Tag: Crime

Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies after UN convoy attacked | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The Italian ambassador and a policeman travelling with him were killed after a UN convoy was attacked near the town of Kanyamahoro. The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a military policeman travelling with him have been killed in an attack on a United Nations...

US: Three dead in New Orleans gun store shooting | Crime News | Incredible Solutions Tech

A man opened fire in a gun store, killing two people, before he was shot dead as customers and staff fired back. A man who entered a gun shop in a suburb of the US city of New Orleans and fatally shot two people has died after customers and...

US Capitol Police investigating 35 officers for roles in riot | Incredible Solutions Tech

Law enforcement and military are among more than 100 people charged by federal authorities in relation to January riot. Thirty-five US Capitol Police officers are being investigated for their actions during the January 6 riot at the Capitol, and six of those have been suspended with pay, the police...

‘We can be sure innocents died’, US death row exonerations | Incredible Solutions Tech

The Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) added 11 cases to its “Innocence List” that tracks American death row exonerations on Thursday, bringing the total to 185 and raising concerns over the likelihood more innocents – especially people of colour – will be condemned. “Everybody’s worst fear about capital punishment...

Xanana Gusmão condemned over visit to paedophile priest | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Xanana Gusmão, independence hero and East Timor’s former president, has drawn rare condemnation after being accused of whitewashing the crimes of a disgraced American priest who is due to stand trial next week in a landmark child-sex abuse case in the Catholic-majority Southeast Asian nation. The controversial meeting took...

Bristol Myers Squibb, Sanofi to pay $834m in Plavix case | | Incredible Solutions Tech

A US judge said the companies engaged in deceptive practices by failing to change the blood thinner’s label to warn of its health risks, particularly for patients of colour. A judge in Hawaii in the United States on Monday ordered Bristol Myers Squibb Co and Sanofi SA to pay more than...

Spanish police arrest rapper convicted in free speech case | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Officers in riot gear storm Lleida University, in northeastern Spain, where Pablo Hasel had barricaded himself in. Spanish police have stormed a Catalan university to arrest a rapper who barricaded himself inside after he was sentenced to jail on charges of glorifying “terrorism” and slandering the crown and state...

Crypto’s dirty side: 270 addresses laundered $1.3bn in 2020 | | Incredible Solutions Tech

New research shows that criminals are using a small group of crypto brokers to launder hundreds of millions of dollars. Criminals are using a small group of cryptocurrency brokers and services to launder hundreds of millions of dollars of dirty virtual money, research shared with Reuters news agency showed...

Counterfeit N95 masks sold to US healthcare, government | Incredible Solutions Tech

The foreign-made knockoffs are becoming increasingly difficult to spot and could put healthcare workers at grave risk for the coronavirus, an investigation by US agencies found. Federal authorities in the United States are investigating a massive counterfeit N95 mask operation in which fake 3M masks were sold in at...

Georgia begins criminal probe into Trump effort to overturn | Incredible Solutions Tech

Trump’s January 2 call to Georgia state secretary is a matter of ‘high priority’ for Fulton county prosecutors. Prosecutors in Fulton County, Georgia, are investigating Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the southern state’s 2020 presidential election results, according to a letter seen by Reuters news agency and first reported...

Suspected Chinese hackers breach US government via SolarWinds | Incredible Solutions Tech

Suspected Chinese hackers exploited a flaw in software made by SolarWinds Corp to help break into United States government computers last year, five people familiar with the matter told Reuters news agency, marking a new twist in a sprawling cybersecurity breach that US lawmakers have labelled a national security...

Two FBI agents killed, 3 wounded in Florida child abuse case | | Incredible Solutions Tech

FBI says agents served a search warrant in Miami and came under fire, leading to the fatalities. The FBI confirmed on Tuesday two of its agents were killed and three more wounded while serving a search warrant in a child abuse case in Sunrise, Florida. “Two FBI agents are...

Far right shifts to social movement as threat grows: Report | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The Southern Poverty Law Center announced on Monday a decrease in hate groups across the United States, though warned the threat – and increasing cooperation – of far-right activists is rising. SPLC noted in its annual Year in Hate and Extremism report there were 838 active hate groups in...

Huawei CFO case: Judge rejects Meng’s request to nix security | Incredible Solutions Tech

Prosecutors for the Canadian government argued Meng Wanzhou should be considered a flight risk. Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou’s request to loosen the bail terms set during her release from jail in 2018 was rejected a Canadian judge on Friday, as she continues to fight extradition to the...

Proud Boys leader ‘prolific’ snitch for law enforcement: | Incredible Solutions Tech

Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, the leader of the Proud Boys extremist group, has a past as an informer for federal and local law enforcement, repeatedly working undercover for investigators after he was arrested in 2012, according to a former prosecutor and a transcript of a 2014 federal court proceeding obtained...