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Afghan Couple Sues:
US Marine Stole Our Baby
Oct 20, 2022 11:04 AM CDT
Afghan Couple Sues: US Marine Stole Our Baby
US court granted Joshua Mast custody of a foreign citizen, whose relatives allege fraud
- US Marine Corps attorney Joshua Mast and his wife, Stephanie, say they "acted admirably" in adopting a young war orphan from Afghanistan. But an Afghan couple tells a very different story, saying Mast stole the child—a relative they gained custody of after her parents and siblings were killed...
Mom in $140M
Aug 12, 2022 12:16 PM CDT
Cops: Woman Scammed Own Mom in $140M Psychic Ruse
Sabine Boghici, 48, and accomplices are accused of conning her 82-year-old mother for years
- A Brazilian woman was arrested this week and accused of recruiting a group of fake psychics to scam her own 82-year-old mother out of about $140 million in cash, artwork, and jewelry, reports the
. The alleged scheme began in January 2020, when Genevieve Boghici, the wealthy widow of...
Woman Flees Home, Describes
Torture, Rape Over 6 Months
Jun 15, 2022 10:50 AM CDT
Woman Flees Home, Describes Torture, Rape Over 6 Months
Peter McGuire of Chino Hills, Calif., arrested Saturday, is held without bail
- Though a sheriff's deputy responded numerous times to a California home where a young woman was held captive and tortured over six months, help remained elusive until she managed to escape on her own Thursday, according to authorities. The 22-year-old woman, who'd unknowingly moved in with a man...
Police: Pastor, Wife Locked
8 Disabled People in Basement
Jan 23, 2022 4:25 PM CST
Police: Pastor, Wife Locked 8 Disabled People in Basement
Other pastors speak up for suspect who says he was operating a ministry
- Curtis Keith Bankston and Sophia Simm-Bankston say they were operating a ministry to help people in need in their rented Georgia house. Griffith police say they found eight people locked in the basement, "essentially imprisoned against their will," NBC News reports. All of them are mentally or physically...
YouTubers' Prank Almost
Killed a Guy. Now, Guilty Pleas
Apr 1, 2021 10:15 AM CDT
YouTubers' Prank Almost Killed a Guy. Now, Guilty Pleas
Alan and Alex Stokes escape jail, get community service and probation
- Twin YouTube stars who were facing up to five years behind bars for a pair of bank robbery pranks have managed to avoid prison with guilty pleas. Against the objections of prosecutors, a California judge agreed to reduce the felony false imprisonment charge to a misdemeanor if Alan and Alex...
TSA Agent Jailed
for Making Woman
Jan 25, 2021 6:49 AM CST
TSA Agent Jailed for Making Woman Show Breasts
TSA agent Johnathon Lomeli sentenced to 60 days in jail for LAX stunt in June 2019
- A former Transportation Security Administration agent who was accused of tricking a traveler into showing her breasts as she went through security at Los Angeles International Airport pleaded no contest Friday to false imprisonment, authorities said. Johnathon Lomeli entered the plea to a felony count and was sentenced to 60...
SC Man Held Naked by
Police: 'I Won't Get Over It'
Dec 23, 2020 11:48 AM CST
SC Man Held Naked by Police: 'I Won't Get Over It'
Jethro DeVane, 71, says he was embarrassed, feared for his life, and is suing
- A 71-year-old Black man in South Carolina was embarrassed and feared for his life when a police officer looking for teens who might have been breaking into cars held him outside naked and at gunpoint after he peeked out his door to check on the disturbance, the man said in...
After 37 Years
Aug 28, 2020 12:02 AM CDT
New Evidence Clears Inmate After 37 Years
Robert DuBoise's family never lost hope
- A Florida man who spent the last 37 years in prison on a rape and murder charge was released Thursday, hours after officials revealed dramatic new evidence that proved his innocence. Robert DuBoise walked out of the Hardee Correctional Institution in Bowling Green shortly after 2pm. With him were his...
Cops: Man Made Woman Watch
to Confront Her 'Racism'
Feb 18, 2020 9:04 AM CST
Cops: Man Made Woman Watch
to Confront Her 'Racism'
Robert Noye allegedly threatened the woman in his home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
- An Iowa man was arrested Monday after being accused of employing an unusual attempt to school a woman on prejudice and discrimination. The
reports that 52-year-old Robert Lee Noye is facing charges of first-degree harassment and false imprisonment after he allegedly forced a woman at his Cedar Rapids home...
Feb 7, 2020 2:15 PM CST
Traveler: TSA Agent Conducted Very Peculiar 'Screening'
Johnathon Lomeli, accused of tricking woman into baring her breasts, is fired
- If a Transportation Security Administration agent asks you to lift up your shirt in an airport elevator, he's probably not following screening protocol. One woman found that out the hard way, and now an ex-TSA agent is facing legal repercussions. Per a criminal complaint cited by the AP , 22-year-old...
