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Indian police arrest 78 in Bitcoin call center scam

A call center scam that targeted US citizens and requested payment in Bitcoin has been busted by police in India resulting in the arrest of 78 people. According to a report, the Indore unit ...

Indian police arrest 78 in Bitcoin call center scam

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Spanish police arrest Bitcoin launderers in international credit card fraud case Spanish police have arrested 35 people allegedly involved in an international counterfeit bank card ring which laundered its profits using Bitcoin. Criminals made more than $675,855 (€600,000) and laundered more than $891,250 (€1,000,000), according ...
2019-06-14 14:15

Indian police file case against three over coaching center fire, death toll rises to 20 Indian police said on Saturday they had filed a culpable homicide case against three people as the death toll from a building fire in India’s Gujarat state rose to 20, with students attending coaching classes accounting for all those killed....
2019-05-25 15:15

Passenger's ‘CALL 911’ sign leads to arrest of alleged kidnapper, police say The woman in the passenger seat of a vehicle at a gas station near New York City was holding a sign that said, “Please call 911, CALL 911.” A witness at the gas station saw the sign and contacted police....
2019-05-30 13:00

The Bitcoin Ponzi scam that won't go away This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. In an industry rife with scams, one cryptocurrency trading startup -- USI Tech -- was paying real dividends on its customers' investments. At...
2019-05-23 18:15

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin In a complaint submitted on March 4, 2019, and unsealed yesterday, Roger ...
2019-06-20 13:45

Furious Bitcoin scam victims torch alleged Ponzi mastermind’s house Angry victims have looted and torched the home of a man who reportedly operated an alleged Bitcoin Ponzi scheme in South Africa.  Firefighters in Ladysmith, approximately 365 kilometres south of Johannesburg, were called to Sphelele “Sgumza” Mbatha’s...
2019-07-11 16:00

Get a call from the Social Security Administration? It could be an imposter scam _____ Con artists tell lies — it’s how they make a living. Calling people and pretending to be with a government agency — IRS, Social Security, ICE, DEA, or the local sheriff’s department — is a ruse that’s been lucrative for years. But these imposte...
2019-07-15 01:15

BitMEX: A bitcoin journey from bags of cash to the Cheung Kong Center Arthur Hayes felt the golden days of finance had gone by the time he got started in investment banking in Hong Kong – until cryptocurrency gave him the opportunity to establish platform BitMEX, now one of the most successful bitcoin exchanges in the ...
2019-07-02 03:45

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
2019-06-03 03:45

Saradha Scam: CBI Questions Police Official For Over 9 Hours Police officer Arnab Ghosh, one of the SIT members that initially probed the Saradha scam, was grilled for more than nine hours by the CBI today over alleged suppression of evidence, sources said....
2019-05-29 21:30

Man falls for cash-for-sex scam and tries to cover it up with kidnapping story, police say A Singaporean man is being investigated by police after allegedly lodging a false kidnapping claim in an attempt to cover up his involvement in a cash-for-sex scam....
2019-06-05 14:45

Meat supplies scam costs Afghan police budget millions A scandal involving inflated contracts for police meat rations underlines the abuse Afghan authorities are struggling to stop in logistics centers, where corrupt officials and contractors have skimmed fortunes from the government and foreign donors....
2019-06-04 16:30

Woman’s ‘Call 911’ sign leads to arrest of alleged kidnapper boyfriend A fast-thinking Long Island woman held up a sign reading, “Please call 911, CALL 911,” while she and her three kids were allegedly being held captive by her boyfriend in a car — ultimately leading to his arrest, police said Wednesday. A w...
2019-05-30 00:45

Call center scammer who extorted millions from U.S. citizens sentenced to 7 years in prison An Indian man was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for allegedly extorting US citizens out of thousands of dollars during his time running a fraudulent call center....
2019-06-02 22:45

Chinese police crack down on bitcoin miners over $3m of stolen electricity Police in eastern city of Zhenjiang confiscate almost 4,000 of bitcoin mining devicesPolice in eastern China have cracked down on a ring of illicit bitcoin miners who stole nearly $3m (£2.4m) worth of electricity to generate the digital currency, pro...
2019-07-12 17:30

German police raid another Bitcoin-powered dark web marketplace German police have busted Chemical Revolution, a dark web marketplace, which allowed consumers to buy narcotics with Bitcoin. According to a press release issued by Germany‘s Federal Criminal Police Office, officers have made 11 arrests in connection...
2019-06-28 16:45

Police arrest man connected to fatal hit-and-run TUCSON – The man connected to a fatal hit-and-run earlier this month has been arrested, police confirmed Friday. Authorities say 32-year-old Justin Lang was arrested – he is accused of hitting two men near Oracle and Prince while a driving a BMW seda...
2019-06-28 18:30

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark web marijuana trafficker, CBC reports. Authorities believe the Bitcoin, found on hard drives seized i...
2019-06-28 16:45

Lexington Police Make Arrest In Shooting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington police made an arrest quickly following a shooting Wednesday afternoon. According to a press release, officers were dispatched to Forman Avenue just after 1 p.m. for a call of shots fired.  Upon arrival, offi...
2019-06-27 20:15

Police arrest man in hit-and-run death of girl at bus stop Investigators say they've arrested a 19-year-old man who they say drove away after his pickup truck struck and killed an 8-year-old girl at a school bus stop in southwest Florida....
2019-05-24 18:00

Police arrest 'mastermind' in Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
2019-06-28 21:00

Police arrest MI man tied to deaths, assaults Detroit Police Chief James Craig says he believes a man being held in connection with the deaths of three women and charged in the sexual assault of another is responsible for those crimes and others. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11 02:30

Fire at migrant center in Bosnia injures 29: police Twenty-nine migrants were injured in a fire that broke out early on Saturday at a center in the northwestern Bosnian town of Velika Kladusa, police said....
2019-06-01 21:15

Police arrest parents after boy brings meth to school KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Police say a boy’s mother and stepfather have been arrested after he brought a bag of methamphetamine to his elementary school in Washington state. The Tri-City Herald reports the child found the meth at his home and han...
2019-06-07 20:01

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a Syrian man and a Bulgarian woman have been arrested after being found with a stash of stolen passports and IDs, which they were allegedly in the process of forging and selling to migrants for 5,000 euros ($5,6...
2019-06-29 23:30

| Nigeria sharia police arrest four over 'Facebook' wedding Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforcement agency said had mocked Islam....
2019-07-11 11:30

French police arrest three over Lyon bomb blast French police have arrested three people, including a 24-year-old computer science student of Algerian nationality, in connection with last week's bomb blast in Lyon that injured 13 people, authorities said....
2019-05-27 17:45

Show Low police arrest man connected to double shooting The Show Low Police Department issued a brief statement late Tuesday morning announcing that John Russell Thomas was in custody. No additional information was released. John Russell Thomas / Courtesy: Show Low Police Department Facebook A Navajo Coun...
2019-06-04 22:15

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city....
2019-07-08 08:30

Iranian police arrest 30 people during yoga class Authorities in Iran arrested 30 people as they took part in a private yoga class in Gorgan, a city in the north of the country, according to an official news agency, the Young Journalists Club....
2019-05-24 23:30

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
2019-06-18 15:45

Pakistani police arrest Hindu vet on charges of blasphemy KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say they have arrested a veterinarian from the country’s tiny minority Hindu community on charges of desecrating Islam’s holy book in southern Sindh province. Local police chief Zahid Leghari said...
2019-05-28 15:01

Police Arrest Alleged “Armed and Horny” Intruder ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE 3) – Police in Hardin County arrested a man who they say entered a woman’s apartment and told her he was “armed and horny.” According to WAVE 3 News in Louisville, a woman was sleeping on her couch whe...
2019-06-21 15:30

London Bus Attack on Gay Women Leads Police to Arrest 4 The Metropolitan Police of London said four teenagers were arrested after two women reported being assaulted, harassed and robbed on a bus by men who had tried to make the couple kiss....
2019-06-08 00:30

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
2019-07-04 07:15

Congo police arrest 20 protesters over mining dispute At least 20 people were arrested in Congo Thursday when they protested the authorities’ decision to prevent them from digging copper and cobalt ores in a mine controlled by the Swiss-based mining company Glencore...
2019-07-04 19:30

Armed man killed in police confrontation at ICE detention center in Tacoma Police in Tacoma, Wash., said an armed man who threw homemade incendiaries at a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement was shot and killed Saturday....
2019-07-14 10:30

Police: Man stabs 3 people inside Virginia plasma center Virginia authorities are not sure what prompted a 20-year-old man to randomly stab three people at a plasma donation center during a Fourth of July cookout. ...
2019-07-06 01:00

Indian police raid prominent lawyers who took on ruling party leaders Indian police raided the offices and homes of two top human rights lawyers on Thursday in an investigation into foreign funding for their NGO, prompting criticism they were being targeted for political reasons....
2019-07-11 22:00

Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir: police Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, police said on Friday, triggering protests in parts of the disputed region....
2019-05-24 07:15

Rio police arrest over 40 for extorting Petrobras contractors, murdering opponents Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested 43 people on Thursday for allegedly taking part in a murderous gang that extorted companies providing services to state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery where it disposed of rivals....
2019-07-04 18:45

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been re-elected, a police spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 03:45

Police arrest 21 suspected mafia members in Canada and Italy Police raided 48 cafes, businesses and residences connected to the ’Ndrangheta group, seizing C$35m in assets, including five FerrarisCanadian police have arrested nine suspected members of the the Calabrian organised crime group ’Ndrangheta, who are...
2019-07-19 00:00

Australian police arrest 3 over alleged Sydney terror plot Police say three men have been arrested over an alleged Islamic State group-inspired plot to attack several Sydney targets, including police and defense buildings, courts, churches and diplomatic missions...
2019-07-02 10:15

| French police arrest four over Lyon package bomb blast French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the southeastern city of Lyon last week which injured 13 people, authorities say....
2019-05-28 22:30

