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GEORGE TOWN: A “Datuk Seri” linked to an organised crime group called Gang 24 was among 20 individuals who were arrested by police for alleged involvement in illegal money lending.
CARACAS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Antonio joined anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela five years ago to protest against daily power outages and long lines for food, he hoped to be part of a movement to unseat President Nicolas Maduro.
Penang sees drop in crime rate, but cases of domestic violence, theft increase, says state police chief
GEORGE TOWN: A total of 239 domestic violence cases were reported in Penang as of June this year, says Penang police chief Comm Datuk Mohd Shuhaily Mohd Zain.
(Reuters) - More Afghans are likely to flee their homes due to escalating violence, the U.N. refugee agency warned on Tuesday, as the Taliban take control of more territory in response to the withdrawal of U.S.-led foreign forces.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Avenatti, the brash lawyer who shot to fame representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against Donald Trump before a swirl of criminal charges ended his legal career, was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison on Thursday for trying to extort Nike Inc.
“Zombie” devices linked to the Internet, and infected with malware that allow hackers to control them and launch cyberattacks, have tripled their numbers in Singapore amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest government findings.
(Reuters) - Nicaraguan police have detained at least five opposition leaders, including a presidential hopeful, deepening a sweeping crackdown of political and business figures opposed to President Daniel Ortega ahead of November elections.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Computer systems of several companies across the world, including 800 physical grocery stores of Sweden's Coop, that were shut down after attacked by REvil ransomware could take weeks to recover, cyber security experts said.
In the past few weeks, ransomware criminals claimed as trophies at least three North American insurance brokerages that offer policies to help others survive the very network-paralysing, data-pilfering extortion attacks they themselves apparently suffered.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) -A Vatican judge on Saturday ordered 10 people, including an Italian cardinal, to stand trial for alleged financial crimes including embezzlement, money laundering, fraud, extortion and abuse of office.