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Johannesburg, Nov 5 (ANI): The number of people who fall victim to cyber crime has decreased although there has been a 50 percent increase in the average cost per victim, according to a recent study.
'Livid' Obama says Republicans want 'ransom' to end US shutdown Oct 2, 10:56 am
London, Oct. 2 (ANI): President Barack Obama has said Republicans have demanded ransom to end the shutdown.
Johannesburg, Sept 22 (ANI): Pakistani authorities have busted a gang that kidnapped youngsters for ransoms after luring them through Facebook and telephone calls, using a female member.
Washington, Sept. 2 (ANI): A 24-year-old Canadian cocktail waitress quit her job to explore the life of a journalist and following her route through Afghanistan and Iraq in 2008, she was reportedly abducted and raped by jihadists in Somalia before paying off the ransom.
Pak paper claims India promised suicide bomber Dubai house, cash for killing HM chief Salauddhin Aug 26, 1:14 pm
Islamabad, Aug.26 (ANI): A Pakistani paper has made what seems a far fetched claim that India promised a suicide bomber a house in Dubai and a substantial amount of cash in the form of ransom in return for killing Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) chief Sayeed Salaluddin.
Lahore, June 5 (ANI): The Lahore police is offering a new service to the citizens - it will retrieve people's missing money in exchange for a 50 percent commission on the amount.
Karachi police rescue kidnapped teenage boy lured through Facebook May 28, 10:42 am
Karachi, May 28 (ANI): A teenage boy who was kidnapped for half-million dollar ransom after apparently being lured through Facebook, has been rescued by Karachi police.
Mumbai, May 15 (ANI): Mumbai Police on Wednesday confirmed the abduction and murder of a 13-year-old boy by his older cousin, after the latter confessed that he had committed the crime as he had lost a lot of money through betting in cricket.
Mullah Omar accuses Taliban leaders of 'bringing bad name' to outfit for kidnapping, extortion Apr 3, 10:59 am
Islamabad, Apr. 3 (ANI): Senior Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has admitted recently that some of Taliban's area commanders were involved in the business of kidnapping for ransom, bringing bad name to the Taliban movement.
Rampaging kangaroos hold golf tourney to ransom Down Under! Feb 15, 2:55 pm
Melbourne, Feb 15 (ANI): Australian golfer Karrie Webb had an unexpected delay during the women's Australian Open at the Royal Canberra Golf Club when a group of kangaroos made an entry onto the putting green.
Philippine police rescues kidnapped Indian businessman Jan 5, 10:26 am
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Philippine police has reportedly rescued a kidnapped Indian businessman whose severed finger was delivered to his family.
Rawalpindi, Dec 11 (ANI): The Punjab government has decided to hold a monthly review of the performance of all prosecutors attached with Anti-Terrorism Courts following a revelation that an extraordinarily high number of the accused in terrorism and kidnapping for ransom cases have been acquitted.
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Business owners in Australia have accused Facebook of holding them to ransom by asking them to pay to reach their followers on the social networking site.
JRR Tolkien voiced concerns over poor sales of 'Hobbit' Oct 17, 12:11 pm
London, Oct 17 (ANI): JRR Tolkien's letter to fellow writer Arthur Ransome has revealed that the author was worried about the sales of his epic fantasy novel 'The Hobbit.'
Businessman kidnapped in Meerut Oct 10, 6:12 pm
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Oct.10 (ANI): The director of a leading cricket bat manufacturing company, BDM, Sudhir Mahajan, was kidnapped from here on Wednesday, and his kidnappers are demanding Rs.2 crores as ransom for his release.
Washington, Sept. 6 (ANI): An unidentified hacker group has claimed to have stolen Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax returns.
Somali pirates writing 'best regards' in courteously worded ransom letters to owners of hijacked ships Aug 16, 5:17 pm
Mogadishu, Aug. 16 (ANI): Somali pirates are sending politely worded ransom letters to the owners of vessels they hijack, while outlining what they need to do to get their ships back, and surprisingly, its written in a courteous and business-like tone.
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Former captain Bob Willis has slammed star batsman Kevin Pietersen for holding England cricket to ransom through his threat to quit Test cricket at the end of the series.
Italian diplomat kidnapped by tribesmen in Yemen: official Jul 31, 1:26 pm
Sanaa, July 31 (Xinhua-ANI): Yemen's interior ministry said on Tuesday that an Italian diplomat was kidnapped by tribesmen two days ago and has been moved to a remote area in the northeastern province of Marib.
Kidnapping for ransom becoming Pak terror groups' lucrative source of income: Report Jul 14, 11:50 am
Islamabad, July 14 (ANI): Kidnapping for ransom has become a lucrative source of making money for terror groups such as the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TPP), according to a report.
Oz weightlifter Koum 'let down' by Australian Weightlifting Federation $5000 cash demand allegation Jun 13, 4:52 pm
Sydney, June 13 (ANI): Australian weightlifter Daniel Koum has said he has been let down by the sport's governing body, which claims he ransomed Australia's Olympic hopes over a 5000 dollar cash demand.
Cotabato Cty (Philippines), June 13 (Xinhua-ANI): Militants in southern Philippines demanded at least 5 million U.S. dollars ransom in exchange for the freedom of their two Chinese hostages, a local government official said Wednesday.
Mogadishu, June 5 (ANI): Somalian pirates could make about 400 million dollars by 2012, as they continue their brazen reign across the Indian Ocean, according to a study.
Unidentified North Koreans capture 29 Chinese fishermen May 18, 12:56 pm
Beijing, May 18 (ANI): Unidentified North Koreans have captured almost 29 Chinese fishermen and have demanded a ransom for their release, according to Chinese media.
Scotland Yard warns of terrorist activity behind virus locking users' computers, ransom demands Apr 24, 2:00 pm
London, April 24 (ANI): Scotland Yard has warned that police have detected paedophile or terrorist activity as being behind a virus that locks users of their computers and demands a 100-pound fine.
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