Police make arrest in murder of missing Utah woman Police announced an arrest in the murder of a Utah college student last seen in a Salt Lake City park 11 days ago. They said she was abducted, killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now facing aggravated murder and other charges. (June 28...
2019-06-29 00:15

Israeli police arrest 17 at annual Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Thousands of advocates showed up Thursday to Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade, an event that might have been marred by a knife attack if it wasn't for attentive security officers....
2019-06-06 23:00

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
2019-06-13 17:45

Putin fires top police officers involved in journalist’s arrest MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime. ...
2019-06-13 15:45

Spanish police arrest soccer players for match-fixing MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league says several soccer players have been arrested for suspected match-fixing in Spain. The league says the arrests were carried out by the National Police on Tuesday, and says it instigated the investigation by denouncin...
2019-05-28 13:30

Northern Irish police arrest man over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland have arrested a 46-year-old man and carried out searches at properties near the site of the shooting, police said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 17:15

| NY police arrest man allegedly planning Times Square attack A New Yorker described as sympathising with Islamic extremists was to face a judge on Friday after being arrested on suspicion of planning an attack in Times Square....
2019-06-08 11:15

Japan police arrest 7 Chinese in mass drug smuggling TOKYO (AP) — Japanese authorities have arrested seven Chinese men on suspicion of smuggling what was believed to be a record amount of stimulants by ship-to-ship transfers. Tokyo police said Wednesday seven Chinese men aged 24-40 were arrested this w...
2019-06-05 14:00

London Police Arrest Fifth Suspect in Attack on Lesbian Couple LONDON — Police in London have arrested a fifth suspect on suspicion of punching two women on a bus because they are lesbians. Authorities didn’t identify the victims in the May 30 attack. But Melania Geymonat posted an image on her Faceb...
2019-06-08 22:30

State Police arrest 61 housing protesters in New York capitol ALBANY — Lawmakers celebrated Animal Advocacy Day in the capital, but it was the tenants’ rights groups that turned the State Capitol into a zoo. Sixty-one protesters pushing for an overhaul of rent laws that expire June 15 were arrested by State Pol...
2019-06-05 03:45

Police arrest man they say ordered shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz Former baseball player still recovering in hospitalOrtiz shot in what police say was case of mistaken identityPolice say actual target was cousin of alleged member of cartelAuthorities in the Dominican Republic announced on Friday that they have arre...
2019-06-29 04:15

Dominican police arrest ‘mastermind’ in David Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz in a case of mistaken identity...
2019-06-28 20:45

Toronto Police Arrest 2 After Shooting Near Raptors’ Victory Parade The Toronto Police said two people had suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries at the shooting, which took place not far from a celebration event that included Canada’s prime minister....
2019-06-17 23:30

Police arrest 70 climate change protesters outside New York Times Police arrested 70 environmental protesters outside the New York Times headquarters who laid down in the street and climbed onto the building to demand the newspaper start referring to climate change as a climate emergency, police and media reports s...
2019-06-23 17:45

UK police arrest 34 at Hells Angels 50th anniversary event LONDON (AP) — U.K. police have arrested 30 Hells Angels bikers during a three-day event marking the motorcycle club’s 50th anniversary in Britain. Police in Surrey and Sussex say 34 people had been detained on suspicion of drug offenses and pos...
2019-06-01 15:45

Grand jury finds ex-police officer choked man during arrest MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia grand jury has indicted a former police officer on multiple charges after it found he had choked a former college football player during an arrest. The Henry County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday said for...
2019-06-27 23:00

FBI and Italian police arrest 19 people in Sicily and US in mafia investigation Prosecutors allege Inzerillo clan was seeking to rebuild power base in Palermo with help from allied New York-based Gambino familyItalian and US police have launched a coordinated crackdown on a Sicilian mafia family that was seeking to rebuild its p...
2019-07-17 17:45

Alabama police arrest suspect in shooting death of officer A man sought for the shooting death of an Auburn, Alabama, police officer and the wounding of two others was arrested without incident early on Monday after a brief manhunt that had the community on edge, authorities said....
2019-05-21 14:45

Police checked kidnapping suspect’s room hours before arrest FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities say police visited the motel room of a Texas man suspected of kidnapping an 8-year-old girl but didn’t see the child, who was eventually found safe about two hours later. Michael Webb is charged with aggrava...
2019-05-21 14:31

Police arrest woman in former Arkansas state senator's slaying Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with homicide investigation into former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith's death last week....
2019-06-15 20:30

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front....
2019-05-21 16:45

Police Arrest Man Wanted In Alleged Attack On Scott Co. Paramedic SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Scott County Sheriff’s Department officials said Tuesday afternoon that a man wanted for allegedly assaulting a paramedic has been taken into custody. Sgt. Eddie Hart said that Chad Michael Howell was just arrested after ...
2019-06-04 20:15

Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are "stealing these elections, they are stealing our future."...
2019-07-15 10:45

Police arrest naked intruder at Southern California home A Southern California woman says she and her twin daughters were terrorized by a man who stripped out of his clothes and wielded a hammer he took from her garage after breaking into their home....
2019-06-03 20:15

Police arrest Indonesia business owner after deadly fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police have arrested the owner and two managers of an unregulated factory in North Sumatra that was engulfed by a fire that killed 30 people, a spokesman said Sunday. The three suspects could each face five years ...
2019-06-23 18:30

Police make arrest in killing of Louisiana postal worker SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northern Louisiana said a man has been arrested for shooting and killing a postal worker. Shreveport police said Saturday that 32-year-old Michael Gentry is being held in the city jail on one count of second degree mu...
2019-06-23 18:30

Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio...
2019-07-21 10:15

Nepal Woman Hired Indian Contract Killer To Murder Mother: Police A woman along with her boyfriend was arrested in Nepal on Monday for allegedly hiring an Indian contract killer to murder her mother who was opposed to their relationship, Kathmandu police said....
2019-07-01 20:45

Rahul Gandhi Condemns Arrest Of Journalists By Uttar Pradesh Police Congress president Rahul Gandhi condemned the arrest of three journalists by Uttar Pradesh for allegedly "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and called for their release. The arrests over the......
2019-06-11 08:30

4 Hurt in Shooting at Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Celebration; Police Arrest 3 At least four people were hurt and panic ensued when shots rang out Monday during the Toronto Raptors’ victory parade to celebrate their first-ever NBA Championship title....
2019-06-18 07:15

Gibraltar police arrest two more crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday they had arrested the two second mates from the Iranian Grace 1 tanker which was detained last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
2019-07-12 17:30

Chinese police arrest man who allegedly poured water over Baidu CEO's head Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at a conference, police said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 07:15

Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting Police in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday arrested six men -- including the suspected gunman -- in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz....
2019-06-13 01:45

Public helps Marana Police arrest a suspected armed robber MARANA – It was at a Motel 6 on Ina near the freeway when a teenage boy walked in and robbed the night clerk. The male subject displayed a handgun from his right pocket, pointed at the clerk and demanded money. It happened on June 18 around 2:3...
2019-07-16 08:15

Australia police raid homes, arrest 2 to foil terror plot Australian counter-terrorism police arrested two men Tuesday and raided six homes to foil what they say was a terror plot still in the planning stages....
2019-07-02 16:15

Police in Hampton, Va., arrest mom of missing toddler; child believed dead Police have arrested the mother of a missing 2-year-old in Hampton, Va., and charged her with three county of felony child neglect, police said.        ...
2019-06-30 01:30

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee Drug smugglers have come up with some novel ways of moving their goods around the world undetected, but a recent incident at Barcelona airport involved a surprisingly low-tech approach....
2019-07-17 06:15

Police in Hampton, Va., arrest mom of missing toddler; child believed to be dead Police have arrested the mother of a missing 2-year-old in Hampton, Va., and charged her with three county of felony child neglect, police said.        ...
2019-06-29 20:15

Murder suspect’s brother killed by cops during mistaken arrest: police A man mistaken for a murder suspect was fatally shot by Chicago cops after he allegedly pulled out a gun during an arrest, police officials said. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi announced late Tuesday on Twitter that the suspect, Curtis Stagger, w...
2019-05-29 21:45

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government after she docked at the port of Lampedusa....
2019-06-29 04:45

Australian police arrest 3 men over alleged ISIS-linked plot: report Police say three men have been arrested over an alleged Islamic State group-inspired plot to attack several Sydney targets, including police and defense buildings, courts, churches and diplomatic missions....
2019-07-02 11:15

Florida infant dies after being left in hot van outside day care center, co-owner arrested: police A 4-month-old girl died Wednesday after she was left in a scorching hot van outside a Florida day care center for nearly five hours, authorities said....
2019-05-23 10:45

British Bitcoin scammer nets $50M running fake Bitcoin trading site A British Bitcoin scammer has admitted to a con that duped people, all over the world, out of $50 million. In US courts last week, the perpetrator, identified as 50-year old Renwick Haddow, admitted to running a fake Bitcoin trading platform that def...
2019-06-18 13:15

Australian tattooed model taunts police over assault arrest warrant: 'You'll never catch me' An Australian model whose body, face – and even eyes – are tattooed is taunting police on social media after an arrest warrant was issued for an alleged assault....
2019-05-31 17:30

Dominican police arrest second suspect in shooting of baseball star David Ortiz Dominican police arrested a second suspect on Tuesday evening in the shooting of David Ortiz, the retired Boston Red Sox baseball star, the Boston Globe reported....
2019-06-12 14:30

Russian Police Arrest Hundreds at Protest, Including Navalny, After Reporter’s Release Riot police dragged demonstrators from the crowd and arrested news photographers and reporters at a protest called to support the journalist Ivan Golunov, who had been detained and abruptly freed....
2019-06-12 20:15

