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

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

9-30-2020       Assange bugged while at Ecuadorian Embassy, UK court told

9-30-2020       Man freed after 26 years of wrongful imprisonment for Detroit murder

9-30-2020       Without offering proof, Salvadoran President Bukele alleges money laundering investigation into El Faro news website

9-27-2020       Why a private section of the border wall is allegedly failing

9-26-2020       Informant in top Venezuela case accused of lying to feds

9-24-2020       Trump cuts aid for pro-democracy groups in Belarus, Hong Kong and Iran

9-23-2020       Isis leader conspired with US to betray fellow jihadists

9-23-2020       US Drug Agents Say Diplomacy Trumped Money Laundering Concerns

9-21-2020       How banks helped Venezuela’s ‘boligarchs’ extract billions

9-18-2020       Pentagon sending troops to Syria after clashes between U.S., Russian military

9-18-2020       How did a 'cocktail of violence' engulf Mozambique’s gemstone El Dorado?

9-17-2020       Rakhine: dozens of children killed in fighting between the Myanmar military and Arakan rebels

9-16-2020       U.S. pushes arms sales surge to Taiwan, needling China, sources say

9-13-2020       China's 'hybrid war': Beijing's mass surveillance of Australia and the world for secrets and scandal

9-10-2020       OC grand jury quietly indicts former sheriff's deputy in evidence-booking scandal

9-10-2020       Journalist found murdered and beheaded in Veracruz

9-10-2020       U.S. Spy Plane Impersonates Malaysian Aircraft, Apparently to Fool China

9-8-2020         US Hemorrhaging Weapons to Mexico, One at a Time

9-8-2020         New foreign influence contracts top $2.4 million in August

9-7-2020         Paul Rusesabagina: President denies Hotel Rwanda hero was kidnapped

9-6-2020         J'can lottery scam ringleader jailed in US for more than 5 years

9-4-2020         Cyber attacks from state-based actor increasing

9-2-2020         U.S. seizes terrorist websites used to recruit, destabilize Iraq

9-1-2020         Oil companies accused of wanting to dump plastics in Africa

8-29-2020       Money trail points to bribery in mine dispute

8-28-2020       Biotech Testing Company to Pay $49 Million to Settle Allegations for Fraudulent Billing and Kickback Practices

8-28-2020       Colombia admits lying about requesting paramilitary leader’s extradition

8-28-2020       Revealed: The CIA and MI6’s secret war in Kenya

Kenyan Recce Company officers search for attackers during the DusitD2 complex terrorist attack by Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab in Nairobi, 

8-25-2020       CORRUPTION COSTS ILLINOIS AN ESTIMATED $556M PER YEAR

8-25-2020       Six Properties Confiscated from Nicaragua’s “River Foundation”

8-24-2020       Chilean court rejects U.S. extradition bid for arms dealer in 1993 case

8-24-2020       Tortures and Enforced Disappearances: The Bloody History of Bangladesh’s Elite Paramilitary Force

8-24-2020       Chad’s illegal drug trade contributes to regional insecurity

8-22-2020       If the narcotics trade can boost development and bring peace, it’s time to rethink the ‘war on drugs’

8-22-2020       After years of denial, Pakistan admits 26/11 mastermind Dawood Ibrahim living in Karachi

8-22-2020       Nigeria’s Forgotten Conflict In The Era Of COVID-19

8-21-2020       Florida mayor suspended over involvement in $5 million hurricane debris removal fraud

8-21-2020       Somali pirates release last 3 hostages as armed men attack Panama-flagged ship

8-21-2020       Narcos and Pastors in Guatemala: Cocaine Trafficking in the Name of God

8-21-2020       Mali coup leader was trained by U.S. military

8-20-2020       Steve Bannon Indicted for Alleged Fraud and Money Laundering with Trump Border Wall Scheme

8-19-2020       Mali coup opens power vacuum as Islamist insurgency expands in West Africa

8-18-2020       DOJ accuses drugmaker Teva of illegal kickbacks to inflate prices

8-17-2020       ‘Lottery Lawyer’ Is Accused of Fleecing Winners in $107 Million Fraud

8-17-2020       Army Street Gang Activity Is Increasing, Internal Report Shows

8-17-2020       Ex-Spanish King Juan Carlos in UAE amid growing financial scandal, royal officials confirm

