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  • The killing of a 'mob hitman' shot dead in his driveway in front of his 12-year-old nephew was

    11/06/2016 2:18:52 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/6/16 | Stephen Johnson, Kate Darvall
    Hitman Hamad Assaad's ambush murder captured on police cameras Authorities were about to raid tattooed underworld figure's Sydney house Police Middle Eastern Organised Crime Squad was doing surveillance Assaad was gunned down on driveway in front of his 12-year-old nephew Executed hitman Hamad Assaad's gangland murder was captured on video by police as they prepared to raid his home. The 29-year-old underworld figure was repeatedly shot in front of his 12-year-old nephew in Sydney's south-west on Tuesday. Two gunmen ambushed him on his driveway, at Georges Hall, as the Middle Eastern Organised Crime Squad conducted surveillance on his house,...
  • FOX'S BILL O'REILLY SPOOKS THE STARS /Al-Jazeera Broadcasting DNC Convention

    07/29/2004 11:49:17 PM PDT · by kattracks · 8 replies · 2,194+ views
    New York Post - Page Six ^ | 7/30/04 | Richard Johnson with Paula Froelich and Chris Wilson
    BILL O'Reilly's on-air showdown with lefty hero Michael Moore may have pro vided the biggest fireworks of the care fully crafted coronation known as the Democratic National Convention, so it's no surprise that the Fox News Channel star caused a stir at the Creative Coalition bash at Louis Boston the other night. PAGE SIX's Chris Wilson reports O'Reilly seemed like a skunk at the picnic in the VIP section, where diehard Dems Leon ardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck, Bianca Jagger, Richard Schiff, Billy Bal dwin, Alyssa Milano, Ellen Burstyn and Richard Kind passed through during a performance by the Red Hot...
  • GO TO DRUDGE NOW. THIS IS THE BIG ONE

    10/18/2016 12:54:38 PM PDT · by thefixisin · 289 replies
    Drudge would not post unless it's credible
  • 'Deceased' FBI Agent Found At Trump Tower With Silenced Pistol

    08/04/2016 4:28:42 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 282 replies
    Get off the BS ^ | 8/2/16 | Brian Michael
    A source within the NYPD has reported that an armed 62 year old man tried to sneak in to the Trump Tower late Tuesday night. Interestingly the suspect who was found with a semi-automatic handgun fitted with a silencer has been identified as Barry Lee Bush, a former Newark NJ FBI agent who has been dead since 2007. A Secret Service agent discovered Bush after he had circumvented a security partition on the bottom floor of the Trump Tower. Questioned by Secret Service at the scene, Bush who initially identified himself as Barry Franklyn, remained silent offering no explanation for...
  • Mob hitman who says he was the man on the grassy knoll and killed JFK to be released

    11/08/2015 5:41:03 AM PST · by Libloather · 189 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/08/15 | Alexandra Klausner
    Mob hitman who says he was the man on the grassy knoll and killed JFK to be released - and he still insists he did it A man who claims he assassinated President John F. Kennedy has been moved this week from a high security jail to a less secure one in Illinois in preparation for his release next spring after 36 years behind bars. James Files, 72, says that he was the man on the grassy knoll back on November 22, 1963, and that he fired the bullet into Kennedy's head that ultimately killed him. Now, the CIA and...
  • Man convicted of hiring hit man to kill pregnant girlfriend after she refused to have abortion

    06/01/2015 4:17:49 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 5.28. 2015 | AP
    HARTFORD, Conn. – A Connecticut man has been convicted of hiring a hit man to kill his pregnant girlfriend after she refused to have an abortion. A jury in Hartford Superior Court found 23-year-old Carlton "C.J." Bryan guilty Thursday of conspiracy to commit murder and being an accessory to murder. He faces a potential life prison sentence. Sentencing is set for July 30.
  • Woman Killed Hit Man With Her Bare Hands (Video)

    04/15/2014 12:38:03 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 72 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | 04/15/2014 | By Dominic Kelly
    Eight years ago, one woman was confronted by a hit man who had been hired by her husband to murder her. She killed the hit man with her bare hands. Now, on the heels of her husband's release from prison, she is encouraging others who find themselves in similar situations to fight for their lives. Susan Walters of Portland, Oregon, was known as Susan Kuhnhausen back in 2006 when her then-husband Michael Kuhnhausen sent a hit man to murder her. Susan bravely fought back and wound up killing the hit man with her bare hands. "His last words on this...
  • Study: Real-Life Hit Men Nothing Like 'Sherlock' Shadowy Snipers

