Duterte ‘narco-politicians’ wiretapped

Duterte admits ordering ‘narco-politicians’ wiretapped

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Duterte admits ordering ‘narco-politicians’ wiretapped.  President Rodrigo Duterte admitted ordering the wiretapping of government officials he has accused of being “narco-politicians,” among them the late Ozamis City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog, although he did not say whether these taps were covered by court orders as required by law. The admission was made during Duterte’s visit, his fifth, to troops in Marawi …

Bugged Appeal Fails Meth Dealing Yandina Seven Biker

Bugged! Appeal Fails for Meth Dealing ‘Yandina Seven’ Biker

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Bugged!  Appeal Fails for Meth Dealing ‘Yandina Seven’ Biker.  A biker who had his house bugged and phone calls tapped has had an appeal against his drug convictions thrown out.  Queensland Court of Appeal [Australia] has rejected the the convicted drug dealer’s appeal.   Paul Jeffery Lansdowne, one of the “Yandina Seven” group, was the target of a covert police …

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New Zealand PM spoke to police over Todd Barclay’s secret recording

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PM Bill English spoke to police over Todd Barclay’s secret recording.  Prime Minister Bill English has admitted police spoke to him about Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay secretly recording his staff members. “The substance of my statement to the police is that he told me there were recordings of his staff,” Mr English told media this afternoon. Mr Barclay had been …

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Feds bust Chinese corporate spy ring

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Feds bust Chinese corporate spy ring. Federal officials busted seven people involved in corporate espionage for a Chinese company, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. The seven people identified are accused of conspiring to steal trade secrets pertaining to a product called “syntactic foam,” which can be used for an array of purposes ranging from stealth technology to oil exploration. Federal …

DUP’s Peter Robinson swept office for hidden bugs and believed spooks were listening to phone calls

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DUP’s Peter Robinson swept office for hidden bugs and believed spooks were listening to phone calls.   Peter Robinson in his office back in 1980   Former DUP leader Peter Robinson was so concerned that British intelligence was spying on him that he bought equipment to sweep his offices for listening devices, according to a well-placed unionist source. The insider …

Villamia Drimal sued FBI for listening in on ‘intimate’ talks

Wife of Inside Trader Gets $90,000 Over FBI Eavesdropping

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Photo above:  Craig Drimal leaves federal court on Nov. 5, 2009. The U.S. government agreed to pay $90,000 to the wife of a convicted inside trader who sued Federal Bureau of Investigation agents claiming they unlawfully eavesdropped on intimate conversations with her husband. In a settlement agreement obtained by Bloomberg News under the Freedom of Information Act, Arlene Villamia Drimal, …

New York bill aims to limit police use of stingray phone surveillance

New York bill aims to limit police use of ‘stingray’ phone surveillance

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New York bill aims to limit police use of ‘stingray’ IMSI-catching equipment New York lawmakers are pushing a new draft privacy bill that aims to curtail the use of cell site simulators, often used by law enforcement for eavesdropping and surveillance. The bill, A1895, introduced last week, also includes additional privacy protections for residents of New York state, as well …

Macedonian Secret Police ‘Obstructing Eavesdropping Trial’

Macedonian Secret Police ‘Obstructing Eavesdropping Trial’

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At the trial of seven secret police employees charged with destroying documents to hide their involvement in large-scale illegal wiretapping, the Special Prosecution alleged the secret police were obstructing proceedings. At the court hearing in the so-called ‘Fortress’ case on Tuesday in Skopje, the Special Prosecution, SJO said that the Macedonian Secret Police, the UBK, was protecting its employees by …

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North Korea diplomat: Wiretap led to Hyon Yong Chol’s execution

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SEOUL, Dec. 19 (UPI) — The North Korean diplomat who fled from Pyongyang’s embassy in London testified Monday that former Defense Minister Hyon Yong Chol was executed based on information from wiretapped conversations at his home. Thae Yong Ho, who arrived in South Korea with his family in August, provided the statement to Seoul lawmakers Monday, local news service News …