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Drug Ring Exposes Massive Money Laundering in Dominican Republic

The dismantling of one of the Dominican Republic's largest drug trafficking rings has revealed that the Caribbean nation serves not only as a cocaine transshipment...
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Will Convicted Drug Money Launderer Run for President in Honduras?

A powerful business tycoon jailed in the United States for laundering drug money may soon be a presidential candidate in Honduras following his release this month,...
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Honduras Buries Pandora Case Along With its Anti-Corruption Fight

A Honduras court has ended the prosecution of nearly two dozen people -- including government officials -- accused in the Pandora case, a vast corruption scheme...
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Argentina Casino Shutdown Allowing Illegal Gambling Rings to Thrive

Authorities in Argentina have implicated local police and prosecutors in an illegal gambling and extortion ring linked to the infamous Los Monos crime group,...
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Colombia VP Drops Criminal Complaint Against InSight Crime

Colombia’s Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez has withdrawn a criminal complaint alleging InSight Crime Co-director Jeremy McDermott defamed her character in a...
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Colombia’s Former FARC Fighters Abandon Reincorporation Camps

The relocation of entire communities of former FARC fighters and their families is becoming commonplace in Colombia, highlighting the government’s inability to...
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Nicaragua Police Seizing Record Drug Money While Cocaine Seizures Fall

Nicaragua’s National Police is seizing large amounts of drug money while confiscating less cocaine compared to years past, calling into question how the...
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New Revelations Confirm Impunity for Colorado Party Members in Paraguay

A list of assets belonging to officials in Paraguay has drawn attention to the wealth of a handful of high-profile politicians, who have...
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Libyan Militia Leader Ideal Client for Venezuela’s Gold-for-Dollars Deals

A Libyan militia leader allegedly trading US dollars for Venezuelan gold adds to mounting evidence that President Nicolás Maduro now welcomes all buyers in his...
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MS13 in Honduras Gets Creative With Video Surveillance

An MS13 cell wired several Honduran neighborhoods on the outskirts of San Pedro Sula with surveillance cameras -- an inventive use of technology to perform an...
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Paraguay Bungling Chance to Root Out Corruption in Customs

Last year, the arrest of top customs officials in Paraguay revealed a sprawling corruption network that allowed smugglers to operate with near-complete impunity. As...
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Environmental Fines Become Flashpoint for Brazil’s Deforestation Crisis

The abandonment of environmental fines for illegal deforestation in Brazil is leading to a political scandal, with a cabinet minister potentially being removed from...

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Drug Ring Exposes Massive Money Laundering in Dominican Republic

The dismantling of one of the Dominican Republic's largest drug trafficking rings has revealed that the Caribbean nation serves not only as a cocaine transshipment point but also a money laundering...

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