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  • Teen Bragged ‘Fraud Is Fun’ Before Allegedly Hacking DraftKings, Stealing $600K: Feds

    05/21/2023 9:46:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 18, 2023 | Priscilla DeGregory
    A Wisconsin teen bragged “fraud is fun” before allegedly hacking user accounts on sports betting website DraftKings and helping others steal $600,000, Manhattan federal prosecutors charged Thursday. Joseph Garrison, 18, is accused of swiping the login information of 60,000 accounts in the Nov. 18 cyberattack, and then selling the data, allowing others to steal money from some of the users, the feds alleged. In total, the Madison man allegedly helped others loot the $600,000 from a total of 1,600 users — with at least 30 of those accounts belonging to New Yorkers, prosecutors said. Before Garrison carried out the major...
  • DeSantis fundraises for Daniel Penny, who faces manslaughter charges in Jordan Neely death

    05/13/2023 9:49:07 AM PDT · by proust · 88 replies
    FOX News @ ^ | 13 May 2023 | Chris Pandolfo
    DeSantis on Friday shared a fundraiser for Penny's legal defense, calling him a "Good Samaritan" and criticizing Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg as a "pro-criminal" and "Soros-Funded" prosecutor. "We must defeat the Soros-Funded DAs, stop the Left's pro-criminal agenda, and take back the streets for law abiding citizens. We stand with Good Samaritans like Daniel Penny. Let’s show this Marine... America’s got his back," DeSantis tweeted.
  • PICTURED: Inside the 'God is Trans' exhibit at ultra-woke Manhattan church that sparked fury with paintings of the 'queer spiritual journey' and claims that 'there is no devil'

    05/08/2023 7:39:39 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 8, 2023 | Tilly Armstrong
    A notoriously liberal Catholic church in New York has sparked a backlash with a 'God is Trans' art exhibit. The Church of St. Paul the Apostle in Manhattan is displaying a show called 'God is Trans: A Queer Spiritual Journey.' The exhibit has raised some eyebrows among its Roman Catholic parishioners, with some balking at the words 'there is no devil; just past selves.' It is the creation of artist Adah Unachukwu, which attempts to show how faith and gender identity intersect. It features somewhat abstract colorful paintings which appear to show where the personal meet the spiritual, with videos...
  • Trump barred from making evidence public in Stormy Daniels hush money case

    05/08/2023 6:41:22 PM PDT · by CFW · 31 replies
    cnbc ^ | 5/8/23 | Dan Mangan
    A judge Monday barred former President Donald Trump from making public evidence and other material related to a pending criminal case against him in New York, where he is charged with falsifying business records related to a 2016 hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels. Judge Juan Merchan also barred Trump from viewing evidence in the case other than in the presence of his lawyers. The ex-president is not allowed to copy the material. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office sought the protective order due to concerns Trump would “inappropriately” use the material or post the information on social media...
  • NYC Catholic Church Hosts Shocking ‘God Is Trans’ Exhibit

    05/08/2023 2:03:01 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 27 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 8, 2023 | Cassandra MacDonald
    NYC Catholic Church Hosts Shocking ‘God Is Trans’ ExhibitThe Manhattan Church of St. Paul the Apostle currently hosts a shocking exhibit called “God is Trans: A Queer Spiritual Journey.”The wildly offensive series of paintings have been placed next to the church’s altar.The artist described the exhibit as “a queer spiritual journey in three steps: Sacrifice, Identity and Communion.”The Post reports that “according to the exhibit, Sacrifice represents the need to ‘shed an old life.’ Identity is described as ‘the most impactful part’ of the display, asking the question, ‘What does holiness look like?’ Communion places ‘God and the mortal on...
  • Trump to try to move Manhattan hush money case to federal court

    05/04/2023 9:54:09 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/04/2023 | ZACH SCHONFELD
    Former President Trump will try to move his Manhattan criminal hush money case from state to federal court, his lawyer said. Trump attorney Todd Blanche made the announcement during a court hearing Thursday, according to The Associated Press. Moving the case to federal court would increase the potential jury pool, which is currently limited to the heavily-Democratic population of Manhattan. Blanche said Trump’s legal team will file a motion later Thursday to transfer the case, according to the AP. Trump faces 34 felony counts of falsifying business records over his alleged role in a hush money scheme ahead of the...
  • Shocking video shows NYC subway passenger putting unhinged man in deadly chokehold

