U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren urged authorities on Monday to crack down on money laundering and other irregularities embedded in the global financial system and called for bank executives to be held accountable.
Armed assailants have killed one man and injured another at a restaurant in British Columbia, with local press identifying the victims as former suspects in a large-scale money laundering investigation.
Romanian police uncovered a number of rare books, including first editions of Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton from the 16th and 17th century as well as other priceless historical antiques, that were stolen in 2017 from a warehouse in west London’s Feltham, Europol said on Friday.
The United States has charged two individuals over an alleged bribery scheme relating to contracts for the supply of goods and services to the American military in Iraq.
Hundreds of French, Beligian and Italian law enforcement officers arrested dozens of suspected mafia members in two separate operations executed on Tuesday in cooperation with Europol.
A recent poll conducted in six EU countries and the U.S. showed that there is a strong consensus emerging from the general public, regardless of political leanings, that governments should not dole out corporate coronavirus aid to any company booking their profits in offshore tax havens.
The U.S. is seeking to recover more than US$300 million in assets it says are linked to the multi-billion dollar scandal surrounding a Malaysian development fund.
The former boss of the Connecticut chapter of the world’s largest Hispanic and Latino street gang, The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, or The Latin Kings, has pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, according to a statement by the US Department of Justice.
Spanish police arrested 64 people and confiscated tons of drugs during an operation that brought down a gang that used speed boats to move drugs from Morocco to Spain, Europol said.
Police in Indonesia arrested three suspected members of an international crime syndicate that tricked an Italian company into paying 3.67 million euro (US$4.33 million) for non-existent medical equipment, Interpol said Tuesday.