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    NEWS

    Man denied loans accused of threatening to ‘start bombing’ Small Business Administration offices, ‘beating' staff

    A California man denied loans is accused of making threats to bomb a Small Business Administration office and assault employees at the agency.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    3 men accused of swindling millions from consumers promised cash prizes in mass-mailing scheme: Feds

    Two Americans and a Canadian allegedly tricked consumers into paying over $10 million in fees in exchange for falsely promised cash prizes, prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    GANGSTERS

    He led a Chicago gang with an iron fist for decades, including murder. Prosecutors finally convicted him.

    A leader of a Chicago gang was convicted of various crimes, including several murders. Prosecutors detailed his crimes during a lengthy trial. He faces life in prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Authorities use tree DNA to convict man involved in maple poaching scheme that resulted in massive forest fire

    A Washington man convicted of unlawfully harvesting trees in a scheme that resulted in a massive forest fire was sentenced to 20 months behind bars.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    He lived high with luxury cars and a NASCAR racecar sponsorship. It was a mirage, funded by a billion-dollar Ponzi Scheme

    Jeff Carpoff built a solar company and used the money to fund his lifestyle of luxury cars and a NASCAR racecar sponsorship. But, the feds say it was all a Ponzi scheme.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    He threatened the life of an 8 year old girl and killed a drug dealer. Here’s how long he will spend in prison.

    A New York man was setenced to federal prison for a string of bulgaries. He threatened a child during one, and shot and killed a victim in another.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    U.S. vet wanted to commit mass murder and blow up a political rally. He didn't downplay his desires, even during trial.

    A U.S. veteran had a plan to commit mass murder by blowing up a political rally in California with a bomb. He was sentenced to federal prison for his crime.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    He was contracted to transport female prisoners. Instead, he raped them and threatened their lives.

    A contracted prison transport officer was convicted of raping women he was to drive to other locations. A federal judge sentenced him to life in prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    He sold drugs that led to an overdose death. It will cost him his freedom.

    A drug dealer in Michigan will spend the rest of his life in prison for dealing drugs that caused one overdose death and another overdose with serious injuries.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    CEO of shipping company that received $1.3 billion in U.S. Navy contracts accused of bribery: feds

    The CEO of a shipping company with Navy contracts is accused of participating in a bribery scheme, the United States Department of Justice said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Pimp beat women, put cigarettes out on their face and made them continue to work after being raped

    A man was sentenced in Wisconsin to prison for sex trafficking. Prosecutors say he spent decades beating women and forcing them into prostitution.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Woman who stole $40,000 in benefits paid to dead grandmother faces a decade in prison

    A woman admitted to stealing social security benefits from her dead grandmother. The suspect now faces up to a decade in federal prison, prosecutors said.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Woman selling deadly drug online as weight-loss supplement gets six months behind bars, feds say

    A Texas woman was sentenced to six months in prison for misbranding and selling a deadly drug that can be used for rapid weight-loss, federal prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Man allegedly shot postal worker dead after becoming convinced he poisoned him and his family with cyanide

    A Pennsylvania mailman is dead and his neighbor is under arrest after he allegedly became convinced the USPS postal worker had poisoned him and his family.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    GANGSTERS

    Innocent passenger caught in crossfire of a gang shootout. Now, the man who fired the deadly bullet will head to prison.

    An innocent bystander was shot and killed by a stray bullet as gang members tried to assassinate a rival. Now, the shooter will head to prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    She tried to have a person murdered for $5,000, it's a decision that will now cost her several years of freedom

    A woman in Wisconsin was sentenced to federal prison for a murder-for-hire plot. She offered $5,000 on the dark web to have another person killed.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Former U.S. Postal Service workers accused of stealing credit cards, financial info from mail: Feds

    Seven former U.S. Postal Service employees working in the Chicago area allegedly stole credit cards and financial information from the mail, prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    GANGSTERS

    He waited for rival gang members to leave an NYC club. Then he opened fire killing two.