    05/02/2023 8:43:11 PM PDT · by CFW · 44 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/2/23
    Dramatic new video shows a strap-hanger taking matters into his own hands, pinning down an unhinged man in a deadly incident at a Manhattan subway station this week. The 24-year-old passenger stepped in after the vagrant, identified by sources as Jordan Neely, 30, began going on an aggressive rant on a northbound F train Monday afternoon, according to police and a witness who took the video. “He starts to make a speech,” freelance journalist Juan Alberto Vazquez said in Spanish during an interview Tuesday, referring to the disturbed man. “He started screaming in an aggressive manner,” Vazquez told The Post....
  • Manhattan man wanted for defecating on Pride flag, police say

    04/30/2023 4:50:20 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 93 replies
    ABC7 ^ | 4-29-23 | Eyewitness News
    The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is looking for a man behind a disgusting act that took place in Manhattan. Police say the incident took place on the morning of April 15, when a suspect entered a building on West 95th Street and defecated on a Pride flag. The man is also said to have taken a second Pride flag and wiped his backside with it before running off on Amsterdam Avenue. No one was hurt during the incident.
  • Epstein's tangled tentacles: Pedophile met with current CIA Director William Burns, Obama White House lawyer, Noam Chomsky and music director for the American Symphony Orchestra in the years AFTER his sex offense conviction

    04/30/2023 12:42:17 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 11 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 30 2023 | ANDREA CAVALLIER
    Jeffrey Epstein's newly-released private calendar revealed he had scheduled meetings with a slew of prominent individuals, including the current CIA director, after he was convicted as a sex offender. The documents contain emails and scheduled meetings with now-CIA Director William Burns, Bard College president Leon Botstein, Obama's White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler and professor Noam Chomsky. The meetings were scheduled between 2013 to 2017 after the pedophile had served time in jail in 2008 for sex crimes involving a teenage girl.
  • Epstein’s Private Calendar Reveals Prominent Names, Including CIA Chief, Goldman’s Top Lawyer

    04/30/2023 12:41:43 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 18 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 4/30/2023 | Khadeeja Safdar and David Benoit
    The nation’s spy chief, a longtime college president and top women in finance. The circle of people who associated with Jeffrey Epstein years after he was a convicted sex offender is wider than previously reported, according to a trove of documents that include his schedules. William Burns, director of the Central Intelligence Agency since 2021, had three meetings scheduled with Epstein in 2014, when he was deputy secretary of state, the documents show. They first met in Washington and then Mr. Burns visited Epstein’s townhouse in Manhattan. Kathryn Ruemmler, a White House counsel under President Barack Obama, had dozens of...
  • Manhattan DA has no authority 'to enforce federal campaign finance crimes': ex-FEC commissioner

    04/22/2023 11:08:13 PM PDT · by CFW · 12 replies
    Just the News ^ | 4/22/23 | Nick Givas
    Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's case against former President Donald Trump is legally "dubious" and motivated by political ambition, alleges legal expert Hans von Spakovsky. "It's an extremely dubious prosecution, and I say that as a former commissioner on the Federal Election Commission," he told Just The News. Von Spakovsky, the manager of the conservative Heritage Foundation's Election Law Reform Initiative, said Bragg is going after Trump for alleged federal election crimes that are not within his jurisdiction. "No local state prosecutor has the authority to enforce federal campaign finance crimes in the first place," he explained. "There's just nothing...
  • Big-name Democrats larded up with campaign donations from now-busted Chinese police station operatives

    04/20/2023 6:20:39 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 20 Apr, 2023 | Monica Showalter
    What were the Chinese buying from these Democrats? Earlier this week, the FBI busted a secret Chinese police station in lower Manhattan, one of at least six China's government brazenly operates on U.S. soil, arresting two Americans running it as foreign agents. The Chicoms put these illegal operations up, claiming they were just helpful government offices for Chinese nationals renew their drivers' licenses. In reality, they were Orwellian secret police outfits whose purpose was to hunt down and terrify dissidents who'd fled China, letting them know that there's no getting away from the long arm of the communist dictatorship. Rather...
  • "MUST SEE: Mother Of Murder Victim Unloads On Alvin Bragg During NYC Hearing, Gets Applauded"

    04/20/2023 5:33:39 PM PDT · by old school · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | 17 Apr 2023 | Forbes Breaking News
    "House Judiciary Committee Holds A Field Hearing In New York On Victims Of Violent Crime In Manhattan"
  • Parking garage collapses in NYC, officials warn injuries, death totals may ‘change rapidly’

