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Department of Justice Investigating Iowa County Homicide

The Wisconsin Department of Justice says its Division of Criminal Investigation is leading a homicide investigation in Iowa County.
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Child Sexual Abuse Site With 400,000 Users Shut Down by a Multinational Task Force

An international task force has shut down a large-scale dark web child sexual abuse platform, along with several similarly aligned dark web chat sites. According to an announcement from Germany’s Central Office for Combating Internet Crime (ZIT), “Boystown” had 400,000 registered users and was “one of Europe’s most…Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Government, Germany, Tor, Law Enforcement, Social Issues, Computing, Sex Crimes, Dark Web, Child Sexual Abuse, Europol, Child Pornography, Central Office, Criminal Investigation, Federal Criminal Police Office


Law enforcement identifies trooper killed in shooting, suspect in custody

Iowa State Patrol and the Division of Criminal Investigation has identified the trooper as Sgt. Jim Smith.
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Iowa Gun Battle: Four Wounded, One Killed, Confusion, Bad Judgement, and Alcohol

Iowa Gun Battle: Four Wounded, One Killed, Confusion, Bad Judgement, and Alcohol U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 30 May 2020, a gunfight ensued at Sunset Village Mobile Home Park in Hiawatha, Iowa. In the end, one person was dead, three others were wounded, and 25 shots had been fired. The gunfight happened at the intersection of Sunset Lane and Wright Drive, a little before high noon. The trouble started when Selena Straka, who was living in the trailer park with her sister, her brother-in-law, ...
Tags: Guns, Medical, Department Of Defense, West, Iowa, Arizona, Bell, Smith Wesson, East, Wright, Truman, Tyler, Lathrop, Linn County, Robert Heinlein, Lusk


Rudy Giuliani's legal woes mount as a federal criminal investigation into his Ukraine dealings resumes, report says

Rudy Giuliani speaks during an appearance before the Michigan House Oversight Committee on December 2, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images A probe into Rudy Giuliani's business and overseas dealings has resumed, according to AP. The criminal investigation will look into the legality of his conversations with Ukrainian officials. Giuliani is also facing lawsuits from Dominion and a Democratic lawmaker. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A federal crimina...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Law, Time, US, Trends, Ukraine, Ap, New York Times, News UK, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani


New York prosecutors subpoenaed a property tax agency as part of a criminal investigation into Trump's business dealings

Getty Officials are investigating if Donald Trump manipulated the value of his assets for loan and tax benefits. The Manhattan DA's office subpoenaed a property tax agency as part of the criminal investigation. It is just one of many legal challenges facing Trump since he left office last month. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Manhattan District Attorney's office subpoenaed a property tax agency as part of a criminal investigation into former President Donald T...
Tags: Politics, New York, Taxes, News, Attorney General, New York City, Trends, Tax, New York Times, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Property Taxes, Trump, Reuters, Trump Organization, Criminal Investigation


Georgia prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into Trump's election pressure campaign: NYT

Former President Donald Trump. Getty Georgia prosecutors have begun a criminal investigation into Trump's election pressure campaign. For months, he pleaded with GOP state officials to invalidate President Joe Biden's statewide win. The investigation was opened in Fulton County, an overwhelmingly Democratic jurisdiction. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Prosecutors in Georgia's most populous county have launched a criminal investigation into former President Donald T...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, The Times, Manhattan, Cy Vance, Donald Trump, Trump, Criminal Investigation, Fulton County, Letitia James, Election Interference, Raffensperger


Georgia prosecutors launch a criminal investigation into Trump's election pressure campaign

Former President Donald Trump. Getty Georgia prosecutors have begun a criminal investigation into Trump's election pressure campaign. For months, he pleaded with GOP state officials to invalidate President Joe Biden's statewide win. The investigation was opened in Fulton County, an overwhelmingly Democratic jurisdiction. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Prosecutors in Georgia's most populous county have launched a criminal investigation into former President Donald T...
Tags: Politics, New York, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Bill Clinton, The Times, Manhattan, Cy Vance, Biden, Times, Donald Trump, Trump, Raphael Warnock


