Salvini takes dig at organized crime … by wrecking mafia villa (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini wants voters to know that he’s tough on crime: And what better way to demonstrate this trait than to help flatten the former home of a mafia clan? Donning a white hardhat, Salvini used a demolition vehicle to take the ceremonial first swipe at a luxury villa illegally built in […]

ITV GMB: 'Can't talk' Susanna Reid in TEARS during heated Sadiq Khan knife crime debate

Today’s Good Morning Britain saw Sadiq Khan appear to discuss the horrific news another victim, believed to be 22 years old, had been killed in Anerley, South London as a result of knife crime yesterday. Presenters Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid were particularly furious over the issue as both have teenage children, and they quickly […]

‘No proof of crime’: Dead & duct-taped Saudi sisters found on banks of Hudson could be… a suicide?

Two Saudi sisters found dead and duct-taped together on the banks of New York’s Hudson River were seen praying near the water hours before their bodies were found, in a baffling case that police say shows no signs of foul play. The sisters, Rotana Farea (22) and Tala Farea (16) were discovered on October 24 […]

Daily Podcast: Hollywood Is Canceling Everything But Remaking Clueless? The Morality of Watching True Crime

On the October 26 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran BuiandChris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Clueless, My Hero Academia, Mice and Mystics, Boba Fett, American Vandal, Film Struck, Streaming Services and The Jinx. You can […]

BBC News: 'When will this change?' Minchin demands answers from Khan over knife crime

This morning’s main topic on BBC Breakfast discussed the rise in knife crime deaths in London and joining Dan Walker, 41, and Louise Minchin, 50 was London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Khan appeared on the show to announce the introduction of a new violence reduction unit (VRU) he has set up in order to tackle the increasing violence […]

New software helps uncover Mafia crime masked as ordinary business

The code breaks the silence FOR an inkling of how hard it is for Italian authorities to identify Mafia activity, consider how mobsters disguise the pizzo, or protection payments, they extort. The owner of a business may find that customers have been scared off by a menacing stranger. Within days a mysterious man visits. He […]

Corporate crime: Five biggest financial scams of all time

When it comes to big money there’s a whole lot of room for screw-ups, cover-ups and everything in between. The business world is no stranger to scandal with many wheeler dealers ready to gain at other people’s expense. Money managers, chief executives, lawyers… some are dead or in jail, others doing just fine, after masterminding […]

Murders, rapes & knife crime rise by double digits, official data reveals

Murder, knife crime and gun violence continue to rise in England and Wales, official data reveals. Offences involving knives or sharp instruments rose by 16 percent according to police-recorded crimes. Murders rose by 12 percent. The Office for National Statistics (ONS), which examined police-recorded crime, detailed the fourth consecutive year that the murder rate has […]

Your Next Great Read: Blade-on-Your-Throat Nigerian Crime Fiction

As an author aficionado of old-school noir — think Hammett, Chandler, Thompson — I’m always on the lookout for the next thing in the genre. While the wave of superb Scandinavian crime has been the buzz in popular fiction for a good while and Korean noir is beginning to bubble to the surface, few have […]