July 1, 2022

The UWI champions the call: Justice4Garvey

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The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, February 25, 2022—The message is: “Exonerate Marcus Garvey!” The University of the West Indies (The UWI), through its P.J. Patterson Centre for Africa-Caribbean Advocacy and Centre for Reparation Research has joined the global campaign calling for US President, Joe Biden to exonerate the Jamaican-born, Black nationalist, leader of the […]

13,000 pounds at 118 miles per hour. It was the deadliest wreck in years. And the man behind it was one of the FBI’s most notorious informants

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By Ben Ryder Howe From Intelligencer This article was featured in One Great Story, New York’s reading recommendation newsletter. Sign up here to get it nightly. On September 4, 2018, Nauman Hussain, a 28-year-old professional paintball player, was working at his family’s business when a state inspector arrived for a routine visit. Nauman’s father owned Prestige Limousine, a small company touting […]

FBI busts two illegal streaming sites so massive they dwarf Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu

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By Andy Meek From BGR In spite of the fact that consumers now have an abundance of choice when it comes to streaming video services to pay for, there are still thousands of people, it seems, who would prefer to pay for an alternative to Netflix, Disney+ and the like. An illegal alternative. Over the […]

FBI raids Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island

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By Haroon Siddique From The Guardian UK The FBI has raided Jeffrey Epstein’s private island in the Caribbean, in a further sign the death of the financier will not halt scrutiny of his alleged sex trafficking crimes. Mobile phone footage broadcast by NBC news showed agents arriving on Little Saint James, in the US Virgin Islands, on Monday morning. […]

Cayman Finance pleased to have FBI acknowledge Cayman Islands’ “immense value” in combating financial crime

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Cayman Finance says a  senior official from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has commented on the positive role that jurisdictions like the Cayman Islands play in combating financial crime. Appearing before the US Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee in May 2019, FBI Acting Deputy Assistant Director (Criminal Investigative Division), Steven M. […]

Rape allegations against JetBlue pilots are part of a disturbing trend

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By lauren Lango From Care2 Airlines have a history of sexual assault and a tendency to not handle the subject well. New allegations against JetBlue pilots, as well as the company’s response, appears to follow that unfortunate trend. According to a lawsuit filed against the airline, two JetBlue pilots drugged and raped fellow JetBlue crew members while on a […]

US Justice Dept Official: Rosenstein to step down by mid-March

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By Jason Devaney From Newsmax Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will leave the Department of Justice by the middle of March, according to a new report. Fox News reported Monday night that Rosenstein, who was already expected to depart in the wake of Attorney General William Barr being confirmed last week, is leaving to give Barr the […]

US charges intelligence officer in Iran espionage case

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From Newsmax A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran has been charged with revealing classified information to the Tehran government, including the code name and secret mission of a Pentagon program. The Justice Department said Wednesday that Monica Elfriede Witt, 39, defected in 2013 after attending a conference in Iran aimed […]

US: Roger Stone’s wife details ‘terrifying morning’

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By Brian Freeman From newsmax Roger Stone’s wife Nydia sent out an email over the weekend describing the pre-dawn raid on their house in Ft. Lauderdale last month in which her husband was arrested, calling it “the most terrifying thing I have ever experienced.” The email was also a fundraising letter urging the public to […]

Former Manning Police Chief Blair Shaffer arrested by FBI

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BY SHARRON HALEY Special to The Sumter Item MANNING – Blair Shaffer, the former police chief in Manning whose firing made headlines throughout last summer, was arrested Monday morning by FBI agents. Information on the arrest is expected to be released Monday afternoon by the United States Attorney General’s Office. Shaffer was fired as Manning’s […]