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Zero Hedge
As Opioid Crisis Rages, Federal Drug Prosecutions Hit 25-Year Lowto the report, most (75.8%) federal drug prosecutions involve trafficking charg
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 hours ago
to the report, most (75.8%) federal drug prosecutions involve trafficking charges, while another 21.8% are related to organized crime. “So far during the first nine months of FY 2017, about 1 in 5 cases (21.8%) were the result of organized... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Mexico's Sinaloa cartel has reportedly teamed up with a Romanian gang to ship drugs to the UKa Romanian criminal group in order to smuggle narcotics into the UK, The Times
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
a Romanian criminal group in order to smuggle narcotics into the UK, The Times of London reports, citing Britain's National Crime Agency. According to The Times, the Sinaloa branch has linked up with a Romanian gang that operates heavy goods... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Mexico's Sinaloa cartel has reportedly teamed up with a Romanian gang to ship drugs to the UKa Romanian criminal group in order to smuggle narcotics into the UK, The Times
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 hours ago
a Romanian criminal group in order to smuggle narcotics into the UK, The Times of London reports, citing Britain's National Crime Agency. According to The Times, the Sinaloa branch has linked up with a Romanian gang that operates heavy goods... Read more
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Reuters
Mexico asks Panama to extradite detained ex-state governorstate of Veracruz as a PRI member, was extradited from Guatemala to Mexico on J
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
state of Veracruz as a PRI member, was extradited from Guatemala to Mexico on July 17. He is accused of embezzlement and organized crime activities. Reporting by Eli Moreno in Panama City and Lizbeth Diaz in Mexico City; Editing by Anthony... Read more
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dna
Mexico asks Panama to extradite detained ex-state governorstate of Veracruz as a PRI member, was extradited from Guatemala to Mexico on J
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
state of Veracruz as a PRI member, was extradited from Guatemala to Mexico on July 17. He is accused of embezzlement and organized crime activities. (This article has not been edited by DNA's editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency... Read more
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/Film
Triple Frontier Movie: Mark Wahlberg in Talks to Replace Ben Affleckfilm centering around a drug war set in a border zone of South America known as
/Film / Posted 9 hours ago
film centering around a drug war set in a border zone of South America known as “la triple frontera,” a haven for organized crime. The project has a long and troubled history, first springing to existence in 2009 with Bigelow signed on... Read more
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Variety
TNT Summer Dramas Stand Strong in Multi-Platform Viewingfor a third season. Freshman drama “Claws,” which stars Niecy Nash as a Florid
Variety / Posted 10 hours ago
for a third season. Freshman drama “Claws,” which stars Niecy Nash as a Florida nail salon owner who gets involved in organized crime, is averaging numbers similar to “Animal Kingdom” midway through its first season. It is currently averaging... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 13 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 13 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 13 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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News 8000
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
News 8000 / Posted 14 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. court says four men accused of human smuggling not guiltyfour Sri Lankan men not guilty of human smuggling. Justice Arne Silverman said
CTV News / Posted 14 hours ago
four Sri Lankan men not guilty of human smuggling. Justice Arne Silverman said Thursday that while there was evidence of organized crime in the smuggling operation, he wasn't satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that the men were connected to any... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 14 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in USRussia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmen
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 14 hours ago
Russia and the United States," such as combating terrorism, tackling environmental issues, fighting illegal migration and organized crime, and helping promote economic growth. "But we know that we have many friends in the United States, we know... Read more
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BC Local News
Sooke’s crime severity stays similar to year beforeare to improve our service to First Nations communities, improve road safety, a
BC Local News / Posted 17 hours ago
are to improve our service to First Nations communities, improve road safety, and to identify and disrupt members of organized crime," said Staff Sgt. Jeff McArthur. McArthur said regular crime rate statistics can be inaccurate because they... Read more
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Daily Mail
Manafort's ex-business associate 'is a mobster in Russia' says DOJOne of Paul Manafort's former business associates is a 'Ukrainian mobster' in t
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
One of Paul Manafort's former business associates is a 'Ukrainian mobster' in the 'upper echelon of Russian organized crime,' claims DOJ The ex-Trump campaign chair once sought cash from Ukrainian Dmytro Firtash Manafort, Firtash and others filed... Read more
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Business Insider
Graham: If Trump goes after Mueller, it 'could be the beginning of the end' of his presidencycalled "beleaguered." Attorney General Jeff Sessions prepares to speak before
Business Insider / Posted 17 hours ago
called "beleaguered." Attorney General Jeff Sessions prepares to speak before a meeting of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) Executive Committee to discuss... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Poacher in DiCaprio documentary acquitted of several chargestusks and other charges, authorities in Tanzania said. However, he was sentence
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 18 hours ago
