Navy Vet Says Rep. George Santos Deserves Criminal Charges for Alleged Scam

The Navy veteran who claims Rep. George Santos cheated him out of cash intended for his dying dog’s cancer treatment, says he’ll get justice if the lyin’ congressman is hit with criminal charges. Richard Osthoff tells TMZ … he views the alleged scam as both wire fraud and charity fraud — calling Santos a swindler … Read more

Dozens turned away after sex, domestic assaults in Winnipeg, jeopardizing criminal cases: nurses – Winnipeg

Two nurses who collect evidence after sexual and domestic assaults in Winnipeg say they’ve been forced to turn away dozens of survivors due to staffing shortages since last summer, some of whom, they say, don’t return to hospital, putting potential criminal investigations in jeopardy. Earlier this week the Manitoba Nurses Union said some survivors of … Read more

U.S. labels Russia-backed Wagner Group as transnational criminal organization, imposes new sanctions

Washington — The U.S. targeted the Russia-backed Wagner Group in a new round of sanctions on Thursday, labeling the mercenary group a transnational criminal organization and accusing it of atrocities in Ukraine and around the world. The Treasury Department said it sanctioned eight individuals and 16 entities, many with ties to the Wagner Group. The … Read more

Former FBI Official Pleads Not Guilty to Latest Criminal Charges

washington —  Retired top FBI official Charles McGonigal pleaded not guilty in federal court in Washington on Wednesday to criminal charges alleging he took at least $225,000 from a former Albanian intelligence agent while serving as the chief of counterintelligence for the FBI’s New York field office. McGonigal’s arraignment came two days after he pleaded … Read more

B.C. rally takes aim at ‘criminal’ high-interest payday loans

A B.C. community group took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on the federal government to crack down on what they say are “predatory” lending companies charging astronomical interest rates. Members of the group Acorn Canada demonstrated in front of a Easy Financial branch in Surrey before taking their message to MP Randeep Sarai’s office. … Read more

PM Modi bats for repeal of obsolete criminal laws, prison reforms at DGP meet

Prime Minister Modi also suggested making the police forces more sensitive and training them in emerging technologies.  (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for the further strengthening of traditional policing mechanisms such as foot patrols. Addressing the All-India Conference of Director Generals of Police, he also batted for the repeal of obsolete criminal laws and the implementation of prison reforms to improve jail management. The PM suggested making police forces more … Read more

Matteo Messina Denaro: After the arrest of Italy’s most wanted criminal, what next for the mafia? | World News

Matteo Messina Denaro

The arrest of a murderous mob boss who had been on the run for decades has prompted relief around Italy – while raising a pressing question: what becomes of the Mafia now? Matteo Messina Denaro was detained on 16 January while he was at a hospital appointment, where he was getting treatment for cancer. He … Read more

US labels Russia’s Wagner Group a criminal organization

The US on January 23 designated Russia

The Biden administration designated Russia’s Wagner Group a transnational criminal organization in a new effort to blunt the mercenary company’s powerful role on the battlefield in Ukraine and around the world. New sanctions will be coming next week against the group, which the US now believes has about 50,000 personnel deployed in Ukraine, National Security … Read more

Alec Baldwin charges are a sign that a criminal reckoning awaits him – but he remains defiant and even bullish | US News

Alec Baldwin

It has been 15 months since cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot dead during rehearsals on set in New Mexico. One of her friends, whom she worked with on the film Rust, told me he has been “praying for accountability” and the looming charges of involuntary manslaughter suggest it could finally be on the way. There … Read more