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South Africa to charge 14 miners with the rapes of 8 women

Federal News Radio 11 Aug 2022
Residents accuse the miners of operating illegally and committing many other crimes in their neighborhoods ... Illegal mining is rife in many parts of South Africa such as the Gauteng and Free State provinces where miners dig for gold deposits at disused and abandoned mine shafts.
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Seven Charged in Brutal South Africa Gang Rape

Voa News 11 Aug 2022
The National Prosecuting Authority in South Africa says at least 14 men out of dozens arrested face rape charges in an attack on a group of women who were making a music video earlier this month ... Many of those arrested are believed to work as illegal miners, known here as zama-zamas ... .
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Residents go on the rampage looking for illegal miners, pelt police with stones and bottles

News24 10 Aug 2022
Rampaging residents looking for suspected illegal miners clashed with the police, pelting them with stones and bottles and accusing them of siding with the zama zamas ... .
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Horrific rape case raises South Africa ghosts

Finger Lakes Times 10 Aug 2022
PRETORIA, South Africa — The gang rape of eight women — allegedly by illegal miners — has transfixed South Africa and encapsulated numerous evils plaguing this society all at once ... Illegal miners who take advantage of South Africa’s lax regulation for mineral exploitation and who work under the radar.
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Seven men are charged with gang-raping eight models including a teenager in crime that has ...

The Daily Mail 10 Aug 2022
The BBC was told by officials that the men who appeared in court alongside 60 suspects facing immigration and firearms charges are illegal miners who dig for gold from disused shafts ... Last week, around 80 men were arrested amid a backlash against illegal miners in South Africa and a call from the president to find the suspects.
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Kazakhstan Investigating ‘Pyramid Scheme’ Masquerading as Crypto Mining Hotel

Coinspeaker 10 Aug 2022
Miners swiftly moved their equipment and operations to Kazakhstan and other regions with more favorable laws and low electricity costs ... While the government generally supports crypto mining, the energy deficit caused by the influx of crypto miners has brought scrutiny to the industry and a crackdown on illegal mining.
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Iran Used Crypto To Pay For $10 Million Worth Of Imported Goods

Inside Bitcoins 10 Aug 2022
Last year, the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) allowed licensed miners, currency exchanges, and banks to pay for imports in crypto assets ... The Iranian authorities have not been kind to players in the industry, especially crypto miners ... Authorities also pounced on miners again earlier this say, informing them of increased sanctions on illegal BTC miners.
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South Africa sex crime: 'We want our bodies to be secure 24/7'

Yahoo Daily News 10 Aug 2022
Some of them stripped and beat suspected illegal miners and torched some of their homes, in an attempt to deliver mob justice. They allege that organised groups of illegal miners, known locally as Zama Zamas, are to blame for high levels of crime, violence and the gang rape of the eight women aged between 19 and 35.
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South Africa sex crime: ‘We want our bodies to be secure 24/7’

Joy Online 10 Aug 2022
Some of them stripped and beat suspected illegal miners and torched some of their homes, in an attempt to deliver mob justice. They allege that organised groups of illegal miners, known locally as Zama Zamas, are to blame for high levels of crime, violence and the gang rape of the eight women aged between 19 and 35.
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Kazakhstan Investigates Crypto Mining Hotel Allegedly Operating as Ponzi Scheme

Bitcoin 10 Aug 2022
Business Climate for Crypto Miners in Kazakhstan Is Changing ... While the administration of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has indicated it wants to develop the country’s crypto industry, the growing energy deficit blamed on the influx of miners influenced its policies in the sector while it also started cracking down on illegal mining.
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South Africa sex crime: Authorities charge seven over gang rape

BBC News 10 Aug 2022
Officials say they are illegal miners who dig for gold in disused shafts ... All are believed to be illegal migrants to South Africa ... Elsewhere, the connection between the assaults and migration has seen angry mobs seeking to track down foreign miners and torch their homes in retaliation ... More on this story. Related Topics. Top Stories. Features ... Most Read. .
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U-Turn: Iran Imports $10 Million Worth of Goods in Crypto (Report)

CryptoPotato 10 Aug 2022
The initiative included goods worth $10 million and happened earlier this week ... Last year, the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) enabled banks, currency exchanges, and licensed miners to settle imports in cryptocurrencies ... Earlier this year, the authorities alerted they might increase the sanctions on illegal BTC miners ... ....

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