Suspected Bosnian crime boss, Naser Kelmendi, was sentenced to six years in prison in Kosovo for drug trafficking, but was acquitted of murder, organized crime, and other drug related charges, Reuters reported Wednesday.
Croatia extradited Bosnia's former wartime interior minister Alija Delimustafic on Thursday, local media reported, after he escaped the country last month while facing organized crime charges.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s former wartime interior minister was among more than a dozen people detained over the weekend on allegations of being part of a group involved in crimes including real estate fraud and money laundering.
Controversial Bosnian party leader and former media mogul Fahrudin Radoncic told a court in Kosovo on Friday that a "mafia" connected to senior Bosnian Muslim politicians is the true culprit behind a murder for which his former business partner – and suspected drug kingpin – Naser Kelmendi stands accused.
With campaigning in full swing in Bosnia and Herzegovina ahead of October 2 elections for mayors and municipal chiefs, posters bearing the portraits of hundreds of candidates are festooned across the country.
The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday handed down more than a century in prison terms to 13 members of a criminal group labeled by prosecutors as the largest in the country since the end of 1992 to 1995 war.
Interpol has issued a red notice for fugitive former Playboy model Slobodanka Tosic, who was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for her role in an attempted murder connected to one of Bosnia’s largest organized crime groups, local media reported Tuesday.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s country-level prosecutor’s office has launched an investigation into one of its members for removing a piece of evidence in a case against an organized crime gang accused of trafficking marijuana to Croatia.
The casual, obscenity-laden telephone transcript splashed in Bosnian media at the start of this month appeared to reveal a startling act: One of the country’s most powerful politicians being told that he was protected from major corruption investigations.
State prosecutors have indicted a Bosnian man and six associates on allegations they smuggled dozens of firearms from Bosnia and Herzegovina to Serbia and Germany.
A key suspect was arrested in what is suspected to be the largest and most complex post-war financial scam case in the country, estimated to be worth more than US$ 150 million.
Bosnia and Herzegovina State Police (SIPA) have detained 10 people for questioning, suspected of being part of an organized crime group which fleeced Bobar Bank of around 123 million Bosnian Marks (US$ 71.5 million). The fraud has shaken the country's banking sector, prosecutors said.
Slobodanka Tosic, former Playboy model and 2005 Miss Photogenic for Bosnia and Herzegovina, was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison Wednesday for belonging to what Bosnian prosecutors call "one of the largest organized crime groups" in the country since the end of the 1992-1995 war.
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA) arrested Pavlovic Bank owner Slobodan Pavlovic and three others on Feb. 11. The suspects are under investigation for abuse of office and money laundering in connection with Pavlovic Bank, according to authorities.
Bosnian prosecutors today filed an indictment accusing former media mogul Fahrudin Radoncic and three of his alleged accomplices of pressuring a witness into providing false testimony and trading in influence.
Former Media mogul Fahrudin Radoncic, the leader of one of the parties in the ruling coalition in Bosnia and Herzegovina, says he will testify at the trial of suspected drug kingpin Naser Kelmendi in Pristina, Kosovo.
European authorities have cracked down on a cybercrime group they say has been extorting money from businesses by threatening them with cyber attacks since mid-2014.
State police today arrested a government official who they say has obstructed the investigation against Naser Kelmendi – an alleged drug kingpin who is being tried in Kosovo for planning a murder and leading an organized crime group that moved a variety of drugs through a network linking Afghanistan, Turkey and the European Union.
A U.S District Court in St. Louis sentenced Jasminka Ramic to three years in prison for financing ISIS terrorists.
State prosecutors filed an indictment against the former Agriculture Minister of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, ten of his alleged associates and five companies - who they say were all involved in an organized crime group that committed various financial crimes. Prosecutors say the group used a cascading set of companies to skip out on more than US$ 7.5 million in debt they owed to the Federation, the entity controlled by the Bosniak and Croat ethnic groups.
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