News Briefing – Week of 21 September

21/09/2020 – Peruvian authorities destroyed two illegal laboratories that were discovered manufacturing cocaine in Cusco. 21/09/2020 – The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists reveals that several banking institutions have been managing the dirty money of alleged criminals for years. The volume of funds involved could represent as much as $2 trillion between 1999 and 2017. This journalistic investigation,…

News Briefing – Week of 30 March

Malaysian customs discovered six tonnes of African pangolin scales hidden beneath a layer of sacks containing cashew nuts. This was the first seizure at Port Klang since September 2017 and may indicate that traffickers are responding to greater security at other Malaysian ports as well as ports in Singapore where, last year, 40 tonnes of pangolin scales was…