Drug kingpin Caesar Emilio Peralta (Caesar el Abusador) arrested in Colombia on anniversary of Escobar’s death

Caesar Emilio Peralta, also known as Caesar the abuser, an OFAC designated drug kingpin from the Dominican Republic, was arrested in a rented condo in a hotel in the upscale Bocagrande District of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Police say he was getting ready to flee to Panama. Peralta is wanted on charges of international narcotics […]

Interpol holds emergency meeting over Ndrangheta

Interpol convened an emergency meeting a few weeks ago during its annual congress in Chile, to address information about how the Ndrangheta became the world’s largest and most powerful transnational criminal organization, and address strategies to counter their continued position of power. With operations in 30 countries, and its controlling families in Toronto, the Ndrangheta […]

Dominican Republic alleged drug kingpin Caesar Peralta and his close ties to federal government officials

On August 20, the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC“) designated Caesar Emilio Peralta, a national from the Dominican Republic and the criminal organization he is said to control, as significant narcotics traffickers and a drug kingpin under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. Alleged money launderer and trafficker Peralta is known as “Caesar […]

York Regional & Italian police take down alleged major ‘Ndrangheta players and seize over $35 million

Calabria and Toronto York Regional Police, north of Toronto, Canada, made a major money laundering bust last week against the ‘Ndrangheta, arresting several of its alleged members including its alleged leader, Angelo Figliomeni. Figliomeni is charged with money laundering, directing a criminal organization and fraud. Another eight alleged associates of Figliomeni were arrested on various […]

Australian police uncover Bitcoin-related alleged international drug traffickers

Two Bitcoin-related alleged drug traffickers living large  In the last few months, the Australian Federal Police have arrested two well-known Bitcoin guys suspected of leading secret lives as international drug traffickers. Both alleged to the public that they had real jobs, one operating a digital currency exchange and the other an IT business, but their […]

World’s leading company for communications tech for money laundering and drug trafficking used by top transnational criminal organizations for 10 years, created in Vancouver

World leader in organized crime communications was launched in Canada A Vancouver company, called Phantom Secure, a little over a year ago, was the world leader in providing illegal encrypted communication services for the top international drug traffickers in the world. But perhaps no more. On March 8, 2018, the CEO of Phantom Secure, a Vancouver […]

$15 million in heroin seized from Iranian truckers entering Bulgaria

The Bulgarian police have seized a transport truck from Iran attempting to cross the Bulgarian – Turkey border with 288 kilos of pure heroin, with a street value of $15 million at the low end. The heroin was dry-walled, meaning each brick of heroin was covered individually with drywalling material. According to the US 2019 […]

US identifies Canada as major money laundering country, and notes concern over its low prosecution rate

Canada once again a Major Money Laundering country The 2019 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) published on Friday by the U.S. Department of State identifies Canada once again as a major money laundering country along with a host of risky countries for financial crime. A major money laundering country is one whose banks and […]

Former DEA Agent says they were caught off guard on “deep infiltration” of Mexican cartel drug trafficking operation in Canada

Notorious Sinaloa cartel Andrew Hogan, a former agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), who, as part of a multi-agency task force that included Homeland Security Investigations, successfully hunted and located the most wanted cartel leader in the world, El Chapo Guzman, says that when monitoring the Sinaloa’s activities, they [the DEA] were most surprised […]

In Canada, people associated with the Mafia and drug dealers are issued cannabis licences according to CBC News Report

According to a news story in French on CBC News, the government of Canada has issued licences to a cannabis company that has ties to the Mafia, and to major drug traffickers and Canada has also issued another licence to a cannabis company whose shareholders include major drug traffickers. The journalist in the story notes […]