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  • Why Goldman's CEO Lloyd Blankfein hired a criminal defense lawyer

    08/23/2011 6:48:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | 08/23/2011 | John Crudelle
    What’s Lloyd Blankfein afraid of? You can pick any number of things that could have caused the chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs to go out and hire an expensive criminal defense attorney, but his most pressing concern has to be a guy named Rajat Gupta. Gupta was a friend of Raj Rajaratnam, the founder of Galleon Group who is going to jail for insider trading. Gupta was also an esteemed member of Goldman’s board of directors and would have been aware of anything important that was occurring at Goldman Sachs. Phone conversations with Gupta that came up during Raj’s...
  • Phoebe Prince bullies live in fear amid death threats

    04/07/2010 5:31:20 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 93 replies · 2,174+ views
    Irish Central ^ | Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 9:15 PM | By ANTOINETTE KELLY,
    Three of the nine teenagers accused of driving 15-year-old Irish immigrant Phoebe Prince to commit suicide have been ordered to stay away from her family. Sean Mulveyhill, 17, Austin Renaud, 18, and Kayla Narey, 17, were all freed today on personal recognizances as long as they left Phoebe's heartborken family alone. Judge Judd Carheart made the ruling in a brief arraignment which the three teenagers did not attend.
  • 5-year term for investigator in forgery case - "I believe that the death penalty is illegal."

    05/01/2007 11:22:18 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 36 replies · 1,529+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Tuesday, May 1, 2007 | Mark Martin
    5-year term for investigator in forgery case - "I believe that the death penalty is illegal...It is barbaric and an atrocity...Any acts I committed are out of a firm belief against the state killing these people." Mark Martin, Chronicle Sacramento Bureau Tuesday, May 1, 2007 (05-01) 04:00 PDT Sacramento -- A former criminal defense investigator accused of forging statements from jurors, witnesses and others in death penalty cases pleaded guilty to four charges Monday and accepted a five-year prison sentence. Kathleen Culhane, 40, said outside a Sacramento courtroom that she filed incorrect documents on behalf of five condemned inmates because...
  • Eating tomatoes 'turns kids into criminals'

    02/23/2003 7:00:33 AM PST · by aculeus · 108 replies · 3,375+ views
    The Observer [UK] ^ | February 23, 2003 | Jean West
    Tomatoes don't agree with John. He is sick within an hour of eating them and becomes sweaty and panicky. But worse than this, they also make him irritable and aggressive and liable to commit violent crimes. Jason has a similar reaction to bread. He has always loved doorsteps smothered in butter for breakfast. But it gives him diarrhoea and a weird kind of depressed 'hangover'. This makes him crave the heroin that once put his life on the skids. It may sound implausible, but a controversial theory is gathering momentum: that one explanation for crime may be found on our...