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Kevin Trudeau Sentenced to Ten Years

Kevin Trudeau Sentenced to Ten Years

By Mike Tuttle March 18, 2014

Fox News reports that (in)famous TV infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau has been sentenced to ten years in prison for cheating consumers with his book “The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About.” Trudeau made a career out …

Prison for Starving Girl: Parents Get Five Years Prison for Starving Girl: Parents Get Five Years
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A father was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday for starving his 15-year-old daughter. The 42-year-old Wisconsin-native denied his daughter food until she weighed only 68 pounds. She was instead required to consume her on feces and drink her …

Phaedra Parks’ Husband Charged with Bank Fraud Phaedra Parks’ Husband Charged with Bank Fraud

The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, Phaedra Parks, may literally be married to a partner-in-crime. Parks’ husband, Apollo Nida, was charged with bank fraud and identity theft on Thursday Jan. 23. He was questioned by U.S. Marshalls the same day …

Alabama Failed to Protect Prisoners From Sex Abuse Alabama Failed to Protect Prisoners From Sex Abuse

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) this week released its findings for an investigation into abuses at the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Alabama. Officials have officially found that prison officials violated prisoners’ constitutional rights by failing to …

Bernard Madoff Suffered Heart Attack Bernard Madoff Suffered Heart Attack

For the skeptical, Bernard Madoff indeed has a heart. According to CNBC, the 75-year-old was returned to prison last month after having been hospitalized at Duke University Medical Center for a heart attack. That’s not the end of the billionaire …

Daniel Villegas Gets Bail After 19 Years In Prison Daniel Villegas Gets 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. …

Inmates Pathogens: State Prison Exposed To Viruses Inmates Pathogens: State Prison Exposed To Viruses

A state prison in west Phoenix, Ariz., could possibly be in danger of blood-borne pathogens, better known as viruses that can be transmitted through body fluids or blood. Twenty-four inmates may have been exposed to the pathogens Sunday after a …

Mexico Prison Stormed By Gunmen, Nine Dead Mexico Prison Stormed By Gunmen, Nine Dead
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An exchange of gunfire occurred on Friday at a prison in Guerrero, Mexico. Six men disguised as police officers commuted to the facility in a stolen pickup truck and pretended to transport an inmate. Once inside the doors of the …

Mary-Louise Parker Fights for Son in "Jamesy Boy" Mary-Louise Parker Fights for Son in "Jamesy Boy"

In a sneak-peek clip of Mary-Louise Parker’s upcoming-featured film,” Jamesy Boy,” it shows a mother who fights to keep her gang-related son in school.   Based on a true story about James Burns, portrayed by Spencer Lofranco, the film illustrates the let downs …

Alabama Terrorism: Two Men Receive Maximum Sentence Alabama Terrorism: Two Men Receive Maximum Sentence
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Alabama seems an unlikely place for overseas terrorism, but this case proves that you never know where it can occur. Reuters tells us that Randy “Rasheed” Wilson and Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair were each sentenced to 15 years in prison …

Pussy Riot And Greenpeace Members May Be Freed Early Pussy Riot And Greenpeace Members May Be Freed Early

Pussy Riot released the video for Like A Red Prison earlier this year. Many wondered if the video served as a political statement in relation to last year’s imprisonment of members from the musical group who were punished for involvement …

UK Prisoner Told To Clean Up Her Miscarriage UK Prisoner Told To Clean Up Her Miscarriage
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Usually you lose your rights and sometimes your mind when you become a prisoner. And, for one woman in a private prison who had a miscarriage, it allegedly meant to be told to clean up after herself; the fetus lay …

Dying Inmate Paroled For Hospice Care Dying Inmate Paroled For Hospice Care

Kristina Fetters, now 33-years-old, was convicted of murdering her great-aunt, Arlene Klehm, 73, in 1995 at the age of 14. She was the youngest inmate in Iowa to be serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. However, after …

Gucci Mane Facing 20 Years on Federal Charges Gucci Mane Facing 20 Years on Federal Charges

Rapper/actor/tattoo enthusiast Gucci Mane was charged in federal court Tuesday with two counts of possessing a firearm as a felon, after two incidents in September during which he brandished a gun and threatened police, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office …

Zumba Instructor Released From Prison Zumba Instructor Released From Prison

The Zumba Instructor whose prostitution scandal shook a quaint seaside town on the east coast, Alexis Wright, was released from prison yesterday after serving 6 months of her 10 months sentence. She was released early due to good behavior and …

‘Teen Mom’ Star Amber Portwood Released From Jail ‘Teen Mom’ Star Amber Portwood Released From Jail
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MTV’s “Teen Mom” is a show that was created to document the trials and tribulations that young mothers face. Amber Portwood was one of the original teen moms and we saw her spiral out of control throughout the three seasons. …

Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports to Prison Early Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports to Prison Early
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Jesse Jackson Jr., the former congressman with a penchant for luxury, reported to a North Carolina prison on Tuesday to serve is 2 1/2 year sentence. Jackson had tried to report to the Butner Correctional Center on the previous day, …