Sindri Þór Stefansson and six others have been charged with the theft of 600 computers equipped for Bitcoin mining.
A life-size, 400-pound statue by Icelandic artist Steinunn Þórarinsdóttir was reported stolen from the U.S. city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana this week, but happily, was recovered from a nearby parking lot a day later.
Capital-area police dealt with a number of notable incidents on Thursday, including the discovery of a firearm in a stolen car and the arrest of the same individual for two separate thefts.
The 600 Bitcoin-mining computers were discovered along with eight high-powered fans in Tianjin when the local power grid reported abnormally high electricity usage.
A woman intending to make some purchases at a shopping mall yesterday evening decided to shoplift the goods instead because she felt the prices were too high.
‘Dope for Stuff’ (‘Dóp fyrir dót’) is the name of a Facebook page where members exchange drugs for all sorts of goods, many of which are likely stolen.
October 9, six men and one woman from Belarus were expelled from Iceland and barred from reentering the country, because they applied for asylum using falsified passports and stole goods worth millions of ISK.
Two men were arrested yesterday in the vicinity of Höfn, Hornafjörður, in connection with a recent theft from a handicraft store in Blönduós.
It used to be that almost nobody locked their bicycle up in Reykjavík—even expensive ones—there was simply no need. That has all changed.