Category: Industry News

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The driver who deliberately mowed down pedestrians in a busy Melbourne shopping mall - killing four, including a 10-year-old child, and injuring 29 others - was well-known to police and has a history of mental health and drug problems. The man is 26-year-old James 'Jimmy' Gargasoulas who also goes ... Read More
January 23, 2017Kirsty
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A sawn-off shotgun has been used to rob a Christchurch tavern overnight. Detective Andrew Owens said a man armed with a firearm described as a sawn-off shotgun entered the Harewood Tavern just before midnight on Wednesday. "The offender made off with a sum of money and left on foot," Owens said. Two staff members were ... Read More
January 19, 2017Kirsty
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More than $1 million will be spent on security bollards at Parliament that have caught out innocent drivers. Labour MP Trevor Mallard went on a fact-finding mission after he fell victim to the notorious electronic bollards last September. Mallard's Ford Mondeo station wagon was struck by the rising bollards, annoying him as ... Read More
January 18, 2017Kirsty
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Police have released a CCTV image of a suspect in a burglary turned arson attempt on the Shirley St Albans Club. The man appears to have a black mask pushed up on top of his head - instead of on his face. Smoke was seen coming from the building on Hills Rd ... Read More
January 17, 2017Kirsty
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The head of an exam board is warning that undetected qualifications fraud in the security industry is becoming a "risk to public safety". Raymond Clarke, chief executive of Industry Qualifications, is calling for tougher scrutiny to prevent fraud in workplace qualifications. And when it applies to security staff, he says, such ... Read More
January 17, 2017Kirsty
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Tourists have been caught up in a deadly shooting at an electronic music festival in Mexico, which left at least five people dead and sparked a stampede. A lone gunman opened fire at the Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa Del Carmen just after 3am Monday local time (9pm NZT) on the ... Read More
January 17, 2017Kirsty
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  A Taranaki petrol station attendant chased a would-be robber away this morning, despite being threatened with a knife. A man with a knife allegedly threatened the worker at Challenge Spotswood Service Station at 6.15am today, said police. The attendant chased the offender through the South Rd forecourt and the nearby Spotswood College ... Read More
January 13, 2017Kirsty
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A common stereotype of fraudsters is that they are psychopaths. That fraudsters are considered manipulative, callous and remorseless is understandable, considering the consequences of fraud. But these traits are not necessarily typical. Different people commit different types of fraud in different circumstances. False stereotypes of who fraudsters are, and why they do ... Read More
January 13, 2017Kirsty
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Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at the Huapai Golf Club north of Auckland last night. Three men, two armed with firearms, entered the premises just after 9pm as the manager was locking up. Acting Detective Sergeant Jackson Shewry from Rodney Police said the offenders threatened the manager and took his wallet. They ... Read More
January 13, 2017Kirsty
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A would-be burglar was run down by police in a paddock thanks to the extra efforts of an early morning security guard. The 38-year-old man allegedly cut an exterior fence to break into the Honda yard in Te Awamutu as the sun came up on Thursday. In doing so, he activated an alarm ... Read More
January 12, 2017Kirsty