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Auckland money laundering: police arrest 10, seize $10m in assets
Detective Inspector Lloyd Schmid said 12 warrants were carried out by the Financial Crime Group.
More than $10 million worth of assets including four properties and three vehicles in St Heliers, Kumeu and New Lynn, and $200,000 worth of jewellery, were seized.
Police also restrained 23 bank accounts, as well as cash and cryptocurrency wallets.
The nine men and one woman aged between 32 years old and 70 are due to appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow and on 23 March 2021.
They face a range of charges including money laundering and possession of methamphetamine for supply.
Private sector delivers 47 proposals for economic reactivation to the Government
61% of the proposals presented by the private sector to the Government of Panama for economic reactivation are executable in the short term.
Panama reports 203 new COVID-19 cases and 1 death in last 24 hours
The epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health of Panama (Minsa) reported this Monday, April 19, that some 203 new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the country, raising ...
Green alert lifted in Chiriquí, Bocas del Toro and Comarca Ngäbe Buglé
Sinaproc reported that, although the green alert was lifted, COEN continues to monitor and monitor weather conditions.
AstraZeneca vaccine will not be administered in schools authorized for vaccination
Panama received on April 16 the first batch of the AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine, through the Covax mechanism, with 36 thousand doses.
Etesa indicates when the ash from the La Soufriere volcano will reach Panama
The forecasts indicate that this April 19, 20, 21 and 22 Panama will receive the effects of the sulfur dioxide cloud emanating from La Soufriere.
Minsa reiterates that Panama will voluntarily apply the AstraZeneca vaccine
As of April 20, all platforms will be enabled so that they can voluntarily register and request the doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
DOGE Briefly Passes XRP as 4th Largest Cryptocurrency Ahead of ‘Dogeday’
There seems to be no stopping the DOGE run, which rose to a new record high around $0.43 early Monday, extending the previous week’s 340% rally, according to data source Messari.
Union Files Claims Against Amazon Alleging 23 Meddling Practices Swayed Bessemer Vote
In the poor, majority-black town of Bessemer, Alabama, the fight to unionize the area’s largest employer - an Amazon warehouse employing 6,000 people - has become part of the Mo...
Britain Adds India To Travel 'Red List' After Covid Surge
Health Secretary said that effective from 0300 GMT on Friday, India was being added to Britain's "red list" of countries, banning all arrivals from India except for UK or Irish ...
Vladimir Putin To Speak At Biden's Online Climate Summit On April 22
"Vladimir Putin will outline Russia's approaches within the context of establishing broad-ranging international cooperation aimed at overcoming the negative consequences of glob...
UK's Johnson Vows to Prevent Creation of New European Super League
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday that his government would do everything possible to prevent the creation of a European football Super League in the form proposed ...
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Takes Flight On Mars, First On Another Planet
"Altimeter data confirms that Ingenuity has performed the first flight of a powered aircraft on another planet," announced an engineer in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the co...
Russia's Antitrust Watchdog Opens Case Against Google Over YouTube's Abuse of Market Domination
Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) said on Monday it had opened a case against Google due to abuse of its dominant position in the YouTube video hosting services market.
European Union Sets Out Indo-Pacific Plan, Says It's Not "Anti-China"
Led by France, Germany and the Netherlands, which first set out ways to deepen ties with countries such as India, Japan and Australia, the 27-member bloc wants to use the nascen...
Bitcoin Drops $8K to 3-Week Low, Altcoins Follow – Except Dogecoin
Bitcoin nosedived to three-week lows early Sunday, puncturing the frenzied speculative bubble built into several alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins) in the wake of Coinbase’...
Molecular COVID-19 test at Tocumen Airport will cost $85
This molecular COVID-19 test is in addition to the PCR or negative antigen test performed 48 prior to arrival in Panama, which travelers must have.
Panama reports 244 new COVID-19 cases and one death in 24 hours
For this Sunday, April 18, in Panama there are 244 new infections of COVID-19 and 1 new death.
Vaccination of administrative personnel of the schools will begin on Monday
Meduca: "We already have more than 11,460 vaccinated teachers from the official and private sector, in the circuits where the vaccine began."
5 garden style tips you can use to get your outdoors ready for a weekend get together
There’s never been a better time to think of your garden as the place to get together with friends. Here are a few quick fixes to head into the weekend with the garden set-up of...
24 Oscar Couples Who Ruled the Red Carpet
These Hollywood duos served style moments that were twice as nice.
CCIAP insists on reforming the Constitution to strengthen "the weak institutional framework of the country"
The CCIAP reaffirms that the Magna Carta, which defines the framework of coexistence of those of us who live in Panama, be reviewed and amended.
Israel removes mandatory outdoor mask use – another step towards normality
Masks do not completely disappear in Israel: they are still mandatory indoors, and Health recommends using them in large gatherings as well.
Sinaproc maintains monitoring and green alert in Chiriquí, Bocas del Toro and Comarca Ngäbe Buglé
The Emergency Operations Centre remains in monitoring and surveillance before the possibility of flooding of rivers and landslides due to the constant rains, says Sinaproc.
Brazil’s President rejects lockdown despite 370,000 Covid deaths
Brazil has seen more than 370,000 deaths from Covid, one of the highest rates in the world. However the country’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, has refused to order a lockdown, to ...
Apple vs. Facebook, Cook vs. Zuck: Why iOS 14.5 Started a Big Tech Fight
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