48 suicide belts seized in E. Ghouta, evacuation bus bombings thwarted – Russian MOD

The Russian military has thwarted dozens of suicide bomb attacks targeting buses of civilians fleeing Syria’s eastern Ghouta, Russia’s Defense Minister said. Forty-eight explosive belts have been seized within three days. The buses packed with civilians that are leaving Syria’s besieged enclave in their hundreds have been increasingly targeted by terrorists, who seek to blend […]

Feds moving quickly to cash in on seized bitcoin, now worth $8.4 million

Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel / Getty Images News) A federal judge in Utah has agreed to let the US government sell off a seized cache of over 513 bitcoins (BTC) and 512 Bitcoin Cash (BCH). At current prices, that would yield approximately $ 8.4 million for the bitcoins and nearly $ 1 million for the […]

Kodi CRACKDOWN: Hollywood and Netflix request Kodi-powered boxes be SEIZED by court

An anti-piracy alliance of Hollywood studios, as well as on-demand competitors like Amazon and Netflix, have filed a proposal that could see so-called Kodi Boxes seized by a California Court. The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has requested TickBox TV push-out a software update that blocks any add-ons that enable users to stream premium […]

Stolen Dali painting, thought to be 1954 original, seized in Lebanon

Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 03:00 Lebanese police have say they have recovered what is believed to be an original portrait by world-famous Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali, arresting four suspected thieves as they were displaying the painting in a bid to sell it. In a statement Wednesday, Lebanese Internal Security Forces announced the artwork had […]

US diplomat summoned over Russian flag removal from seized diplomatic properties

Published time: 14 Oct, 2017 01:28 The Russian Foreign Ministry has summoned the US embassy chief in Moscow to demand the return of Russian flags, which were removed from seized diplomatic properties in the United States earlier this week. Speaking to Sputnik radio in Crimea, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the American charge […]

Moscow slams ‘disgraceful’ removal of Russian flags from seized San Francisco consulate (VIDEO)

Published time: 11 Oct, 2017 22:53 Edited time: 11 Oct, 2017 23:00 Russia’s Embassy in the US has strongly condemned the removal of Russian flags from diplomatic properties in San Francisco seized by US authorities, and has demanded that the state symbols be returned. The Russian Mission to the US released photos of the closed […]

$1.4mn worth of drugs seized in methadone lab bust near Moscow (VIDEO)

Published time: 28 Aug, 2017 16:03 The Russian security service (FSB) has busted an international drug ring in a raid on a lab near Moscow, it reported on Monday. The FSB officers seized 27 kg of methadone worth almost US$ 1.4 million on the black market. As well as the drug, 200kg of raw materials […]

PETA seized family dog & euthanized it without consent (PHOTO)

Published time: 17 Aug, 2017 13:54 PETA will reportedly pay out $ 49,000 to a family in Virginia after members of the animal rights group took their dog from a trailer park and euthanized it without consent. The incident happened in 2014, when two people associated with PETA removed an unattended chihuahua owned by Wilber […]

Kim Dotcom set to receive seized funds, “4 containers full of seized property”

Enlarge / Kim Dotcom, as seen in 2014. (credit: Hannah Peters / Getty Images News) Kim Dotcom is about to upgrade his lifestyle, and he plans to move from Auckland, New Zealand to Queenstown, a city in the far south of the country, according to a few recent tweets. The Megaupload founder has been battling […]