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Dov Hikind pal caught in Jerusalem hookers-for-houses scheme

An Israeli charity supported by Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind has come under fire from a rabbinic human rights group for allegedly offering prostitutes in exchange for housing in crowded Jerusalem. Non-profit Ateret Cohanim is accused of trying to entice Arab ...

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Two inmates escape from Palo Alto courthouse in 'brazen' scheme

Two inmates escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse Monday in a sophisticated scheme involving multiple getaway vehicles. The two escapees, John Penn Bivins, 47, and Tramel Leon McClough, 46, were still at large Tuesday morning, after they broke free from ...

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Feds probe deal linking Weinstein, amfAR in laundering scheme

Harvey Weinstein is in the hot seat with federal prosecutors for what one source called a possible “money laundering scheme” involving amfAR and its fashion designer chairman Kenneth Cole. The new federal criminal probe, first reported by the New York ...

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Trial begins for Casey Anthony’s ex-lawyer accused in drug scheme

A one-time lawyer for acquitted Florida mom Casey Anthony found himself under the microscope Monday in his own criminal case. A trial took off where Brooklyn federal prosecutors say Todd Macaluso planned to fly $ 13 million dollars’ worth of ...

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Bits Blog: Researchers Track Tricky Payment Theft Scheme

Cybersecurity experts are on the hunt for a sophisticated payment theft scheme unlike any that has been used before. The scheme targets point-of-sale systems but relies on malware that goes deep into the machine, to the “kernel level,” where antivirus ...

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