Tag Archives: crime

Netanyahu’s Wife Charged With “Systemic Fraud”

Haaretz reports: Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on Thursday for alleged “systematic fraud” involving hundreds of thousands of shekels in connection with meal expenses incurred at the Prime Minister’s Residence. Sara Netanyahu was charged along with Ezra Saidoff, a former deputy director general of the Prime Minister’s Office. The two are charged in an ...

Read More »

Virginia Jail Denies Giving Manafort “Special Privileges”

NBC News reports: Paul Manafort may be in the VIP cell at a Virginia jail — the same one where ex-NFL star Michael Vick once did time — but the superintendent said he is not getting any “special privileges.” The jail’s online database listed Manafort’s name and inmate number and showed he was assigned to the “VIP-1” housing unit in ...

Read More »

KENTUCKY: Rand Paul Disappointed After Neighbor Sentenced To 30 Days In Prison For Assault [VIDEO]

The Bowling Green Daily News reports: Dr. Rene Boucher will serve 30 days in prison for the assault of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, bringing to an end a case that attracted considerable intrigue for several months. Special Judge Marianne Battani sentenced Boucher, 60, on Friday in U.S. District Court on the charge of assaulting a member of Congress, levying a ...

Read More »

Prosecutors Zero In On Cohen For Illegal Lobbying

The Hill reports: Federal prosecutors are probing whether President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, acted as a secret lobbyist during previous business deals, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. People familiar with the investigation told the outlet that prosecutors are reaching out to companies that Cohen worked for as a consultant after the 2016 election. Some of these high profile ...

Read More »

NORTH DAKOTA: GOP Secretary Of State Nominee Withdraws After Revelation Of 2006 Peeping Tom Arrest

The Forum reports: Will Gardner has made it official: The endorsed Republican candidate in the North Dakota secretary of state race filed notice that he’s withdrawing from the field. Gardner’s official exit, filed Thursday, June 14, according to a Facebook post by Gardner, was expected after he announced he would withdraw shortly after The Forum reported that, in 2006, he ...

Read More »

ALABAMA: Top Roy Moore Backer Arrested On 13 Felony Counts Of Medicare Fraud And Kickbacks [VIDEO]

The Birmingham Herald reports: Alabama State Rep. Ed Henry has been indicted in an ongoing federal pill mill case in Montgomery. The indictment, announced on Thursday by Middle District U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin Sr., charges the 47-year-old lawmaker from Hartselle with one count of conspiring to pay kickbacks and to defraud the U.S., one count of conspiring to commit ...

Read More »

PHILADELPHIA: $52K County Settlement For Woman Fired Over Web Comments About Convicted Gay-Basher

The photo above is of convicted gay-basher Kathryn Knott. The Philadelphia Intelligencer reports: The Bucks County Commissioners approved a settlement agreement Wednesday with a Norristown woman who claimed the county District Attorney’s Office retaliated against her because of disparaging comments she made on social media. Commissioners Charles Martin and Diane Marseglia voted in favor of a $52,207.50 cash payment to ...

Read More »

Death Sentence For Man Convicted In Torture Murder Of Child He Thought Was Gay, Life Sentence For Mother

NBC News reports: A California man was sentenced to death on Thursday for the killing of a young boy who prosecutors said was tortured because he believed the child was gay, and the boy’s mother was sentenced to life in prison. Los Angeles County state court Judge George Lomeli sentenced 37-year-old Isauro Aguirre after he was convicted late last year ...

Read More »

Former US Attorney: Paul Manafort Should Take His Toothbrush To Court On Friday, He’s Not Coming Home

The Hill reports: Former U.S. attorney Harry Litman said he expects President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to be sent to federal prison by the end of the week. “Prosecutors hate this, judges hate this and he’s going to have to bring his toothbrush to court on Friday because the statute says, if they find this happened, there’s a ...

Read More »

Trump Commutes Life Sentence For Drug Offender After Oval Office Plea By Reality Show Star Kim Kardashian

Axios reports: President Trump has signed a commutation for Alice Johnson, currently serving a life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense, according to a source with direct knowledge. The Washington Post first reported last night that he had been considering pardoning Johnson. Johnson’s cause was championed last week at the White House by Kim Kardashian West. White House senior adviser ...

