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Interpol warns of global crime wave
Interpol warns of global crime wave
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The international police organization Interpol warns of a global wave of crime in connection with the delivery of the Covid-19 vaccine. Interpol General Secretary Stock sees thefts from storage rooms or attacks on transport routes as the greatest risk.

Criminal groups thought about how money could be made with the corona pandemic at an early stage. Fake vaccines are already being sold on the Internet.

Regional News • Europe • Austria
Austria starts regular operation of facial recognition technology

After an approximately one-year trial period the facial recognition system of the Ministry of the Interior of Austria has went into regular operation.

According to the ministry the system has been used 581 times so far and 83 criminal suspects have been identified by the software.