11:31 [Mint Press News] (E)
The girls were forced to be part of a WhatsApp group called “Purim” – an apparent reference to the Jewish holiday – where they were pressured and intimidated as well as summoned to areas frequented by Israeli tourists.
23:49 [Miami Herald] (E)
Victims of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, who have waged a decade-long fight for justice, on Monday pressed a federal judge to finally take action on their motion to throw out a controversial plea agreement that gave the politically connected multimillionaire immunity from federal prosecution.
23:38 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
...Since President Trump signed the bipartisan Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (EAPPA) into law, The Department of Justice has participated in hundreds of enforcement actions in criminal and civil cases that targeted or disproportionately affected seniors.
12:51 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A former Information Technology professional was sentenced to 30 months in prison and three years supervised release for conducting cyberstalking and threat campaigns against multiple Washington residents, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes of the Western District of Washington. The victims’ names are being withheld to protect their privacy. Joel Kurzynski, 39, of Seattle, Washington, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington by U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik.
12:45 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
An owner of a now-defunct Miami pharmacy was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for his participation in a scheme that caused Medicare to pay $2.5 million in false and fraudulent claims for prescription drugs that were never purchased.
17:59 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A federal jury in the Eastern District of Virginia convicted a Honduran man yesterday of leading a drug trafficking organization that helped smuggle thousands of kilograms of cocaine into the United States over the last decade.
17:58 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Four individuals have been charged in an indictment unsealed today in the Southern District of New York with wire fraud, tax fraud, money laundering and other offenses in connection with their alleged roles in a decades-long criminal scheme perpetrated by Mossack Fonseca & Co. (“Mossack Fonseca”), a Panamanian-based global law firm, and related entities...Ramses Owens, 50, a Panamanian citizen; Dirk Brauer, 54, a German citizen; Richard Gaffey, a U.S. citizen, of Medfield, Massachusetts; and Harald Joachim Von Der Goltz, 81, a German citizen, have been charged in an 11-count indictment.
17:57 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A Colombian national was sentenced to 180 months in prison for his role in a scheme to smuggle illegal aliens from Colombia into the United States, which resulted in the rape of one and the death of two Cuban nationals.
16:54 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
....“Smukler was the mastermind of multiple crooked political schemes,” said U.S. Attorney McSwain. “He showed a true pattern of deception by misusing funds and lying to corrupt the entire political process. The only way to guarantee open and fair elections is to have everyone play by the same rules. Smukler ignored those rules and broke the law so that his candidates could try to win at all costs. We are grateful that the jury saw through his lies and held him accountable for his widespread criminal conduct.”....
10:12 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A Western Michigan man was sentenced in federal court to 30 months in prison for his role in a dog fighting conspiracy based in the surrounding counties of Grand Rapids. His sentence will be followed by three years of supervised release.
10:12 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
The Department of Justice announced today the filing of a civil forfeiture action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking to forfeit and recover more than $73 million in funds associated with an international conspiracy to defraud U.S. financial institutions and to launder funds controlled by Jho Taek Low, also known as “Jho Low,” an individual who is the subject of an indictment filed in the Eastern District of New York, alleging that Low and others conspired to launder billions of dollars embezzled from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Malaysia’s investment development fund, and pay hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes to foreign officials, among other things.
17:37 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A South Florida pharmacist was sentenced to 78 months in prison today for his role in a $5 million compounding pharmacy scheme...According to evidence presented at trial, from approximately September 2014 to August 2016, Chalker engaged in a scheme to defraud Medicare, TRICARE and Medicaid by submitting false and fraudulent claims for compounded drugs and other prescription medications that were not medically necessary and/or never provided.
17:37 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A pharmacist licensed by the State of Florida was sentenced today to 78 months in prison for her participation in a scheme involving the payment of approximately $3.4 million in fraudulent claims by TRICARE, Medicare, and private insurance programs for compounded creams that were medically unnecessary, procured through illegal kickbacks, and otherwise not eligible for reimbursement.
17:37 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A former owner of Banco Peravia bank in the Dominican Republic was sentenced to three years in prisontoday for his role in a billion-dollar money laundering scheme involving currency exchange.
