Man arrested

New Zealand police help shut down cybercrime site Genesis Market in international operation

Law enforcement agencies around the world have closed down Genesis Market, used by online fraudsters to buy passwords.

The operation was led by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Dutch National Police, and coordinated from Europol.

The website offered up the online credentials of victims whose devices had been infected by malware or account takeover attacks.

Information such as cookies, saved logins, and autofill form data could be bought from the site.

Man arrested over Australian couple’s disappearance

Russell Hill, 74, and Carol Clay, 73, were last heard from on 20 March last year when they called a friend from their remote campsite in Victoria.

Despite one of the state's largest missing person investigations, there has been no trace of the hikers since.

On Tuesday, Victoria Police said they had arrested a 55-year-old man from Melbourne in connection with the case.

He is being questioned by police but has not been charged.

Investigators believe Mr Hill and Ms Clay went missing shortly after the call to their friend using a high-frequency radio.

Man arrested over bomb threat near US Capitol


The man, identified as Floyd Ray Roseberry, 49, surrendered hours after the threat was made.

US Capitol Police had been negotiating with the driver who had parked a pick-up truck near the Library of Congress, across the street from the Capitol building and Supreme Court.

His motives remain unknown. Police are still searching the vehicle.

Congress is currently in recess, but some staff are working in the Capitol. Several office buildings were evacuated.

Samoa’s Joint K9 Unit intercepts marijuana illegally smuggled from US

The drugs were found in a shipment by the Joint K9 Unit yesterday (Friday)

The unit includes officers of the Ministry of Customs & Revenue (MCR) and the Ministry of Police & Prisons (MOPP).

Authorities have reminded the public that despite SOE restrictions, the work for border security and community safety is ongoing, and this sort of offences will not be tolerated.

The MCR and the MOPP will pursue joint charges of the offence committed and continue to work collaboratively for the security of Samoa and its communities.


Man arrested after incident at Harry Potter studio

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said the unnamed man was "arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm".

According to The Mirror, the incident occurred on the set of a new film version of Roald Dahl's The Witches.

Leavesden was where the eight films in the Harry Potter series were shot.

Part of the lot is now taken by the Making of Harry Potter tourist attraction.

According to Hertfordshire Constabulary, police were called around 12:35 BST on Wednesday to reports of an incident.

Samoa’s Police arrest man for allegedly carrying illegal weapon in taxi

The accused was arrested a week ago after a terrified taxi driver alerted Police about one of his passengers allegedly carrying a 38 revolver pistol which was in a holster attached to his waist.

Police spokesperson, Inspector Maotaoalii Kaioneta Aliisolia told the media that while no incident occurred, it was not certain why the man was carrying the firearm.

He said regardless of that it is not a risk they were not willing to take, especially with the many gun-related incidents that occurred in Samoa in the past four weeks.