Chinese police arrest man who allegedly poured water over Baidu's chief executive Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at a conference, police said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 10:30

Police Arrest David Ortiz Shooting Mastermind, Who Was Allegedly Trying To Get His Cousin Killed Dominican Republic officials announced today that they have arrested the 12th and likely final person connected to the June 9 shooting that hospitalized David Ortiz. Texas resident Víctor Hugo Gómez Vázquez was identified as the mastermind last week,...
2019-06-28 20:45

The arrest of a 12-year-old boy in the same city where Stephon Clark was killed has renewed criticism of police The incident has sparked new accusations of police brutality in the city where Stephon Clark was killed in March 2018.        ...
2019-05-22 09:15

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny himself served two stints in jail for violating protest laws....
2019-05-21 15:15

DNA leads Colorado police to arrest of murder suspect in 32-year-old cold case Authorities who used a DNA sample to create an image of the possible suspect in a 32-year-old murder case have arrested a suburban Denver man in the strangulation murder of a young soldier at Fort Carson.        ...
2019-06-15 15:15

Police arrest Salt Lake City man in connecting with Mackenzie Lueck case A 31-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck, who had not been seen since arriving in Salt Lake City early June 17....
2019-06-30 11:30

Tesla dashcam footage helps police identify and arrest suspected hit-and-run driver Tesla vehicles can do all sorts of impressive things performance-wise, but who knew that they were also adept at helping law enforcement authorities solve crimes? Just a few days after a Tesla dashcam video helped prove that a reckless driver was lyi...
2019-07-09 02:30

Detroit police arrest graffiti artist hired by city to paint mural Painter and musician Sheefy McFly was working on a viaduct in the Motor City's northeast side when two police officers stopped him, the Detroit Free Press reported....
2019-06-24 08:15

Man attacks immigrant detention center in Washington state, found dead after police shooting TUCSON– A day before the Trump administration was set to conduct mass roundups of undocumented immigrants around the U.S., a man threw incendiary devices at an immigrant detention center in Washington state and was later found dead at the scene...
2019-07-14 01:45

Police continue to track digital evidence after arrest in the death of student Mackenzie Lueck Salt Lake City Police and the FBI are scouring a digital trail even after the arrest of a suspect in the disappearance and death of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck.        ...
2019-06-30 01:30

As Trump Meeting Looms, Pakistan Anti-Terrorist Police Arrest Hafiz Saeed Mr. Saeed, founder of the group behind the deadly attacks in India in 2008, was placed in custody days before Prime Minister Imran Khan is due in Washington....
2019-07-17 16:00

Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin fired two police generals involved in a criminal drug case against a Russian investigative journalist whose arrest had sparked widespread protests.        ...
2019-06-13 23:15

Detroit police investigating possible serial killer targeting sex workers arrest homeless man as 'person of interest' Police in Detroit have arrested a “person of interest” Friday night in the case of a possible serial killer and rapist targeting sex workers in the east side of the city....
2019-06-08 15:15

Police in Gibraltar arrest captain and chief officer of Iranian supertanker Grace 1 for breaching EU sanctions Police in Gibraltar have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria....
2019-07-11 20:45

A group of police officers shot a man dead after he was caught throwing incendiary devices at a migrant detention center Google Streetview A man died early Saturday morning after throwing incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Tacoma, Washington while armed with a rifle. The man, who has not been identified yet, died after four police officers arrived at the sc...
2019-07-14 04:15

CHEAP: Call the police, a Nintendo 2DS for $50 is CRIMINAL Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Everyone loves a little bit of on-the-go gaming. There’s little better than kicking back on a plane, train, or any other sort of transport, and losing yourself in...
2019-06-08 14:45

Police: Don’t call us with Taco Bell complaint SLIDELL, La. (AP) — A police department in Louisiana is reminding people that it’s there to serve, just not handle customer service complaints about Taco Bell. The Slidell Police Department posted on Facebook Monday that someone called to compl...
2019-06-05 14:00

Eric Garner: Family of black man who died during arrest attempt tell of anger as police officer avoids prosecution The family of a black American who died during an attempted police arrest have voiced their anger after the white officer involved avoided prosecution....
2019-07-17 20:30

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 1-Spanish police arrest Mexican national after Mexico anti-graft push Spanish police on Wednesday said they arrested a Mexican national the day before, but that it was not the former chief of Mexico's state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, as they had said previously....
2019-05-29 13:00

Police Arrest Suspect in Death of Baton Rouge Community Activist, Say No Evidence That Killing Was a Hate Crime Baton Rouge, La., police announced on Tuesday they had a suspect in the death of beloved community activist, Sadie Roberts-Joseph. The 75-year-old community leader and founder of the city’s African American Museum was found dead in the trunk of her c...
2019-07-18 01:15

Police Make Arrest in the Killing of Zoe Spears, Whose Death Marked the 10th of a Black Trans Woman This Year A Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Zoe Spears, a 23-year-old whose death last month outside Washington, D.C., marked the 10th this year of a black transgender woman....
2019-07-19 07:30

Johnson and Hunt reject police call not to publish leaks Boris Johnson has told Sky News it is wrong for police to tell the media not to publish further leaks after Scotland Yard urged news services to hand over the information instead....
2019-07-13 15:30

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
2019-06-08 17:15

Police officer shot while responding to domestic violence call dies SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. Deputy Chief Dave Peletta said during a news conference early Thursday that 26-year-old Tara O’...
2019-06-20 15:45

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior Indian government source told Reuters....
2019-07-12 08:15

When Taco Bell runs out of tacos, who do you call? One person reportedly called the police When Taco Bell runs out of tacos, who do you call? In Louisiana, a consumer called the police department.        ...
2019-06-05 07:30

Hong Kong police call protesters 'illegal, irrational and unreasonable' over siege of headquarters Hong Kong police on Saturday condemned protesters that surrounded its headquarters as "illegal, irrational and unreasonable" as tensions over the city's relations with mainland China boiled over into anger toward law enforcement....
2019-06-22 10:30

Tories demand answers on delayed call to police over prison sexual assault allegations The Correctional Service of Canada says it contacted police on March 29 - three months after it first learned of the allegations now at the centre of a lawsuit by three women....
2019-05-28 20:30

Tower Hamlets arrest: Police watchdog probe footage showing man 'suffering a seizure' while being restrained The police watchdog is investigating footage of a man who appeared to suffer a seizure while being restrained by police during a scuffle over parking his car....
2019-07-11 03:30

Hoax 911 call accused Pulitzer-winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. of killing his wife, police say Award-winning Miami Herald opinion columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. was awoken at his Maryland home early Sunday by a group of police officers responding to a hoax 911 tip that someone had been killed inside Pitts' house....
2019-07-02 00:30

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared ...
2019-07-03 20:45

Sentencing set for Alabama man in $2M scam OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a $2 million scam that sucked in an Alabama town is due in state court to face additional counts. Records show Kyle Sandler has signed papers showing he plans to plead guilty Tuesday...
2019-05-28 10:30

Growing scam uses law enforcement as bait TUCSON – Carson Noel says he’s received at least 30 of the phone calls. Each one, incredibly believable. “It’s a really well prepared script and it’s just one of those things where if you are caught off guard you might f...
2019-05-22 07:15

What’s a cryptocurrency exit scam and how do I spot one? Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Google ‘cryptocurrency’ and the likelihood is you’ll see ‘exit scam’ somewhere in the results. But, what ar...
2019-07-17 01:45

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that N...
2019-06-17 20:15

How To Prevent and Respond to a SIM Swap Scam SIM swap attacks are “off the hook right now,” as described in a November 2018 article from security maven Brian Krebs. While most of you probably have never, and won’t ever, encounter one, it’s good to be prepared should this irritating hack happen ...
2019-06-19 18:45

4 chilling lessons from a tech hotline scam Some people think they’re immune to cybercriminals. “I’m not even on their radar,” they think. “What are the chances that I’ll get targeted? It’s not like I’m famous or have zillions of dollars.”...
2019-06-29 22:00

Facebook introduces a scam ad reporting tool in the UK Facebook has launched a new reporting tool designed to tackle scam ads. The feature lets UK Facebook users flag online ads that link to dubious get-rich-quick schemes or questionable cryptocurrency sales, which will then be reviewed by a dedicated an...
2019-07-16 13:30

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the other end addressed him by his name, William Hanson. The caller went on to tell him that he had a cou...
2019-05-24 04:15

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of...
2019-07-17 00:15

Saradha Scam: CBI Questions IPS Officer For Seven Hours On Second Day IPS officer Arnab Ghosh was grilled for seven hours by the CBI on Thursday as he appeared before the agency for the second consecutive day in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam....
2019-05-31 01:15

NYPD cop charged with trying to cash in on $1.5M car-loan scam An NYPD cop was busted Tuesday in a $1.5 million car-loan scam, authorities said. Officer Eduardo Rodriguez, 41, was taken into custody after taking out a loan for a vehicle that he had no intention of purchasing and funneling the dough to two other ...
2019-07-03 01:45

Throw the college admissions scam bribers in the gulag I purposely haven’t written yet about the college cheating scheme that landed actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a bunch of others in hot water because I kind of understand. When you have kids, you want them to succeed no matter how lazy a...
2019-05-30 09:30

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buying insurance they didn’t need. The settlement covers customers who were bilked out of tens of millions...
2019-06-07 23:30

Facebook launches UK reporting tool to clamp down on scam ads Social media firm to investigate users’ complaints and take down violating postsFresh efforts to tackle scam adverts across Facebook are being introduced in the UK following action taken by the consumer champion Martin Lewis.The social media company ...
2019-07-16 11:45