17:36 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
...Donald V. Watkins Sr., 70, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Donald V. Watkins Jr., 46, of Birmingham, Alabama, were charged in a 10-count indictment filed in the Northern District of Alabama with seven counts of wire fraud, two counts of bank fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud.
1:08 [offGuardian] (E)
This is a sequel to “The Poison Paradox – who knew?”, and a logical extrapolation of facts already established “beyond reasonable doubt” on the Salisbury poisonings.
12:07 [govtslaves] (E)
A federal agent testified Friday that Harold “H.L.” Moody, who was fired last week from his job as special events coordinator for Pulaski County Youth Services, distributed child pornography and smoked methamphetamine out of a glass pipe while seated at his desk in the county administration building during regular work hours.
11:58 [Judicial Watch] (E)
As the migrant caravan that originated in Honduras treks north, the brother of that country’s president—a former lawmaker in the Central American nation—has been arrested and indicted in the U.S. on drug and weapons charges. His name is Juan Antonio Hernandez and he is the younger brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who has blamed leftist interests for manipulating migrants to destabilize the country.
11:57 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Vessel Master and Operator Company Admit to Lying to Coast Guard, Company to Pay $4 Million Criminal Fine. Two Greek shipping companies, Avin International LTD, and Nicos I.V. Special Maritime Enterprises, pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Beaumont, Texas, to charges stemming from several discharges of oil into the waters of Texas ports by the oil tanker M/T Nicos I.V., announced Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and United States Attorney Joseph D. Brown for the Eastern District of Texas.
11:57 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A former business partner of a U.S. military contractor was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for his role in a years-long scheme to bribe U.S. Army contracting officials stationed at a U.S. military base in Kuwait during the Iraq War.
10:30 [Zero Hedge] (E)
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) under the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (“Telemarketing Act”), has recently announced that it seeks law-enforcement action against a residential resort development in Belize, calling it “the largest-ever overseas real-estate investment scam” the agency has ever seen.
0:14 [Brave New Europe] (E)
There was a little bit of good news this month for those worried about a tidal wave of McMafia-style financial crime. A new UK government agency tasked with fighting it – the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) – opened its doors. I say “little” because financial crime is far more deeply rooted in our financial and political systems than we like to acknowledge.
0:51 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Caused Millions in Tax Loss and Obstructed IRS Efforts to Collect Money and Penalties Owed. A federal jury in Honolulu, Hawaii, convicted Wagdy Guirguis and Michael Higa of conspiracy to defraud the United States yesterday, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Kenji M. Price for the District of Hawaii.
0:50 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A federal grand jury indicted two clinic workers yesterday for their roles in a scheme involving approximately $5.9 million in allegedly fraudulent Department of Labor claims for unprovided drug screening and improperly coded physical therapy and report writing services.
0:50 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
The co-owners of a Boston-area home healthcare company pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday for tax crimes resulting in over $1 million in losses, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling for the District of Massachusetts.
0:45 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has said he has "no recollection" of meeting corrupt Malaysian financier Jho Low. Maybe this will jog his memory.
0:01 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Trump’s relationship with Erdogan raises new questions about the credibility of US mainstream journalism. Was Khashoggi a victim of a Turkish ‘honey trap’? The Washington Post continues its banal attack on the regime of Saudi Arabia, following the horrific murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate on October 2.
17:44 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Will initially murky after news of Carlos Ghosn`s arrest first broke, the details of the alleged misdeeds for which he is being prosecuted by Japanese authorities are beginning to trickle out.
22:11 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A Beverly Hills, California, resident pleaded guilty today to filing false tax returns which did not report his offshore accounts in Germany and Israel and did not report the income earned on those accounts, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman and U.S. Attorney Nicola T. Hanna of the Central District of California.
16:45 [Zero Hedge] (E)
China`s Uber, Didi Chuxing, has suspended service after a driver raped and murdered a young woman.
15:57 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A Collinsville, Virginia, pharmacist was sentenced to 41 months in prison today for failing to account for and pay over employment taxes, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Thomas T. Cullen for the Western District of Virginia.