    A gang member who murdered two rivals outside a New York City was sentenced to prison for his crimes. The suspect waited outside for the victims.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Texas woman allegedly used fake Gmail accounts to lure her boyfriend into killing her husband: Feds

    A Texas woman allegedly orchestrated her husband’s murder by falsely convincing her boyfriend she was the victim of abuse, federal prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    CELEBRITY JUSTICE

    Federal jury hands down verdict in R. Kelly trial regarding sex crimes. Here's what they decided.

    A federal jury handed down its verdict in the trial against singer R. Kelly. He was facing accusations of having sex with children and other crimes.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Oklahoma gang member fatally shot random man riding bike so he’d ‘look good’: Feds

    An Oklahoma was convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a man on a bicycle to impress members of a street gang, federal prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Woman stole identities of Chicago murder victims — some as young as 2 years old — to get tax refunds: feds

    A woman in Illinois is accused of stealing the identities of homicide victims to file false tax returns and COVID-19 relief loans, federal prosecutors say.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Oklahoma elementary school teacher and her husband arrested for allegedly making child porn

    An Oklahoma first-grade teacher and her husband are accused of making child pornography with a child that’s just 6-years-old, authorities alleged.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Two Afghan refugees at Wisconsin Army base accused of crimes, including child sex assault

    In separate and unrelated cases, two Afghan evacuees are accused of committing serious crimes while at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin. One victim was a child.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Former California police officer accepted bribes, helped drug trafficker escort narcotic shipments: Feds

    Former California police officer accepts plea deal admitting to accepting bribes from a drug trafficker, federal prosecutors said. He faces up to 10 years in prison.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Royals stonewalled efforts to serve Prince Andrew with sex abuse lawsuit, court official says

    Security for Prince Andrew was ordered not to take service on court paperwork for a New York lawsuit about alleged sex abuse, according to court paperwork. The suit also involves Jeffrey Epstein.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Church chairman stole over $11 million, treated religious institution as his ‘personal piggy bank’: Prosecutors

    A former church chairman of the board must serve years behind bars after he was convicted of stealing millions of dollars in funds, federal prosecutors announced.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Man gets shelled in punishment for smuggling endangered turtles from U.S. to China

    Federal prosecutors announced a China resident was sentenced to five years in prison for smuggling hundreds of endangered turtles from the U.S.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Defrocked priest, 84, accused of sexually abusing girls at Southeast Asian shelter home for orphans: Feds

    A federal grand jury has indicted an 84-year-old United States citizen and former priest on seven counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Ride-share driver shot 26 times during a robbery. The shooter now faces years behind bars.

    A man in Missouri admitted to shooting a ride-share driver 26 times during a robbery. The victim lived after the attack. The suspect now faces at least 10 years in prison.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    NYC prositute gave drugs to victims before their deaths. She will now spend decades in prison.

    A woman who worked as a prostitute admitted to dealing drugs that killed two people in New York City. She faces up to life in federal prison after pleading guilty.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Capitol police say Trump to blame for Jan. 6 attack in Washington, lawsuit alleges

    Some members of the U.S. Capitol police have filed a lawsuit in federal court against former President Donald Trump and others over the Jan. 6 attack.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Father and sons allegedly cashed $21 million in winning lottery tickets in money-laundering scheme: Feds

    A father and his two sons are accused of fraudulently cashing in winning lottery tickets in what authorities called a ‘ten-percenting’ scheme.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    'I don't believe killing me would be justice': Man on death row exclusively speaks on his fight to avoid execution

    Brandon Council was sentenced to death for killing two during an SC bank robbery. He spoke from federal death row about his fight not to be executed.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    ‘I’m an addict and will always be an addict’: Nurse sentenced for stealing dying hospice patient’s morphine

    A nurse who took morphine from dying patients at a hospice in Massachusetts for her own use, prosecutors said. The suspect was sentenced to prison.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Indiana man used Facebook to get financially struggling women to send him explicit photos of children: DOJ

    A federal jury found an Indiana man guilty of conspiring with women to send him sexually explicit photos of infants and children, the DOJ said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Sport coat wearing 84-year-old robs bank at gunpoint, will now spend decades in prison

    An 84-year-old man will spend decades in prison for the armed robbery of a bank in 2018. The suspect demanded money and was arrested the next day at a hotel.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    As the U.S. Capitol riot unfolded, he was ready to 'attack from all sides.' Police found him with 1,000 rounds of ammo.

