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Cryptocurrency thefts, fraud hit US$1.2 bln in Q1

'Crypto crime has gotten worse because regulations are still weakly enforced.'

Stolen Picasso unearthed by ‘Indiana Jones of art’

It was yet another success for Brand, who hit the headlines last year for returning a stolen 1,600-year-old mosaic to Cyprus.

Scale of theft at Shell’s Singapore refinery much greater, court docs...

The case could drag on, given the addition of new charges and amendments to older charges, even as the police investigation continues.

Over 60 thousand litres of oil spill from Petrobras pipe after...

Petrobras, has become a frequent target of theft in recent years, as gangs steal millions of dollars a year of oil and derivatives and resell it on the black market.

Chinese police arrest 21 over data theft at Alibaba’s delivery arm

More than 10 million pieces of client data were stolen.

One arrested over theft of Swedish royal crowns

None of the stolen artefacts had yet been found, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said in a statement on Thursday. The suspect in the case was not identified by prosecutors.

Saudi royal says jewels stolen at Paris Ritz

The theft - which would be the second reported jewel heist at the five-star hotel on Place Vendome this year - took place on Friday afternoon.

US slaps tariffs on another US$16 billion in Chinese goods as...

China has said it will react immediately with tariffs on the same amount of US goods, targeting iconic products like Harley motorcycles, bourbon and orange juice, among hundreds of others.

India’s Cosmos Bank loses US$13.5 mln in cyber attack

The co-operative bank said unidentified hackers stole customer information through a malware attack on its automated teller machine (ATM) server.

FBI seeks motive after US airline worker stole plane and crashed...

It was unclear how the employee was able to taxi the plane on a runway and take off without authorization.

How did suicidal ground worker take Alaska Air plane? It was...

The suicide-by-plane Friday at Seattle’s Sea-Tac International Airport has raised fresh questions about aviation security.

GST refund: Mustapa wants urgent probe into theft claims

The former minister says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's allegations have tarnished not only the image of the previous government but also civil servants.

Police find shark stolen from Texas aquarium in stroller

Three thieves were caught on surveillance video removing the shark from its display, placing it in a bucket and smuggling it out in a stroller.

Johnny Depp and ex-managers settle lawsuit over finances

A source close to The Management Group said it was "pleased with the settlement."

Man arrested after stealing fan, slashing cops

Police nab 28-year-old who made off with a wall-mounted fan from a clinic and later attacked cops with a knife.

Cryptocurrency exchange theft surges in 1st half of 2018

The most recent theft from a cryptocurrency exchange was the US$32 million in digital currencies stolen from South Korean exchange Bithumb.

TV thief walks away unnoticed from Penang mall

Man unhooks the TV used by a massage chair shop and walks away leaving no strong fingerprint impressions.

Kenya arrests youth service officials, charging theft of funds

Approximately 10 billion shillings have allegedly been stolen by the National Youth Service through fictitious invoices and multiple payments.

Bird’s nest thieves cause heavy losses in Manjung

Operators of bird's nest premises say the raids have been more frequent over the past two years, and they may have to close.

AG okays inquest into death of girl accused of stealing iPhone

More than 30 witnesses will testify at the inquest, more than a month after the Form Two girl died following a suicide attempt.

Ancient giant shark tooth goes missing in Australia

Megalodon, which can grow up to 15 metres long, are believed to have become extinct 1.6 million years ago.

Theft of 10,000 newspapers cause​s​ hardship to Penang vendors

With newspapers going for 80sen/kg at 'paper lama' shops, thieves are willing to wake up early to steal these papers at drop-off points.

Japan punishes seven cryptocurrency exchanges over lapses

Japan's financial regulator on Thursday punished seven cryptocurrency exchanges, suspending business at the two of them, in an effort to shore up consumer protection after the $530 million theft of digital money from Tokyo-based Coincheck.

Low Yat Plaza theft case: Crime pays?

What are people supposed to think when a convicted petty thief is acquitted despite confessing to his crime?