Tag: Crime

Former Facebook and Nike DEI Manager Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

Former Facebook and Nike Diversity Manager Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $5 Million Barbara Furlow-Smiles, a former diversity manager at Facebook and Nike, has been sentenced to five years and three months in prison for stealing more than $5 million from the companies that was intended for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. Furlow-Smiles, a […]

Hospitalizations of Virginia Inmates Show Cases of Hypothermia in Prisons: How Does It Happen?

The story of Charles Givens, a developmentally disabled inmate at the Marion Correctional Treatment Center in Virginia, sheds light on the harsh conditions faced by inmates in the prison system. Givens’ sister filed a lawsuit alleging that her brother was subjected to routine mistreatment, including “cold-water torture,” before his death in 2022. The lawsuit raised […]

Timeline of Key Events in Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Abuse Allegations

The recent release of a video depicting an alleged assault by Sean “Diddy” Combs on his former girlfriend and protege, Cassie, has sparked a wave of public allegations and lawsuits against the music mogul. The video, which aired on CNN, shows Combs purportedly attacking Cassie in a Los Angeles hotel in 2016. According to Cassie’s […]

Calls for Justice to withdraw from Trump election lawsuit

The controversy surrounding Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and the upside-down U.S. flag that flew outside his home has sparked calls for his recusal from cases related to the 2020 election. The flag, displayed in that manner more than a week after the January 6th riot at the U.S. Capitol, has raised ethical concerns about […]

Federal authorities claim a New York crypto personality used a ‘Seinfeld’ joke in a fraud scheme

A New York man has been convicted of swindling more than $1.3 million from friends, neighbors, and investors in a cryptocurrency fraud scheme. Thomas John Sfraga, 55, posed as the owner of multiple businesses, including Vandelay Contracting Corp. and Build Strong Homes LLC, named after a joke from the classic TV comedy “Seinfeld.” Sfraga, who […]

PGA Golfer Scottie Scheffler Arrested for Assaulting Police Officer at Tournament

Scottie Scheffler, the top golfer in the world, found himself in the midst of a chaotic situation on Friday when he was arrested and charged with felony assault on a police officer and reckless driving outside of a PGA championship event in Louisville, Kentucky. The incident occurred as Scheffler was seen driving on a median […]

DoJ arrests individuals involved in North Korean identity theft scheme targeting IT workers

The Justice Department announced multiple arrests in a series of complex stolen identity theft cases that are believed to be part of a wide-ranging scheme that generates significant proceeds for the North Korean government, specifically for its weapons program. The conspiracy involves thousands of North Korean IT workers who are sent abroad by the government […]

Trump’s lawyer berates Michael Cohen during cross-examination

In a dramatic turn of events during former President Donald Trump’s criminal hush money trial, defense attorney Todd Blanche confronted prosecution witness Michael Cohen about a crucial phone call from 2016. Cohen, who served as Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer, was questioned about his conversation with Trump regarding porn star Stormy Daniels and her allegations […]

One important tip for safeguarding your car from the increasing threat of keyless vehicle theft

Auto theft is on the rise, with thieves taking advantage of new technology to steal cars in seconds. The evolution of auto technology has led to the use of wireless key fobs and push-button starters, making it easier for thieves to intercept the signals and steal vehicles. As a response to this growing issue, experts […]

What are the consequences when US prisoners are injured or killed while working dangerous jobs?

Prison labor has long been a controversial topic, with reports of prisoners being given dangerous jobs with little to no training, resulting in serious injuries or even death. Blas Sanchez’s story is a prime example of the risks prisoners face when working in hazardous conditions. After losing his leg in a work accident at Hickman’s […]

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