INTERPOL announced an anti-financial crime operation targeting West African organized crime groups across five continents on Tuesday, leading to the arrests of 300 people. Police seized $3 million in illegal assets, including cryptocurrencies, and blocked 720 bank accounts. Operation Jackal III ran from early April to July 3, 2024 and pursued online financial fraud. There [...]

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Irish police arrested 19 people during an anti-immigration protest in Dublin on Monday. 15 of the protesters, 13 men and two women, later appeared at the Criminal Courts of Justice for a special sitting and were charged with public order offences under Section 6 and Section 8 of the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994. [...]

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Martín Ahumada, spokesman for the provincial Judiciary of Mendoza, said on Tuesday that two French rugby players, Oscar Jegou and Hugo Aradou, were arrested by the Argentine federal police for alleged sexual assault on Monday. The alleged attack occurred in Mendoza, Argentina and both players were arrested upon the request of local prosecutors. According to [...]

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South Korea withdrew from its plan to suspend licenses for striking trainee doctors on Monday. The government’s Medical Action Central Accident Management Department issued a press release regarding the decision, which was made to combat the country’s current shortage of doctors. Only a small number of medical trainees returned to work last Friday and only [...]

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The Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ), an organisation led by human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, and Centre for the Enforcement of Human Rights International (CEHRI), a non-profit organisation that advocates for liability for international crimes, filed a case in Austria calling for investigations into sexual violence and murder in Ukraine by Russian soldiers on Monday. [...]

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Jian Guo, an aide to an EU parliament member for the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), was arrested in Dresden, Germany for espionage, the Federal Prosecutor’s Office announced on Tuesday. Guo was suspected of espionage in breach of Paragraph 1 and Paragraph 2 of Section 99 of the German Criminal Code. The Federal Prosecution stated [...]

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Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security on Monday arrested Pham Thai Ha, assistant to the country’s National Assembly chairman. Pham was arrested and detained in Hanoi, Vietnam on charges of “abusing positions and powers to influence others for personal gain,’ according to provisions of Clause 4, Article 358 of the 2015 Penal Code (amended in 2017),” [...]

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