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Sniffer Dogs Bust Ivory Traffickers in Kenya, Tanzania

NAIROBI—Countries Sunday observed World Environment Day, whose theme this year is combating the $20 billion illegal wildlife trade. In East Africa, a new team of sniffer dogs has joined the fight. Asha, an English Springer Spaniel, excitedly twirls...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 6, 2016

2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS - Securing Rio

"Violence flares in Rio's slums just months before Summer Olympics" PBS NewsHour 5/31/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  As Brazil prepares for its first Olympic Games, violence is flaring in the notorious favelas surrounding Rio de Janeiro.  While a par...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 6, 2016

Most-Wanted Cybercriminal Extradited to U.S. From Germany

The U.S. will get a rare chance to prosecute one of the world’s most-wanted cybercriminal suspects. The U.S. will get a rare chance to prosecute one of the world’s most-wanted cybercriminal suspects with the extradition of a Turkish man accused o...
by Mafia Today on Jun 24, 2015

Asian refugee crisis: trafficked migrants held off Thailand in vast 'camp boats

Trafficking syndicates seeking to avoid crackdown by Thai and Malaysian authorities hold Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants at sea Thousands of Bangladeshi and ethnic Rohingya migrants are being held in huge cargo ships by human traff...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on May 29, 2015

The EU response to migrant deaths: protection and prevention – or policy laundering? - professor Steve Peers

Steve Peers On Monday, EU foreign and interior ministers adopted a ten-point plan in response to the recent huge death toll of migrants crossing the Mediterranean. There will be a summit on Thursday to examine the issue further, and then an EU Commis...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Apr 22, 2015

Drones: the tech-savvy trafficker's new drug mule

A quadcopter has recently crashed into a Mexican supermarket parking lot located somewhere near the country's California border, and one of the possible reasons is that its payload was just too heavy for it. No, it wasn't carrying cameras or even fer...
by engadget on Jan 22, 2015

Human Trafficker Bags 30 Years In Jail

A lady, Nneka Ebelechukwu, who took delight in recruiting and organizing foreign trips for young girls and subsequently subjecting them to prostitution and pocketing the proceed, will spend the next 30 years in prison for her crimes. The lengthy sent...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Oct 23, 2014

Human Trafficker Bags 30 Years In Jail

A lady, Nneka Ebelechukwu, who took delight in recruiting and organizing foreign trips for young girls and subsequently subjecting them to prostitution and pocketing the proceed, will spend the next... Read More...

Senate passes law to jail human traffickers for 7 years

The Senate today, Wednesday, passed a bill seeking to jail human trafficking offenders in the country for seven years with an optional fine to the tune of N1million. But the Senate reduced the fine for offenders of forced labour... Read More...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on Mar 19, 2014

Spain busts Chinese-Moroccan cash-laundering gang

Spanish police said Thursday they busted a network of Moroccan and Chinese nationals who laundered hundreds of thousands of euros a week in drug money. Officers arrested two Chinese nationals, one suspect from Hong Kong and three Moroccans in raids a...
by Mafia Today on May 11, 2013

Spain busts Chinese-Moroccan cash-laundering gang

Spanish police said Thursday they busted a network of Moroccan and Chinese nationals who laundered hundreds of thousands of euros a week in drug money. Officers arrested two Chinese nationals, one suspect from Hong Kong and three Moroccans in raids a...
by Mafia Today on May 11, 2013

The secret world of Italy’s other Mafia. Jim Shelley goes underground to uncover the organisation that is scarier than La Cosa Nostra

table width=”600″ border=”0″> It may have a strange name but there is nothing funny about the ‘Ndrangheta. Based in Calabria – the region at the ‘toe’ of the Italian coastline – the ‘Ndrangheta is Italy’s OTH...
by Mafia Today on May 3, 2013

THE MAFIA’S SECRET BUNKERS

Mafia historian John Dickie visits the tip of the toe of the Italian boot, otherwise known as Calabria, to tell the story of Italy’s most powerful crime network. Born out of prison gangs in the 1880s, the Calabrian mafia, or ’Ndrangheta, has alwa...
by Mafia Today on Apr 30, 2013

THE MAFIA’S SECRET BUNKERS

Mafia historian John Dickie visits the tip of the toe of the Italian boot, otherwise known as Calabria, to tell the story of Italy’s most powerful crime network. Born out of prison gangs in the 1880s, the Calabrian mafia, or ’Ndrangheta, has alwa...
by Mafia Today on Apr 30, 2013

Brazilian Midfielder Kidnapped, Tortured After Being Caught With Drug Kingpin’s Girlfriend

A Brazilian midfielder was kidnapped and tortured by drug traffickers after allegedly running with the girlfriend of one of the crime bosses. Vasco de Gama midfielder Bernardo was reportedly spotted by members of a drug gang in Rio De Janeiro and kid...
by Mafia Today on Apr 28, 2013

Ponzi fraud victims get €2.7m after major cash haul by CAB

A LARGE cash haul recovered by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) from the proceeds of a Ponzi or pyramid investment scheme was later paid out as part-compensation to the victims of the fraud. The bureau used its legislation to secure a court warrant,...
by Mafia Today on Apr 28, 2013

Brazilian Midfielder Kidnapped, Tortured After Being Caught With Drug Kingpin’s Girlfriend

A Brazilian midfielder was kidnapped and tortured by drug traffickers after allegedly running with the girlfriend of one of the crime bosses. Vasco de Gama midfielder Bernardo was reportedly spotted by members of a drug gang in Rio De Janeiro and kid...
by Mafia Today on Apr 28, 2013

Ponzi fraud victims get €2.7m after major cash haul by CAB

A LARGE cash haul recovered by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) from the proceeds of a Ponzi or pyramid investment scheme was later paid out as part-compensation to the victims of the fraud. The bureau used its legislation to secure a court warrant,...
by Mafia Today on Apr 28, 2013

Major drug trafficking and money laundering ring with ties to Houston area busted

TOMBALL, TX (KTRK) — Law enforcement officials went after alleged drug traffickers Wednesday across southeast Texas, including in the Tomball area. Agents were at a home on Boudreaux Estates in Tomball Wednesday morning and the man who lives th...
by Mafia Today on Apr 11, 2013

Major drug trafficking and money laundering ring with ties to Houston area busted

TOMBALL, TX (KTRK) — Law enforcement officials went after alleged drug traffickers Wednesday across southeast Texas, including in the Tomball area. Agents were at a home on Boudreaux Estates in Tomball Wednesday morning and the man who lives th...
by Mafia Today on Apr 11, 2013


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