The Exit website published a roundup of some of the breaking news, exclusives, and most powerful stories Exit brought during 2021. Among the stories one was about the MEK members in Albania and the group’s criminal activities:
MEK members allegedly involved in criminal activity
One of the most controversial stories of the year was the revelation that members of MEK, an Iranian mercenary ex-terrorist organisation based in Albania, had been arrested for crimes including drug trafficking, money laundering and human smuggling. Official documents shown to Exit show a senior police official notifying a foreign diplomat of the situation. The embassy in question failed to give an on the record response to questions from Exit regarding the alleged rap sheet of charges against MEK members, none of which have resulted in prosecution.