Albanian Gangs Have Set Up Their Own CCTV Networks to Spy on Cops
Police said they had found 500 illegal surveillance cameras installed by Albanian gangsters to keep an eye on their movements.
A 23-Year-Old Drove 3 Hours to Rob a Cannabis Factory And Ended Up Beaten to Death
Under prohibition, violence around the UK's huge illegal cannabis cultivation industry is endemic as Albanian gangs expand weed farm operations to Wales.
Drug Raid Links Myanmar Army Chief’s Children to Notorious Weapons Dealer
The discovery connects the family to ongoing criminal proceedings, while also raising questions about involvement in other illicit activity.
Why Was Israel's Most Wanted Mobster Hiding Out in South Africa?
Yaniv Ben Simon was arrested near Johannesburg after 7 years on the run. He's just one of a number of international fugitives believed to have been using South Africa as a hideout.
The Mayor of Marbella’s Family Have Been Accused of Being Gangsters
The husband and stepson of Marbella’s mayor, Maria Angeles Munoz, have been charged with playing a major role in an organised crime group.
Gangster's Paradise: How Dubai Finally Turned On Its Crime Lords
The luxury Gulf city state of Dubai became a magnet for Europe's top traffickers. But new clampdowns mean the heat on mega-rich criminals is rising.
The EncroChat Hack Was Hailed as a Major Coup Against Gangsters. But Europe Is Still Awash With Drugs.
When police hacked into organised crime's secret messaging network, it led to a wave of high-profile arrests and drug busts. Two years on, analysis by VICE World News shows that it has failed to dent drug supply.
How a Tweet Led to the Downfall of a $1 Billion Drug Cartel
The Kinahans are accused of running a murderous criminal gang comparable to the Camorra in Italy or Los Zetas in Mexico. As the law catches up with them, it appears their ties to big-match boxing could be their undoing.
Revealed: How the UK is Trying to Prevent Albanian Teens From Becoming Gangsters
The UK government hopes a new project in northern Albania to prevent children from joining gangs could herald a new way of tackling foreign crime networks.
Massive Drug Busts Target Albanian Weed Gangs Supplying Europe
Police have dismantled a drug ring specialising in weed cultivation which trafficked truckloads of the drug from Spain across Europe.
Extremely Creepy ‘Russian Mafia Prison’ Discovered – Then Immediately Destroyed
The facility featured two cells and what appeared to be a crematorium. Days after journalists asked officials about it, the entire structure was razed, sparking suspicion it was being used by organised crime with links to security services.
Cops Fear Drug Gang Felt Bold Enough to Kill One of Europe’s Most Famous Reporters
The death of Peter R. de Vries has shocked the Netherlands and is raising new questions about the lengths organised crime gangs controlling access to the world’s biggest cocaine market will go to target their opponents.