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After Guilty Verdict, Former Live Well CEO Enlists New Attorney as Sentencing is Delayed

The sentencing date for former Live Well Financial CEO Michael Hild has been delayed by three weeks, owing to the fact that Hild has enlisted new legal representation in the wake of a guilty verdict handed down by a jury in the Southern District Court of New York for an alleged bond fraud scheme. This is according to court documents obtained by RMD and reporting by local Richmond, Va. press. Hild, who was found guilty on five counts late last month including for conspiracy to commit securitie...
Tags: New York, Featured, News, Finance, Court, Fbi, Manhattan, Jacobs, Abrams, Richmond VA, U S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI, Lenders, Ronnie Abrams, HECM, Hild


Federal prosecutors worried that Rudy Giuliani would destroy evidence or intimidate witnesses if he knew he was under investigation

Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Prosecutors were worried that Rudy Giuliani would destroy evidence or tamper with witnesses if he knew he was under investigation. Giuliani's lawyer made the disclosure in a letter to the federal judge overseeing his case. The feds are investigating whether Giuliani broke foreign lobbying laws. See more stories on Insider's business page. A defense lawyer representing former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani revealed...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, New York City, US, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, Giuliani, Rudy Giuliani, Jacquelyn Martin, Paul Oetken, Oetken, Sonam Sheth, Robert Costello, FBI raid


FBI changes designation of 2017 congressional baseball shooting to domestic extremism

The 2017 shooting at a Republican baseball practice is now classified as "domestic violent extremism" after it was initially labeled "suicide by cop."       [Author: Cincinnati Enquirer]
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The FBI is supposed to track how police use force – years later, it’s falling well short

Guardian investigation finds FBI failing to collect data from police departments on use of force – where’s the transparency?In the weeks after George Floyd was murdered, US police flooded the streets in more than 100 cities with some form of teargas, according to an analysis by the New York Times.A later analysis of 7,305 protest events in all 50 states, involving millions of attendees during May and June, found that police used teargas or related substances in about 183 of these events, or 2.5%...
Tags: Race, US, World news, US news, Fbi, New York Times, Global development, George Floyd


FBI and DHS report finds deaths at hands of racially motivated violent extremists on the rise in US

A newly released government report on domestic violent extremism warns lone wolf attackers with easily accessible weapons present the greatest terrorism threat to the US and the number of people dying at the hands of racially motivated extremists every year is on the rise since 2017.
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FBI, DHS: Deaths at hands of racially motivated violent extremists on the rise in US

A newly released government report on domestic violent extremism warns lone wolf attackers with easily accessible weapons present the greatest terrorism threat to the US and the number of people dying at the hands of racially motivated extremists every year is on the rise since 2017.
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DHS Warns BLM That Protests Are ‘Likely’ Target Of Far-right Extremists

The Department of Homeland Security released a new terrorism bulletin on Friday, warning that far-right extremists are likely to consider attacking protests against police brutality. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Dhs, Fbi, Extremism, Department Of Homeland Security, Josh Kovensky


A Colorado man accused of murdering his wife told FBI agents that he submitted a ballot for Trump in her name because the 'other guys' were cheating

In this still image from video, Barry Morphew, center, appears in court in Salida, Colo., Thursday, May 6, 2021. Morphew was arrested on Wednesday, May 5, in connection with the disappearance of his wife, Suzanne Morphew, who was last seen a year ago on Mother's Day, May 10, 2020. ASSOCIATED PRESS Suzanne Morphew has been missing since May 2020 after not returning from a bike ride. Her husband, Barry, was recently arrested and charged with her murder. He also admitted to sending in a b...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Colorado, Trends, Fbi, Homicide, Donald Trump, Barry, Trump, Democratic Party, Voter Fraud, 2020 Election, Chaffee County, Morphew, Suzanne Morphew


Vice obtained Larry Flynt's "absolutely wild" FBI file

Irving Alpert, writing for Vice News, writes that they FOIAd the recently-deceased publisher's "absolutely wild" FBI file. To the FBI, he was a person of interest. His 322-page FBI file, obtained by VICE News through a Freedom of Information Act request, contains a wild litany of events involving the Hustler honcho—from John DeLorean's cocaine bust and an alleged plot to hire a mercenary to kill Hugh Hefner and Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione, to an alleged effort by Flynt to blow himself u...
Tags: Post, News, Supreme Court, Fbi, Ronald Reagan, Hugh Hefner, Foia, Free Speech, Bob Guccione, Larry Flynt, John DeLorean, Flynt, Sandra Day O Connor, Irving Alpert


Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg will plead guilty to 6 felony counts including sex-trafficking, wire fraud, and identity theft

