As a successful businessman and a generous donor, Aivars Bergers was a welcome addition to the board of Latvia’s Harmony party almost a decade ago.
The United States imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s state-run gold mining company on Tuesday, accusing it of illicitly propping up the government of President Maduro.
The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) arrested on Monday woman who is thought to have supplied Albanian organized crime syndicates with some 500 UK passports.
Honduran journalist Leonardo Gabriel Hernández died on Sunday after being shot several times by an unidentified person while on his way home, according to the Committee for Free Expression (C-Libre).
Animal conservationists have warned that only 10 vaquitas are left in the world and have urged Mexico to eradicate illegal fishing in the northern Gulf of California, the animal’s sole habitat.
An Armenian court has concluded that there is insufficient evidence that Robert Kocharyan, former President of Armenia, committed corruption, Kocharyan’s lawyer told OCCRP on Monday. However, the ex-president will remain in custody because of a second indictment.
The head of Japan's Olympic Committee said on Tuesday he is resigning following a corruption investigation into the awarding of Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Games.
Two offshore companies owned by down and out homeless alcoholics used accounts in Swedbank’s Estonian branch to transfer up to €180 million (US $204 million) to a wholesaler which experienced suspiciously rapid growth, according to OCCRP’s Estonian partner Postimees.
Over 87,000 properties in England and Wales valued at an excess of US$132.4 billion (£100 billion) are owned by anonymous companies registered in tax havens, a new analysis from the UK-based NGO Global Witness reveals.
A scandal implicating Sweden’s oldest bank widened dramatically on Friday, with revelations that the suspicious flows that the institution handled--transactions with potential connections to alleged Danske Bank money laundering--amounted to US$10.2 billion, and not $5.8 billion, as earlier reported.