After 18 Months the Police Confiscates Balili’s Property

After 18 Months the Police Confiscates Balili’s Property

On Friday, the Police of Saranda has confiscated Santa Quaranta, a luxury complex owned by Klement Balili, who is suspected by the Greek and Albanian police of being the leader of an international drug trafficking organization. The decision for the confiscation of all the properties of the former Director of Transport in Saranda was made […]

US Representative at OSCE: Tahiri Implicated in Drug Trafficking

US Representative at OSCE: Tahiri Implicated in Drug Trafficking

In a response to the report of OSCE Ambassador in Albania Bernd Borchardt, US Chargé d’Affaires a.i. to the Permanent Council of the OSCE in Vienna Harry Kamian confirmed the position of the US government as regards the suspicion of former Minister of Interior Saimir Tahiri’s involvement in organized crime: Corruption and criminality indeed remain obstacles […]

The Dako Wiretaps, Another Rama Ally in the Crosshairs of the Prosecution

The Dako Wiretaps, Another Rama Ally in the Crosshairs of the Prosecution

For several days now, different Albanian media outlets have reported on Durrës Mayor Vangjush Dako’s alleged involvement with criminal organizations. Just like the three police directors currently wanted for supporting organized crime, the opposition has frequently accused Dako of being involved in criminal activities. In December 2016, PD demanded the dismissal of Dako after he […]

The Untouchables – So Where Was Romana?

The Untouchables – So Where Was Romana?

Maybe Romana Vlahuting has chosen to seek political asylum in Albania. Or maybe she has decided to make a political career in our country, which until now has given her the possibility to save a bit of money here and there. Or perhaps she is suffering from heavy amnesia. In fact, after a long and careful silence, […]