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Niece Transfers Cash To Free Her Aunt In Kidnapping Rip-off: LCSO

STERLING, VA – A Sterling resident reported Friday to the Loudoun Sheriff’s Office that she was contacted by a person who said her niece was in a traffic accident and needed money. At the same time, the niece was contacted by scammers who said her aunt had been kidnapped and she had to send money […]

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Homicide, Kidnapping, Drug Trafficking and Cash Laundering: Right here’s How Hawai‘i’s Crime Scene is Altering

  Illustration: James Nakamura     Dozens of federal agents swarmed a modest suburban Kailua house before dawn in mid-July, armed with search warrants aimed at a local businessman with a decadeslong reputation for trouble. The operation ended with Michael Miske Jr. behind bars and the U.S. Attorney’s office unveiling an indictment detailing 22 charges […]