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Feds Raided Office Of Trump Fundraiser Elliott Broidy In Money Laundering Probe

A sealed search warrant obtained by ProPublica shows federal agents scoured Elliott Broidy’s office for documents related to China, Saudi Arabia and a Miami Beach club promoter. Federal authorities raided the office of Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy last summer, seeking records related to his dealings with foreign officials and Trump administration associates, according to a sealed search warrant obtained by ProPublica. Agents were authorized to use the megadonor’s hands and face to un...
Tags: New York, News, Instagram, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, White House, China, Los Angeles, Fbi, United States, New York Times, Paris, Middle East, The Times, Playboy, Times

Sephora & Tresemmé Are Cutting Ties With Olivia Jade After Cheating Scandal

Update: One day after Sephora decided to end its partnership with Olivia Jade, Tresemmé has announced it's doing the same. In an email to Refinery29, a brand spokesperson wrote, "TRESemmé is no longer working with Olivia Jade Giannulli." Jade's most recent collaboration with the brand was on February 13 in a sponsored Instagram post.Update 3/14: After days of criticism and threats of a boycott over Sephora's continued sale of Olivia Jade 's makeup, the brand has officially parted ways with the ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Fbi, Usc, Sephora, Full House, Boycott, Jade, Huffman, Loughlin, Lori Loughlin, Sephora Collection, Olivia Jade, Mossimo Gianulli, Tiffany Moustakas

Sephora Is Cutting Ties With Olivia Jade After Cheating Scandal

Update: After days of criticism and threats of a boycott over Sephora's continued sale of Olivia Jade 's makeup, the brand has officially parted ways with the YouTuber. In an email to Refinery29, a spokesperson wrote, "After careful review of recent developments, we have made the decision to end the Sephora Collection partnership with Olivia Jade, effective immediately." The product has already been removed from the site — along with hundreds of 1-star reviews — but Jade has yet to comment sinc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Fbi, Usc, Sephora, Full House, Boycott, Jade, Huffman, Loughlin, Lori Loughlin, Sephora Collection, Mossimo Gianulli, Tiffany Moustakas, Elizabeth Holmes Has ChangedBen Affleck

What Will Become Of Olivia Jade's Sephora Palette?

With each passing hour, more batty details emerge regarding the celebrity college cheating scandal. Parents allegedly Photoshopped their kids' faces into sports stock photos and bribed recruiters! Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin from Full House have been arrested! This all involves the FBI!It's been a breathless 24 hours or so since the news broke, and the beauty community is just as embroiled in the case thanks to one of its key players: beauty influencer Olivia Jade.The USC colle...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Fbi, Usc, Sephora, Full House, Boycott, Jade, Huffman, Loughlin, Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Gianulli, Tiffany Moustakas

Amazon and Sephora hired Lori Loughlin's Instagram-famous daughter as an influencer before the FBI charged her parents in an explosive college admissions bribery scandal (AMZN)

Olivia Jade Giannulli, the Instagram-famous daughter of "Full House" star Lori Loughlin, has been paid by high-profile companies such as Amazon and Sephora as an influencer in recent months.  In one Instagram partnership with Amazon Prime Student, Giannulli highlights the e-commerce giant's deals for college students.  The influencer also has an ongoing partnership with Sephora, releasing a makeup palette with the beauty brand. Loughlin and Giannulli's father, Mossimo Giannulli, are accused by...
Tags: Amazon, Instagram, Trends, Fbi, Ikea, Usc, Sephora, University Of Southern California, Huffman, Teen Vogue, AMZN, Loughlin, Lori Loughlin, Mossimo, Mossimo Giannulli, Olivia Jade

FBI investigating report of threatening graffiti aimed at U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar

A man who saw the graffiti posted it on Instagram; Omar tweeted it Friday.
Tags: Instagram, Fbi, Omar, Ilhan Omar

This Week: Trump Inaugural Committee Subpoenaed, Redo For House Russia Probe

The most intriguing current investigation involving President Trump grows out of the Michael Cohen probe (which itself grew out of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe). That’s the U.S. Manhattan Attorney’s office investigation into Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee, which was hit this week with a wide-ranging subpoena for documents related to donors, event attendees, vendors, contracts and more. Federal prosecutors are investigating possible illegal foreign donations, false statements to th...
Tags: New York, News, Instagram, White House, Russia, Cnn, Fbi, Gop, South Dakota, House, Moscow, Manhattan, James Comey, Trump, Democratic, Allegra Kirkland

