The Icelandic State Prosecutor has charged eight individuals, suspected of major tax evasion by defrauding the state of ISK 278 million (USD 2.3 million, EUR 2 million).
An extensive police investigation of tax and accounting fraud in the construction business, which led to the arrests of nine people last week, is now focusing on human trafficking as well.
The priest of Akranes says the local community is in shock after the police yesterday found a couple dead in their apartment. A memorial was held this morning at the school where the woman worked.
A man in his forties has confessed to setting fire to a building that housed an auto body shop on Grettisgata, near downtown Reykjavík.
Several plastic bags, containing a large amount of waste from cannabis production, were placed in a container intended for corrugated paper in Akureyri yesterday.
Two videos, showing three young men undressing in the locker room of Laugardalur swimming pool, have been posted on one of the world’s most popular porn sites.
Police officers from Selfoss, South Iceland, came to the assistance of three American women early yesterday morning who had run into trouble in an area east of Þingvallavatn lake.
A report from the Icelandic Transport Authority, published yesterday, reveals that 16 people lost their lives in traffic accidents in Iceland last year.
One man has been arrested in connection with yesterday’s fire in an auto body shop near downtown Reykjavík.
Fire fighters have extinguished a fire that erupted last night at an auto body shop on Grettisgata, near downtown Reykjavík.
A man in his twenties is on a ventilator after being stabbed by another young man in Reykjavík early Sunday morning.
A 28-year-old Chinese citizen has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of a 47-year-old tourist in Southeast Iceland on December 26.
A district attorney in his forties was arrested Monday and will be in police custody until Friday in connection with the district prosecutor’s investigation of fraud and money laundering.
The Suðurnes police today posted on their Facebook page the story of tourists who had little luck using their GPS.
Fréttablaðið reports that a third woman is believed to be a victim in the human trafficking case in Vík í Mýrdal.
The unsolved case of two sexual assaults committed against the same woman in a week has created fear among her neighbors.
Today is the last day police will stand watch on Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland, following the death of a Chineses tourist, who was swept out to sea by a wave on February 10.
A 65-year-old woman, who nearly died of exposure early Sunday morning because of lack of communication between a 112 National Emergency Number operator and police, was released from hospital on Monday.
Police have been looking for a sex assault suspect since Monday last week, who attacked the same woman twice in seven days.
Fréttablaðið reported Monday that a police officer who used to work in the narcotics division spoiled a house search at least once by alerting a suspected man that a search was imminent.
The Police Federation of Iceland has requested a meeting with Minister for the Interior Ólöf Nordal to discuss communication problems within the Greater Reykjavík Police.