Archive for May, 2008

Man opens 58,000 fake brokerage accounts using cartoon names

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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A California man was arraigned this week in federal court in Sacramento on multiple counts of computer fraud, wire fraud and mail fraud for allegedly opening 58,000 fake brokerage accounts. Michael Largent, 22, of Plumas Lake, Calif., was charged with using false Social Security numbers, drivers license numbers, and names – even the names of cartoon and comic book characters – to open the accounts. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePopcorn Factory

Prince William to be sent on dangerous mission – To patrol Caribbean with Royal Navy

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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LONDON – Prince William is heading to the azure waters of the Caribbean as part of a two-month deployment in the Royal Navy despite his request to be as close as possible to conflict. The assignment beginning Monday will see the second in line to the throne spending much of his time trolling the West Indies aboard the HMS Iron Duke, a frigate on hurricane relief duty and counter-narcotics patrol. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceKeg Works

Mom pleads guilty in starving death of girl after taking out $15,000 insurance policy on her

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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Arizona – A west Phoenix woman has admitted responsibility in the starving death of her 2-year-old daughter, authorities said. Eboni Latoya Perri, 26, who was accused of trying to profit from the girl’s death, pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of attempted child abuse. She will face a maximum 15-year prison term when she is sentenced July 15 in Maricopa County Superior Court. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceHallmark

Transportation Security Administration stealing your stuff – TSA has fired 200 employees accused of stealing

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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Taking. Something. Always. That’s what TSA means to airline passengers like Edward Fleiss, a sales manager from Huntington, N.Y. When screeners inspected his wife’s carry-on bag at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport recently, he claims her designer eyeglasses were swiped. “Great sleight of hand,” he says. “We didn’t even know they were gone until we got to Los Angeles.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceDreamtime Baby

Man Posing As Woman Accused Of Fondling Elderly Women At Church

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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OCALA, Florida – A man who police said presented himself as a woman is accused of grabbing the breasts of a 73-year-old woman and inappropriately touching other elderly women at a Central Florida church. Robin Forbes, 58, faces one count of lewd and lascivious molestation of an elderly person. According to Ocala police, Forbes placed his hand on the woman’s breast and squeezed it three times during choir practice at First United Methodist Church. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceCurrent Catalog

Dumb Crooks: Stolen soda machine’s tracks lead back to owner – Crooks left stolen machine in their front yard

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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HUGHES, Arkansas – Police didn’t have to look too hard to figure out the source of a soda vending machine found in a front yard – they just followed the tracks. Deputies from the St. Francis County sheriff’s office spotted a Pepsi machine on Thursday in the yard of a home in Hughes. A set of dolly tracks in front of the machine led back to a liquor store less than a mile away that had reported it missing. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBuckle

Annulment of Muslim Marriage Over False Virginity Claim Sparks Outrage

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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France – The wedding night party was still under way at the family’s home in Roubaix when the groom came down from the bedroom complaining that his bride was not a virgin. He could not display the blood-stained sheet that is traditionally exhibited as proof of the bride’s “purity.” The husband went to court the following morning and was granted an annulment on the grounds that his bride had deceived him on “one of the essential elements” of the marriage. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceCARIBBEAN Travel Deals

Taxi driver banned for bad grammar

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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UK – Barmy council chiefs banned cabbie Laurence Kirk from working – because he can’t use apostrophes. The married dad of two, 50, failed a grammar exam he had to take before he could apply for a private hire licence. It is meant to weed out foreign drivers who can’t speak English. Those who pass then take a BTEC taxi exam. Laurence, whose cabbie licence from six years ago had expired, was quizzed about apostrophes in a story on football. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBoflex

Confederate group plans giant Confederate flag near the junction of Interstate 75 and Interstate 4

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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TAMPA, Florida – Next year, a giant Confederate flag may tower above the tree line near the junction of Interstate 75 and Interstate 4. The Sons of Confederate Veterans wants drivers in the Tampa area to see the massive flag — 30 feet high and 50 feet long — atop a 139-foot pole, the highest the Federal Aviation Authority would allow. It would be lit at night. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceCaribou Coffee Company

Wisconsin police collect $6 on 1987 parking ticket

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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KENOSHA, Wisconsin – Someone from Texas apparently felt guilty. The police department in Kenosha, Wisconsin, says that a parking violator from Texas finally decided to pay up — 21 years later. On Thursday, officers found a $6 payment for the Jan. 20, 1987 ticket in its parking-ticket drop box. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceBailey Banks & Biddle

Japanese mob boss gave $100,000 to UCLA soon after liver transplant – 186 patients died waiting for livers