tusks and other charges, authorities in Tanzania said. However, he was sentenced in March to 12 years in prison for organized crime linked to wildlife trafficking. The 2016 Netflix documentary "The Ivory Game" partly focuses on the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Poacher in DiCaprio documentary acquitted of several chargestusks and other charges, authorities in Tanzania said. However, he was sentence
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 hours ago
tusks and other charges, authorities in Tanzania said. However, he was sentenced in March to 12 years in prison for organized crime linked to wildlife trafficking. The 2016 Netflix documentary "The Ivory Game" partly focuses on the... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Sooke’s crime severity stays similar to year beforeare to improve our service to First Nations communities, improve road safety, a
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 18 hours ago
are to improve our service to First Nations communities, improve road safety, and to identify and disrupt members of organized crime,” said Staff Sgt. Jeff McArthur. McArthur said regular crime rate statistics can be inaccurate because they... Read more
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11 News Houston
ICE, Homeland Security ask for help investigating hot truck smuggling tragedyspecial agent with Homeland Security Investigations, said the agency is exhaust
11 News Houston / Posted 19 hours ago
special agent with Homeland Security Investigations, said the agency is exhausting all leads to make sure those behind the organized crime are brought to justice. "There's a lot of elements into these organizations, on all levels," Maple said.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Is there an illegal marijuana operation next door?action to address this issue.” “The existence of large amounts of unregulated
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 hours ago
action to address this issue.” “The existence of large amounts of unregulated marijuana product has been an attraction for organized crime and criminal conduct,” Ashby said. “It’s a clear threat to public safety.” The Sacramento Police Department... Read more
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BC Local News
Alberta Cannabis survey sees 35,000 respondentswhether we will see more impaired charges as well as a result." Ganley also ad
BC Local News / Posted 23 hours ago
whether we will see more impaired charges as well as a result." Ganley also addressed the issue of taxation, saying ending organized crime cannabis trafficking is more important then heavy taxation. "Our initial projections don't really indicate... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Sokhumi Parliament Gives Green Light to �Joint Information-Coordination Center�“accomplish the task of exchanging important operational information” with Russ
Civil Georgia / Posted yesterday
“accomplish the task of exchanging important operational information” with Russia, as well as develop databases on the organized crime and “support conducting international search and extradition.” The agreement on the Center’s establishment... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mexico's bloody drug-related violence has surged to a new recordThe bloodshed related to Mexico's decade-long fight against drugs and organized
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
The bloodshed related to Mexico's decade-long fight against drugs and organized crime has surged to a new record. The 2,566 homicides victims recorded in June were a 40% increase over the same month last year, and the most recorded in a month since... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Mexico's bloody drug-related violence has surged to a new recordThe bloodshed related to Mexico's decade-long fight against drugs and organized
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
The bloodshed related to Mexico's decade-long fight against drugs and organized crime has surged to a new record. The 2,566 homicides victims recorded in June were a 40% increase over the same month last year, and the most recorded in a month since... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Mexico's bloody drug-related violence has surged to a new recordThe bloodshed related to Mexico's decade-long fight against drugs and organized
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
The bloodshed related to Mexico's decade-long fight against drugs and organized crime has surged to a new record. The 2,566 homicides victims recorded in June were a 40% increase over the same month last year, and the most recorded in a month since... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
ICE, Homeland Security ask for help investigating hot truck tragedyspecial agent with Homeland Security Investigations, said the agency is exhaust
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
special agent with Homeland Security Investigations, said the agency is exhausting all leads to make sure those behind the organized crime are brought to justice. "There's a lot of elements into these organizations, on all levels," Maple said.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Reputed gangster Jackie Tran deportedTran, born Nghia Trong Nguyen-Tran, was also deemed to be a gang member - despi
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
Tran, born Nghia Trong Nguyen-Tran, was also deemed to be a gang member - despite his denials of being involved in the organized crime realm - and ordered deported. That conclusion was based on reams of testimony, largely from police, that... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Death of Calgary gangster Roland Chin stirs memories of city's violent pastviolent gang wars that, for nearly a decade, claimed dozens of lives and foreve
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
violent gang wars that, for nearly a decade, claimed dozens of lives and forever changed how city police deal with organized crime. The life of 33-year-old Yee Hung Chin — better known as Roland — ended abruptly on Friday, taken down by... Read more
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BC Local News
Alberta Cannabis survey sees 35,000 respondentswhether we will see more impaired charges as well as a result." Ganley also ad
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
whether we will see more impaired charges as well as a result." Ganley also addressed the issue of taxation, saying ending organized crime cannabis trafficking is more important then heavy taxation. "Our initial projections don't really indicate... Read more
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New York Post
Manafort’s former biz pal an ‘upper-echelon’ Russian mobsterbusiness associate of President Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort as an
New York Post / Posted yesterday
