30/05 Five arrests in Hungary for money laundering across three continents. The Budapest Metropolitan Police (Budapesti Rendőr-főkapitányság), supported by Europol, dismantled a criminal organisation involved in money laundering and perpetrating fraud using administrative documents.
01/06 Security Challenges Threaten to Derail Democratic Strides in Central African Region, Briefers Tell Security Council. Marking both democratic strides and worsening security conditions, the situation in the Central African region remains something of a mixed picture, senior officials told the Security Council today, voicing particular concern over terrorist attacks, population displacement and the resurgence of old armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
02/06 Insight crime report : the Roots of Environmental Crime in the Peruvian Amazon. This investigation reveals the range of culprits behind the devastation: from illegal gold miners who leave behind pools of poisonous mercury, to poor locals coopted into harvesting valuable trees, to a complex web of front companies, agribusiness subsidiaries, corrupt officials and criminal groups that prosper from the Amazon’s destruction.
05/06 Mexican Traffickers Find New Criminal Opportunities in Spain. A Mexican drug trafficking ring with connections to the country’s cartels operated marijuana plantations and cocaine processing labs in Spain, demonstrating how Mexican crime groups are embedding themselves further in Europe’s booming drug trade.
05/06 Venezuelan Armed Forces Dismantle Drug Trafficking Camps. In Caracas, the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) dismantled several logistics enclaves used by narco-paramilitary groups in the western Venezuelan state of Zulia.