The Manure-Spreaders of Media Sensationalism

Opinion The Manure-Spreaders of Media Sensationalism USA – -( Here we go again. If you think the manure-spreaders of sensationalism who masquerade as ethical practitioners of journalism learned anything from the MAGA-bashing Covington Catholic High School hoax, I have three words for you: Ha, ha, ha. Last Tuesday morning's, uncorroborated claims by actor Jussie Smollett that he was the victim of a “brutal” hate crime by Trump supporters in Chicago went viral across social med...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Guns, Fbi, Chicago, New York Times, Donald Trump, EMS, Trump, Frank, Jussie Smollett, Aren, Michelle Malkin, CPD, Streeterville, CWB

This Week: Stone Takes A Post-Indictment Press Tour

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson is “considering” imposing a gag order in Roger Stone’s case after the spotlight-seeking Trump ally spent the week since his indictment on “the talk show circuit.” Stone has been predictably shameless in the days since the FBI arrested him at his Fort Lauderdale home, threatening to appeal any gag order at an Infowars-sponsored press conference in D.C., posting videos on appropriate courtroom attire, and urging his Instagram followers to donate to his legal ...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, News, Instagram, Osama Bin Laden, Russia, Cnn, Fbi, Gop, Pakistan, Manhattan, Fox News, Oklahoma, Wikileaks, Clinton, Trump

FBI: Troll Impersonated Parkland Shooter to Harass Victims' Families and Friends

In late December the friends and family members of the Parkland school shooting victims started getting alarming messages through Instagram from users names such as nikolas.killed.your.sister, nikolas.the.murderer, and the.douglas.shooter:Read more...
Tags: Harassment, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Fbi, Parkland Shooting

FBI: California man harassed Parkland families via Instagram

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A California man is accused of using Instagram to “harass and intimidate” the families of students killed in a mass shooting at a Florida high school. A criminal complaint filed in federal court says Brandon Fleury of Santa Ana, California, began the taunts Dec. 22 using different accounts which were […]
Tags: Florida, News, Instagram, California, Ap, Fbi, Nation, Fort Lauderdale Fla, Santa Ana California, Brandon Fleury

FBI arrests Santa Ana man accused of sending threatening messages to Parkland shooting victims

SANTA ANA — A Santa Ana man is facing charges of using Instagram to send threatening messages to victims of the Parkland, Fla., mass killing. Brandon Fleury was arrested Friday by the FBI and made an appearance in court in Santa Ana when he was granted bail. He is due in court again in Miami on Monday, said Laura Eimiller of the FBI. Fleury is accused of cyberstalking and threats in interstate communications, according to the FBI affidavit in the case. The alleged threatening social media posts ...
Tags: News, Instagram, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Miami, Local News, Public Safety, Cruz, Mass Shooting, Torrance, Fleury, Santa Ana, Laura Eimiller, Parkland Florida, Broward County Fla

Feds Charge Instagram Troll In Targeting Of Parkland Victims’ Families

The Californian allegedly told FBI agents he used Instagram to "taunt and troll the victims and gain popularity."
Tags: News, Instagram, Fbi

Model who alleged Russian meddling in US election tells Moscow court she will not publish Deripaska recordings

Anastasia Vashukevich, the model who recorded a former employer of Paul Manafort allegedly discussing US relations with a Russian deputy prime minister during the 2016 election, has promised in a Moscow court not to release any further recordings.  Ms Vashukevich previously claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in the US election from a fling with Oleg Deripaska, the metals magnate to whom Donald Trump's campaign manager Manafort reportedly promised private briefings, something De...
Tags: New York, News, Instagram, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, America, Cnn, Fbi, Thailand, Atlantic, United States, Moscow, Belarus, Norway, Donald Trump

The Best Work I Saw at the Medium Festival of Photography: Part 2

  I never set out to be an opinion columnist. It’s true. Hell, before 2008, if you’d told me I’d become a professional blogger, much less do the job for nearly 9 years, I’d have taken you for a crazy person. But everything realigned 10 years ago, in the eye-teeth of The Great Recession, and frankly, I don’t think the world has been the same since. It’s funny, reading the papers, following the discussions about whether the 10 year bull market has finally turned bear. Will the stock market’s tumbl...
Tags: Photography, Florida, Obama, California, China, Massachusetts, Russia, America, Fbi, Portland, San Diego, Monsanto, Rob, Mcdonalds, New Mexico, Vietnam

Instagram influencers are so overwhelmed by hackers, they’re hiring hackers of their own to get their accounts back (FB)

