Dec 4, 2016

'Grinch' caught opening packages at post office in Florida

Florida authorities say a man broke into a post office and tried to steal packages. Francis Keller, 56, was arrested by the Boynton Beach Police Department and charged with burglary. Police found him inside a post office work room using scissors to open packages. ...

Stolen Dachau 'Work will set you free' gate is recovered in Norway

Dec 3, 2016

Stolen Dachau 'Work will set you free' gate is recovered in Norway

An iron gate from the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, bearing the slogan “Arbeit macht frei” (“Work will set you free”) has been found two years after it was stolen, police said Friday. “Due to an anonymous tip-off, police in Norway’s Bergen ...

Nov 23, 2016

Philippines charges bankers for ignoring cyberheist

The Philippines has filed charges against five officials of RCBC bank and a former treasurer who “wilfully ignored” suspicious activity that led to tens of millions of dollars vanishing after a heist on Bangladesh’s central bank. Unknown cybercriminals tried to steal nearly $1 billion ...

Oct 25, 2016

Israeli church officials say shrine to Jesus robbed, vandalized

A church in Israel built where Christians believe the transfiguration of Jesus took place has been vandalized, with chalices stolen, icons damaged and a donation box robbed, an official said Tuesday. Church officials believe the motive for Monday’s incident was robbery and not Jewish ...

Sep 29, 2016

U.S. cutting off North Korea's sources of foreign currency

The United States is focusing on cutting off North Korea’s foreign currency sources to increase pressure on Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear program, a senior State Department official said Tuesday. “We’re focusing our efforts on cutting off sources of revenue for the regime’s unlawful ...

Cambodia deports 63 Chinese, Taiwanese over alleged web scam

Sep 21, 2016

Cambodia deports 63 Chinese, Taiwanese over alleged web scam

Cambodia has deported 50 Chinese and 13 Taiwanese citizens to China over an alleged internet scam, a senior police official said Wednesday. The move came in apparent compliance with a demand from Beijing. The suspects were flown out of Cambodia on Tuesday, said Gen. ...

SWIFT discloses more cyberthefts, pressures banks on security

Aug 31, 2016

SWIFT discloses more cyberthefts, pressures banks on security

SWIFT, the global financial messaging system, on Tuesday disclosed new hacking attacks on its members’ banks as it pressured them to comply with security procedures instituted after February’s high-profile $81 million heist at Bangladesh Bank. In a private letter to clients, SWIFT said new ...