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Dutch prosecute man whose child pornography case linked to Canadian victim Amanda Todd

VANCOUVER - Canadian police confirmed an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed into exposing herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed suicide after detailing her harassment on a YouTube video watched by millions around the world.

RCMP lay charges against Dutch man in case of dead B.C. teen Amanda Todd

VANCOUVER - Five charges including child pornography, extortion, criminal harassment and Internet luring have been laid by RCMP against a man in the Netherlands in connection with the Amanda Todd case, an online bullying story that captured the attention of millions across the world. The 15-year-old British Columbia girl killed herself in October 2012, shortly after detailing in an Internet video her story of unrelenting harassment by an Internet predator. Amanda's mother, Carol Todd, was at the news conference where police made the announcement about charges.

Suspect in Kansas City highway shootings faces 18 felony counts

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - A man who went on a two-week shooting spree on Kansas City, Missouri, highways has been charged with 18 felony counts, including firing into vehicles and striking occupants, prosecutors said on Friday. Mohammed P. Whitaker, 27, who was arrested on Thursday at his home, is believed to have acted alone in the string of shootings, said Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker.

Two NIS officials indicted over evidence forgery

SEOUL, April 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korean prosecutors on Monday brought charges against two state intelligence agents for their alleged role in forging Chinese government documents to frame a North Korean defector for espionage. The indictments come nearly two months after the Chinese Embassy in Seoul announced that the Chinese immigration records were fake, raising suspicions that Seoul's National Intelligence Service (NIS) may be behind the alleged forgery.

Two NIS officials indicted over evidence forgery

SEOUL, April 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korean prosecutors on Monday brought charges against two state intelligence agents for their alleged role in forging Chinese government documents to frame a North Korean defector for espionage. The indictments come nearly two months after the Chinese Embassy in Seoul announced that the Chinese immigration records were fake, raising suspicions that Seoul's National Intelligence Service (NIS) may be behind the alleged forgery.

Two NIS officials indicted over evidence forgery

SEOUL, April 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korean prosecutors on Monday brought charges against two state intelligence agents for their alleged role in forging Chinese government documents to frame a North Korean defector for espionage. The indictments come nearly two months after the Chinese Embassy in Seoul announced that the Chinese immigration records were fake, raising suspicions that Seoul's National Intelligence Service (NIS) may be behind the alleged forgery.

Two NIS officials indicted over evidence forgery

SEOUL, April 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korean prosecutors on Monday brought charges against two state intelligence agents for their alleged role in forging Chinese government documents to frame a North Korean defector for espionage. The indictments come nearly two months after the Chinese Embassy in Seoul announced that the Chinese immigration records were fake, raising suspicions that Seoul's National Intelligence Service (NIS) may be behind the alleged forgery.

Top Turkey court annuls parts of controversial judiciary law

Turkey's constitutional court on Friday overturned sections of a controversial reform tightening the government's grip on the judiciary, local media said. The court said the most controversial clause of the law, giving the justice ministry greater control over the appointment of prosecutors and judges, was unconstitutional, private NTV television reported. The decision came after an appeal by a lawmaker from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP).

Ranking NIS official quizzed over evidence forgery

SEOUL, March 7 (Yonhap) -- A ranking South Korean intelligence official has undergone questioning by prosecutors over his alleged role in forging Chinese government documents to frame a North Korean defector for espionage, prosecution sources said Monday. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office probing the case called in the official of the National Intelligence Service (NIS), only identified by his surname Choi, on Sunday for questioning, sources at the prosecution office said.

Prosecutor inspected for verbally abusing police officer

SEOUL, April 7 (Yonhap) -- A provincial prosecutor is under an inspection on suspicion of verbally abusing a police officer under his supervision, the top prosecution office said Monday. The prosecutor of the local prosecution office in Uijeongbu, just north of Seoul, allegedly verbally insulted a police officer who had come to seek permission to file for an arrest warrant of a suspect on March 26. The prosecutor is also under suspicion of ripping off an official police document.
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