Last year 65,000 fraud cases were reported and during the first half of this year, there has been a nine percent increase of cases compared to the same period last year, according to police.
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- "Might end up not trusting each other."
- Precaution against smugglers.
The Swedish Coast Guard ship Poseidon, which is aiding in the EU Triton effort to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, fired warning shots Monday evening as a quickly approaching small boat failed to identify itself quick enough, news site Migrant Report wrote Wednesday.
- Welcomed by film director.
One of Sweden's largest free film downloading sites will be shut down, after a police raid on the home of one of the administrators.
- Susbstance in letter not dangerous.
An SVT Karlskrona, in southern Sweden, employee alerted police after opening a suspicious letter Wednesday morning, and police have cordoned off the area and isolated the employee who opened the letter.
- Justice Minister calls for tougher parole rules.
The serial rapist known as "Hagamannen" was released from prison Tuesday, and Radio Sweden hears that feelings in the town he terrorised are running high.
- Possibly by a servant.
Archaeologists are working on the theory that a foetus found with a mummified Swedish bishop from the seventeenth century was hidden in the grave by someone who wanted to save its soul.
After a flurry of wolf attacks that killed dozens of sheep and lambs in Insjön and Sågmyra, in northern Sweden, over the past couple of weeks, the County Administrative Board has decided to authorize a protective hunt in the area.
Thousands of people were without electricity for a short time in Gothenburg, due to lightning, reported media Tuesday evening.
- US Supreme Court ruling.
Stockholm's Pride festival kicked off on Monday and all of the festivities are taking place in the wake of a major court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in the United States.