Assets Worth Rs 209 Crore Attached In IMA Ponzi Scam The Enforcement Directorate on Friday attached assets worth Rs 209 crore in its money laundering probe into a ponzi scam involving Karnataka's IMA group, in which thousands of depositors have......
2019-06-28 11:30

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the spam wave is specifically targeting European users...
2019-06-10 21:45

The first Hustlers trailer is here to show off its best dance moves and scam these men As far are true stories go, the tale of Rosie Keo and her former co-workers has to be one of the more outrageous workplace narratives you may ever hear. It’s also a combination of ideal components for a fun cinematic retelling: sex, a heist, sharp wo...
2019-07-17 21:45

Predictive policing AI is a bigger scam than psychic detectives Law enforcement agencies around the world have recently begun extricating themselves from expensive, ineffective predictive policing systems. The machine learning equivalent of psychic detectives, it turns out, simply doesn’t work. AI can’t predict c...
2019-07-09 09:30

IIT Graduate Arrested For Running Laptop Scam Under PM Modi's Name A 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly running a fake website with pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and duping people in the name of "Free Laptop Government Scheme on the Occasion......
2019-06-03 03:45

"I May Be Killed, But Want To Return": IMA Scam Accused Releases Video Nearly two weeks after news of the multi-crore IMA Jewels scam first broke, company founder Mansoor Khan today released a video message telling Bengaluru commissioner Alok Kumar that he was willing to......
2019-06-23 19:30

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, Rausch’s local bank, calling to alert her of ...
2019-06-18 04:30

Probing Larger Conspiracy In NSE Co-Location Scam, CBI Tells Court Elaborating on the scope of the investigation since the registration of the FIR, the CBI told the court that it was trying to ascertain the channel used by Mr Shah to access NSE trade data...
2019-05-22 19:15

SEC Accuses Major U.S. Landlord of Running 'Ponzi Scheme-Like' Scam The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords of running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and of misleading banks to obtain bigger loans by using fake loan documents....
2019-05-23 18:15

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked le...
2019-07-19 22:15

Alleged GoFundMe scam ringleader rejects plea deal MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A man charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran has pleaded not guilty. Mark D’Amico entered the plea Tuesday in Mount Holly, New Jersey, to a half-dozen f...
2019-05-29 09:00

Opposition Leaders Link Maharashtra Minister To 340 Crore Scam Opposition leaders on Thursday staged a protest, accusing Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil of involvement in a "Rs 342 crore scam" pertaining to two land deals in Pune district....
2019-06-27 23:00

Ex-craps dealer linked to $1.2M scam is banished from Nevada casinos A former craps dealer at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas now has the dubious distinction of being the 36th person listed in the state of Nevada’s “black book” – a register of those excluded from casinos in the state....
2019-05-24 13:30

Praful Patel Skips Questioning Again In Alleged Aviation Scam Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Wednesday again skipped questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with an investigation into how Air India ceded profitable routes to......
2019-06-12 12:30

Spain extradites 94 Taiwanese to China on phone scam charges BEIJING (AP) — A group of 94 Taiwanese accused of telephone and online fraud have arrived in China after being extradited from Spain. Chinese authorities say the suspects arrived Friday morning at Beijing airport on a chartered flight. Footage on sta...
2019-06-07 12:30

Ex-USC coach, accountant plead guilty in college admissions scam A former women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California and a bookkeeper pleaded guilty Thursday to being part of a college admissions scam....
2019-06-28 02:45

“WHAT HAPPENED????” How a remote tech writing gig proved to be an old-school scam Enlarge / Maybe this is the "Mark Taylor" I seek... (credit: Getty Images | vladru) After a layoff dumped me into the job market for the first time in more than a decade, I had an all-too-close encounter with a new breed of digital fraudsters who p...
2019-06-02 17:45

Roshan Baig Asked To Appear For Questioning In IMA Jewels Scam Case The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the alleged IMA group ponzi scam, Tuesday served a notice to suspended Congress leader Roshan Baig, asking him to appear before it on Thursday....
2019-07-09 14:15

IMA Ponzi Scam Mastermind, Back From Dubai, Arrested In New Delhi Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the main accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate after he landed in New Delhi from Dubai at about 1:50 am today. Central agencies......
2019-07-19 10:15

Siblings sentenced for elaborate Swiss bank inheritance scam Four of investor Harry Seggerman’s six children had a choice when he died in 2001 with more than $12 million illegally stashed in Swiss bank accounts — declare their share and pay taxes or keep the scam going. They chose the latter....
2019-06-27 23:00

Ranchi Court Gives Jail Terms To 16 Fodder Scam Convicts A special CBI court in Ranchi has sentenced 16 fodder scam convicts to three to four-year prison terms in a case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37 crore from the Chaibasa treasury in the......
2019-05-29 13:45

Karnataka Minister Appears Before Probe Agency Over IMA Jewels Scam Karnataka minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam, appeared before the agency on Friday....
2019-07-05 23:15

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
2019-06-21 21:30

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, ...
2019-05-22 04:15

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kick...
2019-05-24 06:15

209 Crore Assets Seized, Karnataka Minister Summoned In IMA Jewels Scam The ED Friday said it has attached assets worth Rs 209 crore, including 20 immovable properties and bank deposits, in its money laundering probe into the alleged IMA group ponzi scam of Karnataka....
2019-06-28 20:30

Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav Gets Bail In Deoghar Treasury Case The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in a fodder scam case, but the former Bihar chief minister will remain in jail as he is also serving sentence in two other......
2019-07-12 15:00

Raman Singh's Son Abhishek, 19 Others Charged In Alleged Chit Fund Scam A case has been registered against former Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh's son Abhishek Singh, a former MP, and 19 others on the charge of cheating in connection with an alleged chit fund......
2019-06-18 19:30

Suspended Trinamool Leader Questioned In Saradha Chit Fund Scam The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has been probing the money laundering aspect of the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scheme, on Wednesday interrogated suspended Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh......
2019-07-17 16:45

UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests given by thousands of overseas students, many of them......
2019-05-25 03:30

Windows 10 users be careful – some default apps are showing scam adverts Windows 10 has been struck by a worrying problem in that some of its core (installed by default) apps are displaying fraudulent adverts which could potentially play all sorts of nasty tricks on the user.As spotted by Ghacks and first highlighted on M...
2019-06-03 12:30

Ex-Chief Justice Of India RM Lodha Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh In Online Scam Former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha was cheated of Rs 1 lakh in an online scam after the email account of his friend, a retired judge, was hacked, a police officer said on Sunday....
2019-06-03 03:45

Catfish capitals? Alaska tops the states where your online romance may be a scam Your online romancer might be a catfisher with a fake profile. These are the states where you are most likely to fall for a scammer.       ...
2019-06-14 00:45

What is Uber? Forget the sharing economy – it's just a libertarian scam | Dominic Rushe There are plenty of reasons why Uber’s much-hyped share sale might fail – and many more why that could be a good thingSerf, noun: a laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord’s estate.Uber is a lot. Last year 5.2 billion people took a ...
2019-05-22 00:45

Calcutta High Court To Hear Ex-Top Cop's Plea In Saradha Scam On July 2 The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday fixed July 2 for the hearing of former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking quashing of a notice served on him by the CBI....
2019-06-13 04:01

Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam BOSTON — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday. John Vandemoer is the first...
2019-06-12 23:00

Homeless and poor people recruited to fake slipping in alleged $31M scam Three men recruited poor and homeless people to stage phony slip-and-fall accidents in front of businesses around the city to cheat the companies and their insurers out of more than $31.7 million, jurors found Tuesday. Following a three-week trial, t...
2019-05-29 10:30

Google Pulls Scam Samsung Updates App That Was Downloaded 10 Million Times Google has suspended a fraudulent mobile app on the Google Play Store called 'Updates for Samsung' for violating its policies that claimed to offer system-level Android updates to smartphones....
2019-07-09 13:30

Dozens of NYC ice cream trucks seized over multimillion-dollar ticket scam Freeze! More than 40 ice cream trucks were seized by the Long Island City Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday over a sprawling, multimillion-dollar ticket avoidance scam that let them speed and blow red lights with near-impunity, The Post has learned...
2019-06-05 20:15

Cannabis has great medical potential. But don’t fall for the CBD scam | Mike Power The UK market for cannabidiol, a compound found in cannabis, will soon be worth £1bn. But consumers are being connedRoll up, roll up, ladies and gentleman, and gather around. Do you, your loved one – or family pet – suffer from any of the following c...
2019-07-01 15:15

Probe Agency Attaches Assets Worth Rs 94 Lakh Of Firm In CWG Scam Nine years after the Commonwealth Games (CWG) were held in India, the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday said it has attached assets worth Rs 94.24 lakh of a company, which was involved in the......
2019-07-04 01:45

Bengal Superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee Questioned In Chit Fund Scam Popular Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee is being questioned by the Enforcement Department in Kolkata for his association with the Rose Valley Group whose chairman is now in jail. This is the first......
2019-07-19 15:15

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and besting a stacked field of competitors. Four members of a Texas family thought they could perform a s...
2019-05-21 19:15

Champions League final: Voice of Go Compare advert victim of £7,000 ticket scam The singer who features in the Go Compare adverts has revealed he paid thousands of pounds for Champions League final tickets which he never received....
2019-06-01 22:30

Bengali Actor Rituparna Sengupta Summoned In Rose Valley Scam Case Bengali film actor Rituparna Sengupta has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate next week in connection with the investigation into the Rose Valley ponzi scam, a day after it summoned superstar......
2019-07-10 16:30

Apple is warning consumers not to fall for a popular iTunes gift card scam There are so many illegitimate ways to separate people from their hard-earned money. One such scam has random people receiving calls from someone claiming to be with the IRS and demanding immediate payment for back taxes owed. The victims are told th...
2019-06-23 00:45