South Dakota Attorney General Now Says He Discovered Body Day After Fatal Car Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg said in a statement late Monday that he realized he had struck and killed a man walking along a rural stretch of highway only after returning to the scene the next day and discovering the body. The state’s top law enforcement officer said he initially thought he hit a deer while driving home from a Republican fundraiser on Saturday night. He is under investigation by the South Dakota Highway Patrol. Ravnsborg said he immed...
Tags: News, Ap, Gop, South Dakota, Coke, Joe, U S Highway, Department, Pierre, Redfield, Department of Public Safety, Highway Patrol, SIOUX, Criminal Investigation, Kristi Noem, Nemec


Kamala Harris Told Jacob Blake She Was ‘Proud’ of Him, Lawyer Says

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris spoke with Jacob Blake on Monday, telling the 29-year-old who was shot in the back by Kenosha, Wis. police that she was proud of him.Blake “told Sen. Harris that he was proud of her, and the senator told Jacob that she was also proud of him and how he is working through his pain,” lawyer Ben Crump said in a statement.Harris spoke with Blake, who is in the hospital with massive internal injuries and is paralyzed below the waist after the shooting...
Tags: News, Cnn, Wisconsin, Kamala Harris, HARRIS, Blake, Jacob, Crump, KENOSHA Wis, Criminal Investigation, Ben Crump, Sen Harris, Jacob Blake, B'Ivory LaMarr, Department of Justice Police


Trucker charged in serial killings faces scrutiny across US

Investigators from multiple states were looking Thursday into whether a long-haul trucker from Iowa who's implicated in three women's slayings in the 1990s could be responsible for other unsolved homicides. Officers arrested Clark Perry Baldwin, 58, in Waterloo on Wednesday after new DNA evidence allegedly tied him to three women whose bodies were dumped in Wyoming and Tennessee. Detectives with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are “looking at any connections” that Baldwin may have ...
Tags: News, US, Wyoming, Tennessee, Iowa, Waterloo, Baldwin, Criminal Investigation, Clark Perry Baldwin, Mike Krapfl


Inside the shutdown of the ‘world’s largest’ child sex abuse website

This morning, the Justice Department announced that it had brought charges against the administrator and hundreds of users of the “world’s largest” child sexual exploitation marketplace on the dark web. For me, it marked the end of a story I’ve wanted to write for two years. In November 2017, I was working for CBS as the security editor at ZDNet. A hacker group reached out to me over an encrypted chat claiming to have broken into a dark web site running a massive child sexual exploitation operat...
Tags: Security, South Korea, Tech, Fbi, Cbs, Homeland Security, District Of Columbia, Border Patrol, Justice Department, Irs, U K, Internal Revenue Service, U S Air Force, Homeland Security Investigations, Justice Dept, Zdnet


Giuliani’s Interactions With Arrested Associates Under Criminal Investigation

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s business-related interactions with the men charged with campaign finance crimes on Thursday are the subject of a criminal investigation out of New York, according to two reports. According to ABC News, the probe is being spearheaded by the FBI field office in New York and prosecutors at the SDNY — the same outfit Giuliani used to run, ironically. CNN also reported that the interactions are being investigated by federal authorities. Two of Giuliani’s associates — L...
Tags: New York, News, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, Fox News, Biden, Giuliani, Abc News, Rudy Giuliani, Bidens, Criminal Investigation, SDNY, Kate Riga, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas


Federal investigation digs into Facebook’s data-sharing deals

Facebook confirmed it is cooperating with a federal criminal investigation. According to a report, the company is under investigation for sharing user data with smartphone and tablet companies. The post Federal investigation digs into Facebook’s data-sharing deals appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Social Media, Criminal Investigation, Facebook Data, Ftc Investigation


