Category: U.S. Department of Justice

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Sep
2020

Crucifix At Catholic Seminary Desecrated, Property VandalizedCrucifix At Catholic Seminary Desecrated, Property Vandalized

A seminary in San Antonio, Texas, was reportedly vandalized Thursday night, residents of the seminary told the Daily Caller and Trinity University student newspaper The Tower. Assumption Seminary’s glass doors were struck and damaged and a crucifix on the property was desecrated, with a Spurs jersey wrapped around Jesus’s head and Christ’s feet destroyed, a […]

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Sep
2020

More Than 300 People From 29 States Arrested For Crimes Under Guise Of ‘Peaceful’ Protests, Justice Department SaysMore Than 300 People From 29 States Arrested For Crimes Under Guise Of ‘Peaceful’ Protests, Justice Department Says

More than 300 people in 29 states and Washington, D.C. have been charged for crimes ranging from damaging federal property to attempted murder “under the guise of peaceful demonstrations,” the Justice Department said in a Thursday statement. More than 40 of the 94 U.S. Attorneys’ Offices have filed charges alleging crimes including arson, burglary, and […]

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Sep
2020

179 Arrested, $6.5 Million Seized In Worldwide Darknet Opioid Trafficking Crackdown179 Arrested, $6.5 Million Seized In Worldwide Darknet Opioid Trafficking Crackdown

U.S. and European authorities arrested 179 people and seized more than $6.5 million in an operation to bust opioid trafficking on the Darknet, according to the Justice Department. The crackdown, which mostly occurred in the U.S. and Europe, comes more than a year after the Wall Street Market takedown when authorities obtained intelligence to identify […]

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Sep
2020

Judge Threatens To Kick Assange Out Of His Extradition Trial For Interrupting WitnessesJudge Threatens To Kick Assange Out Of His Extradition Trial For Interrupting Witnesses

A British judge threatened to kick WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of his own hearing after he interrupted witnesses Tuesday. The judge, Vanessa Baraitser, temporarily adjourned the hearing after one outburst, warning Assange that the court could proceed without him present, according to the Associated Press. The United States is seeking to extradite Assange from […]

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Aug
2020

Texas A&M Professor Arrested For Allegedly Lying About China Ties While Accepting NASA FundingTexas A&M Professor Arrested For Allegedly Lying About China Ties While Accepting NASA Funding

August 24, 2020 2:28 PM ET A Texas A&M professor was arrested for allegedly hiding ties with the Chinese government while accepting federally funded grants, the Justice Department said in a statement Monday. Zhengdong Cheng, 53, was arrested Sunday and charged with conspiracy, making false statements and wire fraud after allegedly lying over the course […]

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Jun
2020

Justice Department Considering Investigation Into Minneapolis Police Department Following George Floyd KillingJustice Department Considering Investigation Into Minneapolis Police Department Following George Floyd Killing

The Justice Department is considering investigating the Minneapolis Police Department following the killing of George Floyd in May to determine if there is a pattern of unconstitutional conduct, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The potential investigation would look into the Minneapolis Police Department’s history to screen for discrimination, excessive force and other misconduct. There […]

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Jun
2020

Minnesota Man Charged With Stoking Fire At Minneapolis’ Third Police Precinct During RiotsMinnesota Man Charged With Stoking Fire At Minneapolis’ Third Police Precinct During Riots

A Minnesota man who helped stoke the fire that engulfed the Third Precinct in Minneapolis during riots following George Floyd’s death has been charged, the Justice Department announced. Branden Michael Wolfe, 23, from St. Paul was charged with aiding and abetting arson at the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct May 28, and had taken several […]

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Jun
2020

DOJ Tries To Compel Prince Andrew To Talk About Jeffrey Epstein, But Lawyers Say He Already Offered An InterviewDOJ Tries To Compel Prince Andrew To Talk About Jeffrey Epstein, But Lawyers Say He Already Offered An Interview

Federal prosecutors have requested an interview with UK’s Prince Andrew related to an investigation of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes, claiming he’s been unresponsive, ABC News reported Monday. Attorneys for Andrew, who has denied any wrongdoing in his association with Epstein, said in a Monday statement that he has offered an interview multiple times. Citing two […]

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Jun
2020

Man Charged With Fatally Shooting Ahmaud Arbery Reportedly Uttered Racial Epithet After KillingMan Charged With Fatally Shooting Ahmaud Arbery Reportedly Uttered Racial Epithet After Killing

June 04, 2020 12:37 PM ET A co-defendant at the scene of Ahmaud Arbery’s death says the man charged with firing the fatal gunshot uttered a racial epithet after shooting Arbery, numerous sources reported. Travis McMichael, 34, said “expletive N-word” after the fatal shots, William “Roddie” Bryan, 50,  told police, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  […]

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May
2020

Here’s A List Of Professors And Researchers At American Colleges Who Secretly Worked For ChinaHere’s A List Of Professors And Researchers At American Colleges Who Secretly Worked For China

Throughout the last year, the Justice Department has been cracking down on Chinese government influence in the U.S., with a focus on college campuses, where many researchers and professors have been caught hiding their ties to the Chinese government, accepting funding from China, and selling secret information. In 2020 alone, several professors were charged with […]

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