    A New York City man faces 15 years in federal prison after he admitted to making violent threats against the U.S. Capital. He was found with 1,000 rounds of ammo
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Head of Minnesota college Republicans accused in federal sex-trafficking investigation

    The head of a college chapter of the Minnesota College Republican is accused in a sex-trafficking operation that saw a fundraiser arrested last week.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Fraud ringleader cheated more than 250 elderly Floridians out of roughly $1.4 million: prosecutors

    A Georgia woman received a 145-month sentence for her role in leading a scam that bilked older Floridians out of over $1.4 million, federal prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    He had a bomb in his hands and was ready to murder innocents in L.A. Then the FBI swooped in.

    A former U.S. Army infantryman was found guilty of planning a terrorist attack in California. The vet was upset after the attacks in New Zealand.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Postal worker stole veterans’ meds from the mail, will head to prison for theft

    A U.S. postal worker was sentenced to two years in federal prison for stealing veterans' meds from the mail. The postal worker delivered in Virginia.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Grisly new details: Father who allegedly murdered his children in Mexico believed they had ‘serpent blood'

    The California father and suf shop owner accused of murdering his two young children in Mexico allegedly confessed to the crime, a criminal complaint claims.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    He served a prison sentence for sex trafficking. He did it again months after being released.

    A gang member in California was convicted of sex trafficking in 2013. He got out of prison and committed the same crime, federal prosecutors said.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    NYC gang hunted down and killed witness in cold blood after dispute over fireworks: feds

    Members of a violent New York City street gang are accused of targeting and killing a woman they branded a snitch, federal prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Man told a runaway teen she could be a model. Instead, he forced her into a life of prostitution.

    A man in Texas was convicted of human trafficking a woman and runaway teen. Both victims said they were forced into sex work by the suspect.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Corrupt cop committed murder, helped pushed drugs that were sold out of a daycare

    A police officer pleaded guilty to participting in three murders and helping a gang traffic drugs from Puerto Rico to New York, federal prosecutors said.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Ghislaine Maxwell complained of her treatment in prison. The warden was just accused of murdering her husband.

    The warden at a federal prison in Brooklyn, New York, is accused of murder. The facility houses notable inmates such as R. Kelly and Ghislaine Maxwell.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Major dealer in Texas busted, found guilty of spreading drugs across the U.S.

    A federal jury convicted a drug dealer who spread narcotics across the U.S. The dealer now faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced for his crime.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Scandal-plaque bank allowed $4.2 billion money-laundering operation under its nose, report says

    Long-plagued HSBC investigated a $4.2 billion money-laundering ring in its accounts, according to a report. The bank has been fined for money laundering before.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Miltiary member who leaked TOP SECRET docs to a reporter sentenced to federal prison

    A Tennessee man in the Air Force and assigned to the National Security Agency was sentenced to 45 months in prison after he leaked top secret documents to a reporter.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Maryland man who called Anthony Fauci ‘vile, disgusting satanic elf’ charged with threatening his life: Feds

    A Maryland man was arrested and charged in connection with emailed death threats to infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci and his family.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Man admits to shooting, killing an Illinois police officer on his doorstep, awaits prison fate

    A man pleaded guilty to killing a police officer in Illinois and now waits to be sentenced to prison. The officer was serving a search warrant at a home.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Chinese government sent people to try and coerce a U.S. resident to return. Feds said the covert action was without permission.

