The Latest Headlines That Deserve More Attention with a Focus on Criminal Justice, Human Rights, and Corruption Issues

1-24-2021       One of Trump's final acts will allow former aides to profit from foreign ties

1-23-2021       Tse Chi Lop: Alleged Asian drug lord arrested in Amsterdam

1-22-2021       US Defense Intelligence Agency admits to buying citizens’ location data

1-22-2021       Swiss court jails Israeli diamond magnate for 5 years for corruption

1-21-2021       Former head of Vatican bank guilty of embezzlement, money laundering

1-18-2021       Samsung Heir Sent Back to Prison for 30 Months in Bribery Case

1-16-2021       Reform leader: We want to rip up US lawyer representation deal

1-13-2021       The SEC Undermined a Powerful Weapon Against White-Collar Crime

1-13-2021       ‘They’ve been hidden too long’: report details LA Sheriff’s deputy gangs and violence toward communities of color

1-13-2021       Houston pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell sentenced to prison for role in multimillion-dollar fraud scheme

1-12-2021       Michigan plans to charge ex-Gov. Snyder in Flint water probe

1-4-2021         Mozambique’s jihadists force Total to suspend gas project

1-2-2021         Pakistan arrests alleged militant group leader on terrorism financing charge

1-1-2021         Biden’s Treasury pick, Janet Yellen, made more than $7 million speaking to giants like Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Google

1-1-2021         Serbia Opens Pipeline for Russian Gas, Ignores US Opposition

12-31-2020     China jails ivory smuggling ringleaders for life in landmark case

12-30-2020     How One Company Made It Easier For An Autocrat To Crack Down, Then Lobbied Trump — And Won

12-28-2020     Prominent Union Leader Has ‘Deep Ties' to Mafia, Serbian Gangs, Feds Allege

12-25-2020     Behind Trump Clemency, a Case Study in Special Access

12-24-2020     FBI team leader: How I know the Blackwater defendants didn't deserve a pardon from Trump

12-22-2020     US businessmen are close to exploiting Ethiopia’s oil plans in a multibillion-dollar scheme

12-21-2020     Slew of presidential decrees have some wondering if Haiti is on the road to dictatorship

12-19-2020     Bulgaria's 'Oligarch In Chief' Taps Washington Lobby Firm Following Critical Report

12-18-2020     Self-Delusion on the Russia Hack

12-18-2020     The Kidnapped American Trump Forgot

12-18-2020     Romania sentences Israeli magnate Steinmetz in $145m organized crime case

12-17-2020     U.S. whistleblower was pressed to exaggerate leftist role in urban protests, lawyer says

12-17-2020     Credit Suisse Charged Over Bulgarian Wrestler’s Cocaine Smuggling Ring

12-15-2020     Boko Haram claims abduction of students in northern Nigeria

12-14-2020     Police Say Seizing Property Without Trial Helps Keep Crime Down. A New Study Shows They’re Wrong.

12-8-2020       ‘An MBA in Corruption’: How Top Oil Trader Paid Bribes for Years

12-7-2020       Sarkozy denies trying to bribe judge at landmark corruption trial

12-6-2020       India Accuses China of Helping Rebel Groups on Myanmar Border

12-4-2020       First Rohingya refugees arrive at isolated Bangladesh island

12-4-2020       This reporter went to cover a homicide in Mexico. Then he became a victim

12-3-2020       Special Report: Burner phones and banking apps - Meet the Chinese 'brokers' laundering Mexican drug money

12-3-2020       The Pinkertons Have a Long, Dark History of Targeting Workers

12-2-2020       2,596 Trades in One Term: Inside Senator Perdue’s Stock Portfolio

12-2-2020       How America got outmaneuvered in a critical mining race

12-1-2020       Supreme Court weighs child-slavery case against Nestlé USA, Cargill

11-30-2020     Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran scientist 'killed by remote-controlled weapon'

11-29-2020     Exclusive: Top-secret testimonies implicate Rwanda’s president in war crimes

11-29-2020     Secretive licensing system allows UK weapons to reach ‘repressive regimes’

11-29-2020     Kuwait Sheikh Fronted Jho Low's Cayman Island Asset Transfers in 2017

11-28-2020     Government secretly deployed British troops to defend Saudi Arabian oil fields

11-27-2020     McKinsey Proposed Paying Pharmacy Companies Rebates for OxyContin Overdoses

