The pipeline of the three Regimes

These are the men and the corporations reaping big profits from the $45-billion natural gas infrastructure landing in Italy.

Tulips and cocaine

How the Italian mafia is at home in the Netherlands.

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 could have had their gaming franchise in the UK and relocated to Malta.

Catch me if you can

Nicola Assisi, ‘Ndrangheta’s most important cocaine broker who plays cat and mouse with authorities.

Africa uncovered

Curio Pintus and Manlio Cerroni: two brokers and two men to infiltrate the African continent.

The Panama Papers

One of the biggest leaks in journalistic history reveals the secretive offshore companies used to hide wealth.

Hidden fleet

How a Syrian network close to Assad’s regime smuggles weapons, drugs, and refugees across the Mediterranean.

Mafia in Africa

The Italian mafia has established a hidden but lethal presence in Africa through diamond mines, nightclubs and lands.

Online poker chiefs lose big: 52 years

An Italian court sentenced on Wednesday three generations of a Ndrangheta-linked family to a total of more than 52 years in prison for running an illegal on-line gambling empire worth over US$ 65 million.

Italian Police arrest Alcamo’s mafia boss

Police in Italy arrested Tuesday the boss of a Sicilian mafia family and five of his aids for extortion and for forcing people to vote in elections for a candidate close to the organization.

Italian ‘terrorist’ allowed to stay in UK

A convicted terrorist with links to alleged Italian mafiosi has been allowed to continue with his luxurious life in London after a judge said extradition would breach his human rights.

Spy merchants

Investigating the powerful and illegal weapons of mass surveillance that are for sale to the highest bidder, putting the privacy of millions at risk Secret documents, leaked from numerous intelligence agencies, offer rare insights into the interactions between spies.

Serbian newspaper attacks OCCRP partner

A Serbian tabloid has alleged that a respected journalism non-profit is attempting to overthrow the Serbian government, citing information that appears to have come from secret services.

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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