Category Archives: Crime

$17 device can steal keyless entry cars

Cars with keyless entry systems are capable of searching for a wireless key fob that is within a couple feet of the vehicle, but car thieves can use a $17 “power amplifier” to boost the key searching capabilities, sometimes up to around 100 meters, and pull off a high-tech car break-in. After almost becoming a… Read More »

Hoxsey: The “Quack” who Cured Cancer

What was the formula?  Wikipedia says this: Hoxsey herbal treatments include a topical paste of antimony, zinc and bloodroot, arsenic, sulfur, and talc for external treatments, and a liquid tonic of licorice, red clover, burdock root, Stillingia root, barberry, Cascara, prickly ash bark, buckthorn bark, and potassium iodide for internal consumption.[17] In addition to the… Read More »

Congress Passes Bill Which Grants “Unlimited Access to Communications of American”

According to Congressman Justin Amash, Congress just passed a bill which grants the government and law enforcement “unlimited access to the communications of every American”. When the Michigan lawmaker discovered that the Intelligence Authorization Act for FY 2015 had been amended with a provision that authorizes “the acquisition, retention, and dissemination” of all communications data… Read More »

Texas Bill: Cops To Collect Traffic Fines on Spot Via Credit or Debit Card

A house bill recently introduced in the Texas legislature would allow police officers to collect immediate payment from “defendants” for Class C misdemeanor traffic fines “by use of a credit or debit card,” completely circumventing the rule of law and citizens’ due process rights. H.B. No. 121, introduced on Monday by State Rep. Allen Fletcher,… Read More »

U.S. charges Chinese military officers with cyberespionage

The U.S. Justice Department issued an indictment on Monday charging five Chinese military officers with hacking into the computer networks of American companies and stealing proprietary information. The move — which was swiftly repudiated by the Chinese government — “represents the first ever charges against a state actor” for hacking, Attorney General Eric Holder said.… Read More »

A flasher with intestines growing from face?

Authorities in Portland, Oregon, now have a sketch of the man they say has exposed himself to women and children on the streets for the past month. And something is wrong, terribly wrong, with his face. http://www.forteantimes.com/latest/breaking-news/7318/daily_roundup_of_the_worlds_weird_news.html A mask?

81-year Old Woman Jailed Without Bond for Feeding Backyard Animals

Neighbors say Mary Musselman has been feeding backyard animals as long as they can remember. “She fed the squirrels, the birds, strays and that was in the community. She’s just always been that kind of soul,” says neighbor Patty Palmer. That is, until Wednesday, when the 81-year retired physical education teacher was hauled to jail… Read More »

Beta-Blockers Killed 800,000 in 5 Years

… A recent article in Forbes Magazine1 highlights how medical guidelines based on questionable science may have resulted in the death of hundreds of thousands of patients in just a few years: “Last summer, British researchers provoked concern when they published a paper raising the possibility that by following an established guideline UK doctors may… Read More »

Vaccine ‘pioneer’ admits adding cancer-causing virus to Vaccine

In this interview Dr. Maurice Hilleman reveals some astounding revelations. He admits that Merck drug company vaccines (Polio) had been deliberately contaminated with SV40, a cancer-causing monkey virus from 1953 – 63. For years, researchers suggested that millions of vials of polio vaccine, contaminated with SV40, infected individuals which caused human tumors, and by 1999,… Read More »

Former NSA Official: We are now a Police State

Last year, high-ranking NSA official Bill Binney said, “We are, like, that far from a turnkey totalitarian state.” Now, Binney says that the U.S. has already become a full-blown police state. Binney told Washington’s Blog on Wednesday that: “The main use of the collection from these [NSA spying] programs [is] for law enforcement. [See the… Read More »

GMO labeling to be outlawed?

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is scheming to criminalize state-by-state GMO labeling laws in a deviously evil effort to keep consumers ignorant of what they’re eating. Remember, the GMA is the same organization that got caught running an illegal money laundering scheme in Washington state, secretly funneling money from big food manufacturers into a campaign… Read More »

China Tests First Stealth Combat Drone

The test flight of the “Sharp Sword” unmanned aircraft is another step in China’s years-long military build-up, with its defence spending now the second highest in the world and growing by double-digit percentages each year. It comes weeks after Tokyo said a drone had flown near East China Sea islands claimed by both it and… Read More »

UK police arrest couple suspected of holding three women captive for 30 years

Officers from the Human Trafficking Unit arrested the man and woman, both 67, at their Lambeth, south London home early Thursday as part of an investigation into slavery and domestic servitude, the Metropolitan Police said. They are in custody. The “highly traumatized” victims — a 69-year-old Malaysian woman, 57-year-old Irish woman and 30-year-old Briton —… Read More »

Trending: Batman bin Suparman jailed in Singapore

A man with the eye-catching name Batman bin Suparman has been jailed on theft and drugs charges. Well before this case, his double-barrelled superhero name had given him something of cult following on social media. The jokes on social media are aplenty following the news that a 23-year-old man, Batman bin Suparman, has been given… Read More »