8-16-2020       Families in Rural Guatemala Flee After Armed Group Sets Homes on Fire

8-14-2020       Founder of oil trader Hin Leong, OK Lim, charged in Singapore court in forgery case

8-14-2020       Indigenous groups in Chile's Atacama push to shut down top lithium miner SQM

8-14-2020       Guatemala’s Murderous Leap Backward Is Enabled by Trump

8-14-2020       Bezeq head, top Austrian official among those held in Steinmetz sting

8-13-2020       Rebels seize port in gas-rich northern Mozambique

8-12-2020       The Other Americans: Indigenous Activists Are Being Targeted in Honduras

8-12-2020        Corruption Is King in Trump's 'Safe Third Country'

8-11-2020        Azerbaijan Sets Sights on Supplying Balkans with Natural Gas Amid Allegations of Money Laundering, Murder, and Corruption

8-11-2020        BEC Scam Costs Trading Firm Virtu Financial $6.9 Million

8-11-2020        Corruption and the Fruits of Kleptocracy: The Saga of the Karimova Sisters Continues

8-10-2020        New Report Reveals US Special Forces Active in 22 African Countries

8-8-2020         'Europe's last dictator' up for reelection, faces unprecedented challenge to his rule

8-7-2020          29-story office tower in Kentucky secretly owned by billionaire Ukrainian oligarchs, feds say

8-7-2020          'Most sophisticated tunnel in US history' discovered between Mexico and Arizona

8-7-2020         At the Atlantic Council, Foreign Money Talks

8-6-2020         Guatemalan ex-economy minister charged with laundering drugs money

8-6-2020         Inside the ‘culture of violence’ alleged by LAPD SWAT whistleblower

8-5-2020         Corporate Lobbyists Vote To Keep Corporate Lobbyists In the DNC

8-4-2020         Former genetics company exec pleads guilty to conspiracy in kickback scheme

8-3-2020         Gold in secret vault is traced to Hugo Chávez’s former nurse

7-31-2020       Legality of U.S. drug war aid challenged in Congress and Colombia

7-30-2020       Artful dodgers: US Senate finds billionaire Putin pals evaded sanctions through art deals

7-29-2020       Montenegrin Mafia Figures Killed in Greece

7-29-2020       The new Myanmar casino town posing as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

7-28-2020       NY Court issues sentence as to co-conspirator of Ponzi scammer Renwick Haddow

7-28-2020       Drugmaker Pacira to pay $3.5 million to resolve U.S. kickback probe

7-28-2020       The Rohingya Genocide and the ICJ: The Role of the International Community

7-27-2020       What the heroin industry can teach us about solar power

7-26-2020       How The Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office Has Used A Shadowy Charity Fund In Criminal Cases

7-24-2020       Goldman Sachs and Malaysia Reach $3.9 Billion Settlement in 1MDB Scandal

7-24-2020       Ex-Salvadoran defense minister arrested for suspected role in gang truce

7-24-2020       Transnational Tentacles: Global Hotspots of Balkan Organized Crime

7-22-2020       Here’s how feds say largest bribery scheme in Ohio was orchestrated

7-22-2020       Hells Angels Accused in Brazen Killing of Rival Biker Gang Leader

7-22-2020       Alleged middleman in Malta journalist murder in 'critical condition' with knife wounds

7-22-2020       Tamaulipas turf war creates no-go zone for energy

7-18-2020       US lawsuits claim Kuwaiti officials embezzled over $100M

7-18-2020       BRAZIL’S PRIMEIRO COMANDO DA CAPITAL (PCC) TAKES FLIGHT

7-17-2020       Trump's campaign channeled nearly $400,000 to his private business in 2 days

7-17-2020       Los Zetas Inc. Nueva Generación

7-16-2020       BENEATH THE SHINE: A TALE OF TWO GOLD REFINERS

7-15-2020       Colombia relocates village of ex-rebels as killings surge

7-15-2020       Special Report: Drug cartel ‘narco-antennas’ make life dangerous for Mexico’s cell tower repairmen

7-14-2020       FBI concerned over laundering risks in private equity, hedge funds - leaked document

7-11-2020       Explained: How in Kerala gold smuggling rackets, the big sharks always escape

