Mexico President Accuses DEA of Fabricating General’s Case

One day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against its former defense secretary, Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” the accusations against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

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Illegal Gold Mining Funding Armed Groups in Sahel: Interpol

Several “suspected terrorists” were arrested and more than 40,000 sticks of dynamite and detonator cords for illegal gold mining — a new source of funding for armed groups in the Sahel — were seized in a joint operation with the U.N., Interpol said on Monday.

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Credit Suisse Indicted Over Alleged Ties to Bulgarian Mafia

The Swiss attorney general’s office said Thursday it has filed an indictment against bank Credit Suisse for allegedly failing to do enough to stop money laundering linked to drug trafficking by a Bulgarian criminal organization that also involved a wrestler who once hauled millions in notes by car to Switzerland.

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