Court: Arrest Warrant Out for
Stan Lee's Former Manager
May 14, 2019 8:11 AM CDT
Court: Arrest Warrant Out for Stan Lee's Former Manager
Keya Morgan accused of elder abuse against late comic book legend
- It's been just over six months since Stan Lee died , but controversy still swirls around the late Marvel Comics leader's ex-manager and business partner. Reuters reports that the latest in the saga involving Keya Morgan includes five counts of elder abuse filed against him Friday, including charges of...
Calif. Parents of 13 Enter
Plea in Torture Case
Feb 23, 2019 8:30 AM CST
Calif. Parents of 13 Enter Plea in Torture Case
It's a guilty plea for David and Louise Turpin
- A new development in the case of David Turpin , 57, and his wife, Louise, the California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive inside their home: a guilty plea on charges including torture, child endangerment, false imprisonment, and others. CNN notes Louise Turpin, 50, could be seen crying as...
Accused of Hiding Teacher's
Body, Now Wanted for Rape
Jan 3, 2019 9:25 AM CST
Accused of Hiding Teacher's Body, Now Wanted for Rape
Police hunting Georgia's Bo Dukes after Tuesday assault
- One of the two men charged in connection with the 2005 death of Georgia high school teacher Tara Grinstead allegedly raped two women at gunpoint on Tuesday. Bo Dukes faces new charges of rape, aggravated sodomy, false imprisonment, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after the alleged...
Someone Stole Her ID. She
Went to Jail for 49 Days
Jun 8, 2018 1:02 PM CDT
Someone Stole Her ID. She Went to Jail for 49 Days
Joy Morales is suing over her false imprisonment in New Mexico
- A New Mexico woman wrongly jailed for weeks in two states after someone stole her identity is suing a New Mexico county and a city that ignored her pleas that they had the wrong person, reports the AP . The
reports lawyers for Joy Morales recently filed a lawsuit...
He'll Get $140
for Each of His
Lost in Prison
Feb 16, 2018 1:30 PM CST
He'll Get $140 for Each of His 13,991 Days Lost in Prison
But Craig Coley says $2M can't make up for 40 years of false imprisonment
- A former California inmate wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years says it was the "worst nightmare" and that even nearly $2 million in state compensation granted on Thursday can't make up for his lost time. The California Victims Compensation Board granted 70-year-old Craig Richard Coley $140 for each...
From Window Led
to Missing NC Teen
Jun 27, 2017 6:26 AM CDT
Photo Taken From Window Led to Missing NC Teen
Hailey Burns rescued hours after her parents got a message online
- Shaunna and Anthony Burns awoke on May 23, 2016, to find their daughter missing and their front door unlocked. It is believed Hailey Burns, then 16, left the home in Charlotte, NC, and was picked up less than a mile away by a man she'd met online. A year...
Cops: Man Kept 8 Women
Captive in Million-Dollar Home
Mar 10, 2017 6:40 PM CST
Cops: Man Kept 8 Women Captive in Million-Dollar Home
Kenndric Roberts was allegedly running a human trafficking operation
- A man has been charged with holding eight women against their will inside a million-dollar home in the suburbs of Atlanta, NBC News reports. Authorities say 33-year-old Kenndric Roberts met the women online and offered them modeling jobs. But once they moved into the 6,800-square-foot, five-bedroom house he was...
to Frame Ex
Dec 2, 2016 8:45 AM CST
Woman's Plot to Frame Ex on Facebook Backfires
Stephani Lawson will now spend a year in jail
- "I didn't have any doubt I would have been able to convict this kid,” says an Orange County DA of Tyler Parkervest. Except it turns out the Irvine, Calif., man had been framed by his ex-girlfriend. Parkervest was arrested four times between September and December of last...
US as Nanny
Treated Like Slave
Jul 16, 2016 5:10 PM CDT
Woman Brought to US as Nanny Treated Like Slave
Lili Huang charged with labor trafficking, false imprisonment, and assault
- Prosecutors charged a Minnesota woman Friday with beating and starving a woman she brought from China to work as a nanny, the AP reports. Thirty-five-year-old Lili Huang of Woodbury is charged with five felony counts, including labor trafficking, false imprisonment, and assault. According to the
, the 58-year-old victim...
Up for Months
Jun 18, 2016 4:35 PM CDT
Wife Says Husband Kept Her Locked Up for Months
He would allegedly take her for walks around the neighborhood
- A 51-year-old city worker is in jail after his wife told police he kept her locked up in their Maryland apartment for nearly three months, the
reports. According to WMDT , the unnamed woman says her imprisonment started March 26, the day they moved into the apartment in Salisbury....
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