Mike LaSusa

Judge in Guatemala Corruption Case Charged with Taking Bribes

GUATEMALA / 9 DEC 2015

Guatemalan authorities have charged a judge with accepting bribes in a major customs fraud case, an indication of the challenges that lie ahead for Guatemala's justice system, as the courts prepare…

Argentina to Launch Crackdown on 'Barras Bravas' Soccer Gangs

ARGENTINA / 3 DEC 2015

Argentina's incoming security secretary has called for the creation of an "elite force" targeting hardcore soccer fans known as "barras bravas," illustrating the serious threat posed by gangs that have…

An Economic Approach to Fighting Mexico’s Drug Cartels

MEXICO / 2 DEC 2015

Formulating effective strategies to combat Mexico-based crime organizations requires a nuanced understanding of their economic structures, says award-winning Mexican journalist Carlos Loret de Mola.

El Salvador Military Detects Increase in Gang Infiltration

EL SALVADOR / 30 NOV 2015

The Salvadoran army has dismissed an increasing number of troops for suspected gang affiliation, indicating growing attempts by gangs to infiltrate the armed forces, or alternatively, a greater effort on…

CentAm's Latest Social Security Corruption Scandal Hits El Salvador

EL SALVADOR / 30 NOV 2015

El Salvador's Supreme Court has charged the former director of the country's social security institute with illicit enrichment, highlighting the agency's deep-rooted susceptibility to corruption in Central America's Northern Triangle…

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Europe Coverage Makes a Splash

20 JAN 2023

Last week, InSight Crime published an analysis of the role of Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport as an arrival hub for cocaine and methamphetamine from Mexico.  The article was picked up by…

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World Looks to InSight Crime for Mexico Expertise

13 JAN 2023

Our coverage of the arrest of Chapitos’ co-founder Ovidio Guzmán López in Mexico has received worldwide attention.In the UK, outlets including The Independent and BBC…

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InSight Crime Shares Expertise with US State Department

16 DEC 2022

Last week, InSight Crime Co-founder Steven Dudley took part in the International Anti-Corruption Conference organized by the US State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor and…

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Immediate Response to US-Mexico Marijuana Investigation

9 DEC 2022

InSight Crime’s investigation into how the legalization of marijuana in many US states has changed Mexico’s criminal dynamics made a splash this week appearing on the front page of…

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‘Ndrangheta Investigation, Exclusive Interview With Suriname President Make Waves

2 DEC 2022

Two weeks ago, InSight Crime published an investigation into how Italian mafia clan the ‘Ndrangheta built a cocaine trafficking network from South America to ‘Ndrangheta-controlled Italian ports. The investigation generated…