Seized Ukrainian warships were armed beyond regular loadout & planned moving 'stealthily' – Moscow

Ukrainian ships that were seized last month carried more ammunition than usual, had guns in combat ready-mode and planned to ‘stealthily’ pass the Kerch Strait in violation of rules, Russian border and security officials said. The three vessels were detained on November 25 after they spent hours in Russian territorial waters, ignoring requests of officials […]

Sensitive Facebook documents were seized by British Parliament after the creator of a bikini app ‘panicked’

Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Foundation For Sports Integrity A court filing has revealed more details about how British lawmakers got their hands on sensitive Facebook documents last week. Ted Kramer, the founder of a software company suing Facebook, handed over papers after he “panicked” following a parliamentary order from MP Damian Collins. The court filing […]

Kiev claims court seized Dutch assets of Russia’s Gazprom over $2.6bn compensation bill

Published time: 5 Jun, 2018 06:43 Edited time: 5 Jun, 2018 07:42 A court has seized the Dutch assets of Russian energy major Gazprom to pay $ 2.56 billion in compensation to Naftogaz, the Ukrainian company has said. In February, the Stockholm arbitration court demanded that the Russian company pay for a shortfall in the […]

Michael Avenatti addressed his claim that Michael Cohen is leaking audio recordings seized by the FBI — and now he’s saying it’s ‘just like’ Nixon

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, is zeroing in on what he’s calling the “Trump Tapes” after appearing in longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s court case on Wednesday. Avenatti’s day in court did not go as planned, as Judge Kimba Wood did not grant his motion to appear […]

Police seized 72 designer handbags stuffed with foreign cash from Malaysia’s former prime minister as part of investigation into a global financial scandal

AP Photo Police seized 284 boxes from properties linked to Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak. The boxes including designer handbags filled with Malaysian and US currency, watches, and jewelry. The raids were part of an investigation into the scandal-plagued state investment fund 1MDB, which Najib set up in 2009 and allegedly siphoned off billions […]

50 Crocodiles Seized at London’s Heathrow Airport

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The FBI has reportedly seized recordings of Trump’s and Stormy Daniels’ lawyers’ conversations

Yana Paskova/Getty Images The FBI has seized recordings of phone calls between Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen and Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, according to CNN. Cohen’s offices were raided by federal investigators earlier this week over allegations of bank fraud and campaign-finance violations. Cohen has admitted to paying off Stormy Daniels in the run-up to the 2016 […]

Backpage domains seized by feds, co-founder’s Arizona home raided

Enlarge (credit: Backpage) On Friday, federal law enforcement authorities seized Backpage domain names, including Backpage.com and Backpage.ca. In addition, the Arizona Republic reported that on Friday morning, law enforcement raided the Sedona-area home of Michael Lacey, a co-founder of the site. For years, Backpage has acted with impunity as a place that offered thinly veiled […]

Online advertising site Backpage.com was seized by the FBI

Screenshot Backpage.com Classified advertising website Backpage.com was seized by federal authorities on Friday afternoon “as part of an enforcement action” according to a notice on the website. The company is known for facilitating adult sex ads, and had been involved in a number of sex trafficking-related lawsuits, but the reason for the notice has not […]