Facebook’s Data-Selling Arrangements Now Under Criminal Investigation

Facebook is under criminal investigation for its deals selling user data to other companies, The New York Times reported.  A grand jury in New York recently subpoenaed two companies that make smartphones and other gadgets, people familiar with the requests told the Times. Both of the companies were given access to the personal data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users. “We are cooperating with investigators and take those probes seriously,” a Facebook spokesman told the Times in a statem...
Tags: Facebook, New York, News, Microsoft, Data, New York Times, Times, Criminal Investigation, Apple Amazon, Nicole Lafond


Senator demands details on Michael Cohen banking data privacy breach by IRS employee

Michael Cohen makes his opening statement before the House Oversight Committee on Feb. 27, 2019. (C-SPAN video screenshot) We have a complicated relationship with money, particularly when it comes to divulging details about it in our personal lives. Few of us (outside of personal finance bloggers) want to say how much we make. We tend to be vague, saying we're doing fine or perhaps going as far as to say things like "in the high five figures." We're a little more forthcoming when it comes...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Senate, White House, New York City, San Francisco, United States, Iowa, House Of Representatives, Treasury, Irs, Trump, Sfc, Senate Judiciary Committee, Cohen, Stormy Daniels


IRS calling back half its employees to process returns and issue taxpayer refunds

IRS headquarters image by Kari Bluff via Flickr Creative Commons The Internal Revenue Service has some good news for taxpayers and sort of good news for its staff. The agency is calling back more than half — specifically, 46,052 or almost 55 percent of its more than 80, 265 — employees. These are workers who, according to the updated government shutdown contingency plan issued Jan. 15 by the Treasury Department, are necessary for the IRS "to continue return processing activities to the ex...
Tags: Taxes, Treasury, State Department, Sam, Irs, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, Criminal Investigation, Reardon, NTEU, National Treasury Employees Union, Tony Reardon, Kari Bluff


Hiding taxable money offshore? You've got until Sept. 28 to come clean via IRS' 'amnesty' program

Got enough money that you've diversified by investing in some international accounts? Good for you. If, however, those non-U.S. holdings are, shall we say, designed to be ultra-private, you might want to think about opening them up. Specifically, tell the Internal Revenue Service about that money you've been hiding from Uncle Sam or pay a big price when your tax haven money is discovered. One way to do that is by taking advantage of the IRS' Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). That op...
Tags: Taxes, Sam, Irs, Don, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation, OVDP, IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, Sam Those, OVDP the IRS


Hiding taxable money offshore? You've got until Sept. 28 to come clean via IRS' 'amnesty' program

Got enough money that you've diversified by investing in some international accounts? Good for you. If, however, those non-U.S. holdings are, shall we say, designed to be ultra-private, you might want to think about opening them up. Specifically, tell the Internal Revenue Service about that money you've been hiding from Uncle Sam or pay a big price when your tax haven money is discovered. One way to do that is by taking advantage of the IRS' Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). That op...
Tags: Marketing, Sam, Irs, Don, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation, OVDP, IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, Sam Those, OVDP the IRS


Mollie Tibbetts Died of 'Multiple Sharp Force Injuries,' Preliminary Autopsy Says

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation ruled Tibbetts' death a homicide
Tags: Science, Iowa, Criminal Investigation, Tibbetts, Mollie Tibbetts, Multiple Sharp Force Injuries


Suspect led police to the body of Mollie Tibbetts

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is revealing how surveillance video led to man suspected of murdering the 20-year-old Iowa student.
Tags: News, Iowa, Criminal Investigation, Mollie Tibbetts


Judge orders DCI head to court over unpaid $1.5M settlement

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation director to appear in court after the state failed to pay a former agent roughly $1.5 million from a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit. Judge Charles Kornmann on Friday ordered Bryan Gortmaker to explain why the court shouldn’t enforce […]
Tags: News, Ap, South Dakota, SIOUX, Criminal Investigation, Nation & World, DCI, Charles Kornmann, Bryan Gortmaker


