Known for the banking secrecy that has given the country its reputation as a “dirty money hub,” Switzerland now plans to tighten its anti-money laundering regulations and bring them in line with international standards.
To most people seahorses are cute, almost magical sea creatures but many in China prefer to see them in their soup or tea.
A major Japanese talent agency announced on Monday that it has suspended 11 of its comedians after it emerged the stars had attended a party hosted by an organized crime group.
Spanish authorities confiscated nearly 39 kilograms of cocaine from a member of the Brazilian military who was traveling on Tuesday with President Jair Bolsonaro to the G20 summit in Japan, according to the Spanish newspaper El País.
A 22 year-old Azeri allegedly reported the theft of his US$1.2 million watch to the Spanish police at the island of Ibiza where he was vacationing with his friend, Diario de Ibiza reported on Wednesday.
The Tashkent City Court sentenced former Prosecutor-General of Uzbekistan Rashid Qodirov to 10 years in prison on Thursday for extortion, financial fraud, obstruction of justice, money laundering, and more, according to Radio Liberty.
Russian authorities often use more than 40 articles of the country’s various laws to persecute opponents of the regime, a human rights activist said on Wednesday.
The US charged a member of a shadowy Mormon group with over 100 business across the American West of embezzling US$500 million in biodiesel tax credits, laundering nearly $134 million and of witness tampering.
Austria’s Supreme Court upheld on Tuesday a decision to extradite Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to the United States, where he will face trial for bribery and suspected ties to organized crime.
Days after escaping extradition back to China in a hearing at the Swedish Supreme Court, a former Chinese official was arrested again and is now facing extradition to the United States, the Business Times reported on Tuesday.