Protection Money

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12 secret societies active in Penang — Police

GEORGE TOWN: Twelve secret societies are active in Penang especially in extorting the public for protection money, Penang […] ... [Published MySarawak - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

An AK-47 was at the door, and no one in my class blinked

Sometimes things don’t go as planned – and those moments often make for the best stories. Tripping columns offer readers a chance to share their adventures.One of the most interesting days in the long, long winter I spent teaching English in Irkutsk, ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Local authorities do not prevent the people from seeking a livelihood legally

SHAH ALAM, 24 Sept: The special mechanism that allows Local Authorities (LA) to issue permits immediately to small businesses was developed to help the local people deal with the cost of living through business.The Malaysian Youth Solidarity (SAMM) said ... [Published Selangorku - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Silk Road and the gentrification of cybercrime

By on September 28th, 2014Crime, I think, used to be generally considered “unskilled labor.” Not so anymore. Crime, today, is less about busting kneecaps and more about phishing scams and email viruses.Most famous, of course, is the case of Dread Pirate ... [Published The Kernel - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

21st Century Group Media Corruption Probe Deepens

Reuters’ Megha Rajagopalan reports the intensification of an investigation into corrupt practices at a Chinese financial newspaper :Chinese authorities closed down the website of the paper, the 21st Century Business Herald, and opened an investigation ... [Published China Digital Times - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Greek police officer to stand trial on extortion charges

A 34-year-old policeman is to stand trial for extortion, it emerged on Friday.He is alleged to have demanded 10,000 euros in protection money from a man who was due to open a massage parlor in southeastern Attica.The officer allegedly accepted 1,000 eur... ... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

China detains two executives at embattled business newspaper

BEIJING, Sept 25 (Reuters) - China detained two executives at an embattled financial newspaper company on Thursday, state media reported, as an investigation into bribery at the paper widens. Chinese authorities closed down the website of the paper, the ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Why Food Aid Fuels International Conflict

US food aid increases the incidence and duration of civil conflicts" by financing combatants such as the Taliban and al-Shabab. Because humanitarian aid is often transported over long distances through territories barely controlled by weak governments, ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 25 2014]
Entities: Conflict, Ethiopia, Taliban
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Banished from the mob: Italy’s mafia sons exiled in fight against crime

Sicily, Italy, home to a rehab-style facility for troubled teenagers. Photograph: AlamyFirst Italy fought its mafia mobsters by confiscating their wealth. Now judges are taking away something even more precious: their sons.Riccardo Cordi, an 18-year-old ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Naples: No Taxes for Mafia Victims Who Help Police

A policeman on patrol in the Naples suburb of Scampia(MARIO LAPORTA/AFP/)In an effort to fight the mafia, the city of Naples is to give a tax exemption to the victims of extortions and other crimes who decide to speak out.In the Naples area, shop owners ... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 3 reports

Police intensifying operation against protection money extortion

GEORGE TOWN: Police will intensify its “Op Cantas” nationwide against extortion for protection money from members of the public by secret society gangs, with the Deepavali celebration approaching.Deputy Home Minister Dato Sri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Police to target organised crime with focus on protection rackets

shows Malaysian special policemen standing during a press conference called ‘Op Cantas Khas’ outside a shopping mall in downtown Kuala Lumpur. — AFP pic GEORGE TOWN, Sept 23 — Malaysia’s police force is targeting organised crime in a continuation of the ... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 23 2014]

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A 34-year-old policeman is to stand trial for extortion, it emerged on Friday.He is alleged to have demanded 10,000 euros in protection money from a man who was due to open a massage parlor in southeastern Attica.The officer allegedly accepted 1,000 eur... ...
Why Food Aid Fuels International Conflict [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 25 2014]
US food aid increases the incidence and duration of civil conflicts" by financing combatants such as the Taliban and al-Shabab. Because humanitarian aid is often transported over long distances through territories barely controlled by weak governments, ...
This is why it may be hard to use the Web today [Published RedState Blog - Sep 10 2014]
Today, September 10, a coalition of extremists and cronyist rent-seekers are going to join together to ‘protest’ freedom of enterprise, by having a fake slowdown of the Internet . In particular Netflix, already known for lying about congestion issues ...
Narcos are choking Chihuahua communities [Published Borderland Beat - Sep 05 2014]
Proceso (8-29-14) (www.proceso.com.mx/?p=380757)By Patricia Mayorga, translated by un vato for Borderland Beat Street in Guadalupe y Calvo, Chihuahua The presence of the military in some of the Chihuahua municipalities has not prevented  organized crime ...
The “Other Operation” (crossposted at my blog) [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 27 2014]
Like others, I’m mystified by the “ice bucket challenge” in which, as I understand it, people agree to have a bucket of ice water dumped over their heads, rather than giving money to charity. This is reminiscent of the famous Piranha Brothers’ “Other ...
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