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Two Arrested as SEC Doubles Down on ICOs
5 months ago

Two Arrested as SEC Doubles Down on ICOs

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts had found themselves in an exciting place last year, with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other virtual currencies rising to unprecedented all-time highs. It wouldn’t be long until that excitement …
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Notorious Cybercriminal Mastermind Arrested in Belarus
10 months ago

Notorious Cybercriminal Mastermind Arrested in Belarus

In a joint effort between law enforcement in Germany, Belarus, and the United States, as well as help from experts at Microsoft and other worldwide cybersecurity agencies, an operation to …
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Women Charged for Dead Baby Funeral Scam
11 months ago

Women Charged for Dead Baby Funeral Scam

It’s difficult to imagine anything more tragic. A mother who has lost her 5-month-old baby daughter and has no way to give their child a proper burial. Like most of …
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The Perky Black Widow
11 months ago

The Perky Black Widow

If you thought Joan Cusack was charming as the black widow Debbie Jellinsky in The Addams Family Values, you clearly haven’t experienced the oddly alluring personality of Jill Coit.


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Couple Admits to $1.2 Million Amazon Fraud
12 months ago

Couple Admits to $1.2 Million Amazon Fraud

They thought they were committing the perfect crime, instead, one Indiana couple could be spending the next 20 years behind bars for their million dollar fraud.

Erin and Leah Finan …
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80 Years for Millionaire Family Who Kept Men as Slaves
12 months ago

80 Years for Millionaire Family Who Kept Men as Slaves

By  •  Fraud, Bizarre

In a case that has horrified even seasoned detectives, the Rooney family based in Lincolnshire, England were sentenced this month to 80 years collectively after it was discovered they kept …
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Dramatic Rise in Sextortion Cases
1 year ago

Dramatic Rise in Sextortion Cases

The internet allows for a layer of anonymity. When talking with someone online, none of us really know who this person is, whether they are who they say they are, …
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The Multi-State Lottery Hacker
1 year ago

The Multi-State Lottery Hacker

By  •  Fraud

Tommy Tipton thought he could commit the perfect crime. As a programmer for lottery machines, Tipton was able to rig games in his favor with the help of numerous accomplices. …
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The Medical Impostor
1 year ago

The Medical Impostor

On 25 August 1983, 46-year-old Navy veteran Joseph Branda was in the operating theatre at Walson Army Hospital at the Fort Dix base in New Jersey to have a tumor …
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Feds Take Down Russian Bitcoin Tycoon
1 year ago

Feds Take Down Russian Bitcoin Tycoon

Since it’s launch in 2011, the digital currency exchange website BTC-e has been shrouded in mystery, now officials say they are lifting the veil and revealing a shadowy world of …
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