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Italy: mafia, elections and violence against politicians

Italy is not the only country with an organized crime problem. But movies and TV shows like “Scarface,” “The Godfather” and “Gomorrah”

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The Tymochenko case: new judicial documents online

Recently, the OCO have been contacted by representatives of UTICO in Massachusetts (USA). The representatives have transmitted to OCO a set of

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Rogatory commissions – The Kirchner Case

The OCO received copies or the rogatory commissions sent by the Argentinian prosecutor in charge of the case to the Swiss Public Prosecutor. This

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In the Swiss news – a failed extradition process for the Baez’s case

An Argentino-Italian trustee is accused to help a close associate of the Kirchner couple to whitewash  millions. Living in Ticino, the swiss

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Organized Crime: A growing concern on the Security Council Agenda

The UN Security Council (UNSC) is increasingly concerned with the detrimental role that organised crime, illicit flows, markets and criminal actors

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Expansion of the Ndrangheta in Eastern Europe

The process of expansion of the ‘Ndrangheta in Eastern Europe continues and consolidates, together with the penetration of crime into the politica

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Report on the debate regarding EU cash payment limitations

The following paper was originally produced as a submission of the Organized Crime Observatory, Geneva, to the European Commission. Except: . W

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Golden promises and unpaid bills: a story of stolen public money in Mongolia

Oyu Tolgoi is one of the most important mining asset located in Mongolia. For decades, the company Rio Tinto have operated the mine without paying

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The Yanukovych associates – USD 1.5 billion seizure disclosed by Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera published the text of classified court decision allowing to seize 1.5 billion USD from the Yanukovych associates. What is wrong with this

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The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime – New Report Release

A new report by The Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime, based on a detailed review of the scale and nature of organised

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