Blog Posts in August, 2013

  • Student Awarded Millions After Being Forgotten In A DEA Holding Cell

    || 5-Aug-2013

    Federal agents forgot about a UC San Diego student who was left in a windowless room for five days without food and water. To avoid a lawsuit against the officials who left Daniel Chong in the cell, the U.S. government will award the student $4.1 million. Chong was forced to drink his own urine in an attempt to stay alive. After Chong threaten to sue, he was awarded $4.1 million settlement by the ...
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  • The FBI Rescues 100 Underage Teenagers In Sex Trafficking Raids

    || 5-Aug-2013

    Federal law enforcement agents conducted their largest raid that resulted in the arrest of 159 "pimps" from all over the United States who were involved in the exploitation of children. More than 100 teenagers were rescued over the weekend in a sex-trafficking crackdown conducted in more than 70 cities. The FBI used many outlets to recover sexually exploited children including searching ...
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  • Reality T.V. Stars From "The Real Housewives Of New Jersey" Face Federal Fraud Charges

    || 5-Aug-2013

    Teresa Giudice and her husband Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, stars from "The Real Housewives of New Jersey, face 39 counts of bank fraud, conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, bankruptcy fraud and making false statements on loan applications. The couple posted bail of $500,000 each and were released from custody at their recent court appearance. The court ordered the couple to ...
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  • Larry Dominguez, 66, was sentenced to six years in state prison for forging his father's signature on checks and assuming his identity. Following his death in 2005, Dominguez buried his father's body in their backyard, and collected $96,500 of his father's social security and pension benefits. Dominguez pleaded guilty to charges of grand theft, forgery, embezzlement and identify theft. ...
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  • Los Angeles Police Officer Accused Of Rape While On Duty

    || 5-Aug-2013

    Jose Sanchez, 28, has been arrested following a two-year investigation and been charged with rape and soliciting bribes while on duty. A source helped detectives with a six month investigation with the Internal Criminal Investigations Bureau that resulted in an arrest of Sanchez on 11 criminal counts. The criminal complaint alleges that on September 22, 2010, Sanchez pulled over a woman and in ...
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  • Couple Accused Of Stealing Luggage Following San Francisco Airline Crash

    || 5-Aug-2013

    A United Airlines employee and his wife are being charged with burglary and grand theft. The couple is accused of stealing luggage from passengers who were supposed to fly into San Francisco Airport on board the Asiana flight. Sean Sharif, 44, a United Airlines customer service representative, stole the luggage of at least one passenger. Numerous flights were redirected following the Asiana ...
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