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‘Arabian Warren Buffett’ arrested in Saudi corruption purge bargains for freedom – reports

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the wealthiest people in the world, is negotiating settlement terms with the country’s government, Reuters reports. The billionaire was held amid a massive anti-corruption purge. The grandson of the first Saudi king, who has been labelled the “Arabian Warren Buffett,” owns the renowned Kingdom Holding Company. He was arrested in November last year ...

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Man arrested for decapitating 5 cats, but ‘Croydon cat killer’ may still be at large

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 01:24 A 31-year old man has been arrested in Northamptonshire in connection with the murder and mutilation of five cats in the area between August and November 2017. The suspect, arrested in connection with arson and cat mutilations, has been released, but is still under investigation. Northamptonshire police confirmed they are liaising with London’s Metropolitan ...

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11 Saudi princes arrested for protesting utility bills at ruling palace – media

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 13:36 Saudi Arabia’s Royal Guard reportedly arrested royal family members over a protest at one of the king’s palaces in Riyadh. The princes apparently demanded utility payments be canceled, and compensation for a relative’s execution. The royals, whose names were not disclosed, were sent to Saudi Arabia’s largest maximum-security facility – Al-Ha’ir – located south ...

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Suspected Kosovo organ-trafficker arrested in Cyprus

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 05:50 A man suspected of trafficking in human organs has been arrested in Cyprus. Israeli national Moshe Harel faces extradition to Kosovo, where he is accused of luring kidney donors from Turkey and the ex-Soviet Union a decade ago. Harel is accused of promising up to $ 14,500 in payment to donors, with the extracted ...

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Man sues after being wrongfully arrested and injected with psychotropic drugs

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 20:44 A Pennsylvania man is suing a medical center and the police after he was wrongfully arrested and forced to take psychotropic drugs. He claims he told police and medical personnel they were mistaking him for somebody else. “The experience that I went through, this should never happen to anybody. It’s very simple to check ...

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Hundreds of cars burnt in France, over 500 arrested during ‘traditional’ New Year unrest

New Year’s Eve celebrations in France have turned out to be not only a time of joy, but also a frantic spell for police and emergency service personnel who faced mass disorder across the country. The number of vehicles torched during the festivities that spiralled out of control in Paris and other French cities have surpassed 1,000, the French Interior ...

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Several arrested in Berlin, Cologne over suspected sexual assault during NYE celebrations

Police have arrested several people in Berlin and Cologne over suspected sexual assault against women during New Year’s Eve celebrations, police and media say. Most of the suspects were young men from Syria and Afghanistan. At least seven people were arrested for sexual assault in the German capital, police said, as cited by Die Welt newspaper. The incidents took place ...

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‘Nigerian prince’ finally arrested: 67yo American behind 100s of scam emails

Published time: 30 Dec, 2017 15:28 The mastermind who claimed to be Nigerian royalty in order to conduct a well-known ‘phishing’ email scam has been arrested in Louisiana. Michael Neu, 67, was arrested this week following an 18-month investigation by Slidell Police Department’s Financial Crimes Division. He has been charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering and ...

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Texas teacher, 44, arrested for having sex with 13yo student

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 20:46 A female teacher in Bay City, Texas has been arrested and charged with online solicitation and improper relationship with a student, after a local man caught her having sex with his 13-year-old child in the backseat of a car. The angry father reported the matter on December 14 to the school police, who referred ...

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Suspected Norwegian spy arrested in Moscow, reportedly caught with Russian Navy classified docs

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 10:35 Edited time: 19 Dec, 2017 10:52 A Moscow court has remanded a Norwegian citizen in custody on suspicion of espionage. Russia’s special services caught the suspect as he was reportedly receiving classified documents on the Russian Navy. On Tuesday, a Russian district court ruled that Frode Berg should continue to be remanded in custody ...

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