Category Archives: Weird News

April 29/16 Five Craziest Crimes of the Week

Enjoy! Here are the five craziest crimes of the week,blog-headlines courtesy of Newser and Crime Tech Solutions!

(NOTE: Crime Tech Solutions is an Austin, TX based provider of crime and fraud analytics software for commercial and law enforcement groups. We proudly support the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU) and International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA). Our offerings include sophisticated link analysis software, comprehensive crime analytics with mapping and predictive policing, and criminal intelligence database management systems.)

 

April 15/16 Five craziest crimes of the week

Enjoy! blog-headlinesHere are the 5 ‘craziest’ crimes of the week , courtesy of Newser and Crime Tech Solutions.

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(NOTE: Crime Tech Solutions is an Austin, TX based provider of crime and fraud analytics software for commercial and law enforcement groups. We proudly support the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU) and International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA). Our offerings include sophisticated link analysis software, comprehensive crime analytics with mapping and predictive policing, and criminal intelligence database management systems.)

 

Swoop ‘n Squat, Army strong, and major case management: This week’s Crime Technology headlines:

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.Newspaper

Swoop and Squat…

http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2015/03/09/swoop-squat-beware-of-these-insurance-fraudsters

Army strong analytics…

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/03/27/army-improves-systems-testing-to-deliver-more-capability-to-figh.html

Investigative Case Management…

http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75212-commonwealth-bureau-of-investigation-has-a-new-building

WorksafeBC introduces new Major Case Management (MCM) protocols…

http://www.workerscompensation.com/compnewsnetwork/workers-comp-blogwire/20898-worksafe-bc-posts-update-on-safety-review-plan.html

Robbing the Casket, What Happens In Vegas, and Railroad Ripoffs: Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 12/21/2013

To all of our readers… Have a great Christmas season and see you in 2014!

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood

Another case of worker’s compensation premium fraud. You may recall my previous post on this subject. It’s worth reading.

http://manasquan.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/owner-of-wallbased-roofing-company-indicted-for-fraud-and-theft

You’ve heard of robbing the cradle. This is robbing the casket, I suppose…

http://www.13abc.com/story/24279926/funeral-home-owner-charged-with-theft-fraud

He’ll have 8 years to choo choo choose a new way to make a living…

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/12/21/8-years-in-prison-for-former-lirr-conductor-in-fraud-scheme/

What happens in Vegas… Stays in a federal penitentiary.

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/dec/20/man-gets-11-years-15-million-mortgage-fraud-scheme/

Bananas, Politicians and Navy Blue: Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 01/02/2013

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood

Be sure to check out “Investigating the Investigations” Part One and Two! In the meantime, here are this week’s weird headlines:

I can’t believe he tried to slip this one past investigators. Maybe he’ll win on a peel…

http://www.wjla.com/articles/2013/12/maurice-owens-to-appear-in-court-on-metro-banana-peel-fraud-charges-97541.html

A dishonest politician?  Now I’ve heard everything!

http://www.wishtv.com/news/indiana/nw-indiana-politician-to-admit-6-wire-fraud-counts

He couldn’t just wait for Black Friday like everyone else?

http://www.hillsdale.net/article/20131202/NEWS/131209942

Navy blue about this one…

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/military/july-dec13/navy_11-27.html

Death Deterrents, Texas Teeth, and ‘The Big Easy’ Money – Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 11/07/2013

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood

Chinese woman sentenced to death for fraud. Ouch. That’s definitely a deterrent…

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/chinese-woman-sentenced-death-200m-fraud-20785445

70 year old Orthodontist sentenced to two years. Fraud laws in Texas have some real teeth in them…

http://www.kfdm.com/shared/news/top-stories/stories/kfdm_vid_7425.shtml

Think they’ll throw the (school) book at her?…

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20131107_Charter_school_founder_s_fraud_trial_gets_underway.html

New Orleans cops charged. To Protect and Serve (themselves)…

http://www.wwltv.com/news/eyewitness/mikeperlstein/Two-NOPD-officers-have-first-court-date-on-payroll-fraud-issue-231068431.html

Drag Queens, Silk Road Shutdowns, and Video Killed the Real Estate Fraud – Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 10/29/2013

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood

Perhaps there is no Spanish term for “lay low, fraudster”?

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-youtube-video-leads-to-arrest-of-man-wanted-in-fraud-case-20131010,0,1636077.story#axzz2j9ClBao3

Feds take down “eBay for drugs” site. I wonder if “Buy it Now” was popular?

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/10/feds-take-down-online-fraud-bazaar-silk-road-arrest-alleged-mastermind/

Drag Queen Shakedowns… Only on Bourbon Street.

http://theadvocate.com/news/7402011-123/celebrity-scam-artist-arrested-in