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THREE HELD AFTER RAIDS BY ARMED GARDAI

Rare insight into relationships between paramilitaries and organised crime. Feud between “Real IRA” and organised crime groups in Dublin. RIRA after control of club door security in order to control drug sales. Somebody must be researching this and writing it up over in Ireland. Classic behaviour.

SPAMMERS SOUGHT AFTER BOTNET TAKEN DOWN

Rustock botnet probably operated by 2 or 3 people. Another very small operation, although huge in impact on inboxes around the world. Note the comment on the difference to Zeus, a more franchised network.

BIN LADEN SETS ALARM BELLS RINGING

OBL apparently on the move. Something being planned. A spectacular, a policy shift…Or what? Lots of meetings have been happening, apparently and bin Laden has been present. Strategic rethink in response to change in the Arab World? How to take advantage of Western military intervention? Or even all of these things?

NARCO-CAPITALISM GRIPS NORTH KOREA

Odd little story from the Asia times about collaboration between North Korean and Chinese criminal groups. Potential problems for Russia too in the future.

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