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Tech billionaire Henry T. Nicholas III arrested in Vegas on drug trafficking counts
August 10th, 2018

Associated Press – Tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts after being arrested along with a woman Tuesday at a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort. Nicholas was arrested on suspicion of trafficking heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy, Las Vegas police officer Larry Hadfield said Thursday. He added police…

Authorities warn of ‘Momo’ suicide challenge spreading on Whatsapp messaging service
August 5th, 2018

A sinister social media game called the ‘Momo’ challenge is spreading via the WhatsApp messaging platform owned by Facebook, and it encourages teens to engage in a suicide challenge. Authorities in several countries say a WhatsApp profile of “Momo” — a disturbing character created by Japanese artist Midori Hayashi, sends chat messages targeting teens and young…

Idaho inmates hack prison-issued tablets to steal $225K worth of credits
August 1st, 2018

Inmates at an Idaho prison facility hacked into their jail-issued tablets to wire almost $225,000 into accounts they use to purchase music and video games. The 364 inmates across five different prisons hacked into the software on their JPay tablets to boost their balances, an investigation carried out by the Idaho Department of Corrections revealed earlier…

Glitch on Samsung messaging app sends photos to random contacts without authorization
July 4th, 2018

Samsung is reportedly scrambling to fix a bug in its Galaxy phones messaging service that sends users photos to random people in a person’s contact’s list without a user’s authorization. According to ZeroHedge, the default texting app on Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus or Note8 has for unknown reasons been sending…

Police: New Hampshire driver on Facetime crashes into rock wall
July 1st, 2018

Authorities in New Hampshire revealed that a woman’s iPhone was on a FaceTime call when her car crashed into a rock wall. Investigators in Pelham, N.H. indicated that they discovered a Jeep Wrangler on its side with the driver inside on Sunday morning. According to NH1, 20-year-old Megan Lemay was driving when she failed to…

Report: WikiLeaks posts ICE employees’ personal data
June 26th, 2018

Last week, WikiLeaks released a database filled with personal data on over 9,000 current and former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employees. “This information is an important resource for understanding ICE programs and increasing accountability, especially in light of the extreme actions taken by ICE, such as the separation of children and parents at…

Nebraska authorities: Couple charged with brutal murder, dismemberment of Tinder date
June 14th, 2018

Nebraska authorities: Couple charged with brutal murder, dismemberment of Tinder date Nebraska authorities charged a couple Monday with dismembering and killing a 24-year-old woman they met through Tinder. Aubrey Trail, 51, and 23-year-old Bailey Boswell were charged in Sydney Loofe’s murder, according to KMTV. The two appeared in Saline County court on Tuesday, where Trail…

Victoria Secret purchases results in Apple employee’s prison sentence in $243G embezzlement case
June 9th, 2018

A former Apple employee’s affinity for Victoria’s Secret items resulted in her arrest and conviction in a $243,000 embezzlement plot. Police in New Jersey indicated that 42-year-old Toni Ann Branca was sentenced Friday to three years behind bars for embezzlement. She entered a guilty plea back in January to charge of second-degree theft by deception….

Pennsylvania Police: 9-year-old girl used app to send bomb threat to school
June 6th, 2018

Authorities revealed that a 9-year-old girl used a phone app to send a bomb threat to an elementary school in Pennsylvania last month. State officials in Westmoreland County said the threat against Yough’s H.W. Good Elementary School was made on May 26th using a popular children’s gaming site. Police identified a suspect and ascertained that…

FBI urging Americans to reboot routers to protect against Russian malware
May 27th, 2018

FBI officials earlier this week issued an important warning, urging all U.S. citizens to immediately reboot any router they may have in their homes to protect against Russian malware. In a rare Public Service Announcement, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center revealed: “Foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers…