Internet Criminals Recruiting College Students

According to this Dec. 8 article in the Guardian Unlimited, organized criminal gangs are recruiting undergraduate college students for future corporate criminal activities by offering to pay for their college tuition and expenses. From the article — Organised gangs are recruiting the next generation of internet criminals by approaching undergraduates on university campuses. In some […]

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Thief Tries to Rob Gas Station with Uniformed Policeman in Line

The AP is reporting this weird bit of law enforcement news. A thief tried to rob a gas station with a uniformed police officer waiting in line. From the article — SHREVEPORT, La. — A masked gunman walked into a gas station and demanded money, apparently not noticing that the line at the counter included […]

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California to Track Sex Offenders With GPS System

Wired News is reporting on a California law that will track convicted sex offenders for life via a GPS system attached to ankle bracelets. From the article — Just a few years ago, satellite tracking of convicts was a newfangled alternative to house arrest. Now, the number of American ex-offenders tracked through GPS-equipped ankle bracelets […]

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Cops Investigated After Videotaped Beating is Posted on YouTube

An NBC affiliate in Los Angeles is reporting that 2 Los Angeles police officers are being investigated by the FBI after a video tape clip showing them beating a man during an arrest was posted on the video sharing / social network site YouTube. From the article — Two Los Angeles police officers were under […]

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Texas “Virtual Border Watch” Test Site Now Online

Texas has put a “Virtual Border Watch” test site online for public access. People can sign up for an account with a valid email address and password to start viewing eight different web cams on the Texas / Mexico border. People are encouraged to report any illegal activities that are witnessed on the web cams […]

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