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French thief steals from rare birds in South Kazakhstan

A French national was arrested on suspicion of stealing a large sum of money from the company he worked in.

French thief steals from rare birds in South Kazakhstan
A Stradivarius violin. ©Reuters/Brendan McDermid
Once-stolen Stradivarius sells for £1.3 million

A rare Stradivarius violin, which was once stolen and offered for just £100 ($162, 118 euros) by thieves, sold at auction in Britain on Wednesday for £1.3 million ($2.3 million, 1.6 million euros).

Once-stolen Stradivarius sells for £1.3 million
Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle
Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle

A Vancouver woman earned widespread notoriety Tuesday for stealing back her bicycle from a thief after seeing it advertised online.

Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle
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How stolen Dutch art fooled even Sotheby's expert eyes

A cunningly disguised stolen work by Dutch contemporary artist Jan Schoonhoven managed to fool experts at the world's largest art broker Sotheby's.

How stolen Dutch art fooled even Sotheby's expert eyes
Thieves pinch 70,000-euro ring from Cannes store
Thieves pinch 70,000-euro ring from Cannes store

Two thieves stole a 70,000 euro ($93,000) diamond ring from a Cannes jewellery store on Tuesday, pocketing the gem while a saleslady had her back turned.

Thieves pinch 70,000-euro ring from Cannes store
Feng shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen (R) and his wife Tam Miu-ching arrive at a court. ©REUTERS/Bobby Yip
Hong Kong fortune teller appeals Nina Wang will conviction

A former Hong Kong fortune teller has filed an appeal against his 12-year jail term for forging the will of late billionaire Nina Wang in a bid to steal her fortune.

Hong Kong fortune teller appeals Nina Wang will conviction
Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun (C) departs Manhattan Federal Court with her lawyer. ©REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Former Tiffany exec charged in jewelry theft

A former executive of iconic New York jewelry store Tiffany was arrested on Tuesday for stealing more than $1 million worth of valuables which she later resold.

Former Tiffany exec charged in jewelry theft
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Chinese hackers spying on US weapons programs

Chinese hackers have gained access to secret designs for a slew of sophisticated US weapons programs, officials said Tuesday, possibly jeopardizing the American military's technological edge.

Chinese hackers spying on US weapons programs
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All governments hack secret data: Huawei

Using the Internet to spy and steal sensitive data is standard practice by all countries, according to the security chief of controversial Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.

All governments hack secret data: Huawei
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US report urges action on 'unprecedented' IP theft

A high-powered commission said Wednesday that intellectual property theft was costing the United States the equivalent of all its exports to Asia and urged a tougher approach to China.

US report urges action on 'unprecedented' IP theft
Cannes Festival rocked as Chopard jewels are stolen
Cannes Festival rocked as Chopard jewels are stolen

Jewellery worth $1.4 million due to be loaned to stars at the Cannes Film Festival was stolen from a local hotel in a pre-dawn heist on Friday but the coveted Palme d'Or trophy was safe.

Cannes Festival rocked as Chopard jewels are stolen
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Almaty prosecutors invent cell phone theft prevention system

Thanks to be new development a stolen cellphone can be completely blocked and made inoperable in any of Kazakhstan's networks.

Almaty prosecutors invent cell phone theft prevention system
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3 asphalt plants accused of stealing oil in south Kazakhstan

The plants taking part in construction of Western Europe-Western China road are involved in embezzlement of over 400 tons of crude oil.

3 asphalt plants accused of stealing oil in south Kazakhstan
Missing Matisse thieves sentenced in Miami
Missing Matisse thieves sentenced in Miami

A US federal court handed down prison terms Tuesday to an American man and a Mexican woman for trying to sell a $3 million Henri Matisse painting stolen from a Venezuelan museum.

Missing Matisse thieves sentenced in Miami
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Oil thieves caught in south Kazakhstan

Members of an organized criminal group stealing oil from Kumkol-Shymkent pipeline were apprehended in South-Kazakhstan oblast.

Oil thieves caught in south Kazakhstan
Vandals steal ancient rock carvings in California
Vandals steal ancient rock carvings in California

Vandals have stolen at least four ancient rock carvings, apparently using cement-cutting circular saws to slice them out of a valuable archeological site in California.

Vandals steal ancient rock carvings in California
The original and the copy of Matisse's <i>Odalisque in Red Pants</i>. Photo courtesy of abcnews.go.com
FBI agents recover stolen Matisse after art heist

FBI agents have recovered what is believed to be a Matisse painting valued at $3 million that was stolen from a Venezuelan museum 10 years ago, and arrested two suspects.

FBI agents recover stolen Matisse after art heist
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German arrested for stealing iguanas from Galapagos

A German tourist has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle four endangered iguanas out of the Galapagos Islands, according to the national park.

German arrested for stealing iguanas from Galapagos
Yerlan Kozhasbai. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
UAE will extradite Kazakh citizen who stole $20 million from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

UAE will extradite the criminal who has stolen $20 million from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.

UAE will extradite Kazakh citizen who stole $20 million from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
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Highly poisonous chemicals stolen from Aktobe plant

5 tons of packed chrome anhydrate were stolen from the chrome compositions plant in Aktobe.

Highly poisonous chemicals stolen from Aktobe plant