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.
Ransomware actors are diversifying their work models and broadening their networks as demand for their services continues to grow, leading to an explosion in the variety of different tools and resources being offered via illicit marketplaces.
Just as a leech draws blood from its host, senior executives at Iran’s largest steel company sucked the country’s mining sector for all they could in a multi-billion dollar corruption scandal that tied them to widespread fraud, bribery, and money laundering.
A U.S. federal court found five Latin American drug traffickers guilty on Tuesday for their role in a conspiracy to smuggle as much as 760 kilograms of cocaine into Mexico.
Local Mexican authorities have launched an investigation into the murder of journalist Fredid Roman, who amid the bloodiest year for Mexican media workers, was fatally shot on Monday by armed attackers on motorcyles outside his home in Chilpancingo, the capital of the Pacific southern state of Guerrero.
On the second anniversary of the attempted assassination of Kremlin’s most vocal opponent, the EU urged Russian authorities to promptly free opposition leader Alexei Navalny from prison.