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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LOS ANGELES, California – A Japanese gang boss and another alleged gangster who had liver transplants at UCLA Medical Center each donated $100,000 to the hospital soon after their surgeries, according to a published report. The donations came from two of four Japanese gang figures who received liver transplants at a time when several hundred Los Angeles-area patients died while awaiting transplants, according to the Los Angeles Times. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace1-800-PetMeds

Man throws $10,000 from airplane

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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JAKARTA, Indonesia – An Indonesian businessman will throw 100 million rupiah ($10,740) from an airplane on Sunday as part of a marketing ploy for his second book, organizers said. Tung Desem Waringin, author and motivational speaker whose first book was a bestseller, is known for his unorthodox marketing methods. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMusicnotes

Nurse Arrested For Injecting Bleach Into Dialysis Patients

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Date: May 31st, 2008

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Lufkin, Texas – Kimberly Clark Saenz, formerly employed as a License Vocational Nurse with DaVita was arrested Friday afternoon on warrants charging her with two counts of Aggravated Assault, a second degree felony. Saenz is a 34 year old Angelina County resident. The warrants were obtained after an investigation revealed that Saenz had intentionally harmed two patients while working at Lufkin’s DaVita Dialysis in April by injecting the patients with bleach. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceMy Wines Direct

Teen blames kiss for her drunken driving arrest

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Date: May 30th, 2008

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Manhasset – Gianna Vigliotti, who was pulled over by police as she swerved in and out of her lane on Northern Boulevard in Manhasset Friday night, said that’s exactly what happened to her, according to court documents. After the 17-year-old from Glen Cove recorded a .15 percent blood-alcohol level in a portable breath test – nearly the twice the legal limit of .08 percent – she told the officer who pulled her over, “I didn’t drink! I was kissing a boy who was drunk,” according to the police report. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceNorthern Reflections

Broken bat hits woman in the mouth – Injury should force bat policy change

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Date: May 30th, 2008

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The wire came out of Susan Rhodes’ mouth this week. Doctors replaced it with rubber bands, so now people can understand her when she tells the story of how a maple baseball bat shattered her jaw. “Your whole life changes,” Rhodes says over the phone, and she’s not looking for sympathy. Just an explanation as to how Major League Baseball continues to allow maple bats when their danger becomes more obvious by the injurious incident. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceOffice Depot

Woman Burned When Trail Collapses In Yellowstone

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Date: May 30th, 2008

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Yellowstone National Park – A Utah woman was burned Thursday in Yellowstone National Park when her foot broke through a thin crust of dirt into a pool of hot water. It happened in the Artists’ Paintpots area. Park Rangers have closed the area until they can determine if the area is safe for visitors. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceShop ABC TV

Drug smugglers make Jesus statue out of cocaine

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Date: May 30th, 2008

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NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico – U.S. customs officials have seized a statue of Jesus Christ made from plaster mixed with cocaine, the latest sophisticated attempt to smuggle drugs from Mexico. Sniffer dogs at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas, alerted officials to the smell of narcotics in the 6.6 pound (3 kilo) statue, which was in the trunk of a car being driven by a Mexican woman into the United States last week. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceWayside Gardens

Want To Kill an Alligator – Hunting permits go on sale for $1,021.50

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Date: May 30th, 2008

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Florida – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will begin selling approximately 4,500 alligator harvest permits on a first-come, first-served basis at 10 a.m. (EDT) June 3 and will continue through 11:59 p.m. (EDT) June 9. The cost for a resident alligator trapping license and hide-validation tag is $271.50, and non-residents pay $1,021.50. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSmart Bargains

Major Crime: Man, 79, jailed for 10 hours – Forgot to pay for pie

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Date: May 30th, 2008

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LAKE WORTH, Florida – An elderly Palm Beach County man says he forgot to pay for the pie that sent him to jail for 10 hours. Authorities say 79-year-old George Schwartz didn’t pay for a $5.29 apple pie at a Publix near Lake Worth in April. He was taken to jail and charged with retail theft, a misdemeanor punishable by 60 days in jail. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace – Great Expectations – Thompson Cigar

Teacher wanted to be boy’s sex slave

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Date: May 30th, 2008

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Australia – A female teacher who allegedly told a 15-year-old male student to treat her like a sex slave has been charged with sexually penetrating a child. Nazira Rafei, 25, a Melbourne high school teacher, is charged with one count of sexually penetrating a child under 16 and four counts of an indecent act with a child under 16. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceThe Occasions Group

Man Stabbed Woman to Death for Calling Him Smelly

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Date: May 30th, 2008

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PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania – A man fatally stabbed a neighbor woman because she treated him “like dirt” and told him he smelled, Pittsburgh police said. Terrence Andrews, 38, is charged with criminal homicide in the Thursday night death of 19-year-old Lisa Maas. Andrews told them Maas insulted him that morning and he waited all day for her to return to her apartment, before attacking her with scissors, police said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSky Mall