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  • Dem Senator’s Small Business Experience Was Co-Running Store that Sold Stolen Goods

    09/19/2014 2:53:00 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 13 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 9-18-14 | CJ Ciarmarella
    Throughout her political career, including during her current race against former GOP Sen. Scott Brown, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) has touted her experience as a small business owner. Shaheen’s small business “experience” was co-running a store that once sold thousands of dollars-worth of stolen jewelry. “As the former owner and manager of a small retail business, Senator Shaheen knows what it’s like to worry about meeting payroll and inventory costs to keep a business going,” the Issues section of her Senate website declares. Her Senate biography also describes her as a “former small business owner.” This week, the Shaheen...
  • SC: Victims takes Robbers Gun, finds Gun was Stolen

    09/13/2014 6:14:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 12 September, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    I have read thousands of stories of citizens fighting criminals, and usually winning, especially if they are armed.   In very rare cases, the criminal takes a weapon from an armed citizen.   It seems to be a bit more common for a citizen to take a weapon from the criminal.   It makes sense when you consider that the citizen has a lot more to lose than the criminal.  Criminals, by their actions, have shown that they have no concern for the rights of others, so a victim has reason to fear for their life.   Most citizens...
  • “black mass” nixed in oklahoma city

    08/22/2014 4:39:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    There was to be a “Black Mass” performance at the Oklahoma City Civic Center on September 21, using a consecrated Host. But after Oklahoma City Archbishop Paul Coakley succeeded in getting a judge to issue a restraining order, on the grounds that the Host had been stolen, the attorney for the Satanic group returned the Host to a Catholic priest. The archbishop then dropped his lawsuit. Here is how the story played out over the summer. When we learned of this scheduled performance, we issued a news release on July 2 calling attention to what a “Black Mass” entails. We...
  • What is the Legal Risk of Buying a Gun at a Turn In (buy back)?

    04/22/2014 6:29:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 April, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    In most of the United States, it has always been legal to buy and sell firearms privately without any paperwork.    Private sales are not required to go through a Federal Firearms License (FFL).   It is against the law to build or maintain a Federal firearms registry.   One of the purposes of this restriction is to insure against firearms confiscation by the Federal government. There are a few states that have effectively banned private sales.  California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, New York, and Rhode Island, are six states that require that private parties have a background check conducted by the...
  • Theft of Firearms in the United States

    04/17/2014 12:48:43 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 17 April, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Data provided by the FBI The United States has one of the highest per capita numbers of firearms in the world.   It is estimated that there is about one gun for each man, woman and child in the United States, about 310 million firearms.   Every year, some of those firearms are stolen, breaking any official chain of ownership.   In any given year, the percentage of firearms reported stolen is fairly small.  In 2013, 191 thousand firearms were reported stolen to the NCIC.  That is about .06 percent of the total firearms in private hands.  Not six percent, but six...
  • Dozens of TVs reported missing from uptown arena after DNC

    04/06/2014 8:45:33 AM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    WBTV ^ | 4/02/14 | Pamela Escobar
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The Democratic National Convention has been over for 18 months, but it's still fresh in the mind of one company who filed a police report saying it can't find $75,000 worth of equipment. LG Electronics spoke with WBTV and explained why it decided to tell police now. The DNC ended in September 2012. LG electronics based in New Jersey had hundreds and hundreds of displays for delegates and convention participants. "A number of the products were sold on site and after the event. But the majority were returned to our warehouse they came back safe and...
  • EXPLOSIVE REPORT: Stolen Passports Used BEFORE

    03/17/2014 8:31:26 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 31 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 3/17/2014 | sundance
    This is something the TV media are not reporting to the extent it is an explosive development. We know from media reports the two stolen passports were used by two Iranian Nationals. We have previously been told the passports were used to try and gain entry to Europe their final destination. However, if this report from the LA Times is accurate EVERYTHING changes and actually aligns with our theory of why the plane was taken.
  • Man’s personal info stolen after using Obamacare website

