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May 30 6 tweets 3 min read
Global Network on Extremism & Technology | Understanding the Trauma-Related Effects of Terrorist Propaganda on Researchers

gnet-research.org/2023/05/09/und…

#Terrorism #Intelligence #OSINT #Trauma Photo: Global Network on Ex... "This research project aims to determine if exposure to terrorist propaganda may be a factor in causing trauma for researchers or their development of mood disorders."
May 30 4 tweets 2 min read
Saskatoon police arrest man with alleged #Russian #organizedcrime connections

Alexander Alexidze, a 48-year-old Georgian national wanted by several authorities in Canada and the US, was living in Saskatoon under “one of many” assumed identities.

saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/saskatoon-poli… "Alexidze is charged with procurement of false identity documents, possession of credit cards obtained by the commission of an offence, possession of the proceeds of crime over $5,000..."
May 30 4 tweets 2 min read
Bridgend: Former police office pleads guilty to over 100 child sexual offences

Lewis Edwards, 23, was charged with a total of 106 offences, which included inciting children to make indecent images #online and to engage in sexual activity.

#SexOffender
news.sky.com/story/bridgend… "South Wales Police's assistant chief constable said the offences would "damage the public's trust and confidence in policing." - "Edwards, from Bridgend, was immediately suspended from duty and resigned following his arrest."
May 30 4 tweets 2 min read
Dark Web Data Leak Exposes RaidForums Members

Nearly half a million members of a notorious cybercrime forum have had their details publicly exposed after a key database was published on another hacking site.

#DarkWeb #RaidForums #Cybercrime
infosecurity-magazine.com/news/data-leak… "#Cybersecurity researchers at VX-Underground confirmed the news that over 478,000 users of RaidForums had their data leaked on up-and-coming forum Exposed."
May 30 6 tweets 3 min read
Iran-linked hackers Agrius deploying new ransomware against Israeli orgs

An Iran-linked advanced persistent threat #APT group is using new #ransomware while targeting a familiar adversary in the Middle East, researchers have found.

#Iran #CyberAttack
therecord.media/iran-hackers-a… "Check Point’s Incident Response Team investigated the deployment of the ransomware against #Israeli organizations and claimed by a group dubbing itself Moneybird."
May 30 7 tweets 4 min read
Trial for accused gunman in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre slated to start

Defense unlikely to contest Robert Bowers guilt in killing 11 worshippers and will focus on preventing death penalty.

#Pittsburgh #SynagogueAttack #Terrorism
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May 29 4 tweets 2 min read
Russian lobbies to be part of potential prisoner swap for Evan Gershkovich, Paul Whelan

Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of money laundering, wants to be a part of a potential prisoner swap between the U.S. and Russia.

#USA #Russia
cbsnews.com/news/alexander… "Alexander Vinnik, a Russian national who allegedly laundered billions of dollars through an illicit cryptocurrency exchange, was extradited in August from Greece to California, where he remains in custody."
May 29 4 tweets 2 min read
Peruvian police seize haul of Nazi-themed cocaine

The 58 1-kilogram packets had Nazi flags on one side and Hitler’s name on the other, and were found hidden in an asparagus shipment destined for Belgium.

#Nazi #Cocaine #Peru #Belgium #DrugTrafficking
timesofisrael.com/peruvian-polic… The discovery occurred in the port of Paita, on Peru’s northern Pacific coast close to its border with Ecuador.
May 29 4 tweets 4 min read
The Dark Psychology Behind The Tricks Used by Scammers

Dark Psychology refers to the study of the human mind and behavior with a focus on understanding and manipulating others for personal gain or to cause harm.

