Tag Archive: criminal

Jul 31 2015

Black Church Initiative Blasts Cosby

ETR staff report The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) is a Christian-based confederation of 34,000 congregations composed of 15.7 million African-American parishioners. This organ has issued a powerful condemnation of the recently revealed misdeeds of actor Bill Cosby, and is calling on him to make reparations to his victims. On Wednesday, July 22 the California …

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Jul 23 2015

IRS SCAMMERS: Five Ways to Know if There’s an IRS Imposter on the Phone

DALLAS — The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due. Bottom line—they try to trick you into sharing private information. These con …

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Jun 29 2015

Man Arrested Stealing Livestock

A Stephenville, Texas man was arrested Tuesday and charged with misapplication of fiduciary property of over $200,000 after he stole 210 head of cattle and 30 horses from an Odessa, Texas rancher. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers Kenny Wadsworth and Wayne Goodman led the investigation and TSCRA Special Ranger Harold Dempsey …

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Jun 22 2013

Lone Star State: Organized crime – East Texas family charged in probe

The discovery of stolen equipment at a private home near Winnsboro has led to a local family being charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. Jason Shane Anders, 38, surrendered to authorities week before last, and was booked on a count of engaging in organized criminal activity and a count of felony livestock theft. He …

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May 04 2013

Making poverty a crime

Ebenezer Scrooge, the Dickens character, perfectly personified the nasty rich. For example, when asked to make a charitable donation for people trapped in poverty, Scrooge curled his lip in contempt and snarled: “Are there no prisons?” Blessedly, our American society has progressed well past such heartless disdain. Unless, of course, you happen to be poor …

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Apr 27 2013

The baby-faced bomber

Sometimes a picture speaks volumes. Sometimes it’s outright deceptive. The picture of “Bomber No. 2” didn’t look a bit like a mass murderer. A sweet-faced college kid, the former lifeguard, the nice young man described by classmates and friends. It couldn’t be. There must be some outside organization calling the shots. An international conspiracy, perhaps. …

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Apr 12 2013

Nixing the I-word

united auto insurance florida p> The AP is improving the immigration debate by declaring that its reports will no longer refer to any human being as “illegal.” The Associated Press recently announced a major change in the way it describes people with an unlawful presence in the United States. The AP Stylebook, which spells out …

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