    02/05/2014 10:51:08 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    Captitol City Project ^ | February 5, 2014 | By Joe Schoffstall
    A Virginia man’s personal information has been stolen after he signed up for Obamacare on the website. Now, he’s questioning if the website is the reason why. “There’s a possibility someone got my personal information from your website,” Virginia Beach resident Rich Guillory said in a video shot by WVEC-VA while speaking on the phone. “They knew my name and they had my number” — along with his address and social security number as well. he day after he signed up on the website, he got a call from someone claiming they could help him with finding health insurance....
  • Baby Jesus Stolen From Two Nativity Scenes

    12/10/2013 3:00:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 21 replies
    CBS ^ | CBS
    WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) – Two Mt. Pleasant families are baffled, after someone stole the baby Jesus from their nativity scene. The thefts happened on Connellsville Road. “I went to get my mail, and when I came back and looked at the nativity, the baby was gone,” Valarie Goodwin said.
  • Nativity Scene Figures Stolen From St. Joseph Church

    12/10/2013 2:58:35 PM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    CBS ^ | CBS
    ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (WCCO) – In this season of giving, someone has taken part of the nativity scene from a Minnesota church. Mary and Joseph are among the figures stolen from a display outside the Church of St. Joseph, located in the town of St. Joseph. The church is led by Father Jerome Tupa, who says the manger’s appearance signals the beginning of the advent season, placed near the intersection of Main and Minnesota Streets.
  • Truck carrying radioactive material reportedly stolen in Mexico

    12/04/2013 3:14:52 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-4-13 | Fox News
    A truck carrying potentially "extremely dangerous" radioactive material has been stolen in Mexico, the UN atomic watchdog said Wednesday. The truck was transporting a cobalt-60 teletherapy source intended for medical use to a storage center when it was stolen on Monday in Tepojaco, near Mexico City, the International Atomic Energy Agency said, according to Agence France-Presse
  • North Carolina store manager donates $100 after thief steals Salvation Army kettle from mall

    11/29/2013 10:46:00 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    <p>A store manager in North Carolina donated $100 into a replacement Salvation Army kettle after police say a thief swiped one from a bell ringer helping a grandmother at the Hanes Mall in Winston Salem.</p>
  • [Video] Woman's Identity Stolen After Signing Up For ObamaCare

    11/12/2013 8:31:16 AM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Conservative America ^ | 11/12/13 | staff
    You won't see the mainstream media reporting on this story. Lisa Martinson called customer service after she forgot her password. That’s when she was told that three different people were given the password to her account, her address, and her Social Security number.
  • A Pile of Romanian Ash May Be Stolen Picasso, Matisse, and Monet Masterpieces

    07/17/2013 8:00:44 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 12 replies
    If you needed more proof that art theft is a futile, dead-end job, look no further than the Kunsthal heist of 2012. After the theft of seven masterpieces worth tens of millions of dollars ——a Picasso, two Monets, and a Matisse, among others—it appears that the mother of one of the suspects said she burned their cache of high-priced art partly because the thieves couldn't find any buyers.
  • Little Debbie Truck Stolen, Cakes Sold: Police (Dallas, TX)

    06/14/2013 8:32:52 PM PDT · by bgill · 24 replies ^ | June 14, 2013 | Frank Heinz
    The driver called his boss, and the police, and reported the truck stolen. A short time later, after leaving the supermarket with his boss, the driver spotted his truck being driven along Harry Hines Boulevard. The driver again called the police, who were able to stop the driver and take him into custody. A quick search of the truck revealed that, according to the driver's statement in the police report, 100 boxes, or more likely cases, worth an estimated $5,000, were missing from the truck.
  • McDonald’s Employee Finds Stolen Car At Restaurant’s Drive-Thru

    05/16/2013 2:48:22 PM PDT · by mykroar · 10 replies
    CBS ^ | 5/16/2013 | CBS Seattle
    KENNEWICK, Wash. (CBS Seattle) — A McDonald’s employee found her own stolen car in the fast food restaurant’s drive-thru. Kennewick authorities tell KEPR-TV that 22-year-old Katherine York was driving Virginia Maiden’s stolen Toyota SUV while going through the McDonald’s drive-thru Tuesday. Maiden told police that her vehicle was stolen from her apartment complex Tuesday morning. After Maiden spotted her car, she called Kennewick police who responded to the scene as York was pulling out of the drive-thru. York and a male passenger were detained, but the unidentified man was later released.
  • Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Widespread (Durham scheme reaches several states, federal returns)

