All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Organized crime’

Miss Honduras, Sister Found Dead

Miss Honduras and Miss World contestant Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister were found buried near a riverbank roughly 12 miles from the northwestern city of Santa Barbara Wednesday. The two had disappeared while attending a resort hotel party last Thursday. The sister Sofia Trinidad’s boyfriend is currently being held by police under suspicion of murder. Alvarado, 19, who was …

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Whitey Bulger Found Guilty, “Pleased” With Outcome

James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster accused of killing nearly 20 people, has been found guilty of 32 charges that include murder, racketeering, and money laundering. The 83-year old, who inspired a character in the popular Scorsese film “The Departed” played by Jack Nicholson, was convicted of 11 counts of murder on Monday after the jury found they couldn’t …

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Henry Hill, Gangster and Inspiration for Goodfellas, Dead at 69

Henry Hill, the organized crime boss whose fascinating life story was fashioned into the motion pictures “Goodfellas” and “My Blue Heaven”, died Tuesday due to an undisclosed illness. He was 69. According to TMZ, Hill is survived by his wife and two children. Hill was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1943. As a kid, he was fascinated with the …

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Versus Invites People to Share Stance on the War on Drugs in Google+ Hangout Debate

Versus is a new debate series that’s using Google+ Hangouts to allow users to participate in global debates. Other Google+ hangouts have helped people connect under the sea with +World Oceans Summit and interview President Obama. Some people were able to interview President Obama via Skype while other questions from hangout followers were panned to and asked by the primary …

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Romanian Hacker Sells Secrets

The U.S. Embassy in Bucharest explained to the Associated press yesterday that a 20 year old information technology student has hacked into several Pentagon and NASA servers. They claim the attacker: “used sophisticated hacking tools to gain unauthorized access to government and commercial systems.” The accused person, Razvan Manole Cernaianu, allegedly also attempted to sell the secrets of how to …

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