Category Archives: Crime

May 23, 2017

Sweden: Men of Foreign Origin Responsible for 90 Per Cent of Shootings

Almost all murders and attempted murders in Sweden using firearms are carried out by people with foreign backgrounds, according to a new study.

According to research carried out by Dagens Nyheter, 90 out of the 100 offenders and suspected offenders examined by the liberal daily newspaper have at least one foreign-born parent, the vast majority having roots in the Middle East and North Africa.

In around half of the cases, the men were born in Sweden whilst others migrated to the country at a young age. The study looked at 53 convicted and 47 suspected perpetrators involved in shootings in public places which have taken place since 2013.

“The fact is that street gangs, and violence are phenomena that occur in some areas, and most of the people who live in these areas are of foreign descent,” said Amir Rostani, a sociologist at Stockholm University.

Around 80 per cent of the men have roots in the Middle East and North Africa, with offenders having roots in Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Turkey, Somalia, and Eritrea.

“This is well in line with a study I previously conducted, on members of criminal networks,” Amir Rostami told Dagens Nyheter.

The newspaper noted that whilst Sweden’s Crime Prevention Council (Brå), which is responsible for compiling official crime statistics, have released a number of reports on gun-related violence, none of these have looked at the background of perpetrators.

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May 18, 2017

Criminals can now escape to sanctuary cities, legal expert maintains

Sanctuary cities have become the new hideouts for a handful of immigrants committing crimes and making all immigrants look bad, Alfred Regnery, chairman of the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund, said on a radio talk show recently.

anctuary cities have become the new hideouts for a handful of immigrants committing crimes and making all immigrants look bad, Alfred Regnery, chairman of the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund, said on a radio talk show recently.

In a conversation with Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson, the hosts of “Chicago’s Morning Answer,” Regnery argued that sanctuary cities pose a danger to the entire country.

Proft is a principal of Local Government Information Services, which owns this publication.

Although Regnery said he agrees that, as The New York Times pointed out, immigrants commit less crimes than people born in America, he also argued that there are thousands of cases of victimization committed by people who shouldn’t be in the United States.

“Most immigrants are law-abiding citizens — 5 or 6 percent of the population commits 85 to 90 percent of the crime,” he said.

As an example, Regnery pointed to Chicago, a sanctuary city.

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May 17, 2017

Jerry Brown’s AB 109 ‘Reform’ Put L.A.’s Most Wanted Back on Streets

On Monday, an accused cop killer, gang member Michael C. Mejia, reportedly laughed as he was arraigned in court, according to the local ABC News affiliate.

Mejia was once released under AB 109, Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature prison reform, and now stands accused of committing two murders, including the murder of a Whittier police officer in February.

The explosion of violent and serious crimes across Southern California in the past several months — some committed by offenders that Brown released from state supervision, promising they were “non-violent, “non-serious” and “non-sexual”— has sparked a heated discussion about whether or not the controversial “prison reforms” known as AB 109 and Propositions 47 and 57 are responsible for recent deadly assaults on law enforcement officers.

Three days after the February 20 murder of Keith Boyer, a 53-year old Whittier Police Officer, the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board wrote a scathing editorial attacking Officer Boyer’s grieving boss, Whittier PD Chief Jeff Piper, for putting the blame on “criminal justice reforms” championed by Gov. Brown and the Times.

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May 15, 2017

Former judge caught in mega-million-dollar Social Security fraud scheme

The scheme resulted in Conn receiving at least $7.1 million in representative fees from the SSA, and Daugherty obligating the SSA to pay in excess of $550 million in lifetime benefits to claimants.

A former administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration (SSA) pleaded guilty Friday for participating in a scheme to fraudulently collect more than $550 million in federal disability payments from the SSA for thousands of claimants.

David Black Daugherty, 81, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of receiving illegal gratuities. Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 25, 2017.

As an administrative law judge at the Social Security hearing office in Huntington, West Virginia (Huntington Hearing Office) for more than 20 years, Daugherty’s primary role was to adjudicate disability claims on behalf of the SSA.

From November 2004 to April 2011, Daugherty collected over $609,000 in cash payments in approximately 3,100 cases from Social Security disability lawyer, Eric Christopher Conn, of Pikeville, Kentucky, for ordering disability benefits for claimants represented by Conn. Daugherty divided cash deposits into several bank branches and accounts in an attempt to conceal the source of the payments.

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May 14, 2017

Mexico Is World’s Second Most Violent Country, Report Says

In the 2016 National Drug Threat Assessment, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) reported, “Mexican TCOs [Drug Cartels] remain the greatest criminal drug threat to the United States; no other group is now positioned to challenge them”. “There are no air strikes”, Parakilas said.

The increasing war among drug cartels in Mexico and against the armed and police forces caused 23,000 fatal victims in 2016, compared to the 17,000 dead people in Iraq and 16,000 in Afghanistan. It also disagreed with the report’s methodology. Now, only Syria, embroiled in a baffling six-year-long civil war, surpasses Mexico in conflict-related deaths.

The largest number of fatalities occurred in Mexican states that have become “key battlegrounds for control between competing, increasingly fragmented cartels”, he said, with violence flaring as gangs try to clear areas of rivals so they can monopolize drug trafficking routes.

And that’s not just because of heroin, which killed more Americans than guns in 2015: According to the Drug Enforcement Agency’s 2016 National Drug Threat Assessment, Mexican cartels “work with smaller local criminal groups and gangs across the United States for retail drug distribution and transportation” in major cities like Chicago, Boston, and Washington. “Their conclusions have no basis in the case of Mexico”.

