Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

A teenager is facing a dozen charges related to what police describe as a fraud scheme involving Toronto Raptors tickets. City police say the alleged fraud was carried out between April and November 2017 on Twitter by a boy who was 17 at the time. They allege he reached out to Raptors fans through a […]

The woman who narrowly escaped the alleged Border Patrol serial killer said he grew enraged after she mentioned her murdered friend

Webb County Sheriff’s Office via Associated Press The woman who escaped a Border Patrol agent and accused serial killer has spoken to police and relatives about how she survived the ordeal. Juan David Ortiz, a supervisory Border Patrol agent, was arrested in Texas on September 15 and quickly confessed to murdering four women and abducting […]

A Bugatti Veyron, a Gulfstream private jet, and a $330,000 diamond ring: Feds charge 3 men for alleged $364 million Ponzi scheme to fund lavish lifestyle

Federal prosecutors have charged three men in connection with an alleged $ 364 million Ponzi scheme that could have more than 400 victims nationwide.  The men were indicted on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud, identity theft, and money laundering. The indictment alleges that the three men took $ 73 million of investors’ funds “to purchase […]

Oklahoma zookeeper and failed presidential candidate ‘Joe Exotic’ was indicted in an alleged murder-for-hire plot

AP Oklahoma zookeeper Joseph Maldonado-Passage, known across the web as “Joe Exotic,” was indicted last week for an alleged murder-for-hire plot. Maldonado-Passage was officially charged with two counts of hiring a person to commit murder and could face up to ten years in prison per count. Although an official statement released by the US Department […]

Michael Cohen says he’ll end hush-money agreement with Stormy Daniels, effectively allowing her to tell-all about her alleged affair with Trump

The shell company belonging to Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, agreed to “put an end” to the nondisclosure agreement it has with the adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, CNN reported on Friday night. The company, Essential Consultants LLC, requested that Daniel pay back the original $ 130,000 she received in 2016 to keep […]

Authorities say they found an alleged drug smuggling tunnel to Mexico in the kitchen of a former KFC

Border and Customs Patrol/KYMA-DT/CNN Authorities say they found a drug smuggling tunnel leading to Mexico in the kitchen of a former KFC. The tunnel is reportedly 8 inches in diameter, 22 feet deep, and about 600 feet long. Officers believe that people were using a rope to transport the drugs back and forth, according to reports. […]

Federal court orders alleged hacker to pay for bail with cryptocurrency

Defendants in US federal court cases now have another option for staying out on bail: emptying their virtual wallets. A district court in San Francisco has ordered alleged hacker Martin Marsich to pay the equivalent of $ 750,000 in cryptocurrency if he wants to live in a halfway house while facing trial. It’s not clear […]

The royal family’s alleged plan to silence Meghan Markle’s dad obviously isn’t working

GMB/Twitter; Michael Probst/AP; Chris Jackson/Getty Thomas Markle has continued speaking to the press despite the royal family’s alleged attempts to silence him. His frank and embarrassing interventions break royal protocol, and have reportedly prompted crisis meetings from palace officials. Last week, unnamed palace sources told the media they had a plan to bring Markle “on-side.” […]

Former Tour De France winner arrested after alleged assault of prostitute

Jan Ullrich, the only German winner of the Tour De France, was arrested on Friday for allegedly assaulting a prostitute in Frankfurt. The incident comes a week after the 44-year-old was detained in Spain for a violent act. A German police spokesman told AFP that the cyclist was in police custody, adding that he had […]