Instagram influencers with thousands of followers are getting their accounts hacked and held for ransom. Hacked influencers told VICE's Motherboard that Instagram has been slow to give them back their accounts, even after creators followed necessary steps for account recovery. Some influencers have turned to 'white-hat' hackers to get their Instagram accounts returned to them, after being unsatisfied with Instagram's slow process. Internet celebrities who have seen their Instagram accounts ha...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Fbi, Xiaomi, Oklahoma, Cassie Gallegos

Atlanta Mayor Keshia Lance Bottom’s Mac & Cheese Goes Viral…

Atlanta has a cool new Mayor named Keshia… but the name is clearly not synonymous with cooking. Mayor Keshia Lance Bottoms became a trending topic on on social media recently after sharing several photos from her family’s Christmas dinner. Leg of lamb, fried fish, jambalaya, cakes and pies were all on the menu but it was on particular side dish that got the side-eye. Details below… (more…) Related Posts QUICK QUOTES: #RHOA Kandi Burruss On Xscape Performing At Keshia Lance Bottoms Inau...
Tags: Food, Twitter, Featured, Celebrities, News, Instagram, Christmas, Atlanta, Fbi, Trending Topics, Ciara, Black Twitter, Keshia, Atlanta Gossip, Keshia Lance Bottoms, Atlanta Mayor

FBI agents reportedly visited ex-Snap employees at home as part of an investigation into IPO disclosures (SNAP)

Federal investigators showed up at the homes of former Snap employees about a year ago as part of an official inquiry into the company's IPO disclosures. The agents asked about how Snap collects and reports users statistics, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Snap is thought to be under investigation from the DOJ and SEC about its disclosures around competition from Instagram. Snap said it doesn't have full visibility into the investigation but said it believes the inquiry relates to I...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Ipo, US, Trends, Fbi, SEC, Evan Spiegel, Doj, Wall Street Journal, Anthony Pompliano, Snap, SPIEGEL, US Justice Department, Instagram Instagram

The 2018 Golden Dukes Awards Nominees Are Here!

When it comes to scandals, 2018 was a doozy. Between the expansive Russia probe, the near-constant cabinet secretary snafus, and a wild midterm election, it’s hard to keep track of all the muck. And so, as we do every year, we’ve rounded up some of the best instances of corruption, stupidity and craziness for the 12th Annual Golden Duke Awards! The awards are named after former Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham, as Josh recounted last week. Duke Cunningham revolutionized corruption in his time, an...
Tags: Google, News, Instagram, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Supreme Court, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate

Facebook reports a massive spike in government demands for data, including secret orders

Facebook has published the details of 13 historical national security letters it’s received for user data. The embattled social media giant said that the letters dated between 2014 and 2017 for several Facebook and Instagram accounts. These demands for data are effectively subpoenas, issued by the FBI without any judicial oversight, compelling companies to turn over limited amounts of data on an individual whose named in a national security investigation. They’re controversial — not least becaus...
Tags: Security, Facebook, Instagram, Tech, Fbi, New York Times, Edward Snowden, Justice Dept, Chris Sonderby Facebook

Over 600,000 Americans followed fake Russia-linked Instagram accounts that were detected days before the midterms (FB)

Over 600,000 Americans followed Instagram accounts that are now believed to be run by Russian trolls. Facebook, Instagram's parent company, deleted them just days before the 2018 midterms. The action came after the company was tipped off by the FBI. Over 600,000 Americans followed a series of fake Instagram and Facebook accounts suspected to be linked to Russia that were detected and removed just days before the 2018 midterms.   On November 5 — the eve of the contentious midterm elections tha...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Facebook Pages, Russia, US, Trends, Iran, Fbi, United States, Ira, Signal, Pixel, Facebook Instagram, Internet Research Agency, Google Pixel, House of Representatives Facebook

Facebook Blocked Dozens Of Alleged Russian Trolls On Eve Of Midterm Election

Facebook banned what appeared to be a Kremlin-backed group of online trolls operating on its network in the hours before yesterday’s election, the social network said. Acting on a tip from law enforcement, the company said that it identified and removed around 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts after an initial investigation. Facebook said that while most of Instagram accounts were operating in English – “some were focused on celebrities, others political debate” – the Facebook pa...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Russia, Fbi, New York Times, Kremlin, St Petersburg, Trump, Internet Research Agency, Robert Mueller, Muckraker, Nathaniel Gleicher, Josh Kovensky, Facebook Blocked Dozens

Facebook removes more pages, as FBI warns Russia still targeting American voters

Facebook took down a network of Facebook pages and Instagram accounts Monday night after a tip from US law enforcement, just a few hours before polls open in this year's midterm elections.
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Russia, US, Cnn, Fbi

Facebook takes down more ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ linked to Iran

