One sitting and one former mayor in the US state of Pennsylvania have been charged in a long-term federal corruption investigation, according to indictments released Wednesday.
Barclays Bank and four of its ex-directors will stand trial for the fraudulent fundraising of £11.8 billion (US$ 21.9 billion) from Qatar in the wake of the financial crash, a London Crown Court heard Monday.
The Vatican on Thursday indicted two former officials of the Bambino Gesu Hospital in Rome for diverting nearly half a million dollars in hospital donations to renovate the apartment of a Cardinal, the Vatican Radio reported.
A record 412 people have been charged with collectively defrauding the US government of US$ 1.3 billion, in what Attorney General Jeff Sessions called "the largest healthcare fraud takedown operation in American history," the Department of Justice announced Thursday.
A Kazakh tycoon who was sentenced to 21 years in prison for attempting a coup faced the judge again on Wednesday, this time for tax evasion, accounting fraud, and bribery, Tengrinews reported.
The Israeli police questioned a seventh individual Tuesday related to suspect multi-million dollar purchases of three German submarines and naval boats in a developing case being called the "submarine affair."
Violent Albanian crime groups are exerting "considerable control" over the drug market in the UK, while gangs from Serbia and Turkey dominate maritime cocaine trafficking routes, according to a report by the National Crime Agency (NCA) releasedWednesday.
A Pakistani citizen was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for laundering US$ 19.6 million as part of an international computer hacking and telecommunications fraud scheme, the US Department of Justice announced.
Martin Shkreli, the so-called ‘Pharma bro’, goes on trial on Monday for defrauding investors by a more than US$ 11 million in what prosecutors call a Ponzi Scheme.
Five suspects pleaded guilty to having participated in a multi-million dollar impersonation fraud and money laundering scheme conducted out of India-based call centers, U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.
Italian authorities said Monday they arrested 68 suspected members of a ‘Ndrangheta mafia group that stole food from migrants at Italy’s largest reception center, siphoning off over 30 million euros in state funds.
A U.K. judge ordered Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. (ENRC) to hand over to criminal investigators documents the company claims are subject to legal privilege, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.
Federal agents raided on Wednesday the Los Angeles-area facilities of a business suspected to be involved in a US$ 50 million visa fraud operation that helped rich Chinese nationals, some fugitives, obtain green cards.
U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged a Turkish bank executive with laundering hundreds of millions of dollars through American banks on behalf of Iran’s government and other Iranian entities.
The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon was charged Tuesday in the fake jobs scandal that has threatened Fillon’s presidential bid.
Bosnia’s State Court confirmed Friday the indictment against 16 people charged with financial crime that led to the collapse of a bank and the theft of 123 million KM (US$ 83 million).
Volkswagen finalized Friday a US$ 4.3 billion settlement with the US Justice Department after being caught using secret software to cheat emissions tests over the last six years.
The British government may have to pay the European Union (EU) £1.7 billion (US$ 2.07 billion) in lost custom duties after failing to stop Chinese importers from committing customs fraud for years.
Thanks to a tip off from a hotel worker, the Department of Justice has uncovered a complex network of international money laundering and fraud that authorities say conned over 170 people and six companies out of US$ 13 million.
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