business associate of President Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort as an “upper-echelon [associate] of Russian organized crime,” NBC News reported Wednesday. The revelation came in a 115-page filing as part of the Department of... Read more
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Raw Story
Shocking DOJ report links Trump campaign manager to ‘upper-echelon’ of Russian mobstersPutin supporter with close ties to Paul Manafort – was accused of being in an “
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Putin supporter with close ties to Paul Manafort – was accused of being in an “upper-echelon [associate] of Russian organized crime,” NBC News reports. This could be a significant development as Special Counsel Robert Mueller seeks leverage... Read more
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BC Local News
Alberta cannabis survey sees 35,000 respondents so farwhether we will see more impaired charges as well as a result." Ganley also ad
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
whether we will see more impaired charges as well as a result." Ganley also addressed the issue of taxation, saying ending organized crime cannabis trafficking is more important then heavy taxation. "Our initial projections don't really indicate... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ukrainian oligarch's legal team fires back at Chicago prosecutors' 'innuendo'Dimitry Firtash's all-star legal team fired back Wednesday at Chicago prosecuto
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Dimitry Firtash's all-star legal team fired back Wednesday at Chicago prosecutors' allegations that he has ties to Russian organized crime. Firtash — fighting extradition from Austria to answer racketeering charges in Chicago — is being smeared... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Dalton Police Department To Host 2nd Citizens Police Academy In Spanishpeople as victims of robbery, assault, and fraud. Even more concerning to the p
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
people as victims of robbery, assault, and fraud. Even more concerning to the police department is that the potential exists for organized crime, such as human trafficking, to get a foot-hold. As a community, we should all be concerned about... Read more
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CNET
Ransomware goes pro: How crooks are getting into customer serviceto ensure victims can't get hit again. Burzstein said the development has been
CNET / Posted yesterday
to ensure victims can't get hit again. Burzstein said the development has been staggering, as ransomware has evolved into organized crime. Cybercriminals have even hired graphic designers to make their websites and malware look better for a more... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bitcoin: Fake Asset Or Security?or the varied folk who are said to traffic in this ethereal world. To be fair,
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
or the varied folk who are said to traffic in this ethereal world. To be fair, drug dealers, terrorists and members of organized crime organizations in nations like China, Russia and North Korea are not ideal counterparties for a US bank or... Read more
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NBC News
DOJ: Ex-Manafort associate is top-tier comrade of Russian mobstersa former business associate of ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort as an "u
NBC News / Posted yesterday
a former business associate of ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort as an "upper-echelon [associate] of Russian organized crime." The declaration came in a 115-page filing as part of the government's case against Dmytro Firtash, a... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Hospitals Face Growing Cybersecurity Threatshe faced were students trying to hack the network. "In 2017, what threats do I
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
he faced were students trying to hack the network. "In 2017, what threats do I face? State-sponsored cyberterrorism, organized crime and hacktivism." It's no wonder demand for cybersecurity talent in health care has exploded. But it's not... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Hospitals Face Growing Cybersecurity Threatshe faced were students trying to hack the network. "In 2017, what threats do I
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
he faced were students trying to hack the network. "In 2017, what threats do I face? State-sponsored cyberterrorism, organized crime and hacktivism." It's no wonder demand for cybersecurity talent in health care has exploded. But it's not... Read more
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The New Yorker
How Not to Solve the Refugee Crisisdetailed note from Roy Godding, an official from Britain’s National Crime Agenc
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
detailed note from Roy Godding, an official from Britain’s National Crime Agency, which leads the country’s efforts against organized crime and human trafficking. Godding wrote that the agency was “in possession of credible and sustained evidence”... Read more
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Reuters
In Chongqing, Bo Xilai's support endures in face of Beijing's new assault on his legacywith police chief and right-hand man Wang Lijun, he launched a high-profile cam
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
with police chief and right-hand man Wang Lijun, he launched a high-profile campaign against Chongqing's deep-rooted organized crime rings. There are no polls to consult but on a recent trip to the city, a Reuters reporter interviewed about... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Mexico murders up with deadliest month in at least 20 yearscity of Reynosa, but almost unheard of in the capital. Those events underscore
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
city of Reynosa, but almost unheard of in the capital. Those events underscore the growing struggles between or against organized crime groups from one end of the country to the other. Murders remain high in states that have traditionally... Read more
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Reuters
Spanish PM Rajoy heads to court as witness in corruption trialattention to an alleged party slush fund. Former PP party treasurer, Luis Barc
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
attention to an alleged party slush fund. Former PP party treasurer, Luis Barcenas, is among those on trial on charges of organized crime, falsifying accounts, influence-peddling and tax crimes. Rajoy is expected to be grilled about the alleged... Read more
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