12:08 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Gregory A. Bush, 51, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on hate crime and firearm charges arising out of the racially motivated murder of two African-American patrons at a Kroger grocery store, and the attempted murder of a third, on Oct. 24 in Jeffersontown, Kentucky.
1:27 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
The chief prosecutor of Saudi Arabia cleared his boss, clown prince Muhammad bin Salman, of involvement in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. A number of easily replaceable people were indicted. In a coordinated move the U.S. Treasury sanctioned a number of the people who played a role in the Khashoggi case. There is an interesting difference between the Saudi and the U.S. list of the involved people. Meanwhile the White House is looking for ways to induce Turkey to finally settle the case.
0:58 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A Las Vegas, Nevada, tax return preparer was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for aiding and assisting in the filing of false tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson for the District of Nevada...In addition to the term of imprisonment, U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Gordon ordered Ronquillo to serve one year of supervised release and to pay restitution of $16,290.93.
0:57 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Norma Morfin, aka Norma Morfin Mandujano of Salinas, California, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney Alex G. Tse. On July 18, 2018, Morfin pleaded guilty to conspiring to file fraudulent claims for income tax refunds.
13:53 [Press TV] (E)
A phone call recording collected by the Turkish intelligence links the brutal murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi to the kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MbS, The New York Times reports.
13:40 [offGuardian] (E)
Novichok! It just won’t go away – even though it was never there! The Sun reports that twenty vehicles that “came into contact with the killer substance” have now been dismantled and buried in a toxic waste site. Suspend not disbelief yet – at the thought of scrappies in Hazmat suits cutting up police cars. Such Alice in Wonderland deception was nicely detailed by Rob Slane in his latest dissection of the Skripal hoax, pointing specifically at the crucial flaws in the “door-handle theory”.
12:06 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Hicham Diab, of Tripoli, Lebanon, and Nafez El Mir, a Canadian citizen residing in Lebanon, were arrested yesterday after they traveled to a Seattle warehouse and began hiding firearms in a vehicle they planned to ship to Lebanon. Diab and El Mir appeared in federal court this afternoon, charged with conspiracy to violate the Arms Export Control Act.
12:05 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A Maryland gang member pleaded guilty today to his participation in a racketeering enterprise in furtherance of the activities of the gang known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13....Kevin Alexis Hernandez-Guevara, aka “Stop,” 22, a citizen of El Salvador illegally residing in Elizabethtown, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before the Honorable Judge Paula Xinis in the District of Maryland to conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise. Hernandez-Guevara is scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 15, 2019.
9:57 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
The owner of a Michigan home health agency was sentenced to 84 months in prison today for her role in a scheme involving approximately $1.6 million in fraudulent Medicare claims for home health services that were procured through the payment of kickbacks, and that were medically unnecessary and not provided.
9:27 [Zero Hedge] (E)
UBS has filed a document with the District Court of D.C. to block the Department of Justice`s forfeiture of Paul Manafort`s $3 million apartment at Trump Tower - arguing that the 1,500 square-foot, 43rd floor unit isn`t his to relinquish per a September agreement with federal prosecutors.
8:00 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Two days after reports that Goldman was lawyering up as the 1MDB scandal explodes and implicates bankers ever higher in the bank`s org chart, with the bank reportedly hiring the former deputy attorney general who was once the boss of the DOJ`s head of criminal investigations, it appears that not all Goldman bankers are looking forward to appearing in court.
7:48 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Two former commodities traders of a New York, New York-based financial services firm have pleaded guilty for their participation in a $60 million commodities fraud and spoofing conspiracy that was perpetrated through the U.S. commodities markets.
7:47 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Former U.S. Congressman Stephen E. Stockman was sentenced today to serve 120 months in prison and ordered to pay $1,014,718.51 in restitution, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for orchestrating a four-year scheme to defraud charitable donors of hundreds of thousands of dollars and secretly to funnel the proceeds to pay for personal expenses and to illegally finance his campaigns for public office.
7:45 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
A U.S. national and former medical student was sentenced to 264 months in prison for the 2017 shooting of a U.S. diplomat stationed at the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico.
11:39 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Did Not Report Over $1 million In Income From Marijuana Distribution Business.
