Serbian Police Arrest 17 Suspected Members of a Mafia Group

With the help of Serbia’s Security and Intelligence Agency (BIA), police in Belgrade arrested 17 people suspected of being members of an organized group that committed serious crimes, including kidnappings and murders, Serbian authorities said Thursday.

McKinsey Settles “Opioid Probe” for $573 Million

One of the world’s largest consulting firms has agreed to pay over half a billion dollars to resolve a U.S. investigation into its role in advising drug companies how to ‘supercharge’ opioid sales while the country was suffering from an opioid epidemic.

Sweden Upholds Telia Acquittals in Karimova Scandal

A court in Stockholm has upheld acquittal for Lars Nyberg, former president of telecoms group Telia, and two associates in a case involving multi-million dollar payments made to Gulnara Karimova, daughter of the former president of Uzbekistan.

COVID: Gangs Busted Selling Negative Test Certificates, Fake Vaccines

As the pandemic continues to rage, international authorities are gaining traction in their pursuit of corona-related criminality, with French and British police both recently dismantling forgery rings selling fake negative test certificates, and Chinese and Mexican authorities apprehending fraudsters selling fake vaccines.