FBI investigated Americans for supporting Palestinian rights
Activists from the International Solidarity Movement try to stop an Israeli army bulldozer from closing the entrance to Balata refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, 7 November 2003. Recently released documents reveal that in 2004, the FBI investigated Americans involved in entirely lawful activities with the nonviolent group.The FBI conducted “terrorism” investigations into Americans for supporting Palestinian rights, documents obtained by The Interceptreveal.Starting in 2004, the probes focused on activists with the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in St. Louis, Missouri, and in Los ...
The Electronic Intifada
U.S. Arrests Cash-Flaunting Russian Rapper for Cryptocurrency Laundering
The FBI has arrested a Russian rapper in the United States on cryptocurrency laundering charges after finding photographs of him flashing large sums of money on social media, authorities have said.Maxim Boyko, 29, was arrestedat a Miami condo Saturday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, after arriving in the U.S. with his wife in January. The FBI alleged that Boyko, who told customs agents that his earnings come from Bitcoin investments and rental properties in Russia, is a “significant cybercriminal” who launders stolen funds for other cybercriminals.A post shared by Plinofficial (@pli...
The Moscow Times
‘Iron Man 2’ Actor Keith Middlebrook Arrested By FBI For Trying To Sell Fake Coronavirus Cure
The FBI arrested a man on Thursday who claimed to be selling a fake coronavirus cure, in what may be the first federal arrest made related to the novel disease.The man, Keith Lawrence Middlebrook, was asking his more than 2.4 million Instagram followers for investments in his company, which he claimed had developed pills and an injectable vaccine that would cure people with coronavirus (COVID-19). He claimed that his investors included basketball player Earvin “Magic” Johnson, though Johnson has denied that claim. Middlebrook told his followers that those who invested would get back hundreds o...
Former FBI agent Bob Levinson has died in Iranian custody: family
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Prince Andrew Has “Completely Shut The Door’ On FBI’s Jeffrey Epstein Pedophilia Investigation
Prosecutors in New York say that Prince Andrew, Duke of York and member of the British Royal Family, has “completely shut the door” on cooperating with a FBI investigation about late billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. On March 9, Geoffrey Berman, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, discussed the Prince’s lack of coorperation during a press conference for an unrelated case. “Contrary to Prince Andrew’s very public offer to cooperate with our investigation into Epstein’s co-conspirators, an offer that was conveyed via press release, Prince Andrew has now com...
2 FBI wanted Nigerians Onajokpe, Nnamdi convicted in Warri for cyberfraud
FBI wanted Onajokpe Patrick Erakposhere: sentenced for cyber crimeTwo FBI wanted Nigerians, Patrick Erakposhere Onajokpe and Macdonald Chukwuma Nnamdi, along with four others have been convicted in Warri and sentenced.Onajokpe and Nnamdi were convicted by Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court, Warri, Delta State for various offences bordering on impersonation and Internet fraud.The four others were convicted for operating a vessel within Nigerian Waters without due registration and licence by appropriate authority.They were all prosecuted by the Benin office of the EFCC.Onajokpe also f...
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FBI arrests Nigerians, others over $30m Atlanta-based scams
File: FBI arrests Nigerian cyber criminalThe FBI and other US Federal agents have arrested twenty-four individuals, among them Nigerians, for their involvement in a large-scale fraud and money laundering operation that targeted citizens, corporations, and financial institutions throughout the United States.Two of the Nigerians, Afeez Olaide Adeniran and Blessing Ojo face a separate charge of wire fraud. The indictment alleges that Adeniran defrauded a homebuyer of $40,000 intended for a real estate transaction.“The indictment alleges that due to a computer intrusion and false invoicing scam, O...
Fashion mogul Peter Nygard's headquarters raided by FBI, NYPD
NEW YORK — The FBI and the New York Police Department raided the Times Square headquarters of fashion mogul Peter Nygard Tuesday in connection with a sex trafficking investigation, a law enforcement source confirmed.The raid comes two weeks after 10 women sued Nygard for “pamper parties” at his Bahamas mansion where he allegedly sexually abused underage girls. Dozens more alleged victims have since provided evidence relevant to the civil suit detailing an elaborate trafficking operation, according to attorneys Greg Gutzler and Lisa Haba.Raids by the FBI and NYPD typically are not a sign that p...
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