Ukraine security service officer detained on suspicion of accepting bribe
Detectives from the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine detained an employee of one of the inter-departmental departments of the Security Service of Ukraine in Kyiv for receiving a bribe of nearly $50, 000, according to the press service of NABU.
"The officer of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) received from intermediaries $47,500 for not...
April 25, 2018
Mayor of Odessa accused of membership of criminal gang
The mayor of Odessa Gennadiy Trukhanov is said to have been a member of a criminal gang from Odessa and to have owned significant shares in four foreign companies in British tax havens, according to reporting by the BBC.
Trukhanov is alleged to have been member of a criminal group that earned money from the...
April 25, 2018
French police dismantle Georgian criminal gang operating in France
French police in the northeastern city of Caen have broken up a Georgian criminal network, called the "Vory v Zakone", translating as thieves-in-law, which had been operating in the Normandy region.
After more than a year and a half of investigations, the investigators from Caen and the central office for the fight against itinerant delinquency...
Romanian president Klaus Iohannis has said that he will not dismiss the head of the National Anticorruption Directorate, Laura Codruta Kovesi. The President made the announcement on Monday evening in... read more →
Tens of thousands of Hungarians demonstrated on Saturday in Budapest to protest the re-election of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, accusing him of having skewed the vote that saw him re-elected... read more →
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis sent a request on Friday to the Justice minister for the launch of a criminal inquiry against former president Ion Iliescu, ex-prime minister Petre Roman and... read more →
The ultra-nationalist Serbian Vojislav Seselj, acquitted at first instance in 2016, was sentenced on appeal by a UN tribunal - the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) - to... read more →
The first deputy spokeswoman of the Ukrainian parliament, Irina Gerashchenko, predicts that MPS will pass a bill to create the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court on the second reading of the bill... read more →
Prosecutors from Romania’s Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) detained on Thursday morning an Italian man with numerous businesses in Romania, on suspicion of money laundering and association... read more →
Europol, working in conjunction with Romanian, Slovenian and Austrian authorities has broken up a human trafficking gang that charged migrants from Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan and Syria up to 7, 000... read more →
The Spanish Civil Guard, working in coordination with the European police agency EUROPOL, announced on Wednesday the arrest of 7 people in relation to a people smuggling organisation operating between... read more →
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