A coordinated 10-month effort on three continents has taken down a major drug and firearm ring operating on the Darknet, the murkiest area of cyberspace, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Some 150 individuals were arrested, including 65 in the U.S.
Colombia’s most-wanted drug lord, Dairo Antonio Úsuga, widely known by his alias, Otoniel, and the alleged leader of the notorious drug-trafficking group Clan del Golfo, or Gulf Clan, which dominates major cocaine-smuggling routes in the country’s north, has been captured by armed forces in his jungle hideout and faces extradition to the United States.
Since July 2020, the Justice Department has brought over 220 criminal and civil enforcement actions in nearly 20 different types of fraud cases that targeted the elderly, according to the DOJ’s annual report.
Scotland Yard has announced that it will not take any further action against Prince Andrew after a review prompted by a sexual assault allegation from Virginia Giuffre, one of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers.
Malmö became the first city in Sweden to implement an anti-violence strategy based on the American model of group violence intervention. Since the program was launched in 2018, severe violence has declined.