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11 jailed in Spain stamp scam, one of country's 'biggest frauds'

Madrid - Spain's top criminal court said Wednesday it had sentenced 11 former executives of stamp firm Afinsa to up to 12 years in jail for their role in a vast scam that ruined thousands of savers.

China HIV leak violates patients' rights: WHO

Bejing - A leak of HIV carriers' identities in China was a violation of their "fundamental right", the World Health Organization said, after reports that hundreds of infected people were approached by telephone swindlers.

Taiwan arrests three foreigners in $2.5m ATM cyberheist

Taipei - Taiwan has arrested three foreign suspects over a $2.5 million cyberheist which used malware to hack into a major local bank's ATM network and steal bags of cash, police said Monday.

Thieves force Taiwan cash machines to churn out $2 mn

Taipei - Thieves suspected of installing a computer programme that forced cash machines in Taiwan to churn out more than $2 million were being hunted by police on Tuesday, officials said.

Food crime reaches $50 billion per year

London - There are many types of crime and most are widely reported. One area that doesn’t get much exposure is food crime. This ‘hidden’ area results losses to the food sector of up to $50 billion per year. We take a look at the issue.

Lagarde on Tapie payout case: 'I always had a good conscience'

Washington - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, facing a possible trial in France over a huge payout to tycoon Bernard Tapie, says her conscience is clear in the case, whatever happens.

French billionaire Dassault on trial for tax fraud

Paris - Billionaire French industrialist Serge Dassault of aviation and software giant Dassault Group went on trial Monday for allegedly stashing millions of euros in tax havens.

Blow for IMF's Lagarde in French Tapie payout case

Paris - A French prosecutor on Friday said IMF chief Christine Lagarde should stand trial for her handling of a massive state payout to tycoon Bernard Tapie in 2008 when she was France's finance minister.

French prosecutors seek UBS tax fraud trial: legal source

Paris - French finance prosecutors have asked for Swiss bank UBS to face trial for allegedly orchestrating a vast system of tax fraud in France, a legal source said Monday.

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen told to repay 320,000 euros to European Parliament

Brussels - The European Parliament is demanding the repayment of 320,000 euros from MEP Jean-Marie Le Pen over a salary it believes was wrongly paid out to a parliamentary assistant, sources said Wednesday.

French rogue trader Kerviel heads back to court

Versailles - French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel, whose actions almost bankrupted one of Europe's biggest banks, headed back to court Wednesday as Societe Generale seeks to recover 4.9 billion euros ($5.5 billion) in losses and interest.

SEC charges man with fraud involving online dating services

Online dating can be a horrible experience. You can get catfished (meaning people online lie), get corny pickup lines, and field weird requests. (Let's not go into the details.)

Ad fraud may become the second largest organized crime enterprise

Online ad fraud is becoming a huge problem and it is one of the fastest growing organized crime businesses in the world.

Societe Generale ordered to pay damages to rogue trader Kerviel

Paris - A French tribunal on Tuesday ordered Societe Generale to pay 450,000 euros in damages for firing rogue trader Jerome Kerviel -- whose actions almost bankrupted one of Europe's biggest banks.

Dutch, U.S. officials crack huge global mail scam

Den Haag - Dutch and US prosecutors said Thursday they had cracked down on a multi-million-euro scam in which hundreds of thousands of victims mailed money to the Netherlands after being told they had won the lottery.

Haiti commission recommends scrapping vote results

Port-au-prince - An independent commission has recommended canceling results of Haiti's first-round presidential elections held in October, saying they were marred by fraud.

Romania's Senate speaker charged with lying in fraud probe

Bucharest - Romania's anti-corruption prosecutor announced Tuesday that Senate speaker and former prime minister Calin Popescu-Tariceanu has been charged with making false statements under oath about real estate fraud that cost the state 135 million euros ($150 mi...

Founder of online underworld bank jailed for laundering billions

New York - The founder of an online underworld bank that allegedly laundered billions of dollars for criminals was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.

Citizenship fraud is a big problem in Canada: Auditor General

The spring report of Canada's auditor general painted a grim picture of Canada's citizenship application process from July 2014, through last fall, alleging the immigration department was not following its own procedures.