11:37 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Previously Convicted Company Committed Environmental Crimes While on Probation. A German shipping company, MST Mineralien Schiffahrt Spedition und Transport GmbH (MST), pleaded guilty and was sentenced today in Portland, Maine, for obstruction of justice and for maintaining false official records to conceal deliberate pollution from one of its ships, the M/V Marguerita, announced Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey B. Clark for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank for the District of Maine.
11:19 [Zero Hedge] (E)
An attempted break-in at Julian Assange’s residence inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Oct. 29, and the absence of a security detail, have increased fears about the safety of the WikiLeak’s publisher.
11:19 [Zero Hedge] (E)
As we noted previously, the conflict over gas in the eastern Mediterranean is intensifying. The dispute concerns gas blocks, with Turkey furious about the energy cooperation of these Greece, Cyprus, and Egypt in the East Mediterranean Sea. While Turkish warships have been active, it appears Turkey is taking a new approach to this hybrid war.
19:46 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Just days after the awful events of Pittsburgh, disgusting neo-Nazi graffiti was found Thursday inside a Brooklyn synagogue. NYPD officials told Breaking911 that the suspect entered Brooklyn’s Union Temple around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night and used a black marker to deface three different locations with the messages, “die Jew rats we are here,” “Jews better be ready,” and “Hitler.”...But, in an even more potentially shocking twist, it is possible that the alleged serial anti-semitic graffiti artist is a former Barack Obama volunteer and liberal media darling...
10:29 [Collective Evolution] (E)
... What is politics? It’s a realm where humanity gives its power over to others who claim to be making decisions that best suit their country, and humanity as a whole. At least, that’s what it should be. The political realm should be filled with people who are service-to-others, but unfortunately, it has become quite obvious that it’s full of people who are simply serving their masters while filling their own pockets with riches.
5:07 [Zero Hedge] (E)
According to court documents cited by the BBC and New York Post, a former model and actress identified only as Jane Doe is alleging that Weinstein sexually assaulted her when she was a 16-year-old virgin who had just moved to the US from Poland.
5:07 [The Fullerton Informer] (E)
Former officers Wolfe and Cicinelli are suing for their jobs back and millions in backpay after they were fired over their involvement in the brutal murder of Kelly Thomas, an innocent unarmed homeless man that was beaten, bludgeoned and electrocuted by the Fullerton Police Department on July 5 2011. All of the officers were aquitted of all charges.
5:03 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Officer Also Accused of Falsifying Reports and Conspiring To Cover Up Beating; Two Other Officers Plead Guilty. A former correctional officer at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on charges of beating a handcuffed and shackled inmate, and conspiring with other officers to cover up their misconduct by falsifying official reports and lying to investigators. Two other correctional officers, Eric Norwood and Charles Philson, have previously pleaded guilty for their roles in the assault of the inmate.
18:52 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Also Convicted of Federal Drug Distribution and Gun Charges. A federal jury today convicted eight Baltimore, Maryland men for conspiring to participate in a violent racketeering enterprise known as Trained To Go (TTG), a subset of the Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) gang, including nine murders, drug trafficking, and witness intimidation, as well as on conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin, marijuana, and cocaine. Several of the defendants were also convicted of related drug and firearms charges.
3:11 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Last we checked in with former Goldman Sachs SE Asia chairman Tim Leissner, the banker was nearing the nadir of a dramatic fall from grace that resulted in him being terminated from the bank, as it sought to distance itself from a series of shady bond underwritings organized by Leissner....In total, Razak and his cronies are believed to have stolen nearly $700 million.
16:22 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Nearly nine months after Politico first reported that interest payments stemming from nearly $70 billion in frozen assets formerly belonging to the regime of deceased Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi had been paid to opaque accounts belonging to the Libyan Investment Authority, UN investigators are finally looking into where the money went.
23:39 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Saturday, in Pittsburgh, a Sabbath celebration at the Tree of Life synagogue became the site of the largest mass murder of Jews in U.S. history.
22:17 [youtube/International Tribunal for Natural Justice] (E)
Ronald Bergers testimony before the ITJN
Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Human Trafficking and Child Sex Abuse
Westminster seating april 2018
22:15 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
Three Colombian nationals have pleaded guilty to a four-count federal indictment in the Southern District of Florida stemming from their roles in a scheme to smuggle illegal aliens from Colombia into the United States, which resulted in the rape of one and the death of two Cuban nationals.
