Nine high school students in Texas allegedly took part in a hazing scandal involving several athletic programs that targeted victims who were held down in locker rooms and sexually assaulted with soda bottles, deodorant, steel pipes and even baseball bats, according to one student’s mother.
Ten members and associates of the Bonanno organized crime family, including alleged acting captain Ronald Giallanzo, were arrested early Tuesday by the FBI and NYPD Joint Organized Crime Task Force, officials said.
Sixteen tons of cocaine worth $420 million have been seized along the coasts of Central and South America in the Pacific Ocean in a massive drug bust by the US Coast Guard.
Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli is pregnant with her second child.
Thousands of haredim are gathered this evening, Tuesday, on Jerusalem’s Malchei Yisrael Street, the main street connecting the haredi neighborhoods in central Jerusalem, for a protest defined as “the protest of thousands” against “the decree of the draft.”
The arrest last week of an individual in Israel suspected of sending threatening messages to Jewish organizations in the U.S. and several other countries provides a glimpse into one of the FBI’s key roles overseas.
A lawyer defending Platinum Partners founder Mark Nordlicht against fraud charges said on Monday an FBI agent who admitted to leaking to the press on an insider trading probe of sports gambler William “Billy” Walters may also have leaked about Platinum.
President Trump’s “cyber czar,” ex-New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, has joined the defense team of a gold trader who is under federal indictment for fraud, money laundering and evading sanctions on Iran, and who has ties to Turkish President Recep Erdogan.
Russia’s dirty laundry has been put out to dry by investigative reporters working together across 32 countries in a major project led by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and Moscow-based Novaya Gazeta.