Five people were killed on February 15 when a small plane crashed in Monmouth County, New Jersey, said a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Wall Township Police Department said names and ages of the victims, who are all males, were still unknown, but the police department said the victims included the pilot, two adult passengers, a teenager and a younger boy. The crash at Monmouth Executive Airport in Wall Township was reported at 3:44 p.m. ET and the plane was a Cessna Skymaster 337, according to the FAA. The plane was said to appear to be on a landing approach when the crash occurred. The airport is about 50 miles south of New York City, on the New Jersey coast. The area around the airport is sparsely populated and surrounded by highways, strip malls, and wooded areas. VOVNews/CNN … [Read more...] about Plane crash kills 5 in New Jersey
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The US has charged six men in connection with a scam that defrauded eBay's Stubhub of about $1m (£587,000). The charges came after more than 1,600 accounts belonging to the online ticket resale service were broken into and used to make purchases without the owners' permissions. The attack involved a "global cybercrime ring", according to New York County's district attorney office. Three other men have been arrested in London in connection with the thefts. It is the second breach to have been disclosed by eBay this year. However, in this latest case the firm said its servers had not been hacked. "The arrests today relate to fraudulent transactions that were detected on existing Stubhub customer accounts in 2013," said spokesman Glenn Lehrman. "These legitimate customer accounts were accessed by cybercriminals who had obtained the customers' login and password either through data breaches of other websites and retailers, or through the use of key-loggers and/or other malware on the … [Read more...] about Arrests made after eBay’s Stubhub suffers cyber-thefts
NEW YORK, May 14, 2011 (AFP) - IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, widely expected to run for the French presidency next year, was detained Saturday and quizzed over an alleged sexual assault on a New York hotel maid, police said. Strauss-Kahn, a Socialist who had been leading French opinion polls for the 2012 elections, was escorted off an Air France flight just minutes before it was to take off from John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials said. "We took him into custody and we handed him over to the New York City police department," an official for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey told AFP on condition of anonymity. "We did it at the request of NYPD." Authorities were investigating an alleged attack on a maid at the Sofitel New York hotel earlier in the day, police said. Strauss-Kahn, a flamboyant figure on the French political scene popularly known by his initials DSK, has not officially thrown his hat into the ring to challenge center-right President … [Read more...] about IMF chief arrested, quizzed in alleged sex assault
More than 110 suspects, including organized crime members and associates, were arrested on Thursday in one of the largest such operations ever in the United States, officials said. United States Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a news conference to announce the arrests of 110 Mafia suspects in the Northeast, in Brooklyn, New York January 20, 2011. More than 800 federal and local law-enforcement officials rounded up the suspects in New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island in the early morning hours, targeting New York's five Mafia "families" and an additional one in New Jersey. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo) The crimes they were charged with ranged from murder and narcotics trafficking to extortion, illegal gambling, arson, loan sharking, and labor racketeering. "We are pleased to announce an important step forward in our nation's ongoing fight against the organized crime families of La Cosa Nostra -- the mafia," U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters at the Department of … [Read more...] about FBI, police arrest more than 110 mafia suspects in northeastern U.S.
Law enforcement comes in such a bewildering variety of colors that a robbed tourist does not know who to turn to A group of tourists pass a street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City with the help of a voluntary youth. With at least 10 difference law enforcement agencies operating in the city heart, both foreign tourists and locals are confused by the myriad of uniforms they see especially in the downtown area. … [Read more...] about Lots of different uniforms, but Ho Chi Minh City remains unsafe