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Paraguayan Robin Hood Claims to Have Distributed Stolen Money Among Poor

An employee of a security company who made off with nearly $500,000 before turning himself in to the Paraguayan police 30 hours later with just $200 in his pocket said he had distributed the cash among the poor. continue reading »

63 Suspect Gang Members Arrested in Spain

Spanish security forces arrested 63 suspected members of a gang whose main activity was ripping off drug traffickers but who also engaged in murder, kidnapping, sexual assault and fraud, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday. continue reading »

Fake Mexican Journalists Appeal Drug Convictions in Nicaragua

Appeals have been filed by attorneys representing 18 Mexicans who posed as Televisa journalists and were convicted on drug charges in Nicaragua, judicial officials said Thursday. continue reading »

Nicaragua Sentences Fake Journalists to 30 Years

The 18 Mexicans arrested last summer in Nicaragua while posing as Televisa journalists and later convicted on drug, money laundering and racketeering charges were sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison. continue reading »

Death Toll of Bar Shooting in Brazil Rises to 7

The death toll from the massacre at a bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city, has risen to seven, with the evidence pointing to the possible role of police officers in the crime, officials said. continue reading »

Assailants Attack Bar in Brazil, Killing 6

A group of unknown assailants killed six people early Saturday at a bar in Sao Paulo, an incident that comes amid a recent wave of violence in Brazil's largest metropolis. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: New Mexico Man Stabbed Because Child Was Too Loud

A New Mexico man was nearly killed after being stabbed because another man thought his young niece was being too loud. The victim, who was not named, was in his sister’s Albuquerque apartment wit continue reading »

For Murdering Woman, Stealing Fetus, Annette Morales-Rodriguez Gets Life, No Parole

In September, Annette Morales-Rodriguez was convicted on two counts of first-degree intentional homicide for kidnapping and murdering a pregnant woman and stealing her full term fetus in 2011. continue reading »

Operation Stops International Child Porn Ring, 28 Spaniards Arrested

Twenty-eight people have been arrested by Spanish cops as part of an international operation against the child pornography industry, largely developed in Spain and whose corporate headquarters were located in Toronto, police officials said. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Bus Driver Diana Almanza Caught Having Sex with 14-Yr-Old

A Texas bus driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a child after investigators discovered she had inappropriate contact with a teenage boy on the bus. Diana Leigh Almanza, 47, was booked on $60,000 bond after investigators with the Pearland Police Department were ale continue reading »

Cyberattack Steals $7.5 Million From Spanish Bank Accounts

More than 36 million euros ($47 million) were stolen earlier this year from some 30,000 bank accounts in Europe in a cyberattack dubbed "Eurograbber," according to a report published Wednesday by two companies that focus on Internet security. continue reading »

Arrest Warrants Issued For Fake News Team Stopped in Nicaragua

A Mexican judge has issued an arrest order for 16 people - including 15 arrested in Nicaragua while carrying $9.2 million in cash - for their alleged role in transactions involving illicit proceeds, federal prosecutors said. continue reading »

Spanish Police Discover Second Dead Baby in Freezer

A second dead baby was found in a freezer Tuesday at the same home in southern Spain where the frozen body of another newborn was discovered earlier this month. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Sentenced to 5 Years For His Role 1983 Robbery

The United States Attorneys for the District of Connecticut and the District of Puerto Rico announced that Norberto Gonzalez-Claudio, 67, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge Alfred V. Covello in Hartford to 60 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for his involvement in a 1983 armored truck robbery of approximately $7 million in West Hartford, Connecticut, and for his illegal possession of a machine gun at the time of his arrest in May 2011. continue reading »

Colombians Arrested for Selling Sensitive U.S. Information to Drug Traffickers

Earlier this week in Bogotá, two Colombian nationals were arrested for obstructing justice by selling sensitive and confidential U.S. law enforcement information to a narcotics trafficker concerning prosecutions in New York. The arrests are the result of an extensive investigation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). continue reading »

Venezuela Deports Colombian Drug Lord Daniel “El Loco” Barrera

Reputed drug kingpin Daniel "El Loco" Barrera and another Colombian national were deported back to their homeland on Wednesday, Venezuela's interior minister said. continue reading »

Spanish Police Arrest Woman Accused Of Killing Newborn, Placing Body in Freezer

A Spanish woman accused of killing her newborn baby says that the child was stillborn and that she put it into the freezer in her home so that she could keep it, sources linked to her family told Efe. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Impersonates Federal Officer to Enter Disney’s Epcot Center for Free

Police believe 74-year-old Emerito Pujol of Miami tried to avoid paying to enter Disney World’s Epcot Center by pretending to be a federal officer. On Saturday, police say Pujol tried to enter the Epcot Cen continue reading »

Brazilian Police Arrest 5 Men Who Took Family Hostage

Five men who were on the run after firing shots at a police patrol here in Brazil's largest city invaded a private home and held the family hostage for more than an hour before surrendering, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Another Teen Dies After Halloween Stampede in Madrid

A 17-year-old girl, who was admitted to hospital in critical condition after being crushed at a giant Halloween party in the Spanish capital, died Saturday, authorities at the medical center said. continue reading »