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FBI Herbalife Investigation: What’s Going On?

According to reports, weight loss and nutrition company Herbalife Ltd. is at the center of a federal investigation. Both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Department of Justice are alleged to be looking into the business practices of the organization. The news, which was first reported by the Financial Times, led to a fourteen percent drop in Herbalife’s stock …

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Patrick Cannon, Charlotte Mayor, Resigns Pending Corruption Charges

Eight hours following his arrest on charges of bribery, extortion, and theft, among others, Mayor Patrick DeAngelo Cannon of Charlotte City, North Carolina, resigned from his post. The resignation was contained in a letter addressed to city manager Ron Carlee and city attorney Bob Hagemann, effective immediately. In his letter, Cannon explains that he chose to resign because the charges …

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Leland Yee, California State Senator, Arrested For Bribery And Arms Dealing

Senator Leland Yee, 65, candidate for California Secretary of State and author of gun control legislation, was apprehended Wednesday during an FBI sweep in the Sacramento and San FranciscoBay area. He was accused of wire fraud and conspiracy to illegally transport firearms, among other crimes. The senator represents California’s 8th District, which encompasses San Francisco and a sizeable portion of …

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Bombing Suspect Friend Ibragim Todashev Shot in Self Defense by FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has cleared the unnamed agent who shot Ibragim Todashev last year of murder charges. Todashev was a friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston marathon bombings. Florida Prosecutors and the FBI state the agent acted in self defense. The FBI agent was interviewing Todashev at his home in Orlando due to his self-incrimination …

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Georgetown Student Arrested for Making Ricin in Dorm

A Georgetown student was arrested in Washington Friday, after showing his resident advisor a bag of homemade ricin he’d made in his dorm room. The advisor contacted police, and Daniel Harry Milzman, 19, of Bethesda, Md., was taken into custody, after testing confirmed the substance was ricin, according to a court document. Milzman claims to have learned how to produce …

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FBI Joins Search For Missing Malaysian Airline

It seems like everyone is searching for the Malaysian flight that went missing on March 8 with 239 people on board. Teams from 26 countries have joined in the search and now the FBI has as well. They are currently investigating a home made flight simulator that belonged to the captain of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight and trying to …

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Dinesh D’Souza Indicted Over Campaign Law Violations

Is this a case of too many stones being thrown inside a glass house? Conservative pundit and author Dinesh D’Souza was indicted this past Thursday after being charged with the violation of federal campaign laws. He’s expected to be arraigned by this afternoon. D’Souza’s troubles began when members of the FBI noticed some discrepancies during a routine review of campaign …

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Guy Wears Google Glass at a Movie, Shocked When Hassled by Feds

As the debate rages on concerning where you can and cannot operate Google’s new nerd goggles, Google Glass, can we at least agree on something – it’s probably best to leave them out of the movie theater? This is not a piracy argument, and it’s not an argument for or against any tactics law enforcement may or may not have …

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Road Rage Murderer May Strike Again: FBI Joins Hunt

Police said on Friday that they do not believe last weekend’s road rage shootings in Pennsylvania are related to similar cases that took place in York County and Kentucky. However, as the murderer of 28-year-old Timothy Davidson is still at large, they are still looking for the suspect’s vehicle: a dark-colored Ford Ranger XLT with driver’s side damage. Timothy Davidson …

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Insane Clown Posse and the American Juggalo

Wicked clown rap duo Insane Clown Posse, along with four followers known as ‘Juggalos,’ have sued the Federal Bureau of Investigation after being officially labelled a gang. The FBI deemed that Juggalos are a “loosely organized hybrid gang” in the 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment. Juggalos and Juggalettes are readily identified by specific tattoos and clothing, as well as an …

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Insane Clown Posse Files Lawsuit Against FBI for Gang Label

On Wednesday, rap duo Insane Clown Posse (ICP) and four of their fans filed a lawsuit against the FBI for labeling the group and its followers as a gang. ICP’s fans also refer to as ‘Juggalos,’ have been targeted ever since the FBI labeled them as a “loosely organized hybrid gang” in 2011’s National Gang Threat Assessment. ICP is notorious …

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FBI Burglars from 1971 Come Forward

The date was March 8, 1971. Most of the United States was glued to television sets that evening for what was to become known as The Fight of the Century. Ali had been boxing’s World Heavyweight Champion until he was stripped of his title for refusing to report for the armed forces draft. Ali was convicted, sentenced to 5 years …

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