Iowa State Trooper kills man who fired on him along highway

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating what led to a fatal exchange of gunfire between an Iowa State Trooper and a man along a rural road west of Fort Dodge. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says a state trooper found a man and woman arguing near a vehicle near Moorland, Iowa, on […]
Tags: News, Ap, FORT DODGE IOWA, Criminal Investigation, Nation & World, Iowa State Trooper, Fort Dodge The Iowa, Moorland Iowa


Authorities: No evidence mayor candidate’s website breached

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota authorities say investigators haven’t found evidence that a Sioux Falls mayoral candidate’s bank account or website have been compromised. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office and the state Division of Criminal Investigation said in a Wednesday statement that officials are still waiting on records from other social media organizations. The […]
Tags: News, Ap, South Dakota, Sioux Falls, Criminal Investigation, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Minnehaha County Sheriff s Office


Suspect in north Iowa slaying ends standoff peacefully

CRESCO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of killing a woman in northern Iowa has been taken into custody, ending his standoff with officers. Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation spokesman Mitch Mortvedt (MORT’-veht) said Thursday that an Iowa State Patrol SWAT team sent to the Cresco home overnight negotiated a peaceful surrender. Mortvedt […]
Tags: News, Ap, Iowa, Criminal Investigation, Nation & World, Cresco, CRESCO Iowa, Mitch Mortvedt, Iowa State Patrol SWAT


Former DCI agent speaks out about harassment, retaliation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former Division of Criminal Investigation agent hopes a jury’s $1.2 million verdict in her favor sends a strong message about the need to believe sexual harassment victims. Laura Zylstra Kaiser says her case wasn’t so much about sexual harassment but retaliation for reporting it. She says it’s also about […]
Tags: News, Ap, SIOUX, Criminal Investigation, Nation & World, DCI, Laura Zylstra Kaiser


Iowa man fatally shot by officer after brandishing gun

DAKOTA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 20-year-old northern Iowa man was fatally shot by a Department of Natural Resources officer after brandishing a gun. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says Shane Allen Jensen, of Humboldt, Iowa, was shot on Saturday in Dakota City, Iowa. Authorities say Jensen was shot around 2:30 p.m. […]
Tags: News, Ap, Iowa, Jensen, HUMBOLDT Iowa, Criminal Investigation, Nation & World, DAKOTA CITY Iowa, Shane Allen Jensen


Montana man arrested after 80-year-old father shot to death

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A 44-year-old eastern Montana man has been arrested as authorities investigate the death of his 80-year-old father in Glendive. The state Division of Criminal Investigation said Todd C. Fisher was arrested Friday in the death of Wilbur Fisher. Todd Fisher reported finding his father’s body on Monday morning. An autopsy found […]
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State investigates officer-involved shooting in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation is reviewing a shooting involving an officer in Minnehaha County. Attorney General Marty Jackley said Monday the shooting happened early Saturday in Sioux Falls. The sheriff’s department responded to a residence about 1:30 a.m. The attorney general’s office says an officer fired his […]
Tags: News, Ap, South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SIOUX, Criminal Investigation, Marty Jackley, Minnehaha County, Nation & World


Appraiser Indicted on Reverse Mortgage Fraud Charges

A Pennsylvania man faces up to 166 years in prison for allegedly defrauding the Federal Housing Administration with phony reverse mortgage appraisals — which, in turn, led to millions of dollars in default payouts. Eugene Peter Kenworthy, Jr. was indicted last week on charges including wire fraud and “false statements for the purposes of influencing the Federal Housing Administration,” according to a release from the U.S. District Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The government...
Tags: News, Finance, Fraud, Pennsylvania, Hud, Internal Revenue Service, FHA, Federal Housing Administration, Criminal Investigation, Gazette, Kenworthy, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, HECM, Reverse Mortgage, Eugene Peter Kenworthy Jr, Ambler Pa Gazette