FBI agent charged for protecting confidential informant

May 18, 2011 10:52 am

FBI Special Agent, Adrian Busby, has been charged for making false statements to protect a confidential informant who he was allegedly having an affair with. The confidential informant had been charged for identity theft leading Busby to give confidential FBI […]

3200 attempts to import counterfeit medicines to EU in 2008

May 16, 2011 12:06 pm

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has warned about the growing problem of counterfeit medicines. In a press release issued last week, the UNODC noted that counterfeit drugs have an estimated value of $1.6bn in Africa and Asia […]

Increase in fraud at public sector organisations

May 13, 2011 4:28 pm

Some 60% 0f public sector organisations experienced fraud in the last twelve months, up from 52% in 2009, says a new report from PwC out today. The report suggests that loss of income as a result of the economic downturn […]

Use of confidential informant upheld

May 13, 2011 12:10 pm

An appeals panel ruled this week that the case against John Garcia, a US attorney, was justified. According to Courthouse News, two California police officers searched Garcia’s officers and arrested him after a confidential informant revealed details of a methamphetamine […]

Memorial vigil for Rachel Hoffman – Confidential informant

May 6, 2011 11:45 am

Marking three years since the death of her daughter, Margie Weiss will be leading a memorial vigil in Tallahassee today to commemorate the life of Rachel Hoffman. The 23-year-old university graduate was murdered on 7th May, 2008 following a botched […]