Theft

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Jharkhand: Man lynched for allegedly trying to steal a goat

12 May 2020

Jharkhand: Man lynched for allegedly trying to steal a goat

In a gruesome incident, a man was lynched in Jharkhand's Dumka on Monday after he allegedly tried to steal a goat. He died on the way to the hospital.

Someone just stole $49 million from a crypto exchange

30 Nov 2019

Someone just stole $49 million from a crypto exchange

As cryptocurrencies - from Bitcoin to Monero - are unregulated and hard-to-trace, they make an ideal target for fraudsters, organized cartels, and crime groups.

#FinancialBytes: Lost credit card? Here's what you should do next

24 Nov 2019

#FinancialBytes: Lost credit card? Here's what you should do next

Credit cards are one of the widely-used cashless payment methods because of the convenience they offer.

13 lakh Indian debit, credit cards selling on dark web

31 Oct 2019

13 lakh Indian debit, credit cards selling on dark web

If you think your card is safe from attackers, think again!

Piyush Goyal's house help arrested for stealing confidential data

03 Oct 2019

Piyush Goyal's house help arrested for stealing confidential data

On Tuesday, Mumbai police arrested a man working as a domestic help at Union Minister Piyush Goyal's house for allegedly stealing valuables and confidential data.

'Man dressed as woman' commits theft at SRCC girl's hostel

17 Sep 2019

'Man dressed as woman' commits theft at SRCC girl's hostel

A bizarre incident has come to light from Delhi University's Shri Ram College of Commerce, where several occupants of the girl's hostel had their cash and debit cards stolen allegedly by "a man dressed as a woman."

Chawla Hotels CEO stole luggage at US airport for "thrill"

27 Aug 2019

Chawla Hotels CEO stole luggage at US airport for "thrill"

The CEO of Chawla Hotels, Dinesh Chawla, has been arrested for stealing luggage from the Memphis International Airport in Tennessee, United States.

US: Woman arrested for wearing stolen teeth to probation meeting

29 Jul 2019

US: Woman arrested for wearing stolen teeth to probation meeting

In what is probably the weirdest news that you would read day, a United States woman was arrested for stealing someone else's dentures.

Indian family steals stuff from Bali hotel; caught on video

28 Jul 2019

Indian family steals stuff from Bali hotel; caught on video

While many of us would admit to stocking up on hotel freebies (toiletries and all), an Indian family staying at a hotel in Bali, Indonesia, went a bit too far.

#FinancialBytes: Lost credit card? Here's what you should do next

21 May 2019

#FinancialBytes: Lost credit card? Here's what you should do next

Credit cards are one of the widely-used cashless payment methods because of the convenience they offer.

18-year-old sues Apple for $1 billion: Here's why

23 Apr 2019

18-year-old sues Apple for $1 billion: Here's why

An 18-year-old teenager from New York has sued Apple for a whopping $1 billion.

Prints from chopped finger led to arrest of two robbers

20 Mar 2019

Prints from chopped finger led to arrest of two robbers

A fingerprint from a chopped finger led to the arrest of a man and his accomplice who allegedly robbed a person inside a moving bus in west Delhi's Janakpuri, police said Monday.

Wanted 'Spiderman' robber, obsessed with red jersey, captured in Delhi

06 Mar 2019

Wanted 'Spiderman' robber, obsessed with red jersey, captured in Delhi

A 23-year-old man identified as Ravi aka 'Spiderman' was recently arrested in West Delhi's Tilak Nagar.

Indian Railways plans to curb illegal ticket booking, train thefts

20 Feb 2019

Indian Railways plans to curb illegal ticket booking, train thefts

There have been countless reports of train robberies and thefts, especially on luxury trains, bound for long routes.

UP: Man loots money kept for wife's cancer treatment

11 Feb 2019

UP: Man loots money kept for wife's cancer treatment

Police in Greater Noida, UP, booked a 50-year-old man recently for allegedly breaking into his own house to steal valuables and cash set aside for his wife's cancer treatment.

'Gobar chor': Someone looted Rs. 1.25L worth cow-dung in Karnataka

06 Feb 2019

'Gobar chor': Someone looted Rs. 1.25L worth cow-dung in Karnataka

We often see cops busy finding the perpetrators of theft crimes of crores of money, jewels or other valuable items.

Chinese engineer allegedly stole secrets from Apple's self-driving car project

31 Jan 2019

Chinese engineer allegedly stole secrets from Apple's self-driving car project

A new case of corporate espionage has surfaced in the US, and the FBI has accused a Chinese national of stealing trade secrets from Apple.

Leaking fuel-pipeline triggers massive blaze in Mexico, kills 20

19 Jan 2019

Leaking fuel-pipeline triggers massive blaze in Mexico, kills 20

A leaking fuel-pipeline triggered a massive blaze in central Mexico today, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 54.

#FinancialBytes: What you should know about credit card protection plans

13 Jan 2019

#FinancialBytes: What you should know about credit card protection plans

Credit cards play an important role in our financial lives and have become one of the most widely-used payment methods for cashless transactions.

Odisha: Man tied to electric pole, thrashed on theft suspicion

10 Jan 2019

Odisha: Man tied to electric pole, thrashed on theft suspicion

In a barbaric incident, a man was brutally thrashed in the district of Mayurbhanj in Odisha on suspicion of theft.