Canadian police have seized more than 18 million Canadian dollars (US$14 million) worth of drugs and firearms in “the largest single-day drug and firearm bust” in Toronto.
Armed assailants have killed one man and injured another at a restaurant in British Columbia, with local press identifying the victims as former suspects in a large-scale money laundering investigation.
A Canadian forensic team identified last week the body of a businessman who is believed to have been the third victim this month of attacks against members of a crime family that were inspired by revenge for an old murder.
After defending the deal for over a week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizedon Monday for participating in discussions to award an important contract to a charity that has ties with his family.
Most criminal groups in Canada are operating in British-Columbia, the province that plays a key role in laundering dirty money coming from all over the country, crime experts said during a public inquiry hearinglast week.
A Canadian court has ruled that extradition proceedings against Chinese tech giant Huawei’s CFO, brought by US authorities, will resume next week.
Canadian police have brought over 200 criminal charges against employees at several tow truck companies allegedly locked in a deadly war across the Greater Toronto area.
As the coronavirus is keeping the world locked down, some governments are using the pandemic as an excuse to crack down on press freedom and access to information.
Canada’s financial watchdog found that many real-estate companies are violating money laundering rules as they are neither checking the identities of their clients, nor are they reporting large cash deals to the government.
Money laundering heightened a drug overdose crisis, led to skyrocketing real estate prices and distorted the economy of the Canadian province of British Columbia, officials told a public hearing earlier this week.
Anti-graft efforts are stagnating or showing signs of backsliding in more than two-thirds of the world’s countries, including the most advanced economies of the G7, Transparency International (TI) warned on Thursday in its2019 Corruption Perception Index (CPI).
A few days after a former SNC-Lavalin executive was found guilty of paying kickbacks and bribing Libyan officials, the Canadian engineering giant said it will pay US$213 million to settle the two corruption cases.
A Canadian court found the former executive vice-president of an engineering company guilty of paying off foreign officials in Libya and laundering money. The case even ensnared Canada’s government.
Authorities seized 6.5 million Canadian dollars (US$4.9 million) worth of methamphetamine in a 16-month operation called Project Declass, according to a Tuesday press release by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Police in Canada’s York region announced on Wednesday that they have arrested 31 and raised 300 charges against suspected members of a human trafficking and organized crime ring that operated throughout the country.
Canada’s Conservative Party and the country’s largest oil and gas lobby group have been accused of possibly colluding to violate the country’s election laws, according to a complaint filed by a government watchdog.
A Mexican activist’s family has been looking for answers for a decade, even in Canadian courts. A memorial to Mariano Abarca Roblero. 2010. (Credit: Dawn Paley)
Prime Minister Trudeau violated the law when he tried to persuade Canada’s attorney general to go soft on a company charged with corruption, the ethics commissioner concluded in an “explosive” 63-page report on the SNC-Lavalin affair released Wednesday.
Police in Toronto charged 60 people and seized over CAD$45 million (US$34 million) worth of drugs during two investigations into organized crime and the illicit drug trade.
Italian crime clans have been served a cold dish of revenge this week with authorities in Italy and Canada arresting 27 mafia suspects on Thursday, a day after US and Italian police nabbed 19.
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