Chinese doctors jailed for illegal organ harvesting

Six people including several doctors have been jailed in China for illegally harvesting organs from accident victims, report local media, the group had tricked the families of the deceased into thinking they were making official organ donations. Between 2017 and 2018 they removed the livers and kidneys from 11 people at a hospital in Anhui province. China is grappling with a huge shortage of organs and has struggled to meet demand through public donations, according to local reports, the trafficking ring included four high-ranking doctors who worked in organ procurement in hospitals. Local media said they would target car crash … Continue reading Chinese doctors jailed for illegal organ harvesting

40 years jail for South Korean chatroom sex abuse group leader

A South Korean court has sentenced the mastermind of one of the country’s biggest online sex abuse rings to 40 years in jail, Cho Ju-bin was found guilty of running a group which blackmailed girls into sharing sexual videos that were then posted in pay-to-view chatrooms, at least 10,000 people used the chatrooms, with some paying up to $1,200 (£1,000) for access. Some 74 people, including 16 underage girls, were exploited. “The accused has widely distributed sexually abusive content that he created by luring and threatening many victims,” the Seoul Central District Court said on Thursday, according to Yonhap news … Continue reading 40 years jail for South Korean chatroom sex abuse group leader

Colorado man arrested after human remains found

Andre Baroz was arrested in New Mexico Thursday, the Colorado Bureau of Investigations said. A man sought by Colorado authorities after the discovery of human remains in a rural southern part of the state was arrested in New Mexico, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation said. Andre Baroz, 26, from Sanford, Colorado, was arrested at a motel in Gallup Thursday afternoon, the CBI said in a release. He faces charges of first-degree homicide, first-degree assault and second-degree kidnapping, according to the release. Local and state authorities announced Wednesday they had found the remains of three people on two properties in Lasauses, Colorado, while … Continue reading Colorado man arrested after human remains found

Bangladesh launches all-female police team to fight online abuse

Bangladeshi police has launched an all-female unit to tackle a rise in online abuse and harassment targeting women, the country’s police chief said, as authorities seek to address growing public concern about gender-based violence. Police hope the unit will encourage more women to come forward to report digital abuse, including so-called revenge porn, hacking of their social media accounts and online threats from blackmailers. “We have different teams working with cybercrime in the police but many (women) don’t want to approach these areas, that’s why we have created an all-woman team,” said Benazir Ahmed, inspector general of police, on Monday, … Continue reading Bangladesh launches all-female police team to fight online abuse

$1bn in Bitcoin seized from Silk Road account by US government

More than $1bn (£772m) in Bitcoin linked to the notorious Silk Road website has been seized by the US Department of Justice (DoJ), earlier this week, crypto-currency watchers noticed about 70,000 bitcoins being moved from an account believed to be linked to the illicit marketplace. Silk Road was an online black market, selling everything from drugs to stolen credit cards and murderers-for-hire, it was shut down by the US government in 2013. The sum is the largest amount of crypto-currency seized to date by the Department of Justice, on Thursday, US Attorney David Anderson confirmed that the officials had seized … Continue reading $1bn in Bitcoin seized from Silk Road account by US government

Man allegedly set girlfriend on fire then bought a bus ticket to Mexico

Noe Jimenez-Cortes  A Florida woman was burned on over 99 percent of her body and is not expected to survive her injuries, prosecutors say, alleging that her boyfriend had purposefully set her on fire before buying a bus ticket to Mexico. The victim was not identified, but on Tuesday, the suspect, 40-year-old Noe Jimenez-Cortes, was ordered held in jail without bond following his arrest Monday night in North Lauderdale, reports the Sun-Sentinel and South Florida TV news station WPLG. The preliminary investigation reveals that Jimenez-Cortes poured an accelerant on the victim’s body and ignited the fire with a cigarette, the Broward County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Man allegedly set girlfriend on fire then bought a bus ticket to Mexico

Australia child abuse: Police arrest 44 suspects and rescue 16 children

Australian police have arrested 44 men across the nation on suspicion of possessing and producing child abuse material, sixteen children had been “removed from harm” in the process, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said. The arrests followed a year-long investigation into images and videos that were shared online. The arrests of the suspects all aged between 19 and 57, were made in every Australian state, police laid a total of 350 charges, all related to possessing or producing child exploitation material. The men had allegedly used a cloud storage platform to share the abuse, the AFP described some evidence as … Continue reading Australia child abuse: Police arrest 44 suspects and rescue 16 children

Australian casino operator, Crown Resorts faces laundering probe

Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has revealed it is being investigated for possible breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws, the company told the Australian Stock Exchange it had been contacted by the country’s financial crime regulator. Crown has casinos in Melbourne and Perth, and is building one in Sydney, if breaches are proven, it could face millions of dollars in fines and threats to its casino licences. The company is already facing separate inquiries into its licences and questions over how it brought in high-roller gamblers, largely from China. Last year, Nine Entertainment newspapers reported allegations that Crown … Continue reading Australian casino operator, Crown Resorts faces laundering probe

Man Arrested After Allegedly Stuffing Razor Blades into Customers’ Pizza Dough

Nicholas Mitchell  A Maine man has been arrested after allegedly hiding razor blades in pizza dough that was then sold to supermarket customers. Nicholas Mitchell was arrested on Monday for tampering with Portland Pie products sold in Hannaford Supermarkets. This evening the Dover, NH Police Department located Nicholas Mitchell and took him into custody on the outstanding warrant for his arrest in the Hannaford’s Portland Pie pizza dough razor blade case, Saco police said in a statement, according to news sources. Hannaford said in a press release that all Portland Pie cheese and Portland Pie fresh dough sold in the deli department has … Continue reading Man Arrested After Allegedly Stuffing Razor Blades into Customers’ Pizza Dough

OMG: A woman who stole goods for 19 years and sold them on eBay has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $3.8M

Talk about” karma” and you will understand the term “law of retributive justice”, this is the case with a Texas woman who has been sentenced to 54 months in federal prison for stealing millions of dollars in merchandise and selling it on eBay. Kim Richardson, 63, agreed to pay $3.8 million in restitution following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Secret Service, US Attorney Ryan K. Patrick announced in a news release on Thursday. The Dallas resident shoplifted during her travels across the US and then sold the merchandise on eBay and via direct Internet sales before mailing … Continue reading OMG: A woman who stole goods for 19 years and sold them on eBay has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $3.8M

Hathras gang rape victim’s death sparks outrage

A 19-year-old Dalit (formerly untouchable) woman has died after she was allegedly gang raped by four upper-caste men, sparking outrage in India. The woman was admitted to a hospital in Delhi two weeks ago with several serious injuries. The attack occurred on 14 September in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Four men have been arrested. The news of her death has prompted many in India to take to social media and demand justice. Police told local media that the four men had dragged the victim to a field in Hathras district, where they allegedly raped her. She was grievously … Continue reading Hathras gang rape victim’s death sparks outrage

BREAKING NEWS: London police shocked by rare fatal shooting of officer

A general view of the south London custody facility where a police officer was shot dead on Friday. A police officer in London died after being shot in the early hours of Friday by a man who was being detained, in a rare fatal shooting of a UK police officer. The incident occurred in the early hours of Friday at Croydon Custody Centre in south London, the city’s Metropolitan Police Service said. Fellow officers and paramedics treated the officer at the scene, according to a police statement. However, he later died of his injuries at the hospital. A 23-year-old man … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: London police shocked by rare fatal shooting of officer