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Vladimir Putin Wins OCCRP’s Person of Year for 2014

Vladimir Putin has been named the 2014 Person of the Year by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), an award given annually to the person who does the most to enable and promote ...

The Two Bosses

Seven years after a charismatic mobster was gunned down outside a Sarajevo apartment building, prosecutors think they know what happened that night and who was involved—a suspected drug trafficker and a former media mogul now ...

The Russian Laundromat

Call it the Laundromat. It’s a complex system for laundering more than $20 billion in Russian money stolen from the government by corrupt politicians or earned through organized crime activity. It was designed to not ...

Major Organized Crime Bust Explodes No-Mob-in-Rome Myth

By Cecilia Ferrara

Investigative Reporting Project Italy

Early in the morning of Dec. 2, the Carabinieri (Italian national military police) arrested 37 people and launched , a number that is expected to grow.


Romania’s Timis Embroiled in Another Mining Controversy

By Dan McCrum and Paul Radu

A Joint Financial Times and OCCRP Investigation

Vasile Frank Timis, a businessman whose activities in the mining sector in Romania ignited some of the biggest scandals around mineral resources exploitation in ...






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