    04/29/2013 4:04:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Carolina Journal ^ | 4/29/13 | Don Carrington
    DURHAM — A stolen-identity tax refund scheme uncovered by a Durham retiree in March apparently is so widespread that one federal official has described it as the “No. 1 tax scam for 2013.” It’s called SIRF, stolen identity refund fraud, and it affects an untold number of innocent taxpayers, costing the federal government billions. It relies on two weaknesses in the operations of the Internal Revenue Service: its desire to get returns to taxpayers quickly, and a timing gap in how it deals with employees and employers. In short, criminals file fake tax returns in the name of a taxpayer,...
  • Woman gets prison time in 'total identity theft'(Illegal steals American Woman's life)

    03/25/2013 7:11:51 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 23 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/25/2013 | Yahoo
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — For almost 12 years, a Houston elementary school teacher and an illegal immigrant living in Topeka have engaged in a tug of war to claim the identity of Candida L. Gutierrez in a case that has put a face on the growing crime of "total identity theft" in the United States. On Monday, the real Candida L. Gutierrez saw her identity thief, Benita Cardona-Gonzalez, for the first time. Their encounter came inside a federal courtroom in Wichita, where Cardona-Gonzalez, a Mexican national, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for possessing fraudulent identification documents. The plea...
  • At Bensalem Turn In, only two of 586 firearms were stolen

    03/05/2013 7:05:17 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 March, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    A screenshot of guns collected at Bensalem Township's gun buyback events. Credit Bensalem Township The Bensalem Patch notes that only two of 586 firearms turned in at the two recent turn in events were identified as stolen. From the Bensalem Patch: Nearly 600 firearms, two of which were stolen, were collected at Bensalem Township's anonymous gun buyback events held in February, according to the police department. Sgt. Andrew Aninsman claims that the program was conducted without cost to the taxpayers: "Over the course of two days we received 586 firearms at no cost to taxpayers," Sgt. Andrew Aninsman said. Cash...
  • Police: KTVU van window smashed, $20,000 worth of equipment stolen [Oakland]

    01/10/2013 6:52:44 PM PST · by Lonely Bull · 21 replies
    Oakland Tribune ^ | 01/10/2013 | Kristin J. Bender
    OAKLAND -- Thieves smashed a window of a KTVU news van parked in West Oakland for an assignment Thursday and stole roughly $20,000 worth of laptops and other electronic equipment, the latest in a long string of heists against reporters and photographers. --SNIP-- News photographers and reporters have been robbed and burglarized so many times since last spring that some stations are sending armed guards with media crews doing stories in Oakland.
  • Comedian Katt Williams arrested in LA on suspicion of stolen gun

    12/30/2012 8:10:40 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | 30 December 2012
    LOS ANGELES – Katt Williams, the comedian who has repeatedly found himself on the wrong side of the law, is out on bail after being arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of child endangerment and possession of a stolen gun. Police Officer Norma Eisenman said Williams was taken into custody Friday after the LA County Department of Children and Family Services did a welfare check at his home. Authorities found more than one firearm, one of which had been reported stolen. Eisenman says the DCFS did not specify how many children lived at the home or whether they were removed....
  • Obama's Re-Election Mandate: Guess Whose Money He's Targeting Next?

    12/01/2012 7:11:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 65 replies ^ | December 1, 2012 | Rachel Alexander
    Many Americans didn't bother to vote in the past presidential election, some out of apathy or a belief that the election would hardly affect them. They are in for a rude awakening now that Obama has won re-election. His Santa Claus false promises are unsustainable, so there are going to be few winners and a lot of losers as he redistributes wealth. Obama ran on a platform of making the rich “pay their fair share of taxes,” but raising taxes on the wealthy will only fund the federal government for eight days a year. In order to even partially keep...
  • Ship with 700 Tons of Gold Ore Disappears Off Russia

