil guard revealed in a statement Tuesday.
Four people suspected of “abuse of official position or authority” in multi-million-dollar purchases of COVID-19-related medical protection equipment were arrested this week in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Leaked text files revealing widespread surveillance and wiretaps by the State Security Service of Georgia are roiling the media and the internet in Georgia, featuring details about the personal lives of journalists, civil activists, politicians and clerics.
Bruce Thomas, the owner of Pinnacle Orthopedic Services Inc. of Maryland, will go to jail and pay a fine for bribing a public official, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said Friday.