Tag: law enforcement

Police in UK Face Backlash Over Algorithm Used to Detain Suspects

While automation and technological innovation should be embraced rather than opposed, they are not foolproof solutions by any stretch of the imagination. Arresting criminal suspects based on information provided by a computer program is not acceptable. A UK human rights group has expressed concern over these practices, claiming that such systems are “advisory” rather than “necessary”. Police and Algorithm-based Tools It is evident there are a lot of exciting developments taking place in the …
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Finnish Law Enforcement Cracks Down on OneCoin Promoters

It is only a matter of time until all of OneCoin’s financial investigations catch up with it. Multiple countries are investigating this infamous Ponzi scheme and it seems some progress has been made in Finland. The police there are targeting one OneCoin promoter in particular, although it is likely more individuals are on their radar. The walls are slowly closing in on this Ponzi scheme, which can only be considered a positive …
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Hansa Marketplace Was Controlled by Law Enforcement Agents Prior to Its Shutdown

The Hansa darknet marketplace has been shut down by law enforcement officials. This news comes as a big surprise, considering that the AlphaBay platform disappeared not too long ago as well. These are troublesome times for darknet users, as law enforcement officials seemingly have their finger on the pulse of every marketplace in existence right now. So what will the next step be for both the darknet and its users? Hansa is …
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5 Bank ATM Gang Members Arrested in Europe and Asia

Crime gangs have been targeting bank ATMs for quite some time, and even made quite a few successful attacks throughout the years. Five members of an international crime group have been apprehended by Europol and its partners. Three suspects have already been convicted as well, which indicates this case is backed by some solid evidence. The crime gang has a record of attacks against ATMs across Asia and Europe. One …
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