All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Bail’

Daniel Villegas: Out On Bail After 19 Years In Prison

An El Paso, Texas man who had been convicted of double murder and imprisoned for life was freed Tuesday, 19 years after being sent to prison. Witnesses, supporters and family members all maintain that he was wrongly sent to prison. Daniel Villegas, 37, has been serving a life sentence for the 1993 driver-by shooting of Armando Lazo, 17, and Robert …

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George Zimmerman Gets Out Of Jail

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, you are probably aware of George Zimmerman. In case you have been living under a rock, the full story can be found here. To give a brief recap, Zimmerman was charged for second degree manslaughter in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, and was eventually acquitted of all charges after …

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MegaUpload Founder Posts Bail, Twitter Reaction

Kim Dotcom, founder of MegaUpload, was released from jail today on bond, after a New Zealand court deemed that he wasn’t a flight risk. Though the NZ Crown might appeal the decision to set Dotcom free for the time being, it had been deemed that it is unlikely that he would be able to access the funds to flee the …

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MegaUpload’s Kim Dotcom Granted Bail

Kim Dotcom has scored a win in his extradition case to the U.S. where he and his company, MegaUpload, face multiple charges including racketeering and criminal copyright infringement. Reuters is reporting that Dotcom’s effort to win bail have finally been rewarded as he was allowed to return home today after fighting to be granted bail for nearly a month. As …

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Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Doesn’t Make Bail

Seven of Megaupload’s employees and the company itself are accused of providing copyrighted material online without paying royalties. The company’s staff and Founder Kim Dotcom has been arrested and incarcerated. Dotcom himself made over $41 million just last year. Claiming he had done nothing wrong, his attorney’s argued for his release on bail from a New Zealand jail however; prosecutors …

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