Alleged rhino poaching brothers win bail, vow to fight US extradition

2017-06-23 22:35

Alleged rhino poachers, brothers Dawie and Janneman Groenewald, have been released from police custody after posting bail in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.

Police arrest scores in major WhatsApp child sex abuse swoop

2017-04-18 17:24

Police have arrested almost 40 suspects in over a dozen countries across Europe and Latin America after busting an online paedophile ring that used the WhatsApp chat service to distribute child pornography.

Lawyer: Malaysia may have compromised Kim Jong-Nam case

2017-04-12 19:08

A lawyer for one of the women accused of murdering North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother says Malaysia has potentially compromised the case.

Interpol opens new front in war against wildlife crime

2017-01-22 20:15

Interpol has announced a new project that will identify and dismantle organised crime networks that have devastated wildlife and made ivory a sought-after luxury.

Australian man, 76, due in SA court for sexual offences against children

2016-09-27 05:44

An Australian man who was arrested in Pollsmoor prison at the request of Australian authorities will appear in court on October 4.

Sorry, wrong number: Cyprus cop mistakenly calls hitman

2016-08-08 20:08

Cyprus police are investigating how an officer mistakenly telephoned a Serbian who is suspected of being the ringleader in a mafia-linked assassination plot.

Swazi man in court for human trafficking, rape

2016-06-17 07:49

A Swazi man accused of human trafficking, abduction and rape is set to appear in the Durban Regional Court.

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.


Toxic stew: Police seize fake food, drink

2017-04-25 22:04

Forget fake news. European police have joined forces to seize almost 10 000 tons of fake and harmful food and drink...from caviar to cashews and booze to bubbly water.

SA gives asylum to Congolese pastor

2017-04-17 17:09

Congolese pastor Joseph Mukungubila Mutombo, wanted in his homeland for alleged involvement in violence, has obtained asylum in South Africa.

Child sex suspect Dirk Prinsloo returning to SA

2017-02-16 11:45

About 11 years after fleeing South Africa, Dirk Prinsloo, a suspect in a child sex case, is heading home – this time in all probability shackled and accompanied by Interpol officials.

Interpol:10 000th child sex abuse victim rescued

2017-01-09 19:28

Less than seven years after Interpol set up its International Child Sexual Exploitation database, the global crime buster has identified and rescued a 10 000th child victim.

UN chief calls for renewed focus WMDs

2016-08-23 21:03

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to renew its commitment to eliminate WMDs as technological advances make it cheaper and easier for terrorist groups to make the weapons.

Nigerian behind $60 million online fraud network arrested

2016-08-01 12:54

The man behind an online fraud network which operated from Nigeria, South Africa and Malaysia to engineer scams worth more than $60 million has been arrested.

Wrong 'people-smuggler' extradited to Italy?

2016-06-09 22:53

Italian prosecutors are investigating whether the wrong man was extradited to Italy on charges of running a migrant trafficking network after reports suggested it may be a case of mistaken identity.

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.

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