FBI seeks help in finding victims of Hollywood Con Queen after Marvel Studios exec is used in the scam The FBI set up a website to find victims of a Hollywood con artist that’s been scamming unsuspecting people in show business with uncanny impersonations of professionals since 2013....
2019-07-15 19:30

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-12 18:15

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
2019-06-10 14:45

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
2019-07-11 01:30

Bitcoin: $13,868… $9,651…$13,202… What's Next? Pop quiz. Do you know when Bitcoin's daily trading volume hit an all-time high: at the 2017 peak near $20,000 -- or at this year's peak near $14,000? Watch to get the answer and learn more about Bitcoin's latest ups and downs....
2019-07-11 21:45

CNBC-shilled cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane pulls exit scam on 246K users Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane has reportedly pulled an exit scam and disappeared with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cryptocurrency belonging to its users, reports Forbes. Bitsane’s website, which reportedly boasted 246,000 registered us...
2019-06-28 14:15

Tenants, son slam soft-serve king accused in multimillion-dollar ticket scam Accused ice-cream “cone” artist Dimitrios Tsirkos has a freezer full of problems. The soft-serve king, whose fleet of trucks got scooped up last week after he was charged with ducking $4.5 million in parking and traffic tickets, has angered a residen...
2019-06-09 06:15

Bride-to-be caught trying to scam hotel with painfully obvious scheme: 'We thought she was having a psychotic break' Weddings are expensive, so it’s understandable for couples to try and save a few dollars here and there. That doesn’t excuse attempted fraud, however....
2019-07-07 23:15

A Bitcoin Chart You Have to See to Believe Remember what was happening in the markets last December? Forget the "Santa Claus Rally" -- stocks were crashing, and so were cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin fell to almost $3000! But Elliott waves have a way of alerting you to trend changes at most unexpe...
2019-06-28 02:30

Before and After: Bitcoin's 19% Move Bitcoin has mostly been out of the spotlight recently. That changed in the early hours of April 2nd. Around 12:30 a.m. ET, Bitcoin began a meteoric move upward, rising as much as 19% in a few hours....
2019-05-22 04:15

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
2019-05-23 01:15

Bitcoin will soon be worth zero I wrote in my last column that bitcoin is really a bitcon. I’ve been telling you this since the price of this “investment” collapsed from around $20,000 to $4,000 last year. Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, echoed a similar view last ...
2019-05-21 18:45

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of the woman he claimed to be his wife saw an incoming message from another person thanking her for the “...
2019-07-19 18:15

Bitcoin: Unadulterated Bullishness In January, EWFF alerted readers to the end of bitcoin's manic surge. In a Special Section that month, we forecasted that a break of the "upward curve that has supported [bitcoin's] exponential rise appears to lie directly ahead." ...
2019-05-22 04:15

What the Fork?! Why Bitcoin Really Plunged 15% on Nov. 14 Bitcoin plunged 15% on Nov. 14: news stories did a classic retrofit to "explain" the action. Yet, on Nov. 9, we anticipated Bitcoin's move before it happened. See the chart here....
2019-05-22 04:15

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
2019-05-21 21:45

Bitcoin is an insult to gambling Dear John: Like you, I believe bitcoin is a total fraud with nothing backing it. And it should be regulated by gambling commissions — not federal securities regulators....
2019-06-16 08:15

If you sold Bitcoin, you're definitely regretting it now Bitcoin prices have been whipsawed during the past few weeks, surging to nearly $14,000 on June 26 before plunging all the way back to about $9,600 on July 2. The price of one bitcoin has since rebounded to just north of $12,000....
2019-07-10 02:45

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
2019-06-30 22:15

Heartbreaking: Ellen DeGeneres Is Trying To Give Away $500,000 To Every Fan Who Comments ‘Amen’ On A Poorly Spelled Facebook Post, But Everyone Thinks It’s A Scam If you’re under the impression that life is always peachy for the rich and famous, here’s a heartbreaking story involving one of America’s most beloved celebs that’ll definitely change your mind: Ellen DeGeneres is trying to give away $500,000 to eve...
2019-06-29 01:45

PSA: Stay away from this ‘Bitcoin Collector’ app – it’s malware Have you come across a new “Bitcoin Collector” program promising up to $45 worth of free cryptocurrency each day? It might sound enticing, but best to stay away: the app is a virus designed to infect your system with ransomware or password-stealing m...
2019-05-27 13:45

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca...
2019-05-23 18:15

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
2019-05-22 11:45

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point: Bitcoin...
2019-05-22 04:15

The Cypherpunks Tapping Bitcoin via Ham Radio For a small group of bitcoin enthusiasts, the internet is a vulnerability. They're using satellites, ham radios, and mesh networks to stay current on the cryptocurrency....
2019-06-27 20:30

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this week amid optimism about the widening usage of digital currencies....
2019-06-27 21:45

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating its own digital currency, Libra — although, if tha...
2019-06-30 08:00

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
2019-07-05 01:30

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as its month. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, will not actually be similar to Bitcoin, just in c...
2019-06-08 08:15

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
2019-07-15 21:00

Riding the Waves Down: Bitcoin Loses Half Its Value Since late July, Bitcoin has lost more than HALF its value. Question is, Who was the contrarian before the big move down began? See our answer in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-22 04:15

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to...
2019-06-21 04:45

Satoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin because of the CIA, a theory Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin‘s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto has been noticeably absent for most of its existence. There’s ...
2019-07-19 22:15

| Bitcoin most overbought since record run, technical gauge says Here’s something for recently emboldened crypto enthusiasts to mull: Bitcoin is now at its most expensive level since just before the spectacular crash of the most widely owned digital currency....
2019-05-22 03:45

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on July 10, 2019 to enter into an agreement with a cryptocurrency payment services provider to let residen...
2019-07-16 13:15

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception T...
2019-07-17 09:30

Report: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019 Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptocurrency increased its dominance from 54.6 percent to 65 percent during the specified time period. EOS...
2019-07-18 18:30

Dear NY Post, didn’t you learn anything about Bitcoin? It’s that time of the year: NY Post’s in-house cryptocurrency pseudosopher John Crudele has published his annual diatribe against Bitcoin. For those new to Crudele, he is sort of like your local know-it-all who camps on a beer crate in front of the l...
2019-05-21 19:15

Shitposters are using sophisticated Bitcoin satellites to troll each other Since December, a sophisticated set of satellites has beamed the entire Bitcoin blockchain to Earth to enable use of the network without an internet connection — but cryptocurrency fans are now harnessing its power to viciously troll each other. can ...
2019-07-10 21:30

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny...
2019-06-03 13:45

Bitcoin Backers Welcome Trump Attack: At Least He Notices Us Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importance....
2019-07-12 14:30

Cboe Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading CHICAGO – December 10, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) began trading exactly as planned at 5:00 p.m. CT on Sund...
2019-05-22 01:30

Donald Trump: Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies aren't money The US president said he’s not a fan of Facebook’s Libra, and demands digital coin companies seek a banking charterDonald Trump has criticized Bitcoin, Facebook’s proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek...
2019-07-12 07:45

Find out how long until John McAfee must eat his own dick (cos Bitcoin) Two years have passed since cybersecurity wild-man John McAfee first told the world he would eat his own dick if his Bitcoin price prediction didn’t come true — and things still aren’t looking good. if not, I will eat my dick on national television. ...
2019-07-17 17:30

This website turns Bitcoin blockchain activity into ASMR Holding cryptocurrency can be exhilarating, yet absolutely depressing. Luckily, a website automatically transmogrifies Bitcoin activity into soft, soothing sounds to help you relax through its ups-and-downs. Yes, you could even call it “Bitcoin ASMR....
2019-05-28 15:30

Here’s how much Binance paid to move $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Binance moved a gut-wrenching $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin today – and it paid just $124.60 in network fees for the service. The epic transfer was signaled by Binance CEO Changpang Zhao earlier this morning in a tweet. We wi...
2019-05-29 18:00

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
2019-07-15 17:15

Donald Trump’s critique of Bitcoin is antiquated and irrelevant US President Donald Trump, known for his complicated relationship with technology and his incessant need to share his ill-advised thoughts with the world, has admitted he’s not a fan of cryptocurrency. The controversial billionaire–cum–leader of the ...
2019-07-12 19:00

Here’s why Satoshi Nakamoto set Bitcoin’s supply limit to 21 million Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. When Satoshi Nakamoto built Bitcoin, design choices were made that effectively limits the number of Bitcoin...
2019-07-08 22:30

Top cryptocurrencies outperform Bitcoin in latest price pump (except XRP) Bitcoin‘s price has broken $8,700 to reach its highest value in over a year – but that’s nothing compared to the price growth enjoyed by popular alternative cryptocurrencies like Litecoin (LTC), Binance Coin (BNB), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Even contro...
2019-05-27 13:45

Bitcoin scammers texted victims informing them they’d been conned out of $30,000 Normally, you won’t immediately know when you’ve fallen victim to a cryptocurrency scam. You might start to wonder where your money has gone and why no one is responding to your questions. Eventually though, reality will set in after you recognize th...
2019-07-04 11:15

Tether in court: Yep, we sort of, kind of, definitely used our reserves to buy Bitcoin It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether – a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar – used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitcoin. The stablecoin issuer, which shares management and ownership with cryptocurrency exchange service...
2019-05-22 10:45

Chuck E. Cheese Mouse Stumbles into Bitcoin Trap When a cryptocurrency fan compared bitcoin favorably to tokens once used for purchases at Chuck E. Cheese, the chain’s official Twitter account was quick to defend its honor....
2019-07-03 20:45

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as cities like Las Vegas or Hamburg...
2019-06-13 18:30

If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World You may have heard of the famous P versus NP problem. If you can prove or disprove its cryptically short equation, you’d be a million dollars richer—and maybe even billions of dollars richer, depending on your scruples. Read more......
2019-07-03 16:30

