The DOJ extradited a 65-year-old Dutch woman who was indicted in 2010 for being part of a conspiracy to fix prices in the global air cargo industry.… Continue Reading
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.
Meng Hongwei admitted during a hearing at Tianjin No 1 Intermediate People’s Court that he helped companies “make illegal gains.”… 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. … 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.
The 100 most wanted list was made public in 2014.… 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.
Warner, 72, was one of 14 FIFA officials and business executives the U.S.… 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
Thomas Friedman taught us that the world is flat — that globalization has created a playing field more level than at any time in history. And however true that may be of international commerce, it is not true of anti-corruption enforcement .… 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