UK Convicts SBM’s Ex-Executive in Unaoil Case

A London jury convicted on Wednesday a former executive of Single Buoy Moorings Inc. (SBM) for conspiring to bribe Iraqi public officials in order to secure lucrative oil contracts in the years following the overthrow of Saddam Hussain in 2003, the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said in a statement.

Tiger Farms Flourish across East and Southeast Asia

An estimated 8,000 tigers still inhabit semi-legal tiger farms in China, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand, where they are displayed to visitors, fattened up for meat and then slaughtered for their skins, bones and body parts, according to an academic article published on Wednesday.

Unorganized Crime: Elder Trackers and Cocaine Cornflakes

Celebrity cellphone hacking, international human hair-smugglers, counterfeit Shiraz and “lucky charm” necklaces used to monitor the aging victims of a lottery scam — our Daily News team rings in the weekend with some of the strangest criminal cases from the past few days.

Experts: Missionaries Spread Vaccine Lies Among Indigenous

Anthropologists and indigenous rights defenders have called on Brazilian authorities to punish those who have been in recent weeks spreading anti-vaccination misinformation among Indigenous people, prompting parts of that population to refuse the COVID-19 vaccine in multiple regions across the country.