An Albanian man who ran an organized people smuggling network from the United Kingdom was extradited to Belgium on Friday to serve a 10-year prison sentence, authorities said.
A year after four men were arrested for smuggling a half tonne of cocaine into the United Kingdom on a private jet, another man was arrested Wednesday.
South Africa’s anti-corruption agency found “major systemic weaknesses” in a land reform project which resulted in the fraudulent acquisition of land worth more than 382 million rand (US $28 million), according to a report exposed Thursday by the South African newspaper Business Day.
An unidentified man in the United Kingdom (UK) with apparent ties to Germany allegedly stole more than US$11 million in cryptocurrency from at least 85 people worldwide since January of last year, according to Europol.
Critics say Australia’s proposed new public corruption-fighting agency is too weak to get the job done, and would actually “shield parliamentarians and public servants” from scrutiny.
A businessman bribed Russian authorities to drop an investigation into a US$150 million kickback scheme involving the Russian military, US prosecutors claimed on Friday.
European Union (EU) countries need to exchange more information about the lucrative Golden Visa schemes that provide residency or even citizenship to wealthy foreigners including criminals, money launderers and tax evaders, according to a report issued Wednesday.
Bloomberg reported on Wednesday that Deutsche Bank is being investigated as part of the ongoing US Federal Reserve probe of Danske Bank’s alleged facilitation of money laundering operations.
Police in the United Kingdom (UK) arrested a man suspected of exploiting almost a dozen Romanian men for slave labor in the construction industry, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said Tuesday.
The illegal wildlife trade in Hong Kong is booming, according to a new study, and consequently contributing to a global extinction crisis by supplying an increasing demand for wildlife products in Asia, particularly China.