Bodies of two children found in suitcases bought at auction in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, Aug. 19 (Reuters) – New Zealand police are investigating the suspected murder of two children whose remains were found in suitcases bought at an online auction last week for an unclaimed locker. Police launched a murder investigation in Auckland last week after the remains were found by a family who went through the contents … Read more

Estonia says it will fend off major cyber attack after removing Soviet monuments

People walk on the bridge over the Narva River at the border crossing with Russia in Narva, Estonia, Feb 16, 2017. Photo taken Feb 16, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register VILNIUS, Aug. 18 (Reuters) – Estonia has fended off “the most extensive cyberattacks since 2007,” it said … Read more

Scottish police investigate threat to JK Rowling after Rushdie tweet

Rugby Union – Six Nations Championship – Scotland vs England – BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, UK – February 24, 2018 Author JK Rowling in the stands before the match REUTERS/Russell Cheyne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, Aug. 14 (Reuters) – Scottish police said Sunday they were investigating a report of … Read more

Robinhood Must Face US Market Manipulation Claims Over ‘Meme Stock’ Rally, Rules of Judgment

The Robinhood Markets, Inc. logo. can be seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street following the company’s IPO in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Aug 11 (Reuters) – Stock trading platform Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD.O) must face claims of market manipulation … Read more

Cryptoverse: Blockchain bridges are falling into murky water

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash plunge into the water in this illustration, taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register August 9 (Reuters) – Another day, another hack – and another blockchain bridge burned. When thieves stole an estimated $190 million from US crypto firm Nomad … Read more

German consul arrested in Brazil for husband’s death

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 7 (Reuters) – A German diplomat in Rio de Janeiro, Uwe Herbert Hahn, was arrested Saturday night in connection with the death of his Belgian husband, police said. Hahn said his husband, Walter Biot, had died on Friday when he fell from their apartment in the Ipanema neighborhood after a sudden … Read more

India freezes assets of Binance-linked WazirX

Representations of cryptocurrencies in this illustration taken Jan. 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register MUMBAI, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – India’s Financial Crime Fighting Agency said Friday it had frozen the assets of WazirX, linked to the world’s largest digital currency exchange Binance, as part of its investigation … Read more

Greek intelligence chief resigns over wiretapping allegations

ATHENS, Aug. 5 (Reuters) – The head of the Greek intelligence service resigned on Friday after increased scrutiny of the agency’s surveillance practices, including an allegation by an opposition party leader that he had been wiretapped in 2021. Panagiotis Kontoleon, head of EYP intelligence, tendered his resignation “after faulty actions found during legal wiretapping,” according … Read more