How Manafort’s inability to convert a Word doc to PDF helped prosecutors

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Yesterday, federal prosecutors unsealed a new indictment against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. The indictment contains new evidence that Manafort hid millions of dollars in overseas income from US authorities, and it charges Manafort and his associate Richard Gates with numerous counts of tax and bank fraud. The indictment also […]

Prosecutors say more than 265 victims have accused USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual misconduct

Carlos Osorio/AP 265 victims have accused former US Olympics Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of sexual misconduct, many while they were under his care.  Fallout from the scandal has forced top officials at Michigan State University and the USA Gymnastic’s entire board of directors to step down. Nassar faces a minimum of 25 years in prison, […]

Prosecutors say Mac spyware stole millions of user images over 13 years

Enlarge (credit: Chris Potter) Early last year, a piece Mac malware came to light that left researchers puzzled. They knew that malware dubbed Fruitfly captured screenshots and webcam images and had been installed on hundreds of computers in the US and elsewhere, possibly for more than a decade. Still, the researchers didn’t know who did […]

Federal prosecutors reportedly sought bank records related to Jared Kushner’s family business

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Federal prosecutors have reportedly sought bank records related to White House senior adviser Jared Kushner’s family business. It’s not clear whether there is any connection between that development and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Federal prosecutors sought bank records related to White House senior adviser Jared Kushner’s family business, The New […]

Bound by red tape: Italian prosecutors struggle to imprison 5 ISIS-linked terrorist suspects

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 03:11 Italian prosecutors in the city of Turin have failed to jail five suspected members of an ISIS-linked cell, “ready to commit a terrorist attack” on Italian soil, citing a law that grants them the right to appeal a custody warrant. The efforts to capture the suspected jihadists have been […]

US federal prosecutors to 'evaluate' Clinton's alleged corruption role in Russian uranium deal

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:55 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2017 15:02 Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to “evaluate certain issues” involving Hillary Clinton’s alleged corruption in a deal which gave Russian company Rosatom control over 20 percent of America’s uranium supply. Read more In a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman […]

Hamburg knife attacker wanted to kill Christians to avenge Muslim injustices – prosecutors

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 10:32 A Palestinian man who fatally stabbed one person and wounded six others at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, in July wanted to kill as many Christians as possible to avenge what he believes are injustices against Muslims worldwide, prosecutors say. According to prosecutors cited by AP, the suspect – […]

Woman crowdfunding case to bring ‘rapist’ to justice as prosecutors refuse to press charges

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 10:08 A woman who says she was raped by a stranger has set up a crowdfunding campaign to bring her alleged attacker to justice. Prosecutors refused to press charges, despite claims from Emily Hunt that she woke up “naked and terrified” in a London hotel room. Hunt, who has waived […]