    10/30/2012 2:30:35 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 25 replies
    My Fox Orlando ^ | Oct 30, 2012 | AP
    Ship with 700 tons of gold ore disappears off Russia MOSCOW – A vessel with a nine-person crew and 700 tons of gold ore onboard has disappeared in stormy seas off Russia's Pacific Coast. The ship sent a distress call on Sunday as it was sailing from the coastal town of Neran to Feklistov Island in the Sea of Okhotsk. The vessel, hired by mining company Polymetal, was carrying 700 tons of gold ore from one deposit to another where it was to be processed. Gold ore is the material from which gold is extracted and contains only a small...
  • Mitts Off the Mitt Sign, Commie...

    10/15/2012 1:04:08 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 2 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | October 15, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Why the polls are all wrong. To set up the claim, "You cheated!"

    09/30/2012 10:36:09 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 47 replies
    30 September 2012 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Story after story has come out showing the populace somewhat evenly divided between the two Presidential candidates. However, on the street where the "real" people live, we all know the story is VERY different from the polls. The ONLY people I hear advocating for the Democrat Party are the individuals like the "Obama gave us a cellphone" woman and they do not make up a significant part of the population. Very few cars now sport Obama stickers anymore. They've all been peeled off. The invective used by people when discussing the Democrat Party and Obama is severe. The only conclusion...
  • Millions of dollars in maple syrup stolen

    09/05/2012 12:33:28 PM PDT · by Tugo · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | 8/31/12 | CNN's Brad Lendon
    Talk about sticky-fingered thieves. They've struck in Quebec, snatching millions of dollars worth of maple syrup from a warehouse in Saint-Louis-de-Blandford, between Montreal and Quebec City. Up to 10 million pounds of syrup was in the warehouse, according to a statement from the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, which bills itself as keeper of the global strategic maple syrup reserve.
  • U-Haul truck carrying Biden gear stolen in Detroit

    09/03/2012 2:35:48 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    WLS AM ^ | 9/3/2012
    Updated: 9/3/2012 12:59:32 PM U-Haul truck carrying Biden gear stolen in Detroit DETRIOT (WLS) - A U-Haul truck carrying equipment for Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign event in Detroit Monday was stolen this weekend, ABC News confirmed with United States Secret Service. Ed Donovan, a spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service, told ABC News the truck carrying equipment was stolen between late Saturday night and early Sunday morning at the Westin Hotel in Detroit. He would not specify what kind of equipment was in the truck.
  • Texas Man Finds Stolen Car 42 Years Later (1967 Austin-Healey on eBay)

    Texas Man Finds Stolen Car 42 Years LaterBy ALON HARISH | Good Morning America – 13 hrs ago Bob Russell could not be blamed for losing hope that he would reunite with his 1967 Austin-Healey. Stolen outside his Philadelphia apartment 42 years ago, the British roadster seemed a lost cause. But thanks to the Internet and some creative police work, Russell has his pride and joy back. When Russell, then a graduate student at Temple University, returned home the morning after a date with his future wife, his car was nowhere to be found. For decades since, he searched for...
  • Court tosses law about false claims on medals

    06/28/2012 6:34:36 PM PDT · by Lowell1775 · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 28, 2012 | AP as seen on Fox News
    Court tosses law about false claims on medals Published June 28, 2012 Associated Press WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a federal law making it a crime to lie about receiving the Medal of Honor and other prized military awards, with justices branding the false claim "contemptible" but nonetheless protected by the First Amendment. The court voted 6-3 in favor of Xavier Alvarez, a former local elected official in California who falsely said he was a decorated war veteran and had pleaded guilty to violating the 2006 law, known as the Stolen Valor Act. The law, enacted...
  • Vehicle crashes into building in Northwest DC; believed to be intentional

    06/09/2012 6:07:28 AM PDT · by csvset · 14 replies
    MyFoxDC ^ | 9 june 2012 | Paul Wagner
    WASHINGTON - A car has crashed into an office building in Northwest D.C. Friday evening. The crash occurred in the 1000 block of Connecticut Avenue near the Farragut North Metro station at around 7:45 p.m. One of the station's entrances is closed. Connecticut Avenue has been shut down near K Street. Law enforcement sources tell FOX 5 that a man in a stolen car intentionally ran the vehicle into the front of the building. Sources also say that they believe a can of gasoline was inside the car. Witnesses say when the man got out of the car and was...
  • Facebook Pictures Lead to Man’s Arrest after Marriage Proposal (stolen ring)

