A go-between is detained in a 2011 Moldova sting operation. Photo: AP A go-between is detained in a 2011 Moldova sting operation. Photo: AP
A go-between is detained in a 2011 Moldova sting operation. Photo: AP

Sting operations in Europe reveal how nuclear smugglers wanted to sell radioactive material to Islamic State who may be plotting dirty bomb attacks

Criminal organisations, some with ties to the Russian KGB's successor agency, are driving a thriving black market in nuclear materials in Balkans.

A go-between is detained in a 2011 Moldova sting operation. Photo: AP A go-between is detained in a 2011 Moldova sting operation. Photo: AP
A go-between is detained in a 2011 Moldova sting operation. Photo: AP
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