When Viktor Bout was at the top of his game, he was the biggest arms dealer in the world, operating an air freight empire supplying everything from flowers to combat helicopters.
Spanish police on Wednesday arrested a key figure in a massive investment fraud network exposed by OCCRP that has defrauded victims around the world of billions of dollars.
A Kurdish journalist in the southeast of Turkey was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly spreading false information, constituting a Turkish court’s first application of its new “disinformation” law.
Mexican cartels and criminal networks headquartered in the European Union (EU) have been collaborating to traffic methamphetamine and cocaine from Latin America to the EU, Europol and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) revealed in a joint report Wednesday.
Greek police raided the Athens office of an Israeli company behind the Predator spyware, local media reported, as investigations into a wiretapping scandal that has rocked the country in recent months continue.
The South African High Court ruled Tuesday that NJ Ayuk, one of Equatorial Guinea’s most influential lawyers, did indeed issue defamatory remarks towards OCCRP and journalist Delfin Mocache Massoko with the intent to cause harm.
Seven members of an alleged U.S.-Russian conspiracy were charged with procuring advanced military hardware and technology for Russia’s military, in defiance of international sanctions, to bolster its now 10-month-long invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reported Tuesday.
A court in Rome is deliberating whether to uphold a ban on the sale of two brands of Camel and Winston cigarettes after OCCRP and its partners revealed last year that they contained more menthol flavoring than legally allowed.
Sanctioned Russian oligarch Suleyman Kerimov funneled at least US$28 million of his fortune into San Francisco real estate and Silicon Valley startups with the help of a covert network of U.S.-based professionals, according to a new investigation published today.
Spain has issued an arrest warrant for a former senior government official in Albania exposed by OCCRP as the owner of a call center that allegedly defrauded victims around the world by steering them into fake investments.