Five men have admitted carrying out a series of ram-raids and burglaries which netted more than £400,000.
Islamic State is still receiving significant financial support from Arab sympathisers outside Iraq and Syria, enabling it to expand its war effort, says a senior Kurdish official.
The trade in antiquities is one of Islamic State’s main sources of funding, along with oil and kidnapping. For this reason the UN Security Council last week banned all trade in artefacts from Syria, accusing IS militants of looting cultural heritage to strengthen its ability “to organise and carry out terrorist attacks”.
Global regulations on money laundering are expensive to enforce and unfair to poor countries. They don’t work very well, either
Car worth £170,000 prompts anti-corruption team to launch investigation into Sergeant Osman Iqbal, from Birmingham, that uncovers him as lynchpin of mob
The Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has developed an extensive financial infrastructure. Security actors seeking to disrupt and defeat the group must tackle the financial dimension of its activities.
The number of vehicles being stolen across the Republic is beginning to increase again after the crime plummeted for years in line with the country’s economic fortunes.
New trade in lucrative ape skulls and bones stokes fears of annihilation of wild gorilla and chimpanzee populations
German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page, were hacked on Wednesday in an attack claimed by a group demanding Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government, shortly before their leaders were to meet.
A Merseyside drug courier was caught with £1m worth of heroin on the M62 in a chain of events that brought down an international drugs empire