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Pittsburg crime victims awarded grant cash | KSNF/KODE

PITTSBURG, Kans. – Three organizations in southeast Kansas will continue to provide services to crime victims thanks to the recent grant round from the Kansas Attorney General. More than $ 68,000 for the Safehouse Crisis Center in Pittsburg. The Children’s Advocacy Center in Pittsburg received $ 54 hundred for operating expenses. And Hope Unlimited in […]

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Memphis not saying how cash might be spent on violent crime

New federal guidelines published in the last few days are the reason for delaying this proposal until the next meeting of the council in early August. MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Memphis City officials said Tuesday morning they were not quite ready to come up with concrete ideas on how to spend the millions of dollars available […]

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Metropolis lawmaker introduces invoice to boost reward cash for info in violent crime

Increase in reward money to get violent criminals off the streets. A Baltimore city council tabled a bill Monday night that it believes more people will seek tips from the police. It is a community-wide effort calling for an end to violence in order to honor the victims and support their families. Family closure is […]

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Man arrested after carrying AK-style rifle into gasoline station, police say | Crime and Courts

Marlon L. Phillips Provided CROWN POINT – A man was arrested last week after several police officers in Gary saw him carry an assault rifle into a gas station, court records show. Marlon L. Phillips, 27, of Gary, appeared to be hiding the gun in the Citgo gas station at 3118 W. 15th Avenue around […]

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Bitcoin is theory, not cash, and facilitates monetary crime, peak central financial institution warns

Bitcoin is not money – it is a speculative asset that can be used by organized crime to launder money and launch ransomware attacks, says the world’s leading organization of central banks. Important points: According to BIS, cryptocurrencies are fragmenting currency systems in a negative way It urges central banks to consider issuing digital currencies […]

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German police raids tied to cash laundering, crime gangs

BERLIN — Special police units searched around 30 buildings Tuesday in connection with money laundering and organized crime in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Investigators raided homes, offices and stores in Duisburg, Leverkusen, Gelsenkirchen and other cities in the Rhineland and Ruhr Valley, the German news agency dpa reported. They confiscated possessions and […]

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North Platte man sentenced for stealing his mom’s cash | Crime

GETTY IMAGES Telegraph Employee Reports A North Platte man was sentenced to state prison after not objecting to more than $ 10,000 being stolen from his mother. Fifty-year-old Billy Phillips was sentenced to 18 months in prison after appearing before Judge Vicki Johnson at Fillmore District Court and was immediately taken into custody, according to […]

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Norwich man accused of stealing cash from eldery girl as a part of Nigerian cellphone rip-off crime group

The woman sent a $ 18,000 money order to a suspect identified as a 34-year-old Dexter Enwerem. NORWICH, Conn. – A Norwich man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an international telephone fraud organization. Police said they received a phone call from someone telling them that their 80-year-old mother-in-law had been a victim of theft. […]

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Man sentenced to four years for capturing 2 with assault-style rifle at Schererville park | Crime and Courts

Ransom had three crime convictions and was on parole at the time of the Schererville shooting for illegally carrying a gun in Illinois, Villarreal said. Picking up a fight he was not involved in, he brought a gun and caused life-threatening injuries to two people, she said. A teenager enlisted Ransom’s help after agreeing to […]

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Treating mentally in poor health accused felons saves cash, stop crime

The Los Angeles County prison is filled with hundreds of inmates charged with crimes but too mentally ill to understand the charges brought against them or to support their own defense. Unable to stand trial, they burn county taxpayers’ money while they wait in jail. Waiting for what? Not to get completely and sustainably healthy, […]