    02/02/2014 6:12:05 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 27 replies
    Live Science ^ | January 27, 2014 | Stephanie Pappas
    In the second season of the BBC's hit show "Sherlock," shadowy snipers threaten the eponymous detective's friends by skulking around stairwells with high-powered rifles or infiltrating their homes and workplaces. In real life, targets of assassination in Britain are more likely to be killed while walking their dogs or going shopping, new research finds. The study of contract killings spanning from 1974 to 2013, published in The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, finds that assassinations are often rather mundane. "Hit men are familiar figures in films and video games, carrying out 'hits' in underworld bars or from the rooftops with...
  • Blind Sheik Supporter Charged in Murder-for-Hire Plot

    10/19/2013 3:39:48 AM PDT · by Cindy · 3 replies
    INVESTIGATIVEPROJECT.org - For The Record - The IPT Blog ^ | Oct 18, 2013 at 10:52 am | by Abha Shankar
    Two men being held in jail while awaiting trial for cigarette trafficking are accused of plotting to kill witnesses against them. In an indictment unsealed in Brooklyn Supreme Court Thursday, Basel Ramadan and Yousseff Odeh are charged with conspiracy to murder witnesses and with soliciting a potential hit man. The murder-for-hire plot was hatched from New York City's Rikers Island jail where the two have been held since their May arrest on the initial cigarette-trafficking and money laundering charges. The Staten Island Advance reports that Odeh was a supporter of blind sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, the spiritual guide for the...
  • Julia Merfeld, wife in Muskegon's fake hit man case caught on video, being sentenced today

    07/30/2013 9:05:00 AM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 20 replies
    Mlive ^ | 7-30-2013 | John Hausman
    MUSKEGON, MI – Today is judgment day for 21-year-old Julia Charlene Merfeld, who thought she was hiring a hit man to murder her husband but really was being video-recorded with an undercover police officer. Merfeld’s sentencing is set for 1:30 p.m. today, July 30. Chief Muskegon County Circuit Judge William C. Marietti earlier committed to cap her minimum sentence at six years in state prison, but he has the discretion to set her maximum sentence at anything up to life. Merfeld pleaded guilty June 27 to solicitation to murder. MLive and the Muskegon Chronicle will cover the sentencing live online...
  • Ex-IRS Agent Sentenced to Prison in Murder-for-Hire Plot

    04/17/2013 6:25:48 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 4 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 13, 2013 | Tony Perry
    Ex-IRS agent sentenced to prison in murder-for-hire plot A former IRS agent who opened a tax preparation business was sentenced Friday to nearly 24 years in prison for defrauding clients out of more than $11 million and then attempting to hire a hit man to kill four of them. Steven Martinez, 51, of Ramona was sentenced in San Diego federal court to 286 months in prison and five years of supervised release. He was also ordered by District Court Judge William Hayes to forfeit all the property, including a home in Mexico, and other possessions that he purchased with clients'...
  • Former Kaufman County (Texas) JP’s Wife Charged With Murder (of District Attorney)

    04/17/2013 7:10:03 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 59 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 17, 2013
    The wife of a former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace was taken into custody early Wednesday morning and charged with capital murder in relation to the deaths of Mike and Cynthia McLelland and Mark Hasse. Kim Lene Williams was arrested just before 3:00 a.m. and is now being held on a $10 million bond. Her husband, Eric Williams, was arrested on Saturday morning for allegedly making terroristic threats against city officials. He is being held behind bars on a $3 million bond. Sources told CBS 11 News that Williams is also expected to be charged with capital murder in...
  • Camorra Hit Caught On Security Camera

    04/15/2013 6:02:50 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 4 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 04/15/13 | Friends of Ours
    A suspected hitman from the Camorra or Neapolitan Mafia has been arrested after police obtained a security video which seemingly shows him gunning down a rival mobster last December in a cheese factory as reported by ANSA: "the 20-second security-camera footage allegedly shows Gianluca Troise pursuing a member of a rival Naples mafia clan, Luigi Felaco, bringing him down with a shot, racing after him after he gets up, and finishing him off with four shots to the head." [Video] A turf war for control over drug markets in Naples, Italy between the rival Scissionisti and Di Lauro clans has...
  • Hit man’s son charged in crime spree

