Thai police arrest Japanese woman wanted for pyramid scheme

/ Apr 5, 2017

Thai police arrest Japanese woman wanted for pyramid scheme

Thai police say they have arrested a Japanese woman wanted for allegedly running a multimillion-dollar pyramid investment scheme in her homeland. Immigration Department chief Lt. Gen. Nutthorn Prawsunthorn said Wednesday that Setsuko Yamabe, 62, persuaded victims to invest ¥700 million ($6.3 million) in a ...

Mar 14, 2017

Brazilian club signs goalie convicted in murder

A Brazilian soccer club brushed aside a storm of criticism Tuesday to sign a goalkeeper convicted for murdering his girlfriend, whose body was fed to the dogs. Bruno Fernandes, 32, was presented before reporters at a hastily arranged news conference in the southeastern city ...

Dec 26, 2016

Egypt detains Al-Jazeera reporter for 15 days over 'fake news'

Egypt has ordered the detention for 15 days of an Al-Jazeera journalist accused of incitement and fabricating news, a prosecution official said Sunday. It was the latest move against the Qatar-based broadcaster which Egypt accuses of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood of ousted President ...