NYC Newspaper Publisher Arrested For Threatening Sex Assault Victim

A Howard Beach newspaper publisher in debt to the mob attempted to threaten a woman out of pursuing sex assault claims against a Bonanno crime family associate, federal authorities said Wednesday. Read more

Israeli Billionaire Beny Steinmetz Arrested

Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz, a well-known strategic adviser and three other businessmen were detained for questioning under caution on Monday over allegedly using fake contracts to move and launder money. Read more

FBI: ISIS Used eBay And PayPal To Send Money To US Operative

A terror plot used eBay and PayPal to funnel money to ISIS operatives inside the US, a report said Thursday. Read more

Sex Abuse By Scientology? Leah Remini Urges For FBI Probe

Leah Remini is leaving Los Angeles, but not her war on Scientology, saying she hopes Season 2 of her A&E series will lead to a federal investigation. Read more

Man In Jewish Community Bomb Threats Allegedly Sold Services on Dark Web

The Israeli-American man accused of masterminding more than 200 bomb threats and hoax phone calls to Jewish community centers and schools setting off a wave of panic in the U.S. and across the world — allegedly offered his services on the “dark web” for a fee. Read more

Feds Drop Fraud Case Against PE CEO Benjamin Wey

US prosecutors dropped criminal charges against a well-known promoter of Chinese reverse mergers after a federal judge threw out evidence obtained during a search of a New York apartment and office. Read more

Exec-Escort Relationship Led To $6M In Credit-Card Fraud

Nearly $6 million was allegedly stolen from a Buffalo Grove medical company over a year and a half the possible result of a relationship between a former executive and an escort. Read more

Federal Investigation Into Helicopter Business Ongoing

Nine months after the FBI and other federal agents seized helicopters, flying certificates and logbooks from Hansen Helicopters Inc. in Guam and Saipan, their investigation continues. Read more

Sex Abuse Fugitive To Be Sent Back To US

Immigration police in collaboration with America’s FBI have arrested a US man who fled to Cambodia after being accused of child sex offences. Read more

FBI Renews Search For Fugitive Who Fled Portland Area In 1993

LAKE OSWEGO, OR — In July 1993, Barrett Preston Busschau was arrested by Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputies on several charges of sex abuse against minors. Read more