Cops Bust Alleged Masterminds Behind Big-Ass Canadian Coin Heist

Most people have heard that the American penny costs more to manufacture than it’s worth, but Canada really has them beaten. In 2007, the country unveiled an enormous, 100kg gold coin with a face value of 1 million Canadian dollars and a metal value of around 5 million of the same (or about $3.8 million American). Then, somebody stole it. On Wednesday, German police arrested two people they believe to have been involved in the heist. Read More >>

Facebook Exec Arrested in Brazil Because WhatsApp Didn’t Share Data With Police 

Brazilian police arrested the vice president of Facebook in Latin America because WhatsApp did not comply with a court order to share data. Read More >>

London Coppers Warned to Arrest More People, Or Else

The Metropolitan Police force has called for coppers to up their arresting game, because stopping, searching and freeing is just annoying for everyone. The people at the top insist that 20 per cent of stop-and-searches should lead to an arrest, and the majority of the capital’s boroughs are lagging behind. Read More >>

Suspected Criminal Taunts Police on Facebook, Gets Busted Five Minutes Later

Wanted man Rolando Lozano posted a message on the Facebook page of his local police force, goading them into coming and catching him. So they went and caught him. Then bragged about it themselves afterwards. Read More >>

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Manchester Cops Seize 3D Printed Gun in Mass Organised Crime Bust

A possibly dangerous Liberator 3D printed gun has been found by police as part of a larger drugs bust around the country, with Manchester cops finding components that could make a "viable gun" in a house in Baguley.  Read More >>

Four UK Silk Road Shoppers Arrested Following FBI Shutdown of Drug Trading Site

Four UK men have been arrested by our National Crime Agency in the wake of the arrest of alleged Silk Road kingpin Ross Ulbricht, with the four users of the site unsurprisingly held on suspicion of supplying controlled drugs. Read More >>

Brazil Plans to Lock Up Google President

A judge in Brazil has issued an order to have the boss of Google Brazil arrested, in a rather intense and spectacular fight over the legality of certain YouTube videos. Read More >>

17-Year-Old Geordie Boy Arrested as Possible TeamPoison Hacker

Northumbria Police under guidance from the UK's Police Central eCrime Unit have arrested a teenager in Newcastle, accusing the youth of being part of one of the internet's notorious hacking collectives known as TeamPoison. Read More >>

Anonymous Suspects Arrested in Global Crackdown

Several alleged members of the Anonymous activist group will soon be asked to confirm their names and addresses by authorities, thanks to a global clampdown that has seen dozens of supposed Anonymous members arrested. Read More >>