A former doctor has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for a string of frauds, money laundering, and illegal prescription-writing, according to a Justice Department release last week.
Two British anti-corruption watchdogs are calling on the UK’s attorney general to stop obstructing a bribery investigation involving an Airbus subsidiary and a defence contract with Saudi Arabia.
After having denied wrongdoing for more than a year, US Congressman Chris Collins resigned on Monday and pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and lying to federal investigators, according to multiple media reports.
The Pennsylvania-based pharmaceutical company Mylan N.V. agreed to pay US$30 million to settle accusations of overcharging Medicaid for its allergy treatment product, the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, announced on Friday.
Fourteen businessmen, suspected of being linked to terrorists in Syria, has defrauded the Danish Treasury for years, raking in some $120 million through value-added tax (VAT) fraud,Danish media reported Tuesday.
An ex-Credit Suisse banker admitted last week he took kickbacks in a scheme that saw state-owned companies in Mozambique take US$2 billion in loans which helped drive the country into default on its debt,Reuters reported on Friday.
Microsoft says it will pay US$26 million to settle federal corruption charges involving bribery in Hungary and a few other countries, the company’s management said on Tuesday.
Italian authorities seized last week nearly €84 million (US$94,816,680) as part of an investigation into the so-called ‘carousel fraud,’ a cross-country VAT avoidance scheme that costs the EU some €50 billion ($56.4 billion) per year, according to the European Parliament.
A Montana man plead guilty on Tuesday to defrauding a Canadian financial institution of US$43 million by convincing it to lend him the money after he lied about his business.
The US charged a member of a shadowy Mormon group with over 100 business across the American West of embezzling US$500 million in biodiesel tax credits, laundering nearly $134 million and of witness tampering.
Czech flags and signs stating “We don’t want Babis” filled Prague’s Letna Plain park on Sunday as over 250,000 protesters demanded Prime Minister Andrej Babis resign over allegations of fraud.
Armenian police detained on Tuesday eight people and seized 14 computers from the offices of a suspected cyber crime ring operating in Yerevan. The raid came hours after OCCRP member center Hetq published an investigation that suggested the company was defrauding U.S. citizens of tens of thousands of dollars through fake virus scams.
The European Commission announced Monday it had adopted a new Anti-Fraud Strategy to improve the detection, sanctioning and prevention of fraud perpetrated against the EU budget.
The leader of a multi-billion dollar scheme involving the sale of fraudulent crypto-currency OneCoin, was arrested on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, according to a US Justice Department press release.
The UK’s National Crime Agency seized property related to the home of an alleged senior member of a Northern Irish paramilitary group, the agency said Friday.
The former president of the Maldives was charged with grand corruption, money laundering and theft on Wednesday, the Diplomat, a Tokyo-based news magazine covering the Asia-Pacific, reported.
The primary whistleblower in South Africa’s state capture inquiry was among seven suspects who have been charged with corruption, money laundering, and fraud, Business Day, a daily newspaper in South Africa, reported.
South Africa’s anti-corruption agency found “major systemic weaknesses” in a land reform project which resulted in the fraudulent acquisition of land worth more than 382 million rand (US $28 million), according to a report exposed Thursday by the South African newspaper Business Day.
An unidentified man in the United Kingdom (UK) with apparent ties to Germany allegedly stole more than US$11 million in cryptocurrency from at least 85 people worldwide since January of last year, according to Europol.
The EU lost more than nine billion euros (US$10 billion) to fraud between 2002 and 2017, with Member States often doing little to prevent or punish those identified as suspects, a new report revealed on Thursday.
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