Joel Greenberg as pictured on Seminole County's website. He served as a tax collector in the county before his indictment in 2020. Seminole County Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg will plead guilty to six felony counts as part of a plea deal. The charges include sex-trafficking, wire fraud, and identity theft. Greenberg's attorneys and federal prosecutors will formally announce the plea agreement to a judge Monday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ex-Florida county ta...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Sex Trafficking, US, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Gop, Wire Fraud, Capitol Hill, Illinois, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Identity Theft


In Jailhouse Letter, Capitol Riot Defendant Explains Motives, Remains Boastful

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In a letter sent from behind bars, a key defendant in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol said he and fellow inmates have bonded in jail, and boasted that those attacking the building could have overthrown the government if they had wanted. The letter is signed “the 1/6ers” and expresses no re...
Tags: Texas, News, Mississippi, Congress, Washington, Senate, America, Fbi, Malaysia, Dallas, Fox News, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Garfield


White supremacists are the 'top domestic violent extremist threat' facing the US, says Biden official

"Domestic violent extremists pose an elevated threat in 2021," said Merrick Garland. Reuters President Joe Biden's top law official has warned that white supremacists pose the most serious domestic terror threat to the United States. Attorney General Merrick Garland said: 'Domestic violent extremists pose an elevated threat in 2021.' Garland cited a report warning that racially and ethnically motivated extremists posed the most significant terror threat to the US. See more stor...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, Senate Appropriations Committee, Biden, Cnbc, Oklahoma City, White Supremacists, Reuters, Capitol, Garland, Office of the Director of National Intelligence


US gas prices rise as Colonial Pipeline reopens after ransomware attack

FBI says criminal gang is responsible for attack; as operations restart, gasoline, jet fuel could still be less available.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, US, Fbi, Usa Today, Colonial Pipeline


GOP congressman says calling the Capitol attack an insurrection is 'a bold-faced lie' and compares the rioters to tourists

Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., walks down the House steps after the last vote of the week in the Capitol on Friday, April 16, 2021 Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images A GOP congressman said calling the Capitol riots an insurrection is "a bald-faced lie." Rep. Andrew Clyde downplayed the day's violence and compared the rioters to tourists. Clyde also said the Russia investigations are "the only insurrection I have witnessed in my lifetime." See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Politics, Maryland, Congress, Senate, Russia, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Gop, House, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Trump, Clyde, Capitol


GOP congressman says calling the Capitol attack an insurrection is 'a bald-faced lie' and compares the rioters to tourists

Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., walks down the House steps after the last vote of the week in the Capitol on Friday, April 16, 2021 Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images A GOP congressman said calling the Capitol riots an insurrection is "a bald-faced lie." Rep. Andrew Clyde downplayed the day's violence and compared the rioters to tourists. Clyde also said the Russia investigations are "the only insurrection I have witnessed in my lifetime." See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Politics, Maryland, Congress, Senate, Russia, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Gop, House, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Trump, Clyde, Capitol


The suspect who planted pipe bombs on Capitol Hill before the Jan. 6 riot still hasn't been identified 4 months later: police chief

The FBI released an image of a suspect in their investigation into explosive devices found near the RNC and DNC on January 6. FBI The suspect who planted two pipe bombs on Capitol Hill before the January 6 insurrection hasn't been identified, Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee said at a US House panel on Wednesday, according to The Associated Press.The pipe bombs were planted outside separate headquarters for the Republican and Democrat national parties on January 5, but the bombs...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, Police, US, Dnc, Trends, Fbi, Speed, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Rnc, Congressional, Contee


US gas prices could rise as Colonial Pipeline remains closed after ransomware attack

FBI says criminal gang is responsible for attack; gasoline, jet fuel could be less available.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, US, Fbi, Usa Today, Colonial Pipeline


A 55-year-old Capitol riot suspect was arrested after feds saw a Facebook post where he said, 'I was there'

Rioters clashed with security forces at the US Capitol on January 6. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images John Maron Nassif, 55, is accused of bragging on Facebook about having attended the Capitol riot. Federal officials say they arrested him Monday after finding posts in which he said, "I was there." If convicted, Nassif could face a year in prison, a year of probation, and a hefty $100,000 fine. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Florida man accused of boasting on Facebo...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Politics, Elections, News, Congress, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Donald Trump, Elizabeth, Capitol, Orlando Sentinel, Knoxville Tennessee, Capitol Building, US Capitol


United States: FBI Releases IC3 2020 Internet Crime Report Showing Record Increase In Cybercrime - Alston & Bird

The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center ("IC3") recently released its annual report, the 2020 Internet Crime Report ("Report"), which gathers statistics from nearly 800,000 complaints...
Tags: News, Fbi, United States, Alston


FBI Quietly Releases File On Suspicions Raised About Kurt Cobain’s Death

People who wrote to the agency were told an investigation of his death was outside the FBI's jurisdiction.
Tags: News, Fbi, Kurt Cobain


