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As Forest Losses Rise, Zambia Plans A Timber Moratorium

Zambia’s lawmakers are preparing to put a moratorium on the country’s timber trade, blaming foreigners for a surge in illegal logging and timber exports, experts say. The moratorium will restrict domestic logging and ban the export of timber from...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Sep 17, 2014

EUROPEAN COURT ALLOWS SPAIN TO USE DOMESTIC LAW TO SEEK GIB BANK INFORMATION

The European Court of Justice has backed Spain’s use of domestic legislation to request information from a Gibraltar bank that offers services across the border. The ECJ ruling found that Spanish law allowing law enforcement agencies to access fina...
by Mafia Today on Apr 29, 2013

EUROPEAN COURT ALLOWS SPAIN TO USE DOMESTIC LAW TO SEEK GIB BANK INFORMATION

The European Court of Justice has backed Spain’s use of domestic legislation to request information from a Gibraltar bank that offers services across the border. The ECJ ruling found that Spanish law allowing law enforcement agencies to access fina...
by Mafia Today on Apr 29, 2013

Professor helps develop Predictive Policing by using trends to predict, prevent crimes

Anthropology professor aids law enforcement with mapping software by using trends to predict, prevent crimes A UCLA anthropology professor studies an unorthodox type of hunter-gatherer – one who forages for unlocked cars and hunts for easily stolen...
by Mafia Today on Apr 29, 2013

Car Found from $4M Fairfield Jewelers Heist (Update)

Four armed suspects invaded the home of two Lenox Jewelers employees in Meriden and kidnapped them late last night, then robbed the Fairfield store, police said. Update 1:25 p.m.: The Fairfield Police Department has recovered the stolen BMW used in t...
by Mafia Today on Apr 13, 2013

Car Found from $4M Fairfield Jewelers Heist (Update)

Four armed suspects invaded the home of two Lenox Jewelers employees in Meriden and kidnapped them late last night, then robbed the Fairfield store, police said. Update 1:25 p.m.: The Fairfield Police Department has recovered the stolen BMW used in t...
by Mafia Today on Apr 13, 2013

VIDEO: Sheriff: Jail Video May Have Been Doctored

New Orleans Sheriff Marlin Gusman says a video of disturbing behavior and conditions in a New Orleans jail was recorded in 2009, in a now-closed facility. Gusman also questioned the video’s accuracy. (April 5) Thanks for checking us out. Please...
by @JTN_Network on Apr 5, 2013

Intersafe Security, Safety & Fire Exhibition

Respected All, Today, we would like to share a brief information about the upcoming “Intersafe’s Security, Anti-Terrorism, Safety and Fire Exhibition” scheduled on March 20 to 22, 2013 at Expo Centre, Lahore. Intersafe 2013 will onc...

VIDEO: Clear Sky Aids Mountain Hunt for Fugitive Ex-cop

Follow @JTN_Network Clear skies in the San Bernadino Mountains allowed aircraft with heat-sensing technology to aid in the search for fugitive Christopher Dorner, the former police officer suspected of killing three people in a vendetta against the L...
by @JTN_Network on Feb 9, 2013

Is Kyrgyzstan’s Underworld Just Biding Its Time?

It is no secret that elements of Kyrgyzstan’s underworld enjoyed many freedoms during the reign of the country’s second president, Kurmanbek Bakiyev. Indeed, members of the current political elite are keen to remind us of anything that blackens t...
by Mafia Today on Jan 28, 2013

Facebook helps FBI foil $850m-cybercrime ring

US federal investigators arrest 10 people from seven countries, after co-operation from social network site. Investigators led by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and aided by Facebook, have foiled an alleged international criminal ring t...
by Mafia Today on Dec 12, 2012

Italian business schools try to take on the Mafia

PEOPLE who live in Calabria and Sicily have average incomes less than half of what their fellow citizens earn in Lombardy and Tyrol. Some, if not most, of that difference can probably be attributed to the pervasive crime and corruption caused by the...
by Mafia Today on Nov 7, 2012

Italian business schools try to take on the Mafia

PEOPLE who live in Calabria and Sicily have average incomes less than half of what their fellow citizens earn in Lombardy and Tyrol. Some, if not most, of that difference can probably be attributed to the pervasive crime and corruption caused by the...
by Mafia Today on Nov 7, 2012

Son of New York mob boss ‘Vinny Gorgeous’ among 25 busted in five-state gambling probe

Vincent Basciano Jr charged in connection with ‘mob-linked enterprise’ The three owners of gambling website Pinnacle Sports also arrested NYPD claims members of the group ‘made threats’ to collect money Basciano’s father...
by Mafia Today on Oct 26, 2012

Son of New York mob boss ‘Vinny Gorgeous’ among 25 busted in five-state gambling probe

Vincent Basciano Jr charged in connection with ‘mob-linked enterprise’ The three owners of gambling website Pinnacle Sports also arrested NYPD claims members of the group ‘made threats’ to collect money Basciano’s father...
by Mafia Today on Oct 26, 2012

Gunmen steal drug mafia’s body from funeral home

MEXICO CITY: Mexican marines gunned down of one of Mexico’s most feared drug lords outside a baseball game near the Texas border, then handed over the body to local authorities in a town where it was snatched by armed men in a pre-dawn raid on...
by Mafia Today on Oct 11, 2012

Report: Montenegro is mafia state

PODGORICA — U.S. Foreign Affairs Magazine has published an analysis of Montenegro, stating that it is a “mafia state” and that the key players are top government officials. Author Dr Moises Naim writes that the top government officials are...
by Mafia Today on May 3, 2012

Report: Montenegro is mafia state

PODGORICA — U.S. Foreign Affairs Magazine has published an analysis of Montenegro, stating that it is a “mafia state” and that the key players are top government officials. Author Dr Moises Naim writes that the top government officials are...
by Mafia Today on May 3, 2012

Harsh hash buzz

What last week’s bust says about Montreal’s port, drug market and the mob By now, the marijuana world is buzzing with last week’s news of the huge RCMP-led bust of Montreal-bound Pakistani hash—all 43.3 metric tonnes of it. Dubbed Project Cel...
by Mafia Today on Apr 26, 2012

Feds’ $80K crime study on construction industry hits wall of silence

MONTREAL – An $80,000 federal study into organized crime in the construction industry has been plagued by people’s refusal to be interviewed. Of the 35 organizations contacted by the study authors, only six responded by putting forward re...
by Mafia Today on Feb 14, 2012


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