Review: Found footage morphs into something sinister in 'Fraud' Special

It's only natural that since the advent of YouTube, any type of footage feels like fair game to upload to YouTube. One man's YouTube videos, however, reveal something sinister.

From painted olives to spiked sugar: Global swoop on illicit food

Den Haag - A global police crackdown has seized over 10,000 tonnes of illicit or dangerous food and drink including monkey meat, dead insects and fake sugar spiked with fertiliser, the European police agency said Wednesday.

UN recommends reform of General Assembly chief's office

New York - The United Nations on Tuesday recommended overhauling financial oversight of the General Assembly president's office following a bribery scandal involving one of its former chiefs.

Disgraced celebrity surgeon's spoiled dreams of fame

Stockholm - Dreams of fame and fortune turned into a nightmare for a once-renowned Italian surgeon who compared himself to Doctor Frankenstein and now stands accused of using patients as guinea pigs.

Decision due on retrial for French rogue trader Kerviel

Paris - Investigators will decide Monday on whether French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel has the right to a retrial over his conviction for gambling away 4.9 billion euros ($5.5 billion) and almost bankrupting one of Europe's biggest banks.

Reputed former IRA chief jailed for tax evasion

Dublin - A man reputed to be the former chief of the Provisional Irish Republican Army paramilitary group was on Friday jailed for 18 months for tax evasion in Ireland.

Kansas judge: Mathematician can't access voting machine tapes

Wichita - A Wichita mathematician won't have the chance to examine paper voting machine tapes for evidence of possible fraud or malfunctioning. Judge Tim Lahey ruled Thursday that he couldn't force county officials to turn the tapes over to Beth Clarkson.

French ex-budget minister's tax fraud trial delayed

Paris - The tax fraud trial of France's disgraced former budget minister Jerome Cahuzac was adjourned Wednesday to September 5 after his defence challenged the constitutionality of the case.

Italy arrests former prelate over 30 million euro fraud

Rome - Italian police on Wednesday announced the arrest of a retired cleric suspected of having defrauded investors of 30 million euros ($34 million) which they were told would help fund a humanitarian foundation.

Google offering 2GB free storage as reward for updating security

Google is giving users 2GB of free Google Drive cloud storage in return for spending two minutes of their time to complete a Security Checkup. The offer is part of Safer Internet Day, designed to raise awareness of security issues online.

French ex-budget minister goes on trial for tax fraud

Paris - France's former budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, who stashed millions abroad while cracking down on tax cheats at home, went on trial Monday for tax fraud.
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File photo: Skating in Holland, Unknown author, Oil on canvas 31.8 x 46.4 cm. Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917; on loan to the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, since 1979. Signed: Jongkind, but likely to be a forgery.
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A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
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Knight being attended by wife, Helen. She wrote a letter to the local paper in South Wales saying her husband had a doctor's certificate attesting to his illness.
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Knight was caught on CCTV shopping at various Tesco stores across the country.
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A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
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Don't be fooled. There is NO such compulsory update from Yahoo! or anyone else. Give InboxAce a miss.
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A screengrab from the website of Colin Fry. The dead can speak, but apparently they don't spell so good.
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Another shopping trip with the wife.
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Mayor of Montreal Michael Applebaum is under arrest. Appelbaum is accused of corruption and fraud in municipal affairs, amounting to 14 charges in all
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Joann Elizabeth Wingate, 56
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A new report shows yet more corruption and fraud in private contractor abuse with relation to the occupations in Afghanistan and Iraq, costing US taxpayers "tens of billions" of dollars.
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A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - top part.
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The mugshot of Martha Nicholas.
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Knight and wife coming out of court on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to 19 counts of fraud, forgery and theft. Knight will be sentenced on November 7, 2014.
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A rather primitive looking phishing attempt. Do not respond, but move to spam folder.
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Babylon is another scam search engine. Don't click the link, don't click anything, close the page and get rid of it.
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U.S. financial institutions are issuing credit cards with EMV computer chips, which are widespread in other parts of the world. They promise to be more secure than traditional magnetic stripe cards.
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Knight pretended to be a quadriplegic and subject to periods of being comatose for two years.
Knight pretended to be a quadriplegic and subject to periods of being comatose for two years.
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