Two former managers of the Monaco-based energy consultancy Unaoil have bribed Iraqi authorities to secure favorable contracts in the war-torn country, a UK court established in a process that was marred by accusations against the head of the UK Serious Fraud Office of having been vulnerable to flattery from an Unaoil agent.
Hitmen in the Mexican state of Sonora have gunned down a member of the Sinaloa cartel and his family, amid what appears to be erupting into a savage conflict between two of the country’s most powerful drug trafficking organisations.
Portuguese and Spanish police arrested six and indicted 32 people in a two-day bust of a cross-border crime ring practicing VAT fraud, Europol announced.
Protests have erupted throughout Bulgaria over the last week after a political leader of an opposition party attempted to access a public beach and was stopped by national authorities who were protecting a nearby mansion of a retired politician.
After defending the deal for over a week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Monday for participating in discussions to award an important contract to a charity that has ties with his family.
When packages of cocaine started washing up on the beaches of the Black Sea last year, it made headlines around the world. Romanian police swiftly scrambled hundreds of officers in what they said was an unprecedented search for the seaborne drugs.
A court in Israel has refused to revoke the export license of a spyware company accused of facilitating human rights violations in Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and the UAE.
The recent record-breaking shipment of amphetamines seized by Italian authorities may not have been manufactured by terrorist group ISIS, as was first believed, but by the Syrian regime itself.
Following a retrial, a high court in Seoul reduced the sentence of South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye to 20 years in prison in the latest development of a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment in 2017, the state-owned South Korean press agency Yonhap reported.
Italian national police announced on Thursday they arrested 31 people, including public officials, members of the military, and businessmen, suspected of corruption and fraud related to procurement contracts of the country’s armed forces.