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V....
2019-06-13 12:30

Cboe Submits Product Certification for Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – December 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) has filed a product certification with the Commodity Futures T...
2019-05-22 01:30

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22....
2019-06-14 02:15

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
2019-06-28 21:15

Chinese Bitcoin miner arrested for stealing electricity from oil well Authorities in China have arrested a man after he reportedly stole electricity from an oil well to mine Bitcoin. The arrest was made after the police received a phone call from Daqing Oilfield, located in Haerken district (Tsitsihar, China) on May 28...
2019-06-14 21:45

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells opportunity....
2019-06-18 20:45

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that will be managed by an oversight body called the Libra Association. The Libra coin will not be availa...
2019-06-18 14:45

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m suggesting rig...
2019-05-23 08:30

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival....
2019-07-11 17:30

Bitmain lost $150,000 because it mined an invalid Bitcoin block Bitmain-owned mining pool Antpool appears to have squandered at least $150,000 worth of Bitcoin mining rewards, reports BitMEX Research, the analytic arm of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX. At 14:35 UTC, June 10, the Bitcoin network rejected a block a...
2019-07-11 17:30

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
2019-06-18 13:15

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Libra won’t actually be available for users until next year, at which point it will likely suppor...
2019-06-18 05:30

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high as $13,879.24 in the afternoon — as investors scratched their heads over what might be driving the ey...
2019-06-27 23:00

Bitcoin ETFs still a mirage as SEC delays decision yet another time The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is still not keen on approving Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF). In a document published on May 20, the watchdog revealed it has delayed making a decision on an ETF proposal put forth by the VanEck S...
2019-05-21 14:45

A Police Chief Was ‘Concerned’ About How His Department Handled Police Shootings, So He Kept It a Secret A Kansas police chief said that he was so concerned that his department was “contaminating” police shooting probes that he took several steps to address the issue, including continuing to employ allegedly corrupt officers, keeping broken policies in ...
2019-07-15 22:30

Sierra Vista Police seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking interested individuals in its Citizen Police Academy program. These classes give people a glimpse of behind-the-scenes police work. Free classes will be will held for 12 consecutive weeks...
2019-06-04 22:15

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from last week’s peak of nearly $14,000.Continuing its wild ride, the digital currency dropped to $9,717 o...
2019-07-02 10:30

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
2019-06-05 16:15

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of government-subsidized electricity....
2019-06-27 23:30

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to...
2019-07-10 05:00

US authorities seize over $200,000 worth of Bitcoin in suspected drug ring US authorities have seized more than $200,000 worth of Bitcoin after arresting three Boston-based men on charges of conspiring to sell drugs on the dark web. Binh Thanh Le, 22, Steven McCall, 23, and Allante Pires, 22, were each charged with conspiri...
2019-06-17 17:00

Mt. Gox head Karpeles plans new Japan bitcoin tech business Mark Karpeles, arrested in Japan after his bitcoin exchange collapsed from massive hacking, is starting a new business around the same computer technology that led to his legal troubles....
2019-06-05 08:45

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security, reports Bloomberg. In a White House briefing, Mnuchin mirrored president Trump‘s recently-found toug...
2019-07-16 13:15

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
2019-06-03 18:30

Moonday Mornings: Bitcoin flash-crashed to $75, SIM-swapping on the rise, and more It’s time for another edition of Moonday Mornings! If you’re new around here, this is Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines that you shouldn’t miss. Let’s get to it. 1. For about five minutes over the weeken...
2019-06-03 13:45

Flexer charged with trafficking Bitcoin-purchased drugs in Australia A man who frequently flaunted his wealth on social media has been found guilty of importing and trafficking drugs purchased with Bitcoin on the dark web. Brendan Leigh Baker, 27, a former cafe owner in Canberra, was found guilty in the ACT Supreme Co...
2019-06-19 12:15

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mobile-based point-of-sale systems. But beyond the world of traditional fiat currencies, the firm is m...
2019-06-14 21:45

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
2019-06-05 17:30

Bitcoin Criminals Set to Spend $1 Billion on Dark Web This Year: Report Bitcoin's use in illegal online marketplaces peddling everything from drugs to child porn is on pace to set a record this year at more than $1 billion....
2019-07-02 15:15

60% of Bitcoin hasn’t moved in a year — despite a 220% price bump in 2019 The price of Bitcoin has risen over 220 percent since January — but long-term holders are keeping their cool. Instead, Bitcoin‘s stellar second quarter actually attracted a steady stream of new sellers to the market, reports independent research firm...
2019-07-01 16:15

7 months after Hash Wars, Bitmain’s BTC.com appears to mine Bitcoin SV BTC.com, the flagship mining pool of cryptocurrency firm Bitmain Technologies, appears to have started mining the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain once again – a likely controversial move. According to multiple blockchain explorers, BTC.com ha...
2019-07-03 14:30

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
2019-06-30 22:15

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
2019-07-16 21:45

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
2019-06-11 12:15

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after Facebook disclosed plans for a digital coin....
2019-07-09 11:15

No matter how high the price of bitcoin gets, it’s too risky for average investors One certified financial planner who has owned the cryptocurrency for five years treats it as entertainment and would never recommend it to his clients....
2019-06-29 01:15

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
2019-06-06 12:45

WATCH: Craig Wright briefly forgets he ‘invented’ Bitcoin Craig Wright appears to have briefly forgotten that he wrote the Bitcoin white paper while speaking at a recent conference in Toronto. Wright, lead brain behind alternative cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision, caused controversy earlier this year a...
2019-06-14 21:45

Iran seizes 1,000 Bitcoin miners, says mining with state electricity is a no-no Authorities in Iran have seized around 1,000 Bitcoin mining machines from two abandoned factories, according to Reuters. The report hasn’t stated what cryptocurrency was being mined, or for how long the farm had been operating. It’s also unclear why,...
2019-06-28 11:30

5 bite-size Bitcoin factoids to beef up your cryptocurrency knowledge Bitcoin celebrated its 10th birthday earlier this year. The cryptocurrency is technological feat and while its inner workings are often difficult to understand, or explain, there are a few interesting facts every enthusiast should know. We’ve rounded...
2019-05-24 22:30

Bitcoin's November Crash: Bringing Clarity to the Crypto King The next time you have a family gathering, if you want to bring a loud dinner table discussion to a screeching silence, ask if anyone can explain how cryptocurrencies work....
2019-05-22 04:15

Bitcoin Pizza Day: How a hungry Florida man made cryptocurrency history Nine years ago today, the first ever Bitcoin transaction for a consumer product took place after a Florida man spent 10,000 BTC on two pizzas. Since then, cryptocurrency enthusiasts across the globe have celebrated ‘Bitcoin Pizza Day,’ not because th...
2019-05-22 15:30

Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich review – the tale of the Winklevoss twins Coders, cocktails and a bank heist in reverse – the brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg and hit bitcoin boom timeIf you have seen The Social Network, you will remember the Winklevoss twins: tall, preppy Harvard students (both played by Armie Hammer) wh...
2019-05-22 00:45

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million in fictitious Bitcoin mining rigs. The 33-year-old named as Berry van M. was director of two companie...
2019-05-21 19:15

Cboe Plans December 10 Launch of Bitcoin Futures Trading CHICAGO – December 4, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), plans to offer trading in bitcoin futures beginning at ...
2019-05-22 01:30

Don't do your boss any favors buying gift cards — it's likely a scam A new "Can you do me a favor?" scam has fraudsters impersonating your boss, minister, and others to trick you into buying them gift cards.       ...
2019-07-02 17:00

Auto repair mogul gets five years for postal truck repair scam A New York auto repair magnate who was convicted of tax fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison for running a $30 million scheme in which he bribed US Postal Service employees to get postal truck repair jobs. Ibrahim “Tony” Issa, 57, who own...
2019-06-21 01:30

Nashville officer killed after 17-year-old driving without a license slammed into his police vehicle while on duty, police say A Tennessee police officer was killed while on duty Thursday when his marked police car was struck by a 17-year-old driver who was driving without a license, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
2019-07-05 05:30

New York Police Officer Kills Himself, Third Police Suicide in 10 Days The police commissioner urged officers to seek mental health care, reiterating what he said after a deputy chief and detective took their own lives this month....
2019-06-15 07:45

California police officer, veteran died in his sleep at 36: police A 36-year-old California police officer and veteran was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after passing away in his sleep at his home, the Roseville Police Department said....
2019-07-17 17:45

UPDATE 1-Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
2019-07-16 22:15

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” t...
2019-06-03 13:45

Congressional report: Bitcoin adoption ‘miniscule’ compared to traditional finance Distributed ledger systems that underpin cryptocurrencies aren’t capable of processing the number of transactions required for mass adoption — but it doesn’t matter, they’re only really used for speculation. These are the findings of the Congressiona...
2019-05-29 15:15

Cboe Bitcoin Futures (XBT) Close First Day of Trading; Post Volume of More Than 4,000 Contracts CHICAGO – December 11, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) traded a reported 4,127 contracts in their first day of trading. XB...
2019-05-22 01:30

Bitcoin as healthy as ever as the network hits all-time high mining difficulty Bitcoin is having a very good week – both in terms of price and the stability of its blockchain. Shortly after surging past $9,000 to hit its highest price for 2019, the cryptocurrency‘s mining difficulty increased by 11.26 percent to 7.46 trillion, ...
2019-06-01 00:45

The CBOE Breaks Up with Bitcoin: The Biggest BULLISH Sign for Cryptos in 2 Years? From the start, Elliott wave analysis has anticipated many of Bitcoin's biggest turns and trends: See our forecast of the latest big rally for yourself....
2019-07-03 22:15

