India says 50 percent of cyber-crime complaints have their origins from China, pockets of Cambodia and Myanmar

Around 50% of cyber-crime complaints received on the national cyber crime helpline every day have their origin in China and pockets of Cambodia and Myanmar, Rajesh Kumar, chief executive officer of Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501417767/india-says-50-percent-of-cyber-crime-complaints-have-their-origins-from-china-pockets-of-cambodia-and-myanmar/

NatureLife fund K Thom evidence warehouse

NatureLife Cambodia, a conservation NGO, has aided in the creation of a new storage facility near the environmental sub-office in Peam Bang commune’s Balot village of Kampong Thom province’s Stong district. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/naturelife-fund-k-thom-evidence-warehouse

UN estimates 100,000 trafficked into Cambodian scam operations, officials ask “Where are they?”

At least 100,000 people have been forced to carry out online scams in Cambodia, according to a UN Human Rights report released Tuesday, but Cambodian government officials say they want to see more evidence for the estimate. ...

Seoung Nimol and Leila Goldstein
https://cambojanews.com/un-estimates-100000-trafficked-into-cambodian-scam-operations-officials-ask-where-are-they/

Chinese investors returning: Cambodia should learn the lesson of money laundering risks

The real estate industry in Cambodia has been identified as a high-risk sector for money laundering due to a number of factors. In recent years, the industry has experienced substantial growth, which has attracted foreign investors, particularly from China. This has led to a substantial influx ...

Manghout Ki
https://cambodianess.com/article/chinese-investors-returning-cambodia-should-learn-the-lesson-of-money-laundering-risks

Cambodia looks to Australia for cybercrime help

Cambodia asked Australia to provide more support for the training of the Kingdom’s police officers in the fight against cybercrime, which is on the rise across Asia. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-looks-australia-cybercrime-help

Officials suspect arson by hunters in sanctuary fire

Environment officials and authorities in Preah Vihear province are investigating a wildfire in the Phnom Tnaot-Phnom Pok Wildlife Sanctuary that damaged more than 4,000ha of forest in recent days, said officials on March 6. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/officials-suspect-arson-hunters-sanctuary-fire

US experts train Cambodians on artifact crime prevention

Cambodian officials have undertaken a week-long training on artifact conservation, protection and restoration and documenting theft. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501235390/us-experts-train-cambodians-on-artifact-crime-prevention/

Criminal background check process goes digital

To increase the efficiency of criminal background checks, the Ministry of Justice will trial a digital application process from February 6. In a February 3 public notice, the ministry said that moving the process to a digital platform would makes applications faster and easier for the ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/criminal-background-check-process-goes-digital

Look out for online scammers posing as sellers, interior ministry unit warns

The interior ministry’s IT department has issued a fresh warning for the public to be vigilant for scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/look-out-online-scammers-posing-sellers-interior-ministry-unit-warns

Stung Treng authorities defend violent arrest methods

A Stung Treng spokesperson has defended the use of violence in arrests related to “red-handed” crimes as he responded to a video of seemingly unnecessary violence while handcuffing a man in front of his young child. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/stung-treng-authorities-defend-violent-arrest-methods/

Minister of interior urges continued crackdown on crime in Sihanoukville

The Minister of Interior said the government has plowed billions of dollars into transforming Sihanoukville into an attractive tourism destination while attracting foreign investment as authorities continue to carry out raids for suspected kidnapping and trafficking. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/minister-of-interior-urges-continued-crackdown-on-crime-in-sihanoukville

Interior minister expresses regret about year of human trafficking

After months of authorities’ denials, Interior Minister Sar Kheng acknowledged foreign nationals had been trafficked into Cambodia, passed around gambling and other syndicates, faced violence and threats, and were calling out for help and rescue for more than a year. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/interior-minister-expresses-regret-about-year-of-human-trafficking/

Clampdown on illegal online lending

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) said on Thursday they have joined forces with police to take legal action against those involved in fraudulent online lending saying it is a crime, and urged the public to contact official financial institutions when borrowing money. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/clampdown-on-illegal-online-lending

Cambodia says it's helping foreigners scammed by traffickers

Cambodia on Friday said it is attempting to aid foreigners who have been victimized by human traffickers, after Taiwan said it is seeking to free more than 300 of its citizens who were lured to the Southeast Asian nation by organized crime groups. ...

Associated Press
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodia-says-it-s-helping-foreigners-scammed-by-traffickers/6711458.html

Khmer Rouge tribunal hosts forum on victims' role in trial

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) – commonly known as Khmer Rouge Tribunal – is holding a three-day workshop showcasing victim participation in the trial process and post-trial activities. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/khmer-rouge-tribunal-hosts-forum-victims-role-trial

Sar Kheng asks public for crime tips

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has renewed his called for the public to provide information related to all kinds of crimes that occur in their local communities – especially drug-related ones – to law enforcement forces so they can be dealt with immediately to maintain ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-asks-public-crime-tips

Minister Of Interior says Chinese authorities determined to nab their nationals who commit crimes in Cambodia

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has stated that the Chinese authorities had requested the Cambodian side to independently arrest Chinese nationals who committed crimes on Cambodian territory without the involvement of local police. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501039036/minister-of-interior-says-chinese-authorities-determined-to-nab-their-nationals-who-commit-crimes-in-cambodia/

DPM Sar Kheng calls on ASEANAPOL to jointly combat transnational crimes and COVID-19

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister, Sar Kheng, who is also the Minister of Interior, has called on ASEANAPOL to jointly crackdown all forms of transnational crimes as well as combat the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501034933/dpm-sar-kheng-calls-on-aseanapol-to-jointly-combat-transnational-crimes-and-covid-19/

Anti-scamming memorandum of understanding to be signed between Thailand and Cambodia

Thailand’s call-centre scammers have been driven so desperate by the government’s intensified crackdown that they are now trying to deceive police officers, the digital economy and society,  a Thai  minister said on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501030236/anti-scamming-memorandum-of-understanding-to-be-signed-between-thailand-and-cambodia/

Forestry Administration issues wrap-up on 2021 enforcement

There were over 4,000 cases total of fisheries and wildlife crimes in 2021 nationwide, with nearly 200 suspects referred to court, according to a report by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forestry-administration-issues-wrap-2021-enforcement

Phone card survey latest online scam

The Ministry of Interior’s department of information technology called on social media users to be cautious online and maintain their vigilance against a new scam by fraudsters who claim they will provide people with a 50,000 riel in phone card from H&M if they answer ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phone-card-survey-latest-online-scam

Journalists barred from filming or recording police investigations

Effective from now, journalists are barred from filming or recording criminal cases that are still under investigation by police.​ The directive was issued on Friday by the General Commissariat of National Police to municipal and provincial police that journalists are prohibited from filming or recording ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50806487/journalists-barred-from-filming-or-recording-police-investigations/

Forest crime report released

The National Committee for the Prevention and Crackdown on Natural Resource Crimes, in collaboration with environment and Forestry Administration officials, cracked down on 3,312 forest crimes and arrested 228 offenders from December 2019 to November this year. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forest-crime-report-released

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