Ex-con hedgie Boaz Manor charged in $30M bitcoin fraud scheme

A convicted hedge-fund swindler assumed a fake name and donned a disguise to lure investors into a $30 million bitcoin fraud in New York that spanned two years, the feds alleged on Friday. Boaz Manor — a 46-year-old entrepreneur who got a four-year prison sentence in Canada in 2010 after misappropriating more than $100 million […]

Anne Sacoolas charged over death of Harry Dunn | UK news

The wife of a US intelligence officer has been charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of the 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced. Anne Sacoolas was whisked out of the UK by the American embassy days after the accident in August, with the US claiming she was covered by […]

Dutch dad accused of keeping kids on isolated farm charged with sex abuse

Prosecutors in the Netherlands have charged a father who allegedly held six of his children against their will on an isolated farm for nine years with sexually abusing two of his other children, authorities said Thursday. The 67-year-old father was previously charged along with a 58-year-old Austrian national with illegal deprivation of liberty and abuse for their alleged role […]

Israeli PM Netanyahu defiant after being charged with corruption | Israel News

A defiant Benjamin Netanyahu rejected all allegations of graft on Thursday, vowing to stay on as the leader in Israel despite being indicted on a series of corruption charges. Netanyahu denounced what he called the “false” and “politically motivated” allegations, hours after being charged by the attorney general with bribery, fraud and breach of trust. He […]

Iowa man charged in police standoff tells judge, ‘I am Jesus’

A central Iowa man who police say traded gunfire with Des Moines police in a weekend incident appeared in a Polk County courtroom Tuesday for a very brief arraignment after he told the judge he was Jesus, news reports said. Troy Ruggles, 25, was arrested after the Sunday morning shootout with a pair of officers […]