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    Do you have a fear of spying?

    Life, James Hein, Published on 11/10/2017

    » So how safe do you feel in your home security-wise? I'm not thinking of malware but the ability for someone to snoop on you visually or through audio. There have been some concerns about devices like the Amazon Echo and similar being used to tap into what you are saying with everything recorded on servers that authorities could get from say Amazon.

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    Four Canadians indicted on US gambling charges

    AFP, Published on 29/02/2012

    » US authorities seized the gambling website Bodog on Tuesday and announced the indictment of four Canadians on charges of illegal sports betting and money laundering, including founder Calvin Ayre.

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    EU tightens up online gambling controls

    AFP, Published on 23/10/2012

    » The European Commission outlined measures on Tuesday to tighten controls on online gambling, a fast-growing, multi-billion-euro industry, to combat fraud, money laundering and rigging of sport fixtures.

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    11 charged in US crackdown on online poker

    AFP, Published on 16/04/2011

    » Eleven people have been charged with bank fraud, money laundering, illegal gambling and other offenses in a crackdown on the three largest online poker companies operating in the United States.

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    Alleged Silk Road online drug baron pleads not guilty

    AFP, Published on 08/02/2014

    » The man accused of donning the mantle of the "Dread Pirate Roberts" to run the Silk Road online black market bazaar pleaded not guilty Friday to drug and money laundering charges.

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    Coining it in

    Life, James Hein, Published on 03/02/2016

    » So the People's Bank of China (PBOC) is planning to set up a virtual currency for China. The stated purpose sounds reasonable, reduce the cost of paper currency and allow the country to have greater control over the currency supply. Apparently this would also help with money laundering, tax cheats and allow for greater transparency.

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    Ex-DEA agent gets 6.5 years in Silk Road case

    AFP, Published on 20/10/2015

    » WASHINGTON - A former US Drug Enforcement Administration agent was sentenced to 6.5 years in prison for extortion and money laundering in connection with the Silk Road investigation.

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    Europol says internet main tool for organised crime

    AFP, Published on 04/05/2011

    » The Internet has become a major tool in European organised crime, which uses it for drugs and human trafficking and money laundering as well as cybercrime, Europol's top official said Wednesday.

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    Keeping tabs on cybercrime

    Published on 01/01/2019

    » While street crime rates experienced a drop last year, cybercrime rates are expected to continue rising in 2019 as there aren't enough law enforcement officers who are sufficiently trained to deal with the sudden spike in technology-based crime.

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    Software socks cybercrime

    Business, Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Published on 25/07/2013

    » The newly amended money laundering regulations and an increase in global cybercrime are persuading Thai financial companies to buy specialised software, says one expert.

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