Bitfinex denies role in spooky transfer of $1.37 million in stolen Bitcoin Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex in 2016 is on the move. Earlier today, a combined 172.54 BTC ($1.37 million) was mysteriously sent from the hacker‘s wallets to an unknown address. Bitfinex’ marketing director Anneka Dew however told Hard Fork that today...
2019-06-08 03:30

Binance hackers suddenly move $8 million worth of stolen Bitcoin More than $8 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Binance has suddenly moved. Earlier today, a combined 707.1 BTC was sent from one of the hacker‘s Bitcoin wallets to a separate pair of addresses. The two transfers, for 706.1 ...
2019-07-08 22:30

$840,000 Bitcoin ransom plot foiled, kidnapped crypto traders rescued Police in India have rescued three people, including two cryptocurrency traders, that were held to ransom for two weeks to the sum of 80 Bitcoin ($840,000). At 2.30am on Sunday, a man with a pistol was spotted outside Shankara Residency in Bhankrota....
2019-07-15 17:30

This Bitcoin money-laundering cartel was operating from inside a Florida prison Authorities in Florida have busted an elaborate operation which saw prison inmates use Bitcoin to launder thousands of dollars via their commissary accounts. An investigation by Pasco County Sherriff’s Deputies revealed how inmates at the county jail...
2019-07-04 17:15

South Africa targeted in $135,000-a-day Bitcoin ‘Ponzi scheme,’ thousands duped Thousands of people in South Africa may have been duped in what’s thought to be a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme.  According to a local report, residents in Ladysmith, a city 365 kilometres south of Johannesburg, were enticed to invest in a company called Bitc...
2019-07-04 13:30

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control of government computers for the city of Baltimore, demanding ransom and leaving the city locked out...
2019-05-22 19:30

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florid...
2019-07-02 07:30

Bitcoin Tops $9,000 as Crypto Rally Trounces Stocks, Bonds, Gold and Oil The price of bitcoin rose above $9,000 to a 13-month high, extending a rebound that has made cryptocurrencies far outperform traditional asset classes this year....
2019-06-17 16:30

Hackers target Monroe College, demand $2 million in bitcoin as ransom Monroe College is “under cyberattack” by hackers who demanded approximately $2 million in bitcoin, police and school officials said Thursday. The school’s computer programs were hacked around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday by a group that got ...
2019-07-11 21:00

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reuters reports. Dutch billionaire John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment studio Endemol, ...
2019-06-05 18:15

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer systems of a Florida city a few weeks back, crime seems to be paying rather well, and the local governm...
2019-06-20 20:15

Watch Bizarre Moment Bitcoin ATM Spits Out Notes On Busy Station A bitcoin machine started firing out 20 pound notes at a London train station recently. A video of the incident surfaced on Reddit and has gone viral online....
2019-06-11 14:00

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and waiting time when people exchange money on Facebook. The company created a spinoff to handle the Libra...
2019-07-12 19:00

Cboe DataShop Plans to Add FX Offerings, Spot and Futures Bitcoin Data CHICAGO – December 14, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced Cboe DataShop will add historical spot foreign exchange data from Cboe FX to its range of offerings beginning tomorrow, December 15. Cboe FX, Cboe’s f...
2019-05-22 01:30

Bitcoin wallets aren’t addresses — a secret guide for embarrassed crypto noobs Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. If you own any cryptocurrency, the chances are you’ve had to use an address, or a wallet, or both. It’s c...
2019-06-21 19:45

Florida city pays hackers $600K in bitcoin to get computer systems back A small city in Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers that took control over its computer systems in a ransomware attack, according to reports. The Riviera Beach City Council on Monday unanimously approved its insuran...
2019-06-20 17:45

Third person accused in Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring case pleads guilty A woman accused of running a Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring pleaded guilty on Tuesday after authorities busted the operation last year.  Among other charges, Sarah Alberts, 35, who is due to be sentenced on October 8, admitted to money laundering, repo...
2019-07-03 14:30

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are growing signs it's entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert....
2019-06-13 09:45

Bitcoin healthy AF following Zuckbuck reveal, hash rate hits all-time high Bitcoin‘s hash rate is skyrocketing, setting a new all-time-high to fly in the face of Facebook’s ambitious Libra cryptocurrency — a remarkably healthy sign for the world’s most popular blockchain. Bitcoin‘s “hash rate” measures the total processing ...
2019-06-20 22:00

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project until concerns ranging from privacy to money-laundering were addressed....
2019-07-11 12:00

Fraudsters fined $360,000 for running bogus Bitcoin trading ring, impersonating CFTC A Texas federal court has granted a motion for a default judgement against two individuals who solicited money by fraudulently representing the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC) in a bid to extract Bitcoin from investors.  Defendants Mor...
2019-07-11 16:00

WATCH: Bitcoin ATM showers London’s Bond Street station in cash money No, this isn’t a new Anderson Paak video. In a bizarre scene, footage shows a Bitcoin ATM spewing heaps of cash in a shopping centre nearby London’s Bond Street train station, while a security guard does their best to keep onlookers at bay. The video...
2019-06-08 03:30

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

It Would Take This 50-Year-Old NASA Computer More Than a Quintillion Years to Mine a Single Bitcoin Block Ken Shirriff is a hardware hacker who also has a penchant for restoring old computers, including the Xerox Alto, which had a huge influence on Steve Jobs and the Macintosh computer. His latest project was bringing one of NASA’s Apollo-era guidance co...
2019-07-10 01:30

Bitcoin dark web drug ring busted after dealer doxes himself buying stamps US law enforcers have busted a Bitcon-fuelled dark web drug ring after one of the alleged dealers messed up and bought pre-printed postage online using his real identity. The dealers, which sold almost $9 million worth of counterfeit Adderall, levera...
2019-06-28 11:30

Baltimore didn’t pay Bitcoin ransom so hackers leaked sensitive data on Twitter Officials investigating the Bitcoin-fueled ransomware attack that hit Baltimore City last month believe the hackers have leaked government documents on Twitter. A Twitter account claiming to be owned by the hackers appears to have been used to leak t...
2019-06-05 18:15

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recentl...
2019-05-24 07:15

U.S. regulator accuses head of defunct British bitcoin company of $147 million fraud A U.S. commodities regulator has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company and its former principal of fraudulently misappropriating at least 22,858,322 bitcoin worth $147 million from more than 1,000 customers....
2019-06-19 04:00

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted...
2019-07-12 05:15

Sign this petition to stop Craig Wright from copyrighting the Bitcoin white paper An online petition to remove Craig Wright’s name from a copyright claim submitted earlier this week has surfaced after his latest effort to lay claim to the fact he authored the original Bitcoin white paper. In an attempt to scratch his latest patent...
2019-05-22 22:15

For our future, more Indian immigrants, please If, like me, you believe that the U.S. needs to welcome immigrants on a sustainable basis, you should support a greater U.S. government priority on the immigration of skilled Indian citizens to the United States....
2019-07-16 01:45

Met Police website hacked, tweets ‘F*CK THE POLICE’ It appears hackers briefly took over UK Metropolitan Police’s website, posting a series of bizarre messages on its press section and social media accounts, including one which read “FUCK THE POLICE.” The messages were sent around 22:30UTC on July 201...
2019-07-20 11:30

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country....
2019-07-18 16:15

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
2019-06-18 14:00

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted...
2019-07-12 06:15

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency Libra in 2020. David Marcus, the company'...
2019-07-17 08:45

CBOE and Gemini Enter Into Exclusive Global License Agreement to Use Bitcoin Market Data CHICAGO - August 2, 2017 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) and Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) today announced an agreement that provides Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE) and its affiliates with an exclusive glob...
2019-05-22 01:30

An Indian village has many more twins than can be explained One in eleven people in a village in India is a twin. Though nobody knows the underlying causes, cousin marriage and disease epidemics have now been ruled out...
2019-05-21 15:30

Indian Bank Defrauded by Another Borrower The Indian bank that fell victim to one of the country’s biggest banking scams said that another borrowers had defrauded it of half a billion dollars....
2019-07-07 23:15

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliamentary elections show. But past polls have gotten results wrong before....
2019-05-21 21:00

Indian farmers use sun to help water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
2019-06-17 11:45

New court resource center opens TUCSON – The new Pima County Juvenile Court Resource Center is officially open. Arizona’s new Chief Justice Robert Brutinel was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will provide one-stop access to legal forms and information. “...
2019-07-12 07:30

Sen. McSally to visit Center of Opportunity Old hotel to become one-stop-shop for homeless and low income. TUCSON –Sen. Martha McSally plans to tour H.S. Lopez Family Foundation of Center of Opportunity, a new local homeless shelter, on Friday. According to a news release, McSally’s visits is ...
2019-06-21 06:01

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
2019-05-27 12:30

Devils select U.S. center Hughes No. 1 overall Center Jack Hughes was the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft on Friday night -- and just the start of a record-setting evening for the United States National Development Team....
2019-06-22 15:45

Volunteers needed at the Center of Opportunity TUCSON – A few months ago, the old Holiday Inn on Irvington and Palo Verde roads watched over Tucson and its roughly 400 homeless population left sleeping outdoors. But last week, new life has entered into the hotel. Since opening June 3, the f...
2019-06-12 01:15

SRK, Anushka Sharma, Others Behind 5 New Netflix Indian Series Netflix has added five new original series to its India slate - Betaal, Mai, Bombay Begums, Messy, and Masaba Masaba - which involve the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Alankrita......
2019-07-16 10:45

Indian PM arrives in Maldives in 1st trip since reelection MALE, Maldives (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in the Maldives for his first official overseas trip since being elected to office for a second term. It’s the first visit by an Indian prime minister to the South Asian arch...
2019-06-08 18:15

4 riding in non-air-conditioned train car die in Indian heat Four people returning from a Hindu pilgrimage have died while traveling in a non-air-conditioned coach on an Indian train as temperature reached 118F...
2019-06-12 08:45