Google engineer blasts NSA

When an innocent looking sketch illustrating how the NSA and GCHQ intercept data from Google and Yahoo was shown to some of the search giant’s employees they reportedly “exploded in profanity”. Now a Google engineer named Brandon Downey has made this profanity a little less second-hand, blasting the NSA in a blog post and comparing… Read More »

U.S. wildlife agency destroys 6 tons of contraband ivory

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pulverized about 6 tons of confiscated elephant ivory Thursday in an effort to strip the items of their value and make a statement against poaching. Photographs taken before the event show ivory boxes, intricately carved statues and staffs, masks and countless pieces of jewelry, all stuffed into crates ready… Read More »

Report: Radioactive isotope found in Arafat’s remains

Yasser Arafat – The network said Wednesday that Swiss scientists who tested the remains found relatively high levels of the radioactive element polonium, which could indicate Arafat was poisoned in 2004. “Yasser Arafat died of polonium poisoning,” said David Barclay, a British forensic scientist. “We found the smoking gun that caused his death. What we… Read More »

Woman gets Speeding + Google Glass Ticket

Cecilia Abadie was out for a drive, apparently driving a little too fast and so noticed by a police officer, who pulled her over for speeding and issued a ticket. That’s the story you’re less likely to hear, because the other one about her being cited for wearing Google Glass after the fact is racing… Read More »

Google “outraged” by government snooping

The National Security Agency’s director flatly denied a Washington Post report Wednesday that the NSA secretly broke into communications links to Google and Yahoo servers overseas. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, the NSA director, pushed back against the report that cites leaked classified documents, saying the agency does not illegally access the servers of Internet companies.… Read More »

NSA taps Google user data “at will”

National Security Agency has secretly tapped private fiber-optic networks that connect Google’s and Yahoo’s worldwide data centers, giving it access to user data, Washington Post reports. The NSA has secretly tapped into the private fiber-optic networks that connect Google’s and Yahoo’s worldwide data centers, allowing the spy agency to suck up “at will” metadata and… Read More »

Bank of America found liable in US mortgage fraud trial

Bank of America’s Countrywide Financial unit has been found liable for defrauding two US government-backed mortgage companies by a federal jury.Countrywide, which was acquired by Bank of America in 2008, was accused of selling thousands of defective loans to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The ruling is a major win for the US government, which… Read More »

Facebook removes beheading video again after uproar

Facebook Inc removed a video of a woman being beheaded from its website on Tuesday and said it would use a broader set of criteria to determine when gory videos are permitted on the site. The move came a day after a public outcry over news reports that Facebook, the world’s No. 1 social network… Read More »

Walmart Shelves in Springhill, Louisiana cleared in EBT Glitch

Looters who took advantage of last weekend’s EBT card system failure to steal Walmart groceries are to be shamed into admitting guilt by having their photos posted online. When a system crash temporarily rendered the Electronic Benefit Transfer cards unusable for a few hours during the evening of Saturday 12th October, some Walmart stores responded… Read More »

France summons U.S. ambassador over NSA spying claims

The United States’ ambassador to France Charles Rivkin has been summoned by the French foreign minister following claims made by the Le Monde newspaper group Monday that the National Security Agency spied on millions of French citizens.Le Monde made the allegations it said based on documents it secured from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.French Foreign… Read More »

Gas Station Clerk Fired For Pulling Gun On Robber

A New Hampshire gas station clerk who thwarted an attempted robbery by pulling out a handgun was fired because company policy prohibits staff from carrying firearms. Shannon “Bear” Cothran told the Telegraph of Nashua he was working at a Shell station in Nashua early Monday when a man approached him with a knife. Police confirmed… Read More »

Fla. sheriff on why he charged dead 12-year-old’s alleged bullies

Police say Rebecca Sedwick was relentlessly tormented by schoolmates for a year. Finally, the 12-year-old girl climbed to a tower at an abandoned concrete plant and leaped to her death. The sheriff in Polk County, Fla., took the unusual step this week of arresting two girls, ages 12 and 14, on felony charges of aggravated… Read More »

Ex-cop killed after firing at U.S. courthouse in W.Va.

Investigators said they are trying to determine why a retired police officer fired up to two dozen shots at a federal courthouse in West Virginia on Wednesday before officers returned fire and killed him. Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger identified the gunman as Thomas J. Piccard, 55, of Bridgeport, Ohio. He was a retired Wheeling… Read More »

NYC psychic on trial on charges of conning clients

When a heartbroken ballroom-dancing instructor who had just lost a job and a lonely Singaporean businesswoman with an unrequited workplace crush wandered into a fortune-teller’s shop, the soothsayer foresaw lucrative opportunities – for herself, prosecutors said. Conjuring past lives, divining “negative energy” and promising to banish problems through techniques such as stuffing thousands of customers’… Read More »

Using The Power Of Brain Waves To Prevent Car And Plane Hijackings

One of the many promising developments with practical applications emerging from neuroscience is something called “brain wave biometrics.” Everyone’s brain produces a distinctive pattern of alpha-beta brain waves – something like a neural fingerprint. If we could record those brain wave patterns for a given person, we’d have a reliable way of identifying that person… Read More »