The British government will be returning a 4,000-year-old Sumerian plaque believed to have been looted during the US invasion of Iraq that began in 2003, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Khadimi said in a Tweet Friday.
Twenty countries across Asia, Africa, and South America are missing out on as much as US$2.8 billion in tax revenue from Facebook, Apple, and Google alone, new research by the organization ActionAid revealed on Monday.
The job of Greece’s top anti-corruption prosecutor, Eleni Touloupaki, is hanging by a thread.
A Malaysian subsidiary of Goldman Sachs pleaded guilty Thursday to charges in a scheme to pay more than US$1 billion in bribes to Malaysian and Abu Dhabi officials to obtain lucrative business.
Kestas Komskis, the former deputy speaker of the Lithuanian parliament has been charged with embezzlement and intentional bankruptcy. Lithuanian law enforcement investigated Komskis after extensive investigations by OCCRP’s Lithuanian member center Siena.lt.
Kyrgyz law enforcement officers on Thursday arrested Kamchybek Asanbek, alias Kamchybek Kolbayev, one of the Kyrgyzstan’s top organized crime bosses.
The US$8.3 billion settlement by opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma announced by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) Wednesday may not encompass billions the company has allegedly stashed offshore.
The regional administration of Indian-administered Kashmir has shut down the office of Kashmir Times, a leading local English-language newspaper. Authorities gave no reason for the actiont, but the publisher believes it was retaliation for the daily’s critical reporting.
The U.S. judiciary has charged 10 Russian nationals in a scheme to smuggle mostly stolen iPhones, iPads and Apple watches worth an estimated US$50 million into Russia.
In a joint operation earlier this month, Spanish and Dutch police cracked down on drug trafficking routes from Latin America to Europe, seizing six metric tons of cocaine.