    05/23/2012 8:25:37 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 10 replies
    boston herald ^ | 5/23/12 | laurel Sweet
    The son of Winter Hill Gang hit man John “The Executioner” Martorano is facing armed robbery, assault and domestic violence charges stemming from assaults on his wife and a random stranger, as well as car theft during a five-day period, police and prosecutors said. “I had taken several blows to the head and was choked repeatedly,” Vincent Martorano’s wife, Dina, told Saugus officers hours after the couple fought the night of May 9 in Room 24 of the Avalon Motel on Route 1, according to her statement. Investigators said in their report, “She stated that she was afraid of him...
  • Husband Orders Hitman To Murder His Wife As A BIRTHDAY PRESENT To Himself

    04/28/2012 9:13:59 AM PDT · by yank in the UK · 16 replies
    iwidk ^ | 27th April, 2012 | Lukasz Bielawski
    Jorge Vazquez, 32, is facing charges of conspiracy to commit murder, after he attempted to hire a hitman to murder his wife as a 32nd birthday present for himself.
  • Animal Rights Activist Arrested: Soliciting Undercover Hitman ‘Willing to Kill Someone Wearing Fur’

    02/22/2012 12:12:26 PM PST · by Lazlo in PA · 34 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 02-22-12 | Liz Klimas
    An Ohio woman who compared animal-welfare work to the liberation of World War II concentration camps has been charged with soliciting a hit man to fatally shoot or slit the throat of a random fur-wearer, federal authorities said. Meredith Lowell, 27, of Cleveland Heights, appeared Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Cleveland, where a magistrate judge ordered her held by the U.S. Marshals Service pending a hearing next week, court records show. One of her defense attorneys, Walter Lucas, declined comment when reached by phone after the court appearance. Investigators say the FBI was notified in November of a Facebook...
  • Woman Arrested For Allegedly Soliciting A Hitman To Kill Anyone Over 12 Years Old Wearing Fur

    02/22/2012 11:11:39 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 95 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 22 FEB 12 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    Meredith Lowell of Cleveland Heights was arrested for allegedly soliciting a hitman to kill any adult who walked out of the local public library and was wearing fur, according to CBS News. Lowell allegedly included these details in an email to an undercover FBI agent who contacted her: "I am paying you $730 to kill one person wearing fur who is 12 or older - hopefully at least 14 years, however 12 years old or older is fine. I want them to be dead in under two minutes"
  • Hit Man Falls in Love With Victim, Disguises Murder With Ketchup

    09/23/2011 2:05:47 PM PDT · by Sopater · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 23, 2011
    A hired hit man in Brazil never got the job done. Instead, he fell in love with his victim and conjured a plan to fake her death with the help of some ketchup, the U.K. Daily Mail reports. Carlos Roberto de Jesus was hired by Maria Nilza Simoes to murder Iranildes Aguiar Araujo, whom she suspected of having an affair with her husband. But the plan went awry when de Jesus fell in love at first sight with his intended victim and confessed the plot. The pair then conjured up a plan to fool his employer into believing he had...
  • [South Texas:]Sheriff Proves Suspected Hitman Lived in Valley

    03/23/2011 2:16:05 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 3 replies
    KRGV ^ | 03/23/2011
    HIDALGO COUNTY - A suspected hitman wanted for murder and on the run for almost 4 years will be arriving in the Valley. Eduardo Leme de Oliveira was arrested in the Mexican state of Sonora last week. The Brazilian-native is the suspect in the shooting death of Juan Antonio Morales in October 2008. He reportedly committed the murder as a favor for the victim's wife and her reported lover. At first, Mexican authorities refused to release Oliveira saying he was a Mexican national. The only way Sheriff Lupe Trevino could bring him back to face the charges was to prove...
  • CNN exclusive: Plotter of foiled 'hit' was allowed to return to Iran

    02/22/2011 5:04:08 AM PST · by nuconvert · 8 replies
    CNN ^ | Feb. 21, 2011
    Glendora, California (CNN) -- It's the kind of Southern California town made for daydreaming: Quiet streets and sunny skies, a place where tranquility seems rarely to be disturbed. But according to police, as well as classified U.S. diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks, the Los Angeles suburb of Glendora was the scene of an international assassination plot. The scheme involved would-be killers hiding out in a low-budget motel and an elaborate plan that, at first, involved shooting the victim, but later centered on running him over with a van, police documents disclose. "I've been a police officer here for more than...