    12/31/2011 6:49:33 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Fox 4 KC ^ | 12/29/11 | Meredith Baldwin
    Facebook Pictures Lead to Man’s Arrest after Marriage Proposal4:15 pm, December 29, 2011, by Meredith Baldwin **SNIP** Police recognized the stolen engagement ring from her photos and tracked down 25-year-old Ryan Jarvis. He confessed to stealing the ring from a Zales jewelry store before popping the question.
  • Snapped: camera thieves caught

    12/29/2011 5:42:27 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 12 replies
    Canberra Times ^ | 12/29/11 | Asher Moses
    Kevin Hayes feels like the luckiest man alive. Three years ago, the 43-year-old Melbourne man was in Canberra and lost the $5000 Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR camera his wife bought him for his birthday, and he had all but given up hope of getting it back when he found out about the website M The site helped him track the lost or stolen camera to a man who works at a Sydney tattoo parlour a few weeks ago and NSW Police have since collected it. Hayes expects to have his camera back any day now, and NSW...
  • Stolen valor act @ it's worst!!! (Veterans Day fun?)

    11/15/2011 10:01:36 AM PST · by OL Hickory · 50 replies
    you tube ^ | nov 13 2011 | johnnyb34435
    Uploaded by johnnyb34435 on Nov 13, 2011 I decided to have the usual Place year fun whenever veterans day or memorial day comes around I dress up in my best military costume go to the bar and get all the drinks I want for absolutely nothing it seems that the American sheeple will buy anyone all the drinks they want as long as they feel that they're paying back for the so call freedom they never lost.
  • Revealed: How JFK stole his 'ask not what your country can do' speech from his old headmaster

    11/01/2011 8:25:13 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 41 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11-1-11 | Graham Smith
    It was quickly recorded as one of the greatest sound-bites in political history. As delivered by President John F Kennedy during his January 1961 inauguration address, the immortal phrase 'Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country' inspired millions of Americans. But a new book claims the words of wisdom were not down to Kennedy, or one of his speechwriters, but were instead cribbed from the headmaster of a school the president once attended. Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero, by U.S. talk show host and author Chris Matthews, claims that Kennedy first...
  • News Flash -Truck With Obama's Teleprompter, Audio Equipment Stolen in Virginia

    10/18/2011 7:47:23 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 18, 2011
    Truck With Obama's Teleprompter, Audio Equipment Stolen in Virginia Published October 18, 2011 | In an ironic twist, President Obama's Teleprompter had an unscripted moment when it was apparently stolen along with a stash of other audio equipment inside a truck awaiting the president's arrival in Virginia.
  • Visiting police officer's gun, badges stolen in West Knox County(TN)

    10/06/2011 5:36:26 PM PDT · by deoetdoctrinae · 7 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | October 6, 2011 | staff
    KNOXVILLE — A visiting law-enforcement officer from Maine reported that his gun and badge were stolen from his vehicle at a West Knox County apartment complex this week, according to authorities. The officer, with Maine's Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, was attending a training session at the National Forensics Academy in Oak Ridge, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
  • Investigation against Excise employees complete, who’s involved in sales of Theft vehicle

    09/06/2011 3:52:27 AM PDT · by musarratullah ^ | 6 September 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, 6 September 2011, Police has completed Investigation against the excise department official whose were involved in theft vehicle sales. Some of them received departmental showcase notices. According to sources three investigative committees which were formed for investigation has also complete their investigation and they submit their reports to Chief Minister. Computer expert of Civil Secretariat Saif Ullah Usmani whose also lead a investigative committee has confirmed that during 2009-2010 more then seven thousand vehicle data has stolen from Excise Department, in which employees were involved. During Investigation the committee also found that some Number Plates also stolen from Excise...
  • Weapons Stolen from Dead Jewish Resident of Hevron