11-26-2020     EU fines drug makers for keeping cheap medicine off market

11-26-2020     Mexican Army’s ‘Secret Brotherhood’ Forced General’s Release

11-26-2020     Lebanon 'drug dealer' arrested in Brazil

11-25-2020     Coal giant to cancel health care benefit plan for Wyoming retirees

11-25-2020     From Cleveland to Mexico: Authorities help stem the flow of drug profits in arrest of accused money launderer

11-25-2020     Venezuelan Businessman Used Florida Bank Accounts in $160 Million Bribery Scheme: Feds

11-24-2020     REVEALED: The UK military’s overseas base network involves 145 sites in 42 countries

11-23-2020     Nayarit and the Making of a Narco State

11-21-2020     Salvador Cienfuegos: The general’s release that has everyone puzzled

11-20-2020     UK sourced PPE from factories secretly using North Korean slave labour

11-20-2020     Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China

11-18-2020     San Francisco Trash Company Exec Charged With Bribery, Money Laundering In Public Works Scandal

11-18-2020     Alabama drug test lab owner sent to prison for forging test results, costing parents custody of children

11-14-2020     Corporate spying alleged in suit

11-13-2020     Study Details Lives And Money Saved By Supervised Drug Consumption

11-13-2020     Mining in Africa and beyond: Tracking the great gold rush

11-10-2020     West Africa judge finds Guinea guilty of 2012 mine site killings

11-10-2020     CSIS warns China’s Operation Fox Hunt is targeting Canada’s Chinese community

11-9-2020       DEA all but destroyed Colombia’s peace process for no apparent reason

11-8-2020       Mexico’s new National Guard is breaking its vow to respect human rights

11-7-2020       ‘Our industry knows Joe Biden really well’: Defense contractors unconcerned as Biden clinches victory

11-6-2020       HSBC Agrees To Pay $7 Million To Settle Allegations Of Defrauding Public Retirement Fund

11-6-2020       'Disastrous failures': the damning allegations that could undo James Packer's control of Crown Resorts

11-5-2020       Kosovo's President Steps Down to Face War Crime Charges

11-5-2020       Gangs in Latin America use bribery, secret routes to smuggle jaguar parts to China: report

11-4-2020       US Court awards $135m to shareholders of DRC mine

11-4-2020       The Killing of Orlando Gutiérrez Shows the Violent Threat to Bolivian Democracy

11-1-2020       Trump, Venezuela and the Tug-of-War Over a Strongman

10-31-2020     Hugo Chavez's ex-nurse indicted in US for money laundering

10-30-2020     How a C.I.A. Coverup Targeted a Whistle-blower

10-30-2020     Daphne Caruana Galizia: Fight to uncover the truth behind her murder continues three years on

10-28-2020     Con man and fake spy who once worked for DEA, DHS gets seven years in prison

10-27-2020     Ballrooms, candles and luxury cottages: During Trump’s term, millions of government and GOP dollars have flowed to his properties

10-22-2020     The CIA and Chile: Anatomy of an Assassination

10-20-2020     The Shadowy Drug Cartel That Brought Down Mexico’s Former Top General

10-19-2020     Chasing Illicit Money, Global Officials Circle a Puerto Rican Firm

10-17-2020     In Congo the little guys are jailed for stealing minerals

10-17-2020     Jury indicts Texas billionaire in $2B decades-long tax fraud scheme

10-14-2020     Feds chased suspected foreign link to Trump's 2016 campaign cash for three years

10-14-2020     Gilead has paid $178 million to doctors to promote drugs despite patient deaths

10-10-2020     The Trump Taxes Story Exposes a Glaring Hole in Biden’s Criminal Justice Platform

10-8-2020       An Open Prison without End: Myanmar’s Mass Detention of Rohingya in Rakhine State

10-7-2020       Chinese Casino Kingpin Behind New Mekong Port to Serve Golden Triangle SEZ in Laos

10-7-2020       Turkey and UAE openly flouting UN arms embargo to fuel war in Libya

10-6-2020       Salvatore Ponzo and the Italian Mafia’s Infiltration of Costa Rica

10-5-2020       Surviving Colombia’s paramilitary rule: keep your eyes open and your mouth shut

10-5-2020       Declassified CIA document from 2011 reveals the depth of Soviet penetration in Indian media

10-3-2020       Chilean police throw boy, 16, off bridge during protests

10-1-2020       British Virgin Islands commits to public register of beneficial owners




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