7 of the 8 Spelling Bee winners are Indian Americans. Here's why that's not surprising This year, 562 spellers competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and after a grueling 20 rounds, the eight left at the end were named co-champions....
2019-06-01 11:30

Bend it like Modi: Indian PM marks Yoga Day Indian P.M. Narendra Modi practiced various yoga poses alongside an estimated 40,000 people for International Yoga Day in India's eastern state of Jharkhand.        ...
2019-06-21 15:45

All You Need to Know About Leila, Netflix's Next Indian Original Series Leila Netflix India series cast, book, trailer, director, cinematographer, review, release date, synopsis, and poster - here's all you need to know about Netflix's newest original series from......
2019-06-07 12:30

Indian Embassy In Kathmandu Celebrates Yoga Day The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organised a yoga event today to celebrate the fifth International Day of Yoga at Nepal's Thyangboche -- the gateway to Mount Everest....
2019-06-16 16:15

Indian man gets 7 years for arranging 80 fake marriages PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — An Indian man living in Florida has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for arranging more than 80 fraudulent marriages. Court records show that 47-year-old Ravi Babu Kolla was sentenced Thursday in Panama City fe...
2019-06-21 01:45

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
2019-05-30 18:01

| Four rescued, 8 still missing on avalanche-hit Indian peak Four British climbers have been rescued from an avalanche-hit Himalayan mountain range, Indian authorities said on Sunday, as a frantic search continued for eight other mountaineers still missing on its treacherous heights....
2019-06-02 23:30

The Latest: Cyclone forecast to jog away from Indian coast VERAVAL, India (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Vayu (all times local): ___ 12:30 p.m. Authorities say a very severe cyclone appears to have changed course and is less likely to touch India’s western coast than was previously forecast. The India Me...
2019-06-13 10:45

A Money Center Bank Falls to a 10-Plus Year Low: Now What? From a high near $150 in 2007, Deutsche Bank's share price recently fell below $8. But is this the end of the long down trend? A hint comes from an Elliott Wave pattern that unfolds in three legs. See it for yourself in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-21 22:30

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fewer repeat admissions than other hospitals, a study of heart patients suggests....
2019-05-22 04:15

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the maintenance room, which was under control less than an ho...
2019-05-25 15:45

Bishop blesses new Center for Opportunity before opening TUCSON – Tucson’s new Center for Opportunity was blessed by the Diocese of Tucson Bishop on Thursday, May 30th. Bishop Edward Weisenburger took a tour of the new facility before blessing it. The former Holiday Inn Hotel on the Southside will pr...
2019-05-31 06:45

This is what it really looks like inside a bank's cybersecurity center right before an attack In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's new book "Kingdom of Lies," she takes you directly inside the security operations center of one of the world's largest banks....
2019-06-15 21:15

#MeToo tomes front and center at BookExpo Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey, comedian-actress Jenny Slate and Jennifer Weiner were all drawing long lines as the BookExpo moved into high gear at the Javits Convention Center Thursday. Pilkey’s new children’s book from Scholastic, “Dog Man f...
2019-05-31 10:45

How The Times Analyzed the Migrant Center Airstrike It seemed too outrageous that such a place would be bombed, but if it were true it might be a war crime. It was the middle of the night in Libya. How could we verify the claim?...
2019-07-18 04:15

New center dedicated to helping the homeless opens up TUCSON – A new facility aimed at helping the homeless get off the streets and back on their feet opened up Monday. The H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Center of Opportunity moved into the old Holiday Inn near Irvington and Palo Verde Roads. The bu...
2019-06-04 08:45

Greens Are the New Hope for Europe’s Center. For the Far Right, They’re Enemy No. 1. As climate change emerges as the latest front in Europe’s culture wars, can Green parties show that environmental policy is compatible with social justice?...
2019-07-14 16:45

India's Ola plans to set up research center in Bay Area India's taxi aggregator Ola said on Thursday it plans to set up its first research center in San Francisco area to push its electric mobility and autonomous vehicles....
2019-06-13 21:45

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a second wind. Sources said the New York Academy of Sciences and Silverstein properties will renew the a...
2019-05-30 07:45

The games were the star of E3, but gaming PCs were center stage Yes, smartphone gaming is growing rapidly, but for people who want the best possible visuals and the most compelling action, PCs are still the go-to.       ...
2019-06-15 12:30

Rangers center believes returning to college is way to go The size and skill are there, but Morgan Barron doesn’t want to rush it. Neither do the Rangers. That is why the 6-foot-4, 210-pound center is going back to Cornell for his junior season this fall rather than joining the Blueshirts at training camp. ...
2019-06-28 15:30

Airstrike hits detention center in Libya An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Libyan National Army (July 3)        ...
2019-07-03 20:30

Why a former Nazi sub base in Marseille is becoming a data center Fabrice Coquio, managing director of Interxion, at the site of MRS3—a data center being built in a former Nazi sub bunker. [credit: Interxion ] ...
2019-06-27 23:30

New migrant processing center to open in Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection is opening a new facility for migrants in Yuma, Arizona, near the Mexico border. The 500-person tent will house migrant families and children. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-29 02:30

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
2019-06-02 16:00

Jon Halapio ready to be the Giants’ center of attention again The backbone of the Giants’ offensive line won’t be new additions Kevin Zeitler or Mike Remmers. Neither will it be Nate Solder or Will Hernandez, who are both returning for their second season in the Meadowlands. It’ll be the man in the middle. Cent...
2019-06-16 13:15

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado. The Sentinel reports the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says the men escaped from the center in Aurora around no...
2019-06-18 03:30

Center-right narrowly leads in EU vote: estimate The center-right European Peoples' Party would get 173 seats in the new European Parliament, followed by the Socialists with 147, and liberals getting 102 seats, a parliament official said on Sunday evening, presenting a first aggregated estimate....
2019-05-26 21:45

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Modern Warfare....
2019-05-24 19:00

Women in cardiac arrest less likely than men to get help from bystanders (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital are less likely to receive help from bystanders and have less chance of survival than men, a recent Dutch study showed....
2019-05-24 23:45

NM state senator shocked by DWI arrest: ‘Are you serious?’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico state senator expressed surprise when he learned he was being arrested on a drunken driving charge, slurring his speech as he lay in an emergency room and saying to an officer, “Are you serious? Jesus Christ....
2019-07-02 07:15

The Latest: FIFA says arrest of Platini is 'concerning' The Latest on the French investigation involving Michel Platini (all times local): ___ 12:50 p.m. FIFA says it is "concerning" to hear that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in France in relation to a corruption probe into the aw...
2019-06-18 16:15

Jiggs Kalra, The Czar Of Indian Cuisine, Dies At 72 Jaspal Inder Singh Kalra, popularly known as Jiggs Kalra, was one of the most notable personalities in the Indian F&B industry. He is survived by his son Zorawar Kalra and daughter-in-law Dileep......
2019-06-04 10:45

34 Pakistani Migrants In Rajasthan Granted Indian Citizenship The Rajasthan government has granted Indian citizenship to 34 Pakistani migrants living in the state for more than a decade, a senior official said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 17:45

Indian ground team looking for climbers' bodies in Himalayas India's mountaineering foundation has launched a ground expedition on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain to retrieve the bodies of five climbers believed to be from a missing team of international climbers....
2019-06-10 11:00

Indian Finance Minister Jaitley opts out of new government India’s finance minister, who carried out Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic initiatives including tax and welfare reforms, has decided not to join Modi’s new government to be sworn in Thursday, citing health reasons...
2019-05-29 11:15

Indian ground team looking for climbers’ bodies in Himalayas NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s mountaineering foundation has launched a ground expedition on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain to retrieve the bodies of five climbers believed to be from a missing team of international climbers. The foundati...
2019-06-10 08:30

| Indian women's heads shaved for 'resisting' rape An Indian mother and her daughter had their heads shaved and were paraded through their village after resisting an attempted rape by men including a local official, police say....
2019-06-29 05:30

"Confident In Fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the victor....
2019-05-23 06:45

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials Five Indian sailors, who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria, have been released. Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy, and Moogu Ravi, had been kidnapped from a vessel -- MT......
2019-06-29 17:30

Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister NEW DELHI (AP) — Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term as India’s prime minister after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 billion people seeking swift economic change. President Ram ...
2019-05-30 16:30

Indian Embassy In UAE To extend Its Services To Families In Mussafah The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi would soon start its consular services in the industrial area of Mussafah, benefiting thousands of blue-collar workers and families residing in the district, according......
2019-06-15 10:45

Indian billionaire jeweler Modi appears in UK court Indian billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi appeared in a London court on Thursday where he heard that no date could yet be set for a full hearing over his possible extradition to India....
2019-05-30 14:45

Search underway for eight climbers missing in Indian Himalayas A search is underway for seven climbers -- four Britons, two Americans and an Australian -- and their Indian liaison officer, who went missing a week ago during an expedition in the Indian Himalayas, local authorities say....
2019-06-01 17:45

Kulbhushan Jadhav: 5 Facts On The Indian On Death Row In Pakistan India's appeal against the death sentence handed to former Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan will be decided at 6.30 pm IST by the International Court of Justice in The Hague in the......
2019-07-18 04:30

Watch the Trailer for Hotstar's Indian Remake of The Office Hotstar has released the trailer for the Indian remake of The Office, from Rohan Sippy, Debbie Rao, and Vivek "Bumpy" Bhushan. It's from the same producer as Criminal Justice, City of Dreams,......
2019-06-05 13:30

Modi government freezes ads placed in three Indian newspaper groups India's government has cut off advertisements to at least three major newspaper groups in a move that executives and an opposition leader said was likely retaliation for unfavorable reports....
2019-06-28 16:15

Water train set to relieve drought-hit Indian city Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing capital Chennai where reservoirs have run dry....
2019-07-11 22:00