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Articles tagged “crime”

Panama City Is Desperate to Improve Its Reputation as a Spring Break Disaster

Panama City Is Desperate to Improve Its Reputation as a Spring Break Disaster

Associated Press

We're pretty sure that 11 months of disinfectants can't clean up the mess of one spring break.

2 years ago

New Orleans Could Impose French Quarter Security Tax

New Orleans Could Impose French Quarter Security Tax

Cain Burdeau , Associated Press

2 years ago

Portugal’s Coveted Golden Visa Program Under Scrutiny After Corruption Claims

Portugal’s Coveted Golden Visa Program Under Scrutiny After Corruption Claims

Henrique Almeida, Bloomberg

Offering EU residency for the price of a very nice vacation home has always appealed to us. Unfortunately it appealed too much to the weaker instincts of politicians.

2 years ago

Korean Air Nut Rage Executive Will Go to Prison for One Year

Korean Air Nut Rage Executive Will Go to Prison for One Year

Sam Kim and Juwon Park, Bloomberg

Now that's a long layover.

2 years ago

Thieves Targeted American Air and United’s Loyalty Programs

Thieves Targeted American Air and United’s Loyalty Programs

David Koenig, Associated Press

Miles and points are worth something, indeed.

2 years ago

Law Enforcement Tells Uber Passengers to Be Vigilant Following Sexual Assaults

Law Enforcement Tells Uber Passengers to Be Vigilant Following Sexual Assaults

David E. Rovella, Bloomberg

To all the startups who think that regulation is nothing but bad, here's a reminder why being cheap or careless about background checks is always a bad idea.

2 years ago

Uber Driver in India Faces Rape Charges Against Passenger

Uber Driver in India Faces Rape Charges Against Passenger

Siddharth Philip, Bloomberg

When your company is built not just on a quality service but on massive hype and promise, actions like this will naturally rise to the top of the newsfeed. Uber has a responsibly to be more proactive than reactive.

2 years ago

Police Target Online Travel Site Scammers in Global Crackdown

Police Target Online Travel Site Scammers in Global Crackdown

Associated Press

Mix stolen credit cars and valuable airline tickets and you have a pretty good criminal ring.

2 years ago

Times Square’s Costumed Characters Keep Getting Arrested

Times Square’s Costumed Characters Keep Getting Arrested

amNewYork

Times Square really is everything that's most disliked about tourism while loved by thousands of people a day at the same time.

2 years ago

How Cellphone Photos of Hotel Rooms Can Combat Sex Trafficking

How Cellphone Photos of Hotel Rooms Can Combat Sex Trafficking

Nancy Cambria, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The website idea is a clever one, but hotel employees -- especially at lightly staffed properties -- need an easier way to report suspicious activities in ways that don't put them in danger from the perpetrators.

3 years ago

Cyber Attack on Sands Casinos and Hotels Much Bigger Than Previously Reported

Cyber Attack on Sands Casinos and Hotels Much Bigger Than Previously Reported

Hannah Dreier, Associated Press

While motivated by different factors than the recent White Hotel security breach, this still has the possibility of affecting the financial security of guests who stayed at Sands properties.

3 years ago

U.S. State Department Cautions Travelers About Honduras’ Sky-High Murder Rate

U.S. State Department Cautions Travelers About Honduras’ Sky-High Murder Rate

The Los Angeles Times

The only people really enjoying travel between to U.S. and Honduras are the criminal gangs that move relatively freely between the two nations.

3 years ago