The 10 Spot – Scumbags On Parade Edition

Ten stories of the worst in humanity brought about by the disaster in Southeast Asia…

  1. Swedish police have arrived in Thailand to investigate reports that a 12-year-old survivor of the tsunami has been kidnapped from a hospital. . [Link]

  • Thieves steal tsunami cash [Link]

  • A hoaxer pretending to be a British government official has emailed relatives and friends of people missing since the Asian tsunami disaster, saying their loved ones have been confirmed dead. [Link]

  • A domain speculator is upset that the domain she registered to capitalize on the disaster, which she in turn donated to someone she though would use the domain, is put up for auction on eBay. She previously had the domain for sale on eBay…. [Link]

  • Criminals target tsunami victims. [Link]

  • Fearing child-trafficking gangs will exploit the chaos of the tsunami disaster, Indonesia has placed restrictions on youngsters leaving the country, ordered police commanders to be on the lookout for trafficking and posted special guards in refugee camps. [Link]

  • What’s the Westboro Baptist Church’s newest hateful creation? God Hates Sweden [Link]

  • The Indonesian military is continuing to wage war with separatist rebels in the hills of Aceh as world leaders put the finishing touches to a multi-billion-dollar aid and investment package for the devastated province. [Link]

  • Ships scoured the seas yesterday for thousands of bodies still missing in India’s Andaman and Nicobar islands, as India refused offers of foreign aid for the ravaged archipelago amid mounting clamour for relief from survivors. [Link]

  • CNN’s chief Jonathan Klein on his networks coverage of the disaster, CNN was “able to flood the zone immediately.” [Link] Feel free to join in with related items via Trackback. If your blog software doesn’t provide that capability, you can use the Wizbang Trackback tool.

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