Prosecutor: UK is Not Fighting Russian Organized Crime at All

The European prosecutor who has been commended for taking down the Russian Mafia in Spain says Britain’s contribution to fighting Russian crime groups is “less than negative,” the Independent reported Saturday. Jose Grinda (From C-Span)Spanish prosecutor Jose Grinda told The American Interest that there are links between UK politicians and oligarchs and that the country Read more about Prosecutor: UK is Not Fighting Russian Organized Crime at All[…]

Christmas pizzo and Italian restaurants :’Ndrangheta business in Germany

The new episode of MafiEuropa in Germany by Amalia de Simone deals with ‘Ndrangheta business in Germany and its investments. During Christmas season, a series of Italian restaurants in Germany received a message : «We are a cooperative of assistance with decades of experience. We guarantee security for your families and an insurance policy that Read more about Christmas pizzo and Italian restaurants :’Ndrangheta business in Germany[…]

The alleged leader of the Georgian mafia at the heart of a mega trial

At the arrest house of Baumettes, where he was extracted last week to appear at the maximum trial of the Georgian mafia – 34 defendants tried until Friday in Nancy – Kakhaber Shushanashvili, aka “Kakha”, is seen as a ghost. For his fellow inmates ​​in Marseille, this alleged godfather has an unpronounceable name and his Read more about The alleged leader of the Georgian mafia at the heart of a mega trial[…]

EU’s latest agreement on amending the anti-money laundering directive

The European Union Parliament and the Council recently reached an agreement to amend the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive of 2015 that required central beneficial ownership registries for companies and some trusts. Given this agreement, it is likely that the proposed amendment will become the text of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (if finally approved by Read more about EU’s latest agreement on amending the anti-money laundering directive[…]