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Sex Crimes and the Internet

Yet another case of sex crime was reported in California recently, with a young man charged with sexual exploitation of a child, threats to injure, and threats to use an explosive device.   The suspect, ‘Brian Kil’, is accused of using social media to threaten girls who refused to send him explicit pictures of themselves. The […]

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Illegal Drugs and their Dangers: 60 Dead by Fentanyl

At least 60 people have lost their lives in the UK over a period of 8 months after taking Fentanyl. It is an opioid that is traditionally prescribed to kill pain, and traces of the drug were found in a batch of heroin that had been seized by British police. Considered to be 50 times […]

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Timeshare Fraud

Spanish police recently arrested more than 30 suspects over a timeshare scam that is alleged to have affected almost 500 British citizens. Spanish police think that the victims were defrauded of as much as £15 million after they paid between £500 and £3,000 for a chance to stay in what they thought were legitimate properties. […]

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Three Musketeers Terror Plot Foiled

A trio of men who called themselves the ‘Three Musketeers’ have been found guilty of plotting a terrorist attack, similar to the attack upon Lee Rigby, a U.K. solider who was murdered in uniform in May 2013 by a terrorist. The trio from the West Midlands were alleged to have been plotting to target the […]

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AlphaBay and Hansa Dark Web Markets Shut Down

AlphaBay and Hansa, two large websites on the dark web which enable the purchase of guns, drugs and other illegal things, were recently shut down in a move made by the U.S. Department of Justice. In July 2017, the Justice Department closed the websites down, with the US attorney general Jeff Sessions stating that he […]

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