New police team in the Netherlands to counter Italian Mafia after publication of the Cerca Trova report

  The Hague (the Netherlands). At the end of March, 2017, the Dutch Public Prosecution Service, national police and tax authorities released the report “Cerca Trova” (or “seek and you shall find”), to analyse the criminal activities of the Italian Mafia in the Netherlands. They concluded that the Mafia in the Netherlands was mainly involved Read more about New police team in the Netherlands to counter Italian Mafia after publication of the Cerca Trova report[…]

Flanders, the heart of the drug trade

An investigation by the “Investigative Reporting Project Italy” (IRPI), Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), Investigace, Heut Nieuwsblad and Aktuality – reveals how Colombia, Calabria (a region in Southern Italy), and Slovakia are united by a single red thread from Flanders, through Belgium and the Netherlands. When the journalist Jan Kuciak, working for the Read more about Flanders, the heart of the drug trade[…]

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[…]

Yesterday, the fastest genocide in history happened exactly 23 years ago in Srebrenica

  In that horrible decennium that was the ‘90s (that began with the invasion of Kuweit and the following war in Iraq, and ended with the war in Kosovo), in 1994 there was that what was registered as the fastest genocide in history: approximately a million deaths in Rwanda, in less than a hundred days. Read more about Yesterday, the fastest genocide in history happened exactly 23 years ago in Srebrenica[…]