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Corruption and Poverty Made West Africa Hot Spot for Piracy

It was 7:40 a.m. when the chief officer of the MV Duke called Captain Ripusad Prasad in his quarters to say that...

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Corruption and Poverty Made West Africa Hot Spot for Piracy

It was 7:40 a.m. when the chief officer of the MV Duke called Captain Ripusad Prasad in his quarters to say that a boat was following them.
12 Aug 2020
David Klein

Lebanon’s Offshore Governor

Central Bank Governor Riad Salame has touted investment in Lebanon while sending his own money to Europe.
11 Aug 2020
Hazem Ameen and Alia Ibrahim (Daraj.com) and Tom Stocks, Riad Kobaissi, and Rana Sabbagh (OCCRP)

How a Notorious Arms Dealer Hijacked Niger’s Budget and Bought Weapons From Russia

At least $137 million of public funds was stolen from one of the world’s least developed countries through corrupt arms deals.
6 Aug 2020
Mark Anderson, Khadija Sharife, and Nathalie Prevost

Paul Radu Answers Questions on Cross-Border Journalism

Every quarter, members of OCCRP’s Accomplice program submit questions to an OCCRP journalist about one of their investigations. For our first Q&A, Co-Founder Paul Radu answered questions ...
5 Aug 2020
OCCRP

Murder, Drugs and Extortion in Tuscany’s Chinese Underworld

A Chinese gang is using guns, threats, and fear to corner the market for transporting Chinese-made goods in Europe.
30 Jul 2020
Davide Del Monte, Gloria Riva and Stefano Vergine (info.nodes)

OCCRP Concerned by Serbian Government’s Selective Inquiry into Investigative Journalism Outlets and Civil Society Organizations

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is concerned by what appears to be a selective inquiry by Serbian authorities into several investigative journalism outlets and ...
30 Jul 2020
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