FRIENDS of missing Amy Gerard are asking locals and holidaymakers in Tenerife to check their phones for clues to her disappearance. The 28-year-old Brit was last seen just after midnight on Thursday outside the Molly Malone pub in the city of Puerto de la Cruz where she lives. The Lucie Blackman Trust, which supports Brits in crisis overseas, said Amy had left the bar with “her boyfriend” but soon become separated. A spokesman said in a social media appeal: “Amy was on a night out with work friends for a birthday. She left the bar with her boyfriend but they became separated. “Amy has not been seen or heard from since and this is extremely out of character for Amy.” Friend Pablo Joury has now urged: “People in or around Tenerife, please check your phone for any pictures/Instagram/Snapchat to help find Amy. Missing British woman, Amy Louise Gerard, 28, in footage showing her work as a dolphin trainer "Maybe on the background of one of your … [Read more...] about Missing Brit Amy Gerard’s pals call on people to check mobile phone pictures for any clues to her mystery disappearance in Tenerife
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THIS is the startling moment a female jiu-jitsu expert immobilises a thug who reportedly tried to rob her. The Brazilian woman pins him to the ground in an arm lock, drawing out screams, and holds him for 20 minutes until police arrive. The scene was recorded by an onlooker in the Jorge Teixeira neighbourhood of Manaus, in Brazil. Local media report 22-year-old Sabrina Leite had been in front of her house when two men on a motorbike came up to her. She says that one of the unnamed men, 18, got off the bike and walked up toher before telling her to give him her mobile phone. Leite said: "I could feel that they didn't have anything (weapons), they just arrived scarily saying 'pass the phone'. I saw they didn't have anything and that's why I reacted. If they had been armed I would never have reacted." She reportedly threw her phone into her house and the suspect then reportedly got scared and tried to flee on the motorbike. Leite says her neighbour was passing in his car and saw the man … [Read more...] about Moment Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert wrestles a robber to the ground after he tried to steal her mobile phone
A SUSPECTED Russian gangster has been detained in Tel Aviv after he threw punches at a cabin crew member during a horrific air rage incident. The blundering economy class passenger furiously accused the airline of losing his mobile phone during a flight from Moscow to Israel. A mid-flight fight broke out between the pair after the suspected Russian gang member accused a steward of losing his phoneIn fact the smartphone was later found to be in his possession all along. But he became enraged and in and head to head confrontation shouted at an Aeroflot steward: “Where did you put it? I will f*** you up….. “Let’s sort it out in Moscow… We’ll meet up in Solntsevo." His threat was clear - the grim suburb of Solntsevo is notorious as the home district of one of Russia’s most deadly mafia gangs which bears the same name. The ugly drama was filmed by another passenger. During a tirade of foul-mouthed verbal abuse, the bearded bandit then denied … [Read more...] about Shocking moment Russian ‘gangster’ punches air steward he accused of losing his mobile phone… before discovering HE had it all along
Opinion The mobile phone detection sign in Holt Road, Norwich. Picture submitted by Louise Banning, Norfolk County Council Louise Banning, Norfolk County Council New sign technology, being trialled in Norfolk, to shame drivers using hand-held phones cheered up motoring editor Andy Russell after he diced with a mobile phone menance on a busy dual-carriageway. I’m all for technology which makes motoring safer and catches out those who flout the law. What’s wrong with speed cameras, fixed or mobile, or automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras which check passing vehicles and alert police to potential criminal activity. I work on the simple premise – don’t break the law and you’ve got nothing to worry about. If you do, you only have yourself to blame. So I was cheered by a new mobile phone detection system to deter motorists using hand-held mobile phones while driving being trialed in Norfolk. The first of its kind to be used on roads in the … [Read more...] about Mobile phone menace – take this as warning sign!
By Tracey Kaplan | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: July 8, 2018 at 9:00 am | UPDATED: July 9, 2018 at 6:20 am Kristie Karkanen cringes whenever a call comes in from an unfamiliar number. Which con artist or telemarketer will it be this time — a phony IRS agent demanding payment for back taxes, someone babbling threats in Mandarin or a guy offering a “free’’ resort vacation? It’s no wonder the Fremont resident is leery of picking up the phone. In May alone, swindlers and legitimate businesses bombarded Americans with a record 130 million intrusive automated messages — per day — according to YouMail, a robocall blocking service that collects and analyzes data. That’s 12.5 calls per person per month, though many people put up with far more unwanted calls. “It’s gotten to the point where I don’t answer the phone anymore,’’ Karkanen said, adding that the barrage has made her wary … [Read more...] about Epidemic of robocalls: Why your mobile phone is under siege and what you can do about it