    08/11/2011 2:46:24 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/8/11
    The Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) is conducting a search for a military rifle and a pistol that were stolen from a Jewish resident of Hevron who died two months ago, Channel 10 News reported on Thursday. According to the report, while the family was sitting shiva (the seven-day Jewish mourning period) over the man, IDF representatives came by asking for the weapons that the deceased own, but soon discovered that the weapons were gone. The ISA’s Jewish Division, along with the IDF and the Judea & Samaria District of the Israeli Police has launched an investigation to find who...
  • Romanians find 64 stolen missile warheads

    07/18/2011 1:56:29 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Monday, July 18, 2011 3:41 PM EDT | ALINA WOLFE-MURRAY
    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities said Monday they had found dozens of small, old rocket warheads stolen from a train carrying military equipment from Romania to Bulgaria stashed near a railway station in a village north of Bucharest. Authorities promised that the 64 warheads posed no danger to the public but offered varying explanations why. The Romanian national police said there was no risk because they were not attached to rockets. Spokesman Florin Hulea declined to provide further details. Two daily newspapers cited officials close to the investigation as saying the warheads did not contain explosives. The papers, Evenimentul...
  • Report: $6B missing in Iraq may have been stolen (Money Literally Air Lifted by Bush Administration)

    06/14/2011 11:57:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    CBS News ^ | 06/14/2011 | Tucker Reals
    The man Congress put in charge of auditing the billions of dollars dumped on Iraq after Saddam Hussein was toppled has told the Los Angels Times he can't rule out the possibility that $6.6 billion in cash sent from the U.S. was stolen. Special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction Stuart Bowen told the Times the missing money may represent "the largest theft of funds in national history." It was not, it is crucial to note here, U.S. tax-payer dollars which have gone missing in Iraq. The money came from a special fund set up by the Federal Reserve Bank of...
  • Report: $6 billion missing in Iraq may have been stolen (U.S. sent cash - Iraq now wants it back)

    06/14/2011 7:33:17 AM PDT · by Libloather · 34 replies
    CBS News ^ | 6/14/11 | Tucker Reals
    Report: $6B missing in Iraq may have been stolenBy Tucker Reals June 14, 2011 7:35 AM The man Congress put in charge of auditing the billions of dollars dumped on Iraq after Saddam Hussein was toppled has told the Los Angels Times he can't rule out the possibility that $6.6 billion in cash sent from the U.S. was stolen. Special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction Stuart Bowen told the Times the missing money may represent "the largest theft of funds in national history." It was not, it is crucial to note here, U.S. tax-payer dollars which have gone missing in...
  • I-Team: NASA-Nearly $500,000 of items reported lost, stolen (enemy within)

    04/20/2011 7:17:09 AM PDT · by restornu · 20 replies
    ABC Action News ^ | April 20, 2011 | By: Michael George
    I-Team: NASA losing large amounts of high-tech equipment Nearly $500,000 of items reported lost, stolen...CLICK FOR VIDEO ACCESS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In June, NASA’s space shuttle program will take its last flight. The Action News I-Team has uncovered some problems NASA is facing on the ground. NASA reports obtained by the I-Team show $479,108 dollars worth of high-tech equipment simply vanished at Kennedy Space Center in 2010. I-Team reporter Michael George showed the employee lost property reports to Suzanne Pedone of Inventory Management Solutions. Companies hire IMS to keep track of their inventory and prevent items from falling through...
  • SS# Timeline Pinpointed?

