organized crime

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, police officers stand over the covered body of Greek-Australian John Macris who was shot dead outside his house in southern Athens. Police are investigating the shooting death of a 46-year-old Greek-Australian who was gunned down outside his home in a seaside suburb of Athens. An autopsy on the body of John Macris was to be carried out Thursday. (Giorgos Kontarinis/Eurokinissi via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 11:25 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police on Thursday were investigating the shooting death of a 46-year-old Greek-Australian man who was gunned down in a seaside suburb of Athens. An autopsy on the body of John Macris was to be carried out. Police were investigating whether his death was related to his...
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October 27, 2018 - 6:26 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's interior minister has resigned as the Balkan nation tries to better tackle widespread corruption and drug trafficking. Writing in his Twitter page Saturday, Prime Minister Edi Rama said he had accepted Interior Minister Fatmir Xhafaj's resignation, without giving...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions, joined by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, left, and Jessie Liu, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, right, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia in Washington, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, to announce on efforts to reduce transnational crime. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 15, 2018 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says taking down the brutal MS-13 street gang and three of the world's most notorious drug cartels will be a priority for federal law enforcement. Sessions designated five groups as top transnational organized crime threats. The groups include the...
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October 15, 2018 - 9:01 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's government passed an emergency ordinance Monday requiring prosecutors in key agencies to have a greater number of years of professional activity — a move that prosecutors say would hamper current investigations and force some anti-corruption prosecutors from...
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September 26, 2018 - 5:49 pm
A grand jury charged eight in connection with fraud and identity theft.
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Robert Yono
Robert Yono (Photo: Wayne County Prosecutor's Office)
September 19, 2018 - 2:12 pm
He was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on multiple felony counts.
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FILE - This 1995 file photo taken in West Palm Beach, Fla., and released by the FBI shows Francis P. "Cadillac Frank" Salemme, convicted of killing a nightclub owner in 1993. Salemme faces life in prison when he is sentenced in federal court on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Boston. (Federal Bureau of Investigation via AP, File)
September 13, 2018 - 3:23 pm
BOSTON (AP) — An 85-year-old former New England Mafia boss who was convicted of killing a nightclub owner in 1993 to keep him from talking to authorities was sentenced to life in prison Thursday. Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme, the onetime head of the New England family of La Cosa Nostra, was...
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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, seen on the screen, delivers his sixth and final State of the Nation address at the National Palace in Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. President-elect and longtime opposition leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will take over the reigns of power on December 1. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
September 03, 2018 - 4:47 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — In his final state of the union address Monday, outgoing President Enrique Pena Nieto blamed surging violent crime in Mexico on the inability of state and local police to handle the smaller gangs that emerged following the capture of cartel leaders. Pena Nieto, who leaves office...
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August 29, 2018 - 1:53 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece have arrested three members of a charity helping migrants on the eastern island of Lesbos for allegedly belonging to a criminal organization that directly facilitated migrant smugglers for financial profit. Police said Wednesday that a total of 30 Greek...
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August 21, 2018 - 11:03 am
Officials say more charges are coming against two additional suspects.
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