Mexican drug cartels take in between $19 billion and $29 billion annually from USA drug sales, according to the Department of Homeland Security. “We think absolute numbers are a good way of measuring intensity”, he said.

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Casey’s Employee Tampers With Pizza For Police Chief, Which He Fed To His Daughters, Pissed Off Chief Ready To Sue

Chief Marlon Walker Is Ready To Sue Casey’s General Store After They Tampered With His Pizza.

When Chief Marlon Walker ordered a pizza from Casey’s General Store, he didn’t expect it to be tainted. Unfortunately, the chief didn’t find out about the incident until after he had shared the pizza with his two daughters.

At the end of December or early January, a Hermann police officer working the night shift had ordered a pizza from Casey’s general store. The store manager told him that an officer had his pizza “spat” on, but the manager refused to tell him which officer’s pizza was affected, according to KRCG.

Weeks later, Chief Marlon Walker confronted the store manager about the unidentified officer having their pizza spat on. The store manager then told the chief that it was his pizza that had been tampered with. Not only that, but employee Daniel Robinson had thrown his pizza toppings on the floor as well as spitting on the pizza.

The chief reported the incident to Gasconade County Health Department who confirmed that Robinson had been fired after the incident. Two other employees who witnessed the food tampering and refused to stop Robinson were also suspended and then later terminated.

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May 11, 2017

Twilight Zone: Mexicans Are Upset About Immigrants Bringing Crime To Their City

Fuentes said at the press conference that people are no longer leaving their homes due to fear.

Residents of a Mexican city are upset about immigrants causing crime, according to a Tuesday report from El Universal.

The report said that there was a press conference held in Tapachula by a leader of a local group called: “For a different Mexico.” The group’s president, Victorino Alvarez Fuentes, said that immigrants were urinating in public and sexually assaulting women and minors.

Tapachula is near the Guatemalan border and besides immigrants from Central American countries, there has been a recent influx of African immigrants entering Mexico seeking to eventually get to the U.S.

The El Universal story centered around a home for immigrants called “Bethlehem,” and said just a couple weeks ago an immigrant staying there was arrested for sexually assaulting a five-year-old boy.

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May 9, 2017

Immigrant who ‘killed Boston doctors’ has bank-robbing rapsheet

‘Why wasn’t this guy deported?’ Outrage after convicted criminal allowed to stay in U.S.

A West African immigrant who is accused of slashing the throats of two well-respected doctors in South Boston on Friday has a history of bank robberies and was just released from prison in April.

Police found Bampumim Teixeira, who is a legal permanent resident, inside a $1.9 million condo belonging to anesthesiologists Lina Bolanos, 38, and Richard Field, 49.

Bolanos and Field, who were engaged to be married, were dead inside the 11th-floor luxury penthouse. Their hands were bound, their throats slashed and the walls smeared with blood and a “message of retribution.”

“These are two well-respected people killed in their penthouse apartment,” said the Boston police commissioner.

Teixeira, 30, who worked as a security guard, engaged in a firefight with police. The suspect was shot in his stomach, hand and leg, but he did not die. Authorities found a backpack full of jewelry belonging to Bolanos at the scene.

“[Police] opened up the door and shots were fired at them,” the police commissioner said. “I mean, you have a guy here who just killed two people, and he had nothing to lose.”

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May 7, 2017

Mexican Nationals Indicted for Counterfeit Airbag Business

Prosecutors indicted two Mexican national siblings for allegedly running and operating a counterfeit car airbag business.

Federal prosecutors charged Dina Gonzalez-Marquez, 23-years-old, and Emilio Gonzalez-Marquez, 21-years-old, both Mexico nationals, with trafficking counterfeit vehicle airbags out of their Albuquerque, New Mexico, home, according to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) news release.

The indictment charges the siblings with conspiring to traffic in counterfeit goods and two counts of trafficking in counterfeit goods. According to the indictment, Dina Gonzalez-Marquez and Emilio Gonzalez-Marquez conspired to traffic in counterfeit goods from January 2015 to March 2017 by operating a business that sold counterfeit airbag modules and counterfeit airbag covers out of their residence.

ICE officials reported the foreign-born siblings allegedly listed and sold their “counterfeit airbag modules and airbag covers online, shipping the counterfeit goods to purchasers, and conducting in-person sales of the counterfeit goods.”

In two separate cases, special agents with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) allegedly bought the counterfeit airbags from the siblings in August 2016 and March 2017.

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May 1, 2017

Fabio: California Is a ‘Mess’ Because of Liberal Policies (Video)

California is now facing a crime “epidemic,” and he and many of his friends have been the victims of burglaries and other crimes. “We have to take the law’s side. We have to stand behind the police, behind the law enforcement, not behind the criminal,” Fabio said.

Fabio, the Italian-born male model who has adorned the covers of countless romance novels, only became an American citizen last year, but he’s lived in California for years.

On “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Fabio lamented that The Sunshine State is becoming unlivable thanks to liberal policies, particularly those involving crime and law enforcement.

“California is a mess,” Fabio said. “Coming from Europe, I already saw this movie before.”

He said that as the national debate about policing in America rages, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has taken the side of criminals over the police.

Fabio accused Brown of misleading the public about Proposition 57, the governor’s plan to shrink the state’s prison population by releasing non-violent criminals.

“If you check Prop 57, the majority of criminals there are sex offenders, child molesters, human trafficking, sex with minors, assault with a deadly weapon,” Fabio said.

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