Hólmsheiði Prison.

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News Tagged with “Crime”

One of the Attackers Identified

26 Nov One of the men who attacked three doormen at Sólon restaurant in downtown Reykjavík on Sunday morning has been identified by police.

Police Look for Three Attackers

25 Nov The Capital Area Police Department is still looking for three men who attacked three doormen at a bar in downtown Reykjavík yesterday morning.

Black Mark of Being Gray-Listed by FATF

21 Oct Being on FATF’s gray list hurts Iceland’s reputation globally, according to Ingvar Örn Ingvarsson, CEO of the public relations firm Cohn and Wolfe in Iceland.

Iceland on FATF’s Gray List

18 Oct Iceland has just been added on the gray list of the Financial Action Task Force, FATF – a list of countries which have failed to take sufficient measures to combat money laundering and the financing of acts of terrorism.

Will Iceland be Gray-Listed?

17 Oct By the end of the week, Iceland could land on a gray list of countries, which have failed to take sufficient measures to combat money laundering and the financing of acts of terrorism.

Arrested for Long List of Offenses

1 Oct The Capital Area Police arrested two men and a woman in the Grafarholt neighborhood in Reykjavík between 5 and 6 pm last night.

Guðmundur Einarsson (left) and Geirfinnur Einarsson.

Tip in Iceland’s Infamous Missing Person Case Being Investigated

1 Oct There is news today regarding Iceland’s most notorious unsolved missing person case, dating back to 1974.

Austurbæjarskóli grade school.

Can Icelandic Schools Remain Open to All?

25 Sep Reports in the media yesterday of a man having entered a grade school in Reykjavík, lured a nine-year-old girl into a room and groped her before she managed to escape, have opened a debate on whether Icelandic school buildings can remain as open and accessible as they always have been.

Be careful when entering your PIN, not to let anyone see what number you enter.

Credit Card Thieves Back in Iceland

10 Sep Police arrested three men from Romania on Friday, suspected of credit card theft in Iceland last year.

Guðmundur Einarsson, left, and Geirfinnur Einarsson. The both disappeared without a trace.

Will Iceland’s Most Notorious Missing Person Case Be Reopened?

20 May The most notorious unsolved missing person case in Iceland is in the news again.

From the scene of the fire.

School Fire: Boys Confess to Arson

17 May Three boys have confessed to being responsible for the fire that heavily damaged Seljaskóli grade school in Breiðholt, Reykjavík, Sunday morning.

Sentenced in Iceland for People Smuggling

10 May A Palestinian man, residing in Sweden, has been sentenced to nine months in prison for people smuggling.

From Ljubljana, the city in Slovenia where the real Urha Polona lives. She, too, is a victim of the fraud.

European Rent Fraud Reaches Iceland

7 May “This is fraud. Don’t book, buy or rent anything!”

The district court house of East Finnmark, Vadsø.

Suspect Has Long Criminal Record

30 Apr The Icelandic man suspected of shooting his 40-year-old half-brother to death in Mehamn, North Norway, Saturday morning, has a long criminal record.

The victim lived in Mehamn, North Norway.

Icelander Shot to Death in Norway

29 Apr A forty-year-old Icelandic fisherman was shot to death in the village Mehamn in Finnmark county, North Norway, Saturday morning.

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