Crime


Police Looking for Boro Park Home Intruder

Police are searching for a perpetrator who entered a bedroom where two girls were sleeping early Tuesday morning. The NYPD says that it received a call at 3:20 a.m. that…

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Police Bust Major Counterfeiting Ring

Police have arrested 11 individuals in one of the biggest counterfeit currency scams ever uncovered in Israel. The group operated a sophisticated workshop in Ashdod where they counterfeited new NIS…

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Uber to Up Its Background Checks for Drivers

Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping…

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Supreme Court Limits Reach of Tax-Crime Statute

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday to make it harder for the federal government to use a section of tax law to convict someone of obstruction. The government had interpreted a…

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60,000 Illegal Eggs Rounded Up, Destroyed

Police said that they had early Monday confiscated some 60,000 eggs that were being stored in “unhealthy conditions” in a house in the village of Tamra in northern Israel. The…

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Identity Thief Caught Selling Personal Info to Police

Among the material hackers seek when they raid databases is personal information about individuals in that database – such as names, telephone numbers, identity numbers or other personal information. Such…

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Judge Rules Against Shkreli on Investor Losses

A judge has ruled that “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli was responsible for nearly $10.5 million in losses in his securities-fraud case. The amount set on Monday by Judge Kiyo Matsumoto…

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