Capitol Rioters Identified Using Facial Recognition Software, Cellphone Records - and Social Media Posts (slashdot)

NBC News reports more than 440 Americans have now been charged with storming the U.S. Capitol building on January 6th, with charges now filed against people from 44 of America's 50 states. They describe it as "one of the largest criminal investigations in American history." The largest number come from Texas, Pennsylvania, and Florida, in that order. Men outnumber women among those arrested by 7 to 1, with an average age of 39, according to figures compiled by the Program on Extremism at George...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Nbc, Washington, Nbc News, America, Fbi, Customs, George Washington University, Border Protection, Capitol, U S Capitol, EditorDavid, Robert Chapman, Texas Pennsylvania


US gas prices could rise as Colonial Pipeline remains closed after Russian ransomware attack

FBI says Russian criminal gang is responsible for attack; gasoline, jet fuel could be less available.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, US, Fbi, Usa Today, Colonial Pipeline


Biden says ‘no evidence’ Russia involved in US pipeline hack but Putin should act

US president said Russia ‘has some responsibility’ to deal with ransomware attacks while pipeline shut since FridayJoe Biden said on Monday that “so far” there has been no evidence that the cyber attack late last week on a US pipeline had any involvement from the Russian state but that he believes Russia “has some responsibility” to deal with ransomware attacks emanating from its soil.“It’s a criminal act, obviously. We have efforts under way with the FBI and DoJ to disrupt and prosecute ransomw...
Tags: Technology, Putin, Russia, Oil, US, World news, Commodities, US news, Fbi, Cybercrime, Biden, Doj, FridayJoe Biden


FBI says criminal group from Russia is responsible for cyberattack on critical US pipeline

Biden administration officials worked urgently Monday to ascertain the scope and fallout of a ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies much of the eastern United States its gasoline -- an incident that laid bare vulnerabilities in the country's aging energy infrastructure.
Tags: News, Russia, US, Fbi, United States, Stories, Biden


The hackers that attacked a major US oil pipeline say it was only for money - here's what to know about DarkSide

Trucks line up at a Colonial Pipeline facility. Jay Reeves/AP The FBI said DarkSide ransomware conducted the Colonial Pipeline cyber attack on Friday. The ransomware gang said Monday its goal is to make money, not cause societal problems. The company's main pipeline remains shut down, but some smaller arterial lines are operating. See more stories on Insider's business page. The ransomware gang that shut down a major US oil pipeline Friday said the attack was just for money and n...
Tags: New York, News, Oil, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ransomware, Cyber Crime, Fbi, Biden, East Coast, Cnbc, Reuters, Houston Texas


Improvised flamethrower modeled on an Elon Musk design among the weaponry found at US protests, documents focusing on the far-right reveal

An attendee operates a Boring Co. flamethrower at the company's photo booth during an unveiling event for the Boring Co. Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, California on December 18, 2018. Robyn Beck/Pool via REUTERS Federal, state, and local documents that focus primarily on the threat of the far-right have been made public. An array of deadly makeshift weapons had been found at protests during the last year, the Guardian reported. One of the weapons - a homemade flamethrower - is ba...
Tags: Elon Musk, News, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Fbi, Ied, Washington Dc, News UK, Protests, Guardian, Portland Oregon, Weapons, Republican National Committee, Reuters


Suspect in Minnesota bank robbery threatened hostages and wanted a 'big show' with the FBI, authorities say

A man who allegedly held five people captive during an eight-hour standoff at a Wells Fargo bank in St. Cloud, Minnesota, wanted a "big show," authorities said.
Tags: Minnesota, Cnn, Fbi, Wells Fargo, St Cloud Minnesota


FBI announces new strategies to address hate crimes in San Francisco

The FBI in San Francisco is implementing new strategies to combat hate crimes after two Asian women were stabbed at a bus stop in the city earlier this week.
Tags: San Francisco, Cnn, Fbi


A Capitol riot suspect yelled 'f--- all of you!' at his Zoom court hearing then hung up on the judge, reports say

Landon Copeland posing in front of the Washington Monument. FBI A Capitol riot suspect caused chaos at his own Zoom court hearing, according to reports. Landon Copeland yelled expletives at the judge during the call, The Daily Beast and NBC reported. His charges include violent entry into the Capitol and assaulting or resisting officers. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Capitol riot suspect unleashed an expletive-filled tirade and hung up on the judge in a chaotic Zoom he...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Washington, Iraq, Trends, Fbi, News UK, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Capitol, Copeland, Daily Beast, Scott MacFarlane, Fox News The Daily Beast


Suspect in custody after standoff with hostages at Wells Fargo bank in Minnesota, authorities say

Several bank employees are being held hostage inside a Wells Fargo bank and police are trying to negotiate their release with the help of the FBI.       [Author: St. Cloud Times]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Fbi, Wells Fargo, St. Cloud Times



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