7-10-2020       Prosecutor Missteps Led to Botched Murder, Violent Crime Convictions in '80s, '90s: Report

7-9-2020         Bipartisan lawmakers introduce bill to limit further expansion of 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force

7-8-2020         Miracle or Mirage? Gangs and Plunging Violence in El Salvador

7-7-2020         Italian mafia bonds sold to global investors

7-5-2020         Drug haul worth €1 billion seized in Italy linked to Assad regime in Syria

7-3-2020         Revealed: Hundreds of Saudi and Gulf military personnel trained in Britain as Yemen war continues

7-3-2020         Afghan Warlord Accused Of Rights Abuse Awarded Highest Military Rank

7-2-2020         Myanmar calls out China for arming terror groups, asks world to help

6-30-2020       ‘War on drugs’ blamed for deaths of at least 122 children in Philippines

6-30-2020       U.N. rights chief says 'as many as 10,000' flee Myanmar army operations

6-29-2020       Spanish police clean up Canary Islands waste-smuggling ring

6-26-2020       Greece mulls damages claim over drugmaker bribe scandal

6-26-2020       Trump Bets on Closer Ties with Bolivia

6-26-2020       Mexico City police chief shot in assassination attempt, blames CJNG drug cartel

6-25-2020       DOJ files charges against disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff

6-24-2020       Putting a Dollar Amount on China’s Loans to the Developing World

6-24-2020       The Toxic Ingredient in ChocolateCHILD SLAVERY

6-23-2020       Contract for Kenya’s China-funded railway ruled ‘illegal’

6-22-2020       U.S prosecutors seek to seize $3m Biscayne Bay penthouse owned by Congo minister Denis Nguesso

6-22-2020       Trump held off sanctioning Chinese over Uighurs to pursue trade deal

6-21-2020       Alec Burlakoff: The rise and fall of a pharmaceutical opioid sales executive

6-20-2020       Arizona lawmaker slams investigation into relationship with lobbyist, allegation of bribery

6-20-2020       Trump Says He’s Cutting Troops in Germany Over Pipeline and NATO

6-19-2020       Wirecard CEO quits after $2 billion goes missing and fraud accusations fly

6-19-2020       Fugitive Iranian Judge Dies After Fall From Hotel in Romania

6-19-2020       State Intelligence and Organized Crime: An Old Relationship in Latin America

6-19-2020       Top Pa. GOP lawmaker fast-tracking a lucrative gambling expansion that would benefit a major campaign donor

6-17-2020       Former Mexican border governor pleads guilty to money laundering

6-12-2020       Cables: US falsely said British queen backed 1953 Iran coup

6-12-2020       UN Experts Show Gold Smuggling Networks From Congo to Dubai

6-12-2020       How Daniel Kinahan, a suspected $1.1 billion Irish gang lord, suddenly became the broker of boxing's biggest clash in years

6-12-2020       Spain: Trial Begins for Former Salvadoran Colonel Accused of ’89 Jesuit Massacre

6-11-2020       26 drug makers accused of price fixing on generics

6-11-2020       Trump authorizes sanctions against International Criminal Court officials

6-11-2020       Where Jaguars are Killed, New Common Factor Emerges: Chinese Investment

6-11-2020       Metin Topuz: Turkish court jails US consulate employee for terror offences

6-10-2020       How Saudis, Qataris and Emiratis took Washington

6-10-2020       Fugitive Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya applies for UK asylum

6-9-2020         Chinese Propaganda Outlet Paid Millions to Washington Post, Wall Street Journal

6-8-2020         Mexico's government has accused more tequila brands of laundering drug money for cartels

6-8-2020         Spain probes ex-King Juan Carlos over alleged Saudi bribe

6-5-2020         INDIGENOUS TERRITORIES IN NICARAGUA FACE VIOLENT ATTACKS

6-5-2020         In Nicaragua, people apparently die of ‘pneumonia’, not COVID-19

6-4-2020         Ex-UAW President Gary Jones Confesses To Stealing $1M In Racketeering Scheme

6-4-2020         City of Assassination: Six striking shootings over six months rock Cape Town

6-3-2020         Felipe Calderón’s Administration Had Ties to Drug Cartels — And the United States Knew All Along

 

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