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The Cop in Your Pocket

The Cop in Your Pocket It’s 2017, and more devices than ever are connected to the internet. And beyond that, many these devices also have the capacity to collect personal information, spoken ...
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Disgraced Lance Armstrong Still Battles Doping Fallout

Lance Armstrong, America’s former golden boy and the face of professional cycling, sat quietly in a federal courtroom in DC last week. His lawyers worked hard to end a government fraud case ...
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Are Credit Card Magstripe Searches a Constitutional Issue?

“ Amendment IV The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, ...
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Is the American Criminal Justice System Racist?

Black Americans are much more likely to be incarcerated than white Americans. They're more likely to be pulled over, too. And arrested. And when they do get arrested, their sentences tend to be ...
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Investigation Shows Police Regularly Abuse Records Databases

Police Databases See Frequent Shady Searches Law enforcement databases compile extremely personal information about US citizens. Things like photos, motor vehicle records, birth dates, and criminal ...
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Alleged "Celebgate" Hacker Enters Guilty Plea

An Illinois man is facing nine months in prison on charges of felony computer hacking. Exactly two years ago, 4chan became host to nearly 500 images of celebrities—largely of women, many of them ...
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Inside Embezzlement Charges in Illinois

The main reason that embezzlement is not filed as a theft charge is that while the offender did not own the assets that were taken, they were able to access those assets legally. While this white ...
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Chicago Clerk Charged with Embezzlement of over $741,000

Wednesday, April 9, a City Hall clerk was arrested on charges of pilfering hundreds of thousands of dollars of permit fees from August 2008 to January 2014. Federal prosecutors are involved in the ...
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Pair of Suspects in Chicago Accused of Wire Fraud and Pickpocket Scheme

A few weeks ago, a 49-year-old man and woman in her 50s, both from Chicago, were arrested and charged with wire fraud and operating a continuing criminal financial enterprise. Both Cook County and ...
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Danville Nurse Arrested on Charges Related to Forgery and Illegal Prescriptions

At the end of a two-year drug probe, a family nurse practitioner has been accused of giving out illegal prescriptions; he was arrested Tuesday, January 28. He faces charges of forgery and unlawful ...
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Man Arrested on Charges of Impersonating Government Officials

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, a 56-year-old man from Long Grove, Illinois was arrested for not only impersonating various officials from the Canadian government, but of assuming these ...
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Understanding Tax Evasion Charges

The billionaire creator of Beanie Babies pleaded guilty to tax evasion in a Chicago courtroom today, and he could be facing 46 to 57 months in prison as well as $53 million in civil penalties. While ...
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Restaurant "Skimming" Scheme in Chicago, 6 Sentenced for Participation

The Chicago Sun Times reports that six individuals were arrested and individually sentenced for their participation in a restaurant "skimming" scheme that brought in over $200K for this ...
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11 Educators Turn Themselves in for Atlanta Public School Cheating Scandal

A cheating scandal has rocked the city of Atlanta, Georgia though not in a way you would first think. Often times when we hear of cheating scandals it has to do with a student who sold tests to their ...
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State Representative Arrested For Accepting Cash Bribe

In the state of Illinois, news sources say that a local politician is facing criminal charges. Allegedly, a state representative was caught accepting a large cash bribe, which is a white collar ...
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