In the second city of Basra, looters
stole pounds 215,000 in customers' savings from a bank before making off in a hail of bullets.
Although Shumway received a relatively stiff sentence, few looters
do, and the damage they cause can be extensive.
Members of the APC government have freely unleashed words such as 'evil,' 'corrupt' and 'looters
' on officials of the previous administrations.
The constantly unemployed makeup artist made off with more than P300,000 in cold, hard cash as other looters
stole cell phones, laptops and flatscreen TVs.
Leader of Coventry council John Mutton branded the looters
"scumbags" He said: ''When I first heard about the crash, I thought good God I hope no-one has been seriously injured including the pedestrians always walking past there.
It showed looters
battling against each other as they fought over electrical equipment stolen from the Jessops camera shop on Cherry Street.
His latest conviction follows a string of raids by looters
in Carlisle and Yorkshire in the aftermath of the floods.
An Iraqi backlash against the looters
who have ripped Basra apart could mean more violence on the city's streets, British military officials warned yesterday.
Questions were raised after a jury took just five hours to acquit the three men, who were charged with killing a 15-year-old Iraqi looter
in May 2003.
in Iraq have stripped city hospitals of beds, cooling systems and basic medicines, devastating the health care system, a top UN official said.
These mysterious tall and fair-skinned warriors may have reigned over an ancient kingdom but they'd meet their match today against the country's huaqueros, or looters
. Archaeologists complain that while they work one side of a hill, the gold diggers burrow on the other side.
A half-hour after the doors were broken down, two Australian soldiers watched the plundering while sharing the shade of a tree with a pair of looters
and their booty.
illegally obtain artifacts or antiquities whereas relic hunters obtain them legally but unscientifically.
One of the strangest episodes turned out to be one of the happiest: So many shoppers flocked to a Ralphs store to stock up that their sheer numbers thwarted looters
who arrived in two vans and a flat-bed truck.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Wazir Friday said the looters
and plunderers were accountable about their corruption, money laundering and other wrongdoings.