News tagged with interpol

Ivory smuggling 'kingpin' charged in Kenya

A Kenyan court Wednesday charged a suspected kingpin of the illegal ivory trade, who was on Interpol's most wanted list and described as an "environmental criminal", with smuggling tusks.

dateDec 23, 2014 in Ecology
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Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring

Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online syndicate accused of blackmailing more than 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcam, an official ...

dateAug 22, 2014 in Internet
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Interpol, Philippines bust cyber extortion network

Philippine police, backed by Interpol, have arrested dozens of suspected members of an online extortion syndicate who duped hundreds of victims worldwide into exposing themselves in front of webcams or engaging ...

dateMay 02, 2014 in Internet
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Kenya rhino-poaching doubled last year

Armed poachers slaughtered double the number of Kenyan rhinos in 2013 compared to the year before amid a surge in wildlife killings, government officials said Thursday.

dateFeb 27, 2014 in Ecology
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DNA software for international detective work

Interpol is going to use software based on research by Radboud University Nijmegen and marketed by spin-off company SMART Research BV. The program, called Bonaparte, is able to identify people from their ...

dateNov 08, 2013 in Other
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