Surveillance: German Police Ready To Hack WhatsApp Messages

German police will be able to use surveillance software by the end of the year that can hack into people’s smartphones and read encrypted messages in such services as WhatsApp, says a report that cites a leaked document. Read more

Police Make Arrests, But Oo Sign of Huge $4.5M Stolen Coin

BERLIN — German special police units raided several homes in Berlin early Wednesday in connection with the brazen heist of a 221-pound Canadian gold coin stolen from one of the city’s most famous museums earlier this year. Read more

Hamburg Sends Home Berlin G20 Police Over Public Sex & Booze Parties

A group of some 220 Berlin police officers were sent home from Hamburg, accused of amongst other things public sex acts, property damage and mishandling service weapons. Read more

Report: German Police Believe Berlin Truck Attacker Is Armed, Still at Large

BERLIN – German police think that the man from Pakistan who was arrested as a suspect in the attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people on Monday was not the actual perpetrator, Die Welt newspaper reported, citing senior security sources. Read more

Murder Suspect Date Tattoo Could Be A Clue In Murder Hunt

Spanish police who arrested a German man suspected of murdering his girlfriend found a tattoo on his arm bearing her name, date of birth and another date that may indicate her date of death. Read more

German Police Stage Massive Taids on Islamist Group

German police on Tuesday carried out sweeping raids across 10 states in a probe against an Islamist group suspected of propagating hate and inciting 140 youths to fight alongside jihadists in Syria and Iraq. Read more

Berlin – German Police Have 410 Leads On Possible Terrorists Among Refugees

Berlin – Germany’s federal criminal police have 410 leads on possible terrorists among refugees here, a local newspaper reported on Monday. Read more

German Cover-Ups of Refugee Gang Rapes Cause Stir

More than half a year after a flury of rapes and sexual assaults across German cities last New Year’s Eve shocked the country and sparked mass protests against the wave of refugees into Europe, leaked police documents reveal the number of incidents was even higher than initially reported. Read more

Germans Shaken By Mass Sexual Assaults Attacks By Men Who Looked Arab

BERLIN — About 90 women have reported being robbed, threatened or sexually molested at New Year celebrations outside Cologne’s cathedral by young, mostly drunk, men, police said Tuesday, in events they have described as “a new dimension in crime.” Read more