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29 Alitalia baggage handlers arrested for raiding passengers’ suitcases

Dozens of baggage handlers working for Italian airline Alitalia have been arrested in an operation to clamp down on suitcase thefts.

Greek police arresting, beating tourists

Greek police have stepped up efforts to catch illegal immigrants in recent months, launching a new operation to check the papers of people who look foreign.

Five arrested for attempted fraud at GNTO

Five people, including a former executive at Greeceā€™s National Tourism Organization (GNTO), have been arrested after they allegedly attempted to extract cash from the agency using bogus invoices.

Dozens of drug traffickers, airline employees arrested in Puerto Rico bust

Federal and local agents conducted raids Wednesday to arrest dozens of alleged drug traffickers and airline employees suspected of smuggling cocaine from Puerto Rico to the continental United States a

TSA screeners busted for drug trafficking

Two current and two former TSA employees have been arrested in an alleged drug and bribery scheme by screeners who allowed large shipments of narcotics to pass through security at Los Angeles Internat

Mexican visitors go on crime spree to finance UK vacation

Six Mexican holidaymakers went on a burglary spree across the UK after they ran out of money on a tour of Premier League football stadiums, a court heard yesterday.

Palestinians attack Jerusalem tourists with stones

Israeli police have arrested 18 Palestinians in the grounds of Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque complex after tourists visiting the site under police escort were stoned, police said.

First arrest in Nairobi blast case yields weapons and explosives

Kenyan police announced that the first arrest has been made in connection with the dual grenade blasts, that rocked Nairobi two days ago.

Sex tourism in Nepal lands 3 Indians in jail

Kathmandu - Nepal's Tourism Year 2011 has claimed the first Indian casualties with police arresting three men for allegedly seeking commercial sex in the capital.

Egypt arrests alleged Israeli spies who plotted to kidnap tourists

Egyptian security forces have arrested several people suspected of belonging to an Israeli spy network operating in Egypt.

Hollywood cracks down on phony superheroes

Los Angeles, California - Hollywood's superhero community buzzed after Batman's arrest Wednesday, just days after Spiderman, Cat Woman and at least a dozen others were taken into custody by Los Angele

18 arrested in NYC airport taxi scam

Just in time for the holidays, the authorities said they had arrested 18 people in a crackdown designed to round up unlicensed drivers who scam unsuspecting tourists arriving in New York at the two Qu

International dragnet led to verdicts in Thai child sex tourism case

The international dragnet that led to this week's guilty pleas by two men implicated in a "child sex tourism" case began more than 4,000 miles from Mobile.

Atlanta police make 40 panhandling arrests

Atlanta police officers are dressing up just like sightseers who come to Atlanta to wander through Centennial Olympic Park or locals who work in Midtown highrises.

Cape tourist steals from fellow tourist

Two knife-wielding muggers shoved a hiker down a rocky incline, demanded "gold" from her four companions, threatened to throw rocks at them and tried to stab their three dogs.

Airline staffer held for ULFA hijack plot

GUWAHATI: An Air Deccan employee and a human rights activist were arrested on Monday after an ULFA militant spilled the beans about a plan to hijack a plane from Guwahati to Pakistan last year.