The leader of a Baltimore street gang with multiple murders under his belt pleaded guilty Friday to racketeering and drug conspiracy charges that could see him spend the next 40 years behind bars.
A court in Zagreb ordered on Monday five people who were arrested over the weekend to remain in detention on suspicion of defrauding Croatia’s main oil and gas company INA of more than a billion Croatian kunas (US$133 million) by reselling the company’s gas abroad for 10 times the purchase price and keeping the difference for themselves.
Germany’s recent reforms to combat money laundering have received mixed reviews from an international watchdog, citing cross-border cash smuggling risks and lack of coordination among domestic authorities as causes of concern.
German customs officers on Tuesday raided a network of companies suspected of selling precursor chemicals to Russia that could be used to manufacture chemical and biological weapons.
Police in Spain said they arrested an organized criminal group that had been renting vacation homes and then refusing to leave them unless the owners paid significant amounts of money.
An Israeli mining billionaire begins on Monday an appeal against a landmark foreign bribery conviction handed down in Geneva early last year.
Argentinian prosecutors have requested a 12 year prison sentence for current Vice President Cristina Kirchner for heading what is being described as the “biggest corruption maneuver ever known in the country.”
Kazakhstan’s anti-corruption body concluded Wednesday its investigation into the nephew of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev and has determined that there is enough evidence to pursue charges of embezzlement from the state.
African rhino poaching rates declined from 3.9% of the continent's rhino population in 2018 to 2.3% in 2021, most likely due to better policing, but the total number of rhinos fell from 23,562 to 22,137 – says a new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Prosecutors in Peru asked a court to prevent the First Lady Lilia Paredes from leaving the country for at least three years since she is under investigation for organized crime and money laundering.