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#Psychology #Scammer #Conman Image The Psychological Tricks Used by Scammers

"Scammers employ various psychological tricks and tactics to #manipulate and #deceive their victims. These tactics are designed to exploit cognitive biases, emotional vulnerabilities, and social dynamics."
May 29 7 tweets 3 min read
Afghan, Pakistan cartels survived empires-now they are drowning Indian Ocean region in drugs

Like their colonial-era ancestors, #smugglers are the economic backbone of impoverished communities in #Afghanistan and #Pakistan.

theprint.in/opinion/securi… "Last week, a French warship operating in a multinational mission in the Gulf of Oman reported seizures of drugs with an estimated street value of $108 million."
May 29 5 tweets 3 min read
Australian Border Force: OMCGs turning to Afghan-produced methamphetamine

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is targeting outlaw motorcycle gangs who are conspiring with offshore criminals to import methamphetamine from #Afghanistan to #Australia.

abf.gov.au/newsroom-subsi… Bikie gangs finding new sources of meth from Afghanistan
9news.com.au/national/outla…
May 29 6 tweets 3 min read
Why the mafia loves Germany

The massive international raids on the Italian 'Ndrangheta organization have again put the spotlight on #moneylaundering in Germany. Has organized crime found a haven in this country?

#Germany #Italy #OrganizedCrime
dw.com/en/why-the-maf… "Coordinated raids against 'Ndrangheta organized crime syndicate across #Europe beginning of May attracted international headlines and generated explosive insider stories about the details of the investigation."
May 29 7 tweets 3 min read
Cocaine Brokers: The 'Ndrangheta in South America

Italy’s ’Ndrangheta Mafia has capitalized on South America’s cocaine boom to secure its role as one of the most influential #drugtrafficking groups in the world.

#Italy #OrganizedCrime #SouthAmerica
insightcrime.org/investigations… "Based in the southern Italian region of Calabria, this group has grown to become a multibillion-dollar enterprise with a presence that spans the globe."
May 29 20 tweets 8 min read
War on the Kinahan cartel: ‘Fear of financing terrorism spurred US to join forces with gardaí’

Former top garda John O’Driscoll reveals concerns that #moneylaundering by Daniel Kinahan’s gang could fund terror groups.

#Ireland #OrganizedCrime

independent.ie/irish-news/cri… Daniel Kinahan: The cartel boss is believed to have moved to #Iran - a place where 'organised crime groups are going to launder money'
May 29 4 tweets 3 min read
Malta: He called himself Lilu King: cash, cars and cocaine

Mohamed Ali Ahmed Elmushraty, together with two others, was charged last Friday with money laundering, tax evasion and participation in organized crime.

maltatoday.com.mt/news/court_and…

#OrganizedCrime #MoneyLaundering Photo: Malta Today "Dubbing himself ‘the King of Paceville’, Elmushraty boasts an impressive 19,000 followers on Instagram alone as he constantly flaunts his flamboyant lifestyle."
May 29 4 tweets 3 min read
FBI Warns of Crypto Human Trafficking Rings in Asia

The #FBI issued a warning on fake job ads that lure people to Southeast Asia, where “victims are held against their will and forced to commit international crypto #scams on unsuspecting victims.”

coinatory.com/2023/05/28/fbi… Image "These scam mills usually put up ads on #socialmedia and lure their victims by promising well-paid jobs. Upon arrival, however, victims have their passports taken and are forced to work by scamming innocent people."
May 1 14 tweets 4 min read
Third suspect in case involving two Dutch pedophiles in Ecuador

The two fugitive pedophiles from the Netherlands arrested in Ecuador last year allegedly received help from a Belarusian woman.

#Netherlands #Ecuador #SexOffenders
ad.nl/buitenland/der… She is accused of making recordings with sexual content, reports the news magazine Vistazo.
Apr 26 7 tweets 2 min read
Senior Iranian ayatollah Abbas-Ali Soleimani assassinated

Soleimani was a former representative of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

#Iran

jpost.com/breaking-news/… Iran says senior cleric on Assembly of Experts shot dead

A senior Shiite cleric in Iran was shot and killed Wednesday in an attack in a northern province along the Caspian Sea, authorities said.

apnews.com/article/iran-s…
Apr 25 31 tweets 9 min read
Child sex abuse ring: Gerhard Ackerman found guilty of child porn charges, sex trafficking, grooming

#SouthAfrica #ChildSexAbuse #SexTrafficking #ChildTrafficking
news24.com/news24/southaf… The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg found Gerhard Ackerman guilty on Monday of multiple charges linked to a child sex abuse ring that he masterminded.
Apr 12 7 tweets 5 min read
I conducted some very short research about Zionist-hate on Twitter, coming from my homeland The Netherlands - the results are shocking 👇

#JTwitter #Zionism #Zionists #JewHate #ZionistHate #Netherlands #Europe