20:56 [Heavy.com] (E)
Cesar Altieri Sayoc has been arrested in connection with the suspicious packages that were sent across the country to high-profile Democratic politicians and liberal personalities, as well as to CNN’s headquarters in New York City.
20:55 [Zero Hedge] (E)
The suspect in a series of suspected explosive packages sent to prominent Democrats and others, Cesar Sayoc, has a long criminal past which includes a previous bomb threat. He faces up to 48 years in prison if convicted, according to the Department of Justice, which stressed that Sayoc is "innocent until proven guilty."
16:45 [The Blog Mire] (E)
The more I look at the statement issued by Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu on 5th September, in relation to the Salisbury and Amesbury Investigation, the more I am astonished at the sloppiness on display. Mr Basu took the trouble of informing the public that the investigation has involved around 250 detectives from across the Counter Terrorism Policing Network, “brilliantly led by Counter Terrorism Policing South East, and supported by officers from Wiltshire,” and that they have been meticulously following the evidence for six months. So the statement he read out and the accompanying images ought to be entirely accurate, right?
19:10 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Update: The FBI will investigate the device sent to the New York headquarters of CNN, after the network said that it had been taken in a bomb-proof truck to the agency`s lab in Quantico, Virginia, for analysis. Meanwhile, a Reuters source said that investigators believe the design for the devices came from the internet, while they are currently focusing on leads in Florida.
1:05 [SOTT] (E)
As Khashoggi`s "disfigured face and body parts" are reportedly found in the garden of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the party is over for the Western collaborators with Arabian tyranny.
1:04 [youtube/presstv] (E)
In the midst of Saudis’ conflicting accounts surrounding the mysterious killing of the Saudi dissident journalist in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, CNN aired CCTV footage it obtained from Turkey.
1:03 [Veterans Today] (E)
This report originates from Sky News in Britain.
20:45 [bitchute] (E)
David Duke exposes the true figures behind global organized crime and human trafficking (hint - they`re not Italians).
15:13 [Global Research] (E)
MEE reveals the military ranks of Saudi men suspected of killing Jamal Khashoggi - and their close links to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
15:13 [Govtslaves] (E)
Turkish media have named 15 Saudi nationals who Turkish officials suspect were involved in the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist critical of the government who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in the city of Istanbul on 2 October.
15:03 [State of the Nation] (E)
The gruesome details of the Khashoggi assassination conspiracy speak volumes. Such a horrific killing with all the grisly details are rarely reported by the mainstream media (MSM) except by purposeful design. See: ‘They Cut Him Up While He Was Still Alive’: Grisly Details Of Saudi Journalists’ Killing Emerge. There are several co-conspirators involved in this [ALLEGED] shocking murder of a journalist who worked for The Washington Post—an institutional pillar of the CIA’s Mockingbird Media....Cui bono?
15:00 [The Strategic Culture Foundation] (E)
Getting to the bottom of the Jamal Khashoggi disappearance is a bit like peeling an onion. It is known that Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul on October 2nd to get a document that would enable him to marry a Turkish woman. It is also known, from surveillance cameras situated outside the building, that he never came out walking the same way he entered.
7:54 [U.S. Department of Justice] (E)
The Justice Department today announced that Marq Perez, 26, was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison for burning down the Victoria Islamic Center on Jan. 28, 2017.
7:45 [Zero Hedge] (E)
A "high-profile" Ukrainian fugitive who faked his own death was discovered hiding out in a 12th-century French feudal castle known as Château de La Rochepot, living like a king, according to Bloomberg. The man allegedly forged death certificates to evade authorities following an anti-corruption crackdown in which he stands accused of stealing 12 million euros from a private company between March to May of 2015.
7:24 [Eurasia Future] (E)
Trump’s claim that “rogue killers” might have been responsible for Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s possible murder is likely only half of the story in the sense that this operation probably wasn’t ordered by Riyadh but might have been undertaken at the behest of rogue royals who want to topple the Crown Prince.