A new whistleblower rewards program looks set to provide monetary compensation to individuals who help the United States Treasury or Department of Justice in uncovering high-profile cases of money laundering.
The Council of Europe’s anti-graft group criticized Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) for making little progress in its fight against corruption, having implemented only a few of the group’s dozens of recommendations for increasing transparency, especially in relation to political funding.
A triple threat of U.S. sanctions, state mismanagement and the novel coronavirus is driving up demand for black-market medicines in Iran.
The world’s most lucrative environmental crime, the illegal timber industry, is valued at more than US$152 billion a year, Interpol reported after a decade of documenting the crime.
Australian government agency that tracks criminal abuse of the financial system has found the country’s package tour industry a high risk sector for money laundering, financing of terorrism and organized crime, the agency’s latest report revealed.
While ordinary people in Turkmenistan, one of the world’s most closed-off societies, are not expected to own luxurious cars, the local elite, mostly relatives of the country’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, are excused.
Mexico’s parliament has passed a new law imposing restrictions on foreign intelligence activities in a move the United States has warned will make citizens of both countries “less safe.”
A lawyer from the Independent Journalists Association of Serbia (NUNS) filed a criminal complaint with the Special Prosecutor’s Office for High-Tech Crime against a person who sent threats to the Editor-in-Chief of the Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia (CINS).
The World Health Organization (WHO) has rejected accusations that it covered up a report critical of Italy’s COVID-19 response, despite warnings from one of the authors that burying it could cause a “scandal of huge proportion” that would damage the agency’s credibility.
Switzerland’s federal government has extended sanctions on Friday against Belarus by freezing assets and imposing a travel ban against its leader, Alexander Lukashenko, over his government’s oppressive crackdown following contested presidential elections.