A joint investigation by Efecto Cocuyo and OCCRP explores the Orinoco Mining Arc- the Venezuelan government’s controversial attempt to find new sources of wealth- and the devastating effects of the mining on the people who live there.
New York’s authorities said they fined Pakistan’s largest bank with US$ 225 million for repeatedly failing to comply with anti-terrorism and money laundering laws and that the bank has agreed to close down its only US branch.
Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs suspected of corruption are among hundreds who have acquired EU passports under the “golden visa” program – a bourgeois shortcut to European citizenship in exchange for cash investments.
The wife of Pakistan’s former prime minister won his seat in the parliament at the local elections after the court recently ousted him over corruption allegations revealed in the Panama Papers.
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is a joint program of a number of regional investigative centers and independent media from Eastern Europe to Central Asia and beyond. We constantly strive to help the people of the regions we work in to better understand how organized crime and corruption affect their lives.