Read More »

REVEALED: Laura Ingraham’s Shoplifting Conviction

The Smoking Gun reports: The next time Laura Ingraham decides to taunt a teenager like David Hogg, the Parkland shooting survivor now helping to lead a nationwide gun control campaign, perhaps the Fox News host will recall what she was doing when she was Hogg’s age. Which was getting arrested and convicted for being a thief. A search of court ...

Read More »

Dancing FBI Agent Accidentally Shoots Man [VIDEO]

Denver’s Fox affiliate reports: An FBI agent allegedly dropped his gun at a bar and another patron was shot in the leg early Saturday. Investigators said it appeared to be an accidental shooting. The Denver Police Department said they were called to a report of a shooting at 2201 Lawrence St. at 12:45 a.m. A woman who said she witnessed ...

Read More »

Track Palin Seeks To Ban Media From Assault Trial

The Associated Press reports: The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year at the family home in Alaska. A lawyer for Track Palin, 29, filed a motion Friday to prohibit or limit media access to proceedings in ...

Read More »

Manafort Loses Bid To Have Charges Dismissed

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort lost a bid on Friday to have certain criminal charges by a U.S. special counsel dismissed, including one count that he conspired to launder money. Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is presiding over Manafort’s case in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, said in a ruling that she ...

Read More »

ONTARIO: Bomb Injures 15 At Indian Restaurant

The Toronto Star reports: An explosion police say was caused by an improvised explosive device injured 15 people inside a Mississauga restaurant Thursday night. Fire crews and paramedics arrived at Bombay Bhel, an Indian restaurant at 5035 Hurontario St. near Eglinton Ave., around 10:30 p.m. “There were two individuals seen entering and detonating the device and two individuals that were ...

Read More »

FLORIDA: George Zimmerman Gets Public Defender Because He’s Millions In Debt And Unemployed

CNN reports: A court allowed George Zimmerman to use a public defender in his alleged stalking case after he filed documents saying he’s $2.5 million in debt and has zero income. Zimmerman is facing stalking accusations in his latest legal woes since his 2013 acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Details of his finances were filed in a ...

Read More »

BREAKING: Multiple Fatalities Now Reported In Shooting At Texas High School, Suspect In Custody [VIDEO]

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports: An active shooter at a Texas high school Friday prompted a lockdown and law enforcement are still on scene. A dispatcher at the Santa Fe Police Department told the Caller-Times officers were still on the scene. Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, Houston police and SWAT also responded. Several ambulances are there. The report about the shooting ...

Read More »

MIAMI: Man Wounded By Police After Ranting About Trump And Firing Gun In Lobby Of Trump Doral Resort

The Washington Post reports: A man who was allegedly “actively shooting” in the lobby of Trump National Doral Miami in Doral, Fla., and “yelling” about President Trump was shot and wounded by police early Friday morning, authorities said. Both Miami-Dade Police and Doral Police responded to reports of shots fired at the hotel, Doral Police Chief Hernan Organvidez said during ...

Read More »

ARIZONA: DOJ Charges Two Brothers With Defrauding $50M Via “Scam PACs” For Multiple Right Wing Causes

The Daily Beast reports: The Department of Justice on Thursday brought federal criminal charges against two Arizona men accused of using fake political groups to defraud thousands of unwitting donors out of millions of dollars. Such groups are generally referred to as “scam PACs.” And DOJ’s criminal prosecution represents a major legal escalation against the practice by which those PACs’ ...

Read More »

Pastor Busted On Child Porn Charges, Allegedly Posed As Teen Boy To Entice Preteen Girls On Skype [VIDEO]

The Detroit News reports: A Port Huron pastor is facing federal charges amid allegations he enticed underage girls to engage in sex acts online. FBI agents learned about Jackie Douglas Woodburn’s virtual interactions while probing a chatroom-based website that attracts adult men who pose as youths “seeking to sexually exploit minor teenage and preteen girls.” Among the more than 50 ...

Read More »