Facebook has removed  82 pages, groups and accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” that originated out of Iran. The social networking giant discovered the “inauthentic behavior” late last week, according to a blog post by the company’s cybersecurity policy chief Nathaniel Gleicher. He  said the operation relied on posing as U.S. and U.K. citizens, and “posted about politically charged topics such as race relations, opposition to the President, and immigration.”  The company said that...
Tags: Security, Social, Facebook, Instagram, Privacy, Tech, Iran, Fbi, United States, Middle East, Computing, Fireeye, U K, Atlantic Council, Gleicher, Nathaniel Gleicher He

Dear Ivanka: Women Are Pleading With Her To Get A Fair Trial For Kavanaugh’s Accuser

"Why suffer through the annihilation if it's not going to matter?" Christine Blasey Ford told The Washington Post after coming forward as the woman who Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted when they were both in high school. This is the question countless people are addressing on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #DearIvanka.Earlier this week, news broke that Ivanka Trump, a self-proclaimed feminist and champion of women’s rights, had advised her father to drop Kavana...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Supreme Court, White House, Cnn, Fbi, Ford, The Washington Post, Ivanka, Ivanka Trump, Kavanaugh, Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford

On Instagram, Banning Drug-Related Hashtags Is Anything But Simple

This past April, Instagram took stern action against a particular class of drug-related hashtags. You probably wouldn't have noticed unless you were actively searching for them, or they regularly appeared in posts on your feed, but #oxycontin, #fentanyl, and #opiates were completely removed from the app or appeared with very limited results, seemingly overnight.The decision came amidst mounting pressure from the FDA, senators, and advocates, for social media platforms like Instagram, which can ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Cnn, Fbi, Digital Media, Fda, DEA, Michael, Sparks, Alex Jones, Instagram Facebook, American Academy of Pediatrics, Rand Corporation, University of Buffalo, Scott Gottlieb

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina's Instagram revealed what her life was like as she allegedly laid the groundwork to conduct high-level espionage

An Instagram profile belonging to accused Russian spy Maria Butina showed what her life was like while she was allegedly "laying the groundwork" to commit high-level espionage in the US. She posted photos of her appearing on TV shows to discuss her work, exercising at the gym, spending time with family, and some of her cooking. Butina, 29, was indicted by a grand jury on charges of conspiracy against the United States and being an un-registered foreign agent. The July arrest and indictment o...
Tags: Instagram, Washington, Russia, US, Trends, Fbi, Gop, United States, Washington Dc, Kim Jong Un, Moscow, Doj, Justice Department, Russian Federation, Nra, National Rifle Association

Masika Kalysha From “Love & Hip Hop Hollywood” Goes on Twitter Rant After Fans Discover She’s Dating NFL QB Geno Smith

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood‘s Masika Kalysha is apparently in a happy new relationship. But even though she’s been subtly posting the new bae on social media, she’s kinda pissed that we found out his identity.Masika’s (rumored) new boyfriend is NFL quarterback Geno Smith. She recently posted a series of photos on Instagram of her birthday dinner at TAO restaurant. She can be seen holding Smith’s hand but (barely) blurred out his face.Many peeped the mystery man and was instantly interested in who t...
Tags: Celebs, Hollywood, Instagram, Sports, NFL, Fbi, Pop Culture, Rumors, Jazz, Smith, Celebrity Couples, Tao, Masika, Geno Smith, Twitter rants, Love & Hip Hop Hollywood

Revenge Porn Tips For Defending Yourself & Laws To Know

What is revenge porn? If you’ve been paying attention to headlines recently, there’s a good chance that you’ve noticed an uptick in the unfortunate digital trend of revenge porn. Revenge porn (a.k.a. nonconsensual pornography) commonly refers to pornographic images or videos that feature a subject (or subjects) who are either unaware that they’re being filmed, or under the impression that this content will remain private between consenting parties. Merriam-Webster defines “revenge porn” as: se...
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How West Valley residents can fight sex and labor trafficking

It could be your daughter. Your mother. Your sister. That’s a key message participants hope to convey at a West Valley anti-human trafficking panel that Soroptimist International of San Fernando Valley is presenting Thursday evening in Canoga Park. “(With) the homeless, everyone is up and arms everyday because you see it, but the sex trafficking and labor trafficking is kind of an invisible crime that happens through the Internet, through hotels, businesses that are supposed to be legitimate,” s...
Tags: Facebook, Craigslist, Instagram, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Philippines, Chatsworth, Local News, Lapd, Powell, Gomez, Los Angeles Police Department, Woodland Hills

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