Fake IDs vital for terror networks

2016-04-06 17:01

Your lost or stolen passport may have found a new life in the shady underworld of a crime gang or in the pocket of a terrorist plotting an attack, like the strikes in Paris or the Brussels bombings.

Interpol issues wanted notice for Diack's son

2016-01-14 18:29

Interpol has issued a wanted notice for Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack, the IAAF's disgraced former president.

Interpol to investigate doping in athletics

2015-11-09 20:36

Interpol will coordinate a worldwide investigation led by France into alleged doping and corruption in athletics.

Interpol targets migrant-smuggling networks

2015-10-16 17:25

The international police organisation Interpol says it will focus on cracking down on people-smuggling rings, whose work has drawn mounting scrutiny during a period of unprecedented global migration.

Kenya court blocks bail for 'ivory kingpin'

2015-08-26 19:10

Kenya's High Court has blocked the release on bail of a suspected kingpin of an ivory smuggling gang who figured on an Interpol list of the nine most wanted people.

Global wildlife contraband raids net 600

2015-06-18 18:16

Global wildlife raids have lead to 300 arrests and 600 seizures - from rhino horns to sea horses.

2014 rhino toll 1 215

2015-01-22 20:41

The annual number of rhino poached rose to 1 215 last year, prompting the World Wide Fund for Nature to call for strategic action.

Interpol joins hunt for Kenyan poaching suspect

2014-10-17 11:48

Kenya's police have asked Interpol to issue a wanted persons alert for a businessman accused of illegal trafficking in ivory and other game trophies in east Africa.

1 in 5 Android users targeted in cyber attacks

2014-10-07 10:36

Around one fifth of Android users have been subject to cyber attacks in the last year as criminals increasingly turned their attention to mobile devices.

Interpol urges world response to Iraq extremists

2014-08-21 14:40

Interpol says the killing of an American journalist kidnapped in Syria shows the need for a co-ordinated international effort against the stream of foreign fighters joining extremists in the Middle East.


Interpol: Record quantity of fake food, drink found

2016-03-30 19:07

Police across 57 countries have seized a record quantity of hazardous fake food and drink, ranging from dyed olives to adulterated wine, Interpol says.

Interpol seizes 4.5 tons of ivory, rhino horn

2015-12-23 08:32

A huge international police operation has lead to the seizure of 4.5 tons of elephant tusks and rhino horn, Interpol says. There were over 370 arrests.

Indian mass killer held after 20 years on the run

2015-10-26 16:38

An alleged Indian crime boss wanted in his home country for up to 20 murders has been arrested in Indonesia after two decades on the run.

Europol tracking 30 000 suspected people smugglers

2015-09-16 17:01

As many 30 000 people could be involved in the trafficking gangs charging refugees thousands of euros for a perilous trip to Europe.

Kenya's 'ivory kingpin' bail suspended

2015-08-24 20:04

A court in Kenya has suspended the release on bail of a suspected ringleader of an ivory smuggling gang following an appeal by government prosecutors.

Selebi's death leaves a huge void - widow

2015-01-31 14:40

Former police commissioner Jackie Selebi's wife, Anne, says his death has left a huge void in her life, and she and their two sons will remember his laughter, sense of humour, generosity and kindness.

Interpol seeks public help to catch environmental fugitives

2014-11-17 18:56

Interpol has put out a worldwide call to the public to help track down fugitives accused of environmental crimes such as ivory trading and wildlife trafficking.

Interpol makes illegal ivory trafficking a priority

2014-10-08 08:22

International police organisation Interpol has announced it would establish a team to target ivory trafficking and more generally, environmental crime, in Africa.

Interpol opens Singapore centre to fight cybercrime

2014-10-02 13:03

Interpol is opening a centre in Singapore focused on fighting cyberrime, which many countries, it says, are poorly equipped to contain.

Police: Hawks break-in done by regular visitors

2014-08-21 12:08

Police believe that a break-in at the offices of the Hawks and Interpol was done by people who regularly visit the building.

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