The frontier: violations of human rights and business of the mafia organizations

There is an imaginary, and yet very real line, an unhealed wound, a place of everybody and nobody, that everyone is, invisibly, a part of: it is the frontier that both separates and unites the Northern part of the world, that is democratic, liberal and civilized, and the Southern part, that is poor, haunted by Read more about The frontier: violations of human rights and business of the mafia organizations[…]

A new European Union directive imposes more transparency for the cryptocurrency sector

On July 9, 2018, the European Union (EU) Parliament implemented changes to the anti-money laundering legislation about the transparency of cryptocurrency exchanges. The new legislation is called the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive. The decision to make the changes was made by the EU Parliament earlier this year, in February, when Europol alarmed the EU, saying Read more about A new European Union directive imposes more transparency for the cryptocurrency sector[…]

Major Spanish operation against a prolific organised crime group in Europe

  On the 26th and 27th of June, 2018, 129 individuals, including leaders, of an organised criminal group in Spain got arrested by the police and the Mossos d’Esquadra. They searched 74 houses in several Spanish cities, capturing €100,000 in cash, as well as non- licensed firearms, bulletproof vests and illicit tobacco. The group was Read more about Major Spanish operation against a prolific organised crime group in Europe[…]

Corruption Watch Report : Leonardo SpA involved in possible corruption cases

  Leonardo SpA, previously called Finmeccanica, is one of the top ten biggest defence companies on the planet. It is partly owned by the Italian state and has been involved in multiple corruption scandals around the word over the past decade. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) calculated that the company was the 9th Read more about Corruption Watch Report : Leonardo SpA involved in possible corruption cases[…]