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  • US federal agent investigating Silk Road admits $800,000 bitcoin theft

    09/01/2015 7:05:19 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 6 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 9-1-2015 | Reuters
    A former US secret service agent has pleaded guilty to stealing over $800,000 worth of bitcoin during an investigation into online drug marketplace Silk Road. Shaun Bridges, 33, appeared in federal court in San Francisco and admitted to money laundering and obstruction of justice. Silk Road operated for more than two years until it was shut down in October 2013 having generated more than $214m in sales of drugs and other illicit goods using bitcoin, prosecutors said. Ross Ulbricht, Silk Road’s creator, who authorities say used the alias Dread Pirate Roberts, was sentenced to life in prison after a federal...
  • 45 people accused of street-level drug dealing arrested in Plaquemines Parish

    10/15/2015 5:03:21 PM PDT · by BBell · 35 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 10/13/15 | Emily Lane, | The Times-Picayune
    Forty-five people accused of street-level drug dealing were arrested in Plaquemines Parish as result of a yearlong undercover narcotics investigation, authorities said Tuesday (Oct. 13). Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Lonnie Greco said during a press conference at the sheriff's office in Belle Chasse that an additional nine suspects were still at large. The investigation, called "Operation Who's Next," targeted 50 suspected dealers who Greco said were selling drugs across the parish, "from Belle Chasse to Boothville." Deputies began arresting suspects Sept. 8. The effort was likely the agency's largest-ever undercover operation, Greco said. Three high school students, including a 16-year-old, were...
  • Miami VA Whistleblower Exposes Drug Dealing, Theft, Abuse

    05/21/2014 9:05:13 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 7 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 5/21/14
    When asked why he would risk his job and speak publicly, Detective Thomas Fiore considered the question carefully before answering. “People are dying,” he finally said, “and there are so many things that are going on there that people need to know about.” Fiore, a criminal investigator for the VA police department in South Florida, contacted CBS4 News hoping to shed light on what he considers a culture of cover-ups and bureaucratic neglect. Among his charges: Drug dealing on the hospital grounds is a daily occurrence.
  • Cruise ship drug dealing alleged in Virgin Islands

    02/11/2011 2:49:15 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 2/11/11 | AP
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A California man was arrested in the U.S. Virgin Islands on suspicion of selling drugs to fellow passengers on a Caribbean cruise, officials said Friday. Steven Barry Krumholz, 51, of West Hollywood, was arrested on board the Allure of the Seas in St. Thomas, said Jeffrey Quinones, a spokesman in Puerto Rico for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The ship had just come from the Bahamas on a charter billed as the "world's largest gay cruise."
  • New Haven Cocaine Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

    05/18/2009 4:31:29 PM PDT · by Larry381 · 4 replies · 390+ views
    Department of Justice ^ | May 18, 2009 | United States Attorney's Office District of Connecticut
    Nora R. Dannehy, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that SALVADOR BAEZ, also known as “Sal B,” 32, of James Street, New Haven, was sentenced on Friday, May 15, by Senior United States District Judge Peter C. Dorsey in New Haven to 120 months of imprisonment, followed by eight years of supervised release, for his involvement in a drug trafficking organization that distributed cocaine, crack and heroin in and around New Haven. On September 5, 2008, BAEZ pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, and one count of...
  • UK: Drug-dealing milkman spared jail

    02/06/2009 1:27:08 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 322+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 2/6/09 | Michael Holden
    LONDON (Reuters) – A milkman who admitted he delivered cannabis as well as pints to elderly customers to ease their aches and pains, was spared jail Friday. Robert Holding, 72, from Burnley, told police he supplied the drug to 17 customers after detectives raided his home and found nearly 6oz (167g) of cannabis in an egg crate in the van he used for deliveries. "He said he sold the cannabis to existing customers because they were old and had aches and pains," said prosecutor Sarah Statham. ... Holding, who admitted supplying and possession of the drug at a previous hearing,...
  • Roseville Medical Marijuana Distributor Indicted

    01/15/2006 8:44:21 AM PST · by Mojave · 88 replies · 728+ views
    (AP) ROSEVILLE A federal grand jury has indicted a former Roseville medical marijuana distributor on drug and money laundering charges. A 19-count indictment says Richard James Marino grossed two-point-seven-five (m) million dollars in the eight months in 2004 when he operated his medical marijuana store, Capitol Compassionate Care.
  • Subversion in the Senate: Kerry's Communist Constituency

    10/29/2004 9:30:27 AM PDT · by Fedora · 45 replies · 7,814+ views
    Original FReeper research | 10/29/2004 | Fedora
    John Kerry's Fellow TravellersA 5-part series exposing John Kerry's Communist connections.Part 4: Subversion in the Senate: Kerry's Communist ConstituencyBy Fedora *NOTE: The term "fellow traveller" as used in this article series refers to someone who is not a member of the Communist Party (CP) but regularly engages in actions which advance the Party's program. Some apparent fellow travellers may actually be "concealed party members": members of the CP who conceal their membership. Which of these classifications is applicable to the Kerrys is a question this series leaves unresolved. This series does not argue for any direct evidence of Richard or...