The girl in Abidjan

Jole is the key player in the West Africa’s cocaine trail that from South America through Ivory Coast falls in the hands of the ‘Ndrangheta in Antwerp.

Paradise Papers

A new leak of confidential records reveals the financial hideaways of iconic brands and power brokers across the political spectrum.

Passports for profit

Cyprus ‘selling’ EU citizenship to super rich of Russia and Ukraine.

How the Camorra went global

London is used to stash its ill-gotten cash.

Citizens pay for EU ghost offices

Very few MEPs show office rent expenses records.

The pipeline of the three Regimes

The men behind the $45-billion natural gas infrastructure.

Tulips and cocaine

How the Italian mafia is at home in the Netherlands by using the largest flower market worldwide.

Security for sale

The EU has deep pockets when it comes to security. The price we pay to protect Europeans.

Mafia allegations in Maltese gaming

The Martiradonna family’s alleged franchise in the UK and Malta.

Italian authorities arrest 170 ‘Ndrangheta suspects

The clan was able to even infiltrate Germany. According to prosecutors, they completely controlled certain economic activities in Italy, including waste management, lodging, running migrants centres, and online gaming.

Italian authorities arrest 27 Cosa Nostra members

“The Mafia family of Santa Maria di Gesù is one of the strongest and oldest in the Cosa Nostra. It was able to reorganize internally after each police operation so far,” said Colonel Antonio Di Stasio, who led the operation.

No pasture for Parmesan and Grana Padano cows

CIWF visited a number of Italian farms supplying milk for these cheeses, and found intensive, zero-grazing systems with cows permanently confined indoors. An investigation in collaboration with IRPI.

Killing Pavel

For over nine months, reporters from OCCRP and Slidstvo.Info conducted their own investigation, both into the murder of Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet and into the police probe – and recorded every step of the way. “Killing Pavel” is the result of these efforts.

IRPI wins the Google Digital News Initiative

The Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), a centre for investigative journalism based in Italy, is one of the winners of Google’s Digital News Initiative and will receive funding for its new project “Mafia Files”. The fund, in its second edition, encourages...

European Parliament taken to Court by journalists from all EU countries

For the first time ever journalists representing all European member states have teamed up to file complaints with the European Court of Justice against the European Parliament (EP). The institution refused to grant the journalists’ requests for access to information...

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