Drug and people smuggling gang that trafficked tonnes of hashish from North Africa broken up in Spain
Spanish police have made 89 arrests as part of an investigation into a smuggling operation that transported migrants and hashish from North Africa to Spain.
The network allegedly used speedboats to carry people and drugs across the Strait of Gibraltar from Ceuta, a Spanish enclave on the coast of North Africa, according to the Spanish...
March 13, 2020
Albanian drug trafficking: Five people arrested and 27 kilos of heroin seized in Germany
Five suspects have been arrested in Germany and Norway as part of an investigation into an Albanian drug trafficking organisation that led to the discovery of 27 kilos of heroin and one kilo of cocaine in a car crossing the border between Sweden and Norway.
Three of the arrests were made in Germany, where the...
March 11, 2020
More than 150 arrests as European authorities clamp down on illegal medicine sales
A French and Finnish-led operation supported by more than a dozen other countries has resulted in the arrest of 165 people and the seizure of 8 million euros worth of illegal medicines, Europol has reported.
According to French Gendarmerie and Finnish customs, the operation, called Mismed, was aimed at ending the trafficking of counterfeit drugs...
The Bulgarian Government expelled a Russian diplomat and a Russian trade representative from the country on Friday, accusing them of espionage on behalf of Moscow, according to a statement by... read more →
A Spanish anarchist known for promoting violent insurrection in his writings has been arrested in Portugal on multiple charges, according to Spanish media reports. Gabriel Pombo da Silva, who had... read more →
In more than two-thirds of the countries surveyed, anti-corruption efforts have stalled or been rolled back, including in many of the world's most advanced economies, according to the 2019 Corruption... read more →
German military intelligence has investigated around 1,200 cases of suspected right-wing extremism in the army over the last four years, according to figures released by the German Ministry of Defence.... read more →
Football super-agent Fali Ramadani is under investigation in Spain for tax evasion and money laundering, according to reports in the Spanish media. Ramadani, who represents high profile players like Napoli’s... read more →
Spanish police have broken up a human trafficking gang that brought seasonal workers from Romania and Bulgaria to Spain where they were forced to on fruit farms in slave-like conditions.... read more →
The UK has extradited one of Europe's most wanted criminals to Romania, where he is accused of human trafficking, murder and money laundering, police said on Friday. Romanian authorities accuse... read more →
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