    04/18/2023 2:00:19 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 105 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/18/23 | Joe Marino and Craig McCarthy
    Multiple people were trapped Tuesday after a parking garage collapsed in Lower Manhattan, officials said. Shocking footage from the scene shows multiple cars on top of the concave roof as a woman get can be heard screaming, “Get out!” A total of three people were hurt, two minor and one more serious but not critical, according to fire officials, but that number was expected to increase.
  • Two New Yorkers Charged With Operating ‘Secret’ Chinese Police Station In Manhattan, Conspiring With Communists

    04/18/2023 11:38:10 AM PDT · by Twotone · 13 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 17, 2023 | Alexa Schwerha
    Two New York residents were charged Monday for operating a Chinese police station in lower Manhattan, New York, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Monday. “Harry” Lu Jianwang and Chen Jinping were arrested Monday morning at their New York City homes and will appear before a judge in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, according to the DOJ’s press release. The charges include “conspiring to act as agents of the [People’s Republic of China] government and “obstructing justice by destroying evidence of their communications with an [Ministry of Public Security] official.” The pair allegedly did not inform the U.S. government that they were...
  • Democrats Blame Crime On Guns, Not Criminals In Manhattan House Judiciary Hearing

    04/18/2023 12:27:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies
    The Federalist ^ | APRIL 17, 2023 | Tristan Justice
    Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee spent Monday’s Manhattan field hearing blaming guns, not people, for crime. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee spent Monday’s Manhattan field hearing blaming guns, not the criminals behind them, for the nation’s crime epidemic. The committee held a field hearing in Manhattan as New York City deteriorates from an American centerpiece of capital ingenuity into a treacherous urban jungle where far-left prosecutors allow criminals to control the streets. “Today’s hearing is about the administration of justice, and keeping communities safe, something that has always been a central focus of the House Judiciary Committee,” opened...
  • FBI arrest two Chinese operatives for 'running illegal police station' in Manhattan to 'spy on and harass dissidents' - on US soil ......

    04/17/2023 11:27:09 AM PDT · by caww · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/17/2023 | Emma James
    Lu Jianwang, 61, of the Bronx, and Chen Jinping, 59, of Manhattan, were both arrested on Monday morning at their addresses in New York. They have been charged with conspiring to act as agents for the Chinese government, and are expected to appear in federal court in Brooklyn. Prosecutors say Jianwang tried to persuade a Chinese fugitive to return home, and continually 'harassed and threatened' the individual in 2018. In 2022 China's government asked Jianwang to locate a pro-democracy Chinese activist living in California. The pair admitted to the FBI that they deleted their communications with a Chinese government official...
  • Can you convict a ham sandwich? What if the ham sandwich's name is Donald Trump?

    04/17/2023 10:41:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/17/2023 | John Leonard
    Pretty much everybody knows the old expression that says a prosecutor can even persuade a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich because the defendant hasn't been allowed his day in court and the testimony presented is all one-sided. Ironically, it was none other than former New York state chief judge Sol Wachtler who famously uttered those words in a 1985 interview with the New York Daily News, long before Donald Trump became an unstoppable force in American politics.For the first time in history, a state prosecutor has filed criminal charges against a former U.S. president. Alvin Bragg has charged...
  • NPR Fumes at ‘Conservative’ Critics Tying George Soros to Manhattan DA

    04/10/2023 9:45:40 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 34 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 4/10/2023 | Joseph Vazquez
    The taxpayer-funded leftists at National Public Radio flung proverbial sewage at critics who dared raise Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s financial ties to billionaire George Soros. NPR’s Apr. 6 edition of All Things Considered decried “conservative politicians” who made Soros a “bogeyman” in Bragg’s highly politicized prosecution of former President Donald Trump. The outlet railed at critics like Trump, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA). NPR Host Mary Louise Kelly brought on guest and liberal Soros biographer Emily Tamkin who downplayed the fact that Soros gave $1 million to the anti-police Color of Change PAC...
  • Plan B From Outer Manhattan: Why the Court Should Move the Trump Trial Out of Manhattan

    04/08/2023 5:07:35 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Jonathan Turley ^ | April 7, 2023 | Jonathan Turley
    Below is my column in the Hill on why I believe the Trump prosecution would warrant an admittedly rare venue change. I am still hoping that Judge Juan Merchan has the integrity to dismiss this clearly invalid indictment. Given Bragg’s failure to even state the key offense allowing him to bring these 34 felonies, Merchan should have scheduled a hearing on the threshold legal questions in two weeks — not schedule all motions to be heard in December. Indeed, with even legal analysts on CNN and MSNBC expressing disbelief at this indictment, few beyond Karen Friedman Agnifilo and Norman Eisen...