Feds arrest Oakes, ND man charged with computer fraud, extortion

FARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – An Oakes, North Dakota man was arrested Friday by the FBI and charged in federal court with five crimes involving computer fraud and abuse, extortion, and harassment. Fifty-year-old Thomas Dorsher, also known as Scammerblaster, faces up to 32 years in prison and over $1 million in...
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Feds arrest three more Ohioans for Capitol riot

Three people from Northeast Ohio have been arrested for their alleged actions during the January 6, 2021 incursion at the U.S. Capito to stop congress from certifying votes cast to elect President Joseph Biden. Federal prosecutors say 28-year-old Ryan Swoope of Perry Ohio is accused of assaulting law enforcement officers...

GLOBE EXCLUSIVE – EDD Has Paid Billions to Feds in Interest Alone

Since 1990, California’s unemployment agency – the EDD – has paid the feds $1,793,665,930 in interest alone to help keep its doors open and claimants paid. That approximately $1.8 billion dollar figure does not include what the state currently owes in interest – another $48.8 million for this year so far as the agency has begun borrowing again, as the Globe reported here – nor is that figure adjusted for inflation to reflect value in current dollars.

Feds to Probe

The Department of Justice will investigate whether the state, Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma City Police Department discriminate against adults with behavioral health disabilities. The department statement said last week it will make a sweeping probe into the state’s mental health system, as well as law enforcement in Oklahoma County. Above is Attorney General Merrick Garland.

Feds to probe complaint of segregation, retaliation at Atlanta elementary school

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights will investigate allegations of racial discrimination at Mary Lin Elementary School in Candler Park. According to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Public Schools’ Superintendent Lisa Herring was notified on Nov. 14 that the agency will open the investigation following a complaint filed in 2021. […] The post Feds to probe complaint of segregation, retaliation at Atlanta elementary school appeared first on Rough Draft Atlanta.

My take: Feds take closer look at criminal monopoly actions

A criminal conviction in Big Sky Country may serve as a warning for businesses wishing to engage in classic monopolistic practices. Back in October, an executive for a company that does highway crack sealing pleaded guilty in federal court to charges. According to the U.S. Justice Department, the company’s owner...

Gun violence in schools: Feds can do more, says Doug Ford

At least two violent events have occurred at schools in the Greater Toronto Area in the past few weeks. The Premier of Ontario did not mince words in response to recent violent events at Ontario schools. He asks the Trudeau government to get tough on repeat gun violence offenders. Faced...

Feds announce settlement over Iowa disability center abuse

FLE - This undated photo shows the outside of the Glenwood Resource Center administration building in Glenwood, Iowa. On Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, the U.S. Justice Department announced a settlement with the state of Iowa to resolve allegations of abuse and inadequate care at the state-run Glenwood Resource Center, a center for people with intellectual disabilities. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)

Drug Gang in Money Laundering Operation at Detroit MotorCity Casino

A Michigan drug gang called “Team Cookies” used Detroit’s MotorCity Casino to launder illegal money after using a system of “ghost luggage” to bring drugs in from Arizona. The clever scheme was revealed in court documents, Federal authorities having charged 13 members of the “Team...

W. P. Carey: The Bulls Are Too Optimistic - Minimal Margin Of Safety

WPC's excellent FQ3'22 results and raised FY2022 guidance have contributed to the stock's premium, further aided by the upbeat October CPI, lifting all boats across the market. There are obviously more uncertainties ahead, since it is unknown if the Feds will truly pivot this early, as inflation remains far above...