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Dozens charged for Infraud cyber-crime site

Dozens charged for Infraud cyber-crime site

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Thirty-six people have been charged for their alleged involvement in running a cyber-crime service responsible for more than $ 530m (£381m) of losses.The Infraud Organisation is said to have dealt in stolen credit cards and passwords and engaged in bank fraud and ID theft.As of March 2017, its dark-web-based service's discussion forum is said to have had 10,901 registered members.The US Department of Justice said 13 of the suspects were now in custody.They include UK-based Anthony Nnamdi Okeakpu, who is alleged to have joined in December 2010 and have used the nickname "moneymafia".Other defendants include Svyatoslav Bondarenko, a Ukranian accused of having created Infraud in October 2010.Five apprehended defendants were based in the US while others came from France, Canada, Pakistan, Russ
Dozens injured in protests over Trump's Jerusalem move

Dozens injured in protests over Trump's Jerusalem move

World
Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Clashes between Palestinians protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and Israeli forces left dozens injured Friday, Palestinian health officials said.Palestinians held protests -- as they have done each Friday since Trump's announcement in December -- near border areas in the Gaza Strip, including in Rafah, Khan Younis, Gaza City, al-Bireh, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Qalqilyah, Jericho, Nabuls, Hebron and the al-Boreij refugee camp.The Palestinian Health Ministry said 43 Palestinians sustained injuries from live rounds and rubber-coated steel bullets, and 65 others underwent treatment for inhalation of tear gas. Haaretz reported a total of 176 Palestinians had injuries.In addition to recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital in early...
Billionaire prince among dozens arrested in Saudi sweep

Billionaire prince among dozens arrested in Saudi sweep

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Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes and former officials, including a well-known billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe that further cements control in the hands of its young crown prince. A high-level employee at Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Co. told The Associated Press that the royal was among those detained overnight Saturday. The employee, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to fear of repercussions, said he received calls from several security bodies notifying him of the arrest. The surprise arrests, which also reportedly include two of the late King Abdullah's sons, were being hailed by pro-government media outlets as the greatest sign yet that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is serious about ...
Analyst: North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South

Analyst: North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South

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Sept. 27 (UPI) --North Korea retains far more submarines in its fleet than South Korea, and the underwater vehicles could be deadly when mounted with nuclear-tipped submarine-launched ballistic missiles.According to South Korean analyst Park Yong-han, a military expert once affiliated with the Korea Institute for Defense Analysis, North Korea has 80 submarines, while South Korea retains 18.Writing for local newspaper JoongAng Daily, Park said the North Korean submarine that poses the greatest threat is the 2,000-ton Sinpo or Gorae-class sub, which it developed by reverse engineering Russia-made Golf-class submarines.The Sinpo-class vehicles are dangerous because they are capable of carrying SLBMs and are being built "continuously," according to South Korea's defense ministry in 2014.North ...
Dozens of inmates on run after hurricane breakout

Dozens of inmates on run after hurricane breakout

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About 100 "very serious" prisoners have escaped from a jail on the British Virgin Islands in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.The convicts pose a "serious threat of the complete breakdown of law and order" on the islands, according to foreign minister Sir Alan Duncan.Speaking to MPs in the Commons, Sir Alan said marines from RFA Mounts Bay were used to "protect the Governor and everything else about law and order" after the storm hit on Friday.He also revealed that more than 500,000 British nationals have been in the path of the hurricane, and nearly 1,000 British military personnel are now in the Caribbean to help with the relief effort.Image:Among the troops sent to the Caribbean were medics and engineers The announcement came as Boris Johnson travelled to the Caribbean to visit the Briti...