Hi. I'm Aaron Weinman. The most interesting thing I learned when I first visited a Walmart was the sheer range of goods the retailer has on offer. Turns out that diversity extends to services — specifically banking — too. Walmart has sewn the seeds for a thriving fintech for some time. In January last year, […]
Green Christmas? Elderly couple nabbed driving with 60 lbs of weed intended as 'presents'
If some relatives in the Northeast were dreaming of a high Christmas, we’ve got bad news. Santa and Mrs. Claus, or rather elderly couple Patrick and Barbara Jiron, were stopped by sheriff’s deputies in Nebraska, as York News-Times reports. Heading to Boston and Vermont from Northern California in their Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, the elderly […]
All 24 suspects nabbed as part of phone scam ring have pled guilty, DOJ says
Enlarge (credit: Nevada Wier / Getty Images News) Federal prosecutors said recently that the last of 24 US-based defendants have pleaded guilty as part of the takedown of a massive phone-based scam that spanned all the way to India. Miteshkumar Patel’s guilty plea, signed on November 13, marks the last of the 24 men, while […]
Arizona drug suspect nabbed with ‘heroin strapped to her buttocks’ (PHOTO)
Published time: 7 May, 2017 20:11 An Arizona woman has been arrested by authorities after allegedly attempting to bring heroin strapped to her buttocks across the US-Mexico border. The bizarre booty smuggle was said to have been uncovered by US customs officers at a border station in Nogales last Tuesday. A picture of the cheeky […]