    Federal prosecutors have charged a group connected to the Chinese government for an operation in the U.S. Investigators say the group targeted two people wanted by China.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    CELEBRITY JUSTICE

    Celebrities’ twitter accounts hacked in major scam asking their followers to send Bitcoin, feds announce new arrest

    High-profile celebrities, business moguls and politicians were caught up in a Twitter scam asking for bitcoin. Federal officials have made a series of arrests.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Leader of sex cult NXIVM ordered to pay $3.5 million to victims, cover cost of tattoo removal

    Keith Raniere, the leader of the sex cult NXIVM, was ordered to pay $3.5 million to victims. The cult's most famous member was actress Allison Mack.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Creep posted on motherhood websites looking for child porn, had crate of kids' underwear

    A man will spend five years in prison for posting on mom blogs asking for videos of children sexual abuse. When he was arrested, he had 1,000 child pornography images.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Doctor claimed his COVID-19 'treatment kits" were a 'magic bullet.' It could send him to federal prison.

    A California doctor admitted to trying to smuggle in hydroxychloroquine for his COVID-19 treatment kits, feds say. The doctor claimed the kits could cure coronavirus.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Cop killer learns how long he will spend behind bars for death of Navajo police officer

    A cop killer will spend 30 years behind bars for the murder of a Navajo Nation police officer in New Mexico. The officer was responding to a domestic violence call.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    She was kidnapped, killed and set on fire. Here's how long 2 men will spend in prison for her murder.

    Two men were sentenced to life in federal prison for the kidnapping and murder of a woman in South Dakota. She was killed and set on fire in Nebraska.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Duo stole more than $10 million in HIV meds from VA Hospital, feds allege

    A duo is accused of stealing more than $10 million in HIV medication from a VA hospital. One of the suspects worked as a procurement officer at the facility.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Gang members pimped out runaway girl in Houston, Texas, feds claim

    Four gang members in Houston, Texas, were federally charged with human trafficking. Federal prosecutors say the suspects forced runaway girls to have sex.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Duo rolled back odometers on hundreds of cars, ordered to pay $4 million in restitution

    Two people have been sentenced to federal prison for rolling back the odometers on hundreds of used cars before selling them to customers, prosecutors said.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Court-appointed trio stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly people, feds say

    Three people face federal charges for allegedly stealing from elderly people. The group was appointed by the court to help the victims with their money.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Chicago alderman and her chief of staff accused of accepting home improvement bribes

    A Chicago elected official was charged by federal officials with bribery. The alderman took money related to a home improvement projects, according to prosecutors.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    In cold blood: Kentucky man brutality murdered two Black people while grocery shopping, will spend life in prison

    Gregory A. Bush, 53, was sentenced to life in prison without parole after he shot and killed two Black people in cold blood at a Kroger grocery store in Kentucky.
    By Mack Bush
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    GANGSTERS

    Feds: Reputed NYC gang leader in hiding after allegedly committing murder resurfaces to kill again

    A reputed gang boss executed a rival in New York and went on the run only to resurface and execute another man, authorities alleged.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    INVESTIGATIONS

    One assassin found dead in the Everglades, another hired. Inside a suspect's desire to kill his ex and her family.

    A Florida man faces federal charges for an alleged murder-for-hire plot. One would-be assassin was found dead, but the suspect continued in the plot, feds say.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Tulsa man arrested after allegedly sending emails threatening President Biden, members of Congress

    A man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been arrested for allegedly sending threatening emails to a news station directed at U.S. President Joe Biden, unnamed members of Congress.
    By Mack Bush
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    CELEBRITY JUSTICE

    Tech mogul John McAfee found dead in jail cell hours after court ruled he should be returned to U.S. to face charges

    Anti-virus software mogul John McAfee was found dead in a Spanish jail cell, reports say. Hours earlier, a court ruled he should be returned to the U.S. to face criminal charges.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Four admit to their roles in dogfighting operation, training pups to become vicious attackers

    Four suspects pleaded guilty to federal charges for their roles in a dogfighting ring. Prosecutors say the group had equipment to train the dogs for the fights.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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