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Under False Pretenses

I’m pleased to announce the imminent publication of my second novel, UNDER FALSE PRETENSES, a thriller about a young woman who is hoping for a fun last summer of her college years, but instead gets caught up in the death throes of a mob organization that’s embroiled in turmoil. 243 more words

Arizona

New Bill in NJ Would Classify Dogfighting as Organized Crime

Paws Up!

To the New Jersey Senate for passing S736 to prosecute dogfighting ring leaders as members of organized crime.

Dogfighting is a grisly offense. It is not restricted to any social or demographic sphere.  133 more words

Animal Cruelty

Dead Man's Grip

I am reviewing the procedural thriller Dead Man’s Grip by Peter James which is a very good book that I bought from a car boot sale. 208 more words

Books

Russian whistleblower who died in 2012 may have been poisoned

A Russian businessman, who died in London while assisting a Swiss probe into a massive money-laundering scheme, may have been poisoned with a substance derived from a highly toxic plant, an inquest has heard. 314 more words

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Can Mexico's Electoral Authority Stop Criminal Funding?

By Patrick Corcoran in Insight Crime 05/11/15

Mexico is weeks away from a landmark midterm election, but many analysts worry that the nation’s electoral authorities are dropping the ball as far as criminal organizations financing their preferred candidates. 824 more words

Waco Biker Battle Suspects Juan Garcia, Drew King and Jim Harris Back In Custody On $1 Million Bond

KXAN News — An engineer with the City of Austin Public Works Department was arrested Sunday in the aftermath of a biker-gang shootout at Waco’s Twin Peaks restaurant. 85 more words

Crime

Romance scams popular in Australia

ABC NEWS:

Australians were scammed out of almost $82 million last year, with romance-based schemes accounting for the biggest losses, a report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has found. 272 more words

Fraud