    03/15/2011 7:39:23 AM PDT · by charlene4 · 204 replies
    Obama realease your records ^ | March 14, 20011 | Orly Taitz
    ObamaRelease YourRecords on 1:31 AM Via Atty. Taitz; Great news, we can pinpoint the date, when SS-5 was filled out out for Obama’s CT SSN 042-68-4425 (one number after Thomas Wood’s below). Date is March-April 1977, when Obama was in HI, nowhere near CT. [SSA Records Embedded Below] Obama is using 042-68-4425. 042-68-4424 was assigned to Thomas Wood, curently deceased. SSA stonewalled for a year. After I filed my law suit against the commissioner, they started providing info. This number gave us a date, a reference point March 28, 1977-April 15 1977. At that time Obama resided in HI, could...
  • Fighting over Kung Fu

    02/19/2011 12:52:55 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 5 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 2/19/11 | Brendan Lynch
    A Randolph artist is unleashing some litigious kung fu on the Hollywood studio behind the upcoming animated movie “Kung Fu Panda 2,” starring characters voiced by Jack Black and Angelina Jolie. Jayme Gordon has filed a copyright infringement suit in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts against DreamWorks Animation SKG, the studio behind the 2008 animated film “Kung Fu Panda” and its sequel, which will be released in May. Distributor Paramount Pictures Corp. is also listed in the suit. Damages aren’t specified, but the first movie grossed more than $630 million worldwide. The suit doesn’t mention why it’s being filed now...
  • Police: Woman Sells Stolen Walmart Items On Craigslist (Video)

    02/07/2011 8:06:31 PM PST · by greatdefender · 13 replies · 1+ views
    WESH 2 Orlando ^ | February 7, 2011
    SANFORD, Fla. -- Surveillance video from a Sanford Walmart helped lead detectives to a suspect in the theft of more than $1,000 of computer hardware. The video shows a woman hanging out in the electronics section, and then placing external hard drives in a bag under her shirt, police said. Police said the woman then went into the bathroom, dumped the security chip in the packaging and left the store. Investigators went to Craigslist and found the same hard drives for sale. Undercover officers then set up a meeting with the woman and offered to purchase the hardware. Police said...
  • Orange County [CA.] California Dog Theft!!!

    01/19/2011 9:32:42 PM PST · by Brad’s Gramma · 17 replies
    Face Book via GermanShepherdRescueofOrangeCounty | 1-19-11 | Me
    From Facebook: Please help us help Craig! His dog Jager, 10 mos old was stolen FROM HIS HOME today! A police report has been filed. Alleged thief is female, 6 ft tall, 115 lbs, black hair/grn eyes, mid 30s. Dice tattoo on arm, pistol tattoos on hips. If you see her or the dog, contact Craig at or Officer Bryan Thaete, Orange PD 714-744-7444
  • Car stolen with child inside, St. Pete police say

    St. Petersburg Police are looking for a stolen car that was taken with a 1-year-old child in the back seat. Police said the red 2010 Dodge Charger was taken at about 4:15 p.m. from the area of 1st Avenue North and 17th Street. The car has an out-of-state license plate.
  • Marion Barry's car stolen in Southeast D.C.

    12/16/2010 2:23:40 PM PST · by posterchild · 39 replies · 1+ views
    WASHINGTON - D.C. Councilman Marion Barry had his car stolen over the weekend, according to D.C. police. The former mayor parked his 2002 Jaguar outside the Patricia R. Harris Education Center in Southeast D.C. Sunday morning with the keys still in the ignition. When he left the building, the car was gone. D.C. Police have no suspects. Police spokesman Paul Metcalf says the car was recovered Tuesday afternoon.
  • Hundreds Of Toys For Needy Kids Stolen In Orangevale (Toys for Tots , a Sacramento suburb)

    12/16/2010 12:33:02 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies
    CBS 13 ^ | 12/16/10
    ORANGEVALE (CBS13) – Hundreds of toys set aside for kids in need have been stolen just days before Christmas. The toys were taken from the lobby of the Orangevale Chamber of Commerce Monday night. They were donations to the Toys for Tots program.
  • Credit card thieves deliver costly lesson

    12/05/2010 10:11:52 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 35 replies
    Chicago Southtown-Star ^ | December 3, 2010 | Fran Eaton
    Credit card thieves deliver costly lesson December 3, 2010 By Fran Eaton I wish this column was just a public service announcement on being careful about your credit cards during the Christmas shopping season, but it isn't. This week I was victimized by a thief while my credit card remained safe in my wallet in my purse. Or, rather, I thought it was safe. It wasn't until I got a call from a slightly irritated husband asking why our card was declined when he tried to use it for a purchase that I had reason to double-check our account. I...