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Organized Crime

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  • Modern slavery rises in UK led by sex, labor trafficking: study

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people locked in slavery in Britain rose by 22 percent last year, with online dating, social media sites and Internet job advertisements used increasingly to recruit victims, a new report showed on Tuesday.
  • Son of accused cartel leader pleads guilty to drug charges in California

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - The 24-year-old son of an accused leader of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's largest drug trafficking organizations, pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court in San Diego to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana....

    Mexico lawmaker likely killed by drug cartel: prosecutor

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican federal congressman Gabriel Gomez, the most high-profile politician murdered in recent years, was likely executed by a drug cartel, a state prosecutor said on Wednesday. Gomez was kidnapped with an aide in Mexico's...

    Europe-wide organized crime sweep nets 1,000 suspects: Europol

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - European police made more than 1,000 arrests in a 10-day, continent-wide sweep against organized crime this month that netted suspected people traffickers and cocaine smugglers, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. The...

    Televisa reporter fired after video catches him taking cash from Mexican drug lord

    MEXICO CITY A choppy clandestine video that surfaced Monday is likely to reinforce the widespread impression that the country's drug cartels have gained a solid foothold in the Mexican news media. The video, displayed on the website of the MVS radio...