Colombian authorities said they arrested ten alleged leaders of “Los Maracuchos” criminal group, who engaged in a series of deaths of rivals and personal vendettas in Bogotá city since early this year, leaving at least 23 bodies inside plastic bags lying on the streets.
A court in Serbia sentenced the leader of one of Montenegro's two most notorious drug-smuggling gangs, the Kavač criminal clan, to two years and five months in prison for using forged documents and a fake identity.
After major busts riled museums in the U.S., France and Germany, an accused Lebanese antiquities dealer is trying to plead his case with a slew of documents he posted publicly online.
Initially a driving force behind the process, Russia is becoming a less prominent voice in negotiations over a prospective international treaty on cybercrime.
The U.S. seized over $30 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen from the online game Axie Infinity by North Korean-linked hackers, blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis said on Thursday.
Mexico extradited to the United States a suspected drug trafficker who is believed to have been part of a vicious cartel responsible for violent murders.
A shipment of 7,000 donkey penises, which were to be smuggled to Hong Kong, was seized last week at the Lagos Airport after a suspicious smell attracted the attention of export officers – the Nigeria Customs Service reported.
Illicit economies, most notably arms trafficking, cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom, are a major factor behind West Africa’s growing instability – says a new report by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime and Corruption (GI-TOC).
Azerbaijani authorities arrested on Sunday the editor of an independent outlet and a lawyer known for defending journalists, activists and political prisoners, accusing them of bribery. Both have denied the allegations but will remain detained during a four-months-long investigation period.
An unknown attacker killed on Thursday the head of one of Montenegro’s two most violent criminal clans that have been fighting each other for years, the Serbian investigative outlet KRIK reported.