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Report: U.S. Marshals Service used spy planes to capture Mexican kingpin Dámaso López Núñez
August 4th, 2017

A shocking report has revealed how the U.S. Marshals Service managed to triangulate the location of a top cartel boss before his capture by Mexican forces back in May. The explosive investigative report published by Buzzfeed News indicated that the US Marshals Service used a small spy plane to intercept cell phones used in Sinaloa…

Federal Indictment: Bitcoin exchange was a nexus of crime for Russian hackers in billion dollar money laundering scheme
July 31st, 2017

A man from Russia has been charged with managing a black market Bitcoin exchange that assisted in laundering billions of dollars and stood at the center of several criminal enterprises, a federal indictment revealed. The indictment based out of California, which was unsealed on Wednesday, presented a list of crimes that the Bitcoin exchange, also…

Fed investigating Amazon for selling goods to suspect on the U.S. terrorism, sanctions list

Amazon has revealed that it sold products to an individual on the government’s terrorism watch list and is under federal investigation for possible breaches of U.S. sanctions against Iran. The Seattle-based company published their quarterly financial report, where it was reported that the firm sold roughly $300 worth of goods to someone on the U.S….

Facebook fighting court order over granting access to law enforcement
July 17th, 2017

Facebook is currently trying to fight a court order that prevents the social media mega house from letting users know when police request to search their information, particularly their comments and political affiliations. Major tech companies and civil liberties organizations have joined Facebook in the case, which is similar to the legal issues throughout the…

Amazon’s Alexa calls police on man allegedly beating his girlfriend in New Mexico
July 11th, 2017

A man from New Mexico was taken into custody after he reportedly beat his girlfriend and threatened to kill her — after Amazon’s Alexa alerted the authorities. Eduardo Barros, 28, grew enraged with his unnamed girlfriend while house-sitting in Tijeras, located 15 miles east of Albuquerque, and the dispute became physical on July 2nd, ABC…

Maryland man murders step-dad before taking selfie with body, posting images on Twitter
July 10th, 2017

Police in Prince George’s County, Maryland says a man killed his stepfather over the weekend then posed for selfies with the victim’s body before posting the images on social media. According to local reports, Prince George’s County Police arrested 28-year-old Navar Beverly on Saturday for the killing of his 65-year-old stepdad Rodney Pinkney. Authorities sent…

Massive ransomware cyber attack jilts Europe, spreading slowly in the U.S.
June 28th, 2017

Ransomware cyber attack cripples hospitals, corporations, and government buildings in Europe. By RAPHAEL SATTER and FRANK BAJAK Associated Press PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling ransomware — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the fresh cyber-assault paralyzed some…

Tourist streams intense shootout on Facebook Live in Myrtle Beach
June 20th, 2017

Seven individuals have been wounded after a terrifying shooting in South Carolina that was recorded on Facebook Live. Authorities in Myrtle Beach revealed that the shootout transpired Sunday at approximately 12:30 am. Police said that a fight erupted among a crowd after which the suspect drew a gun and opened fire. Some individuals were shot…

Florida Police officials issue warning over Mexican Mafia “virtual kidnapping” phone scam
June 15th, 2017

A new phone scam described by the FBI as “virtual kidnapping” has people believing the “Mexican Mafia” has kidnapped a loved one and demands they pay a ransom, the Tallahassee Police Department warned Tuesday. According to the Tallahassee Democrat, the scam starts with an international caller stating they are a member of the “Mexican Mafia.” The…

Russian Police arrest suspect behind the “Blue Whale Challenge” online suicide game
June 13th, 2017

The “administrator” of the horrific “Blue Whale Challenge” suicide game has been tracked down by authorities to a Moscow postman. He purportedly had over 30 schoolgirls under his spell. Ilya Sidorov, 26, has admitted to conceiving and creating the social media game that gave young individuals a series of dangerous dares, which end in their…