Interpol has 194 member countries. They can all request Red Notices and most of them have. How is it then that just one member — Russia — is behind more than a third of all currently public Red Notices?… Continue Reading
The first Chinese citizen to head Interpol pleaded guilty in a court in China Thursday to taking $2 million in bribes.… Continue Reading
The British press reported over the weekend that a Russian interior ministry official could become the next leader of Interpol, despite concerns that the Putin regime has abused the agency to target political opponents.… Continue Reading
At a recent cryptocurrency workshop, financial investigators from the Interpol and Europol organizations from over 30 nations discussed measures to combat the misuse of cryptocurrencies by criminals.
This meeting was in response to the report released by Europol (with headquarters in the Hague, Netherlands) which stated (pdf) that more than 40 percent of online transactions for illegal ends used Bitcoin, crypto mixers, and tumblers.
A cryptocurrency mixer or tumbler is a service offered to mix potentially identifiable or “tainted” cryptocurrency funds with others, to obscure the trail back to the fund’s original source.… Continue Reading
More than 30 of China’s 100 most wanted corruption suspects who fled overseas have been brought back to the country, the main anti-graft agency said this week.… Continue Reading
Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner said in a TV ad he bought that he’ll reveal corruption in global soccer and the government of his native Trinidad and Tobago.… Continue Reading
At the request of U.S. authorities, Interpol Red Notices — or international wanted persons alerts — have been issued for two former FIFA officials and four corporate executives for charges including racketeering, conspiracy, and corruption.… Continue Reading
Since 2005, over $400 million has been paid in ransoms to pirates who’ve hijacked ships in the Indian Ocean. The World Bank, INTERPOL, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime have followed the money to find out who gets it, how it’s distributed and moved, where it’s invested, and how the illegal money flows can be stopped.… Continue Reading