Archive for November 25th, 2011
Here’s a good reminder for jilted lovers who feel the great need for revenge: DON’T ever Do this.
The New York Daily News reports that a woman called the United Airlines shortly before her ex-boyfriend boarded an international flight on Sept. 25 from Las Vegas to Paris and suggested he was a terrorist.
The FBI arrested Lizet Sariol , 45, the Daily News reported. She was behind bars on Wednesday.
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The day before Thanksgiving, Paul Bergrin, the ex-fed prosecutor who became a high-profile defense attorney representing rappers and gangbangers, had plenty to be thankful for.
That’s because a federal judge on Wednesday declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked over whether Bergrin, 55, helped orchestrate a 2004 murder of an FBI witness in a drug case against his client, the Newark Star-Ledger reported.
The paper reported that the trial was ” based on testimony that lacked hard evidence.”
“The hung jury brings an end to a tense and often-theatrical trial that had featured steely accusations among the lawyers; screaming in the courtroom; angry, nervous witnesses; admonishments by the judge; and — on more than one occasion — the judge himself questioning whether the government had presented enough evidence to convict Bergrin,” the paper wrote.
The paper quoted U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman as saying in a statement: “While it is disappointing the jury was unable to reach a verdict, we are fully prepared for the next trial.”
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Kessler is the author of “The Secrets of the FBI.”By Ronald Kessler Newsmax
Because of the terrorist threat, the FBI and CIA have become as important as the military in preserving our freedom. Yet while thanking our military is standard practice in American life, no one thinks of thanking the FBI, the CIA, or the rest of the intelligence community for keeping us safe since 9/11.
Instead, the media and many on the extreme left and extreme right demonize the men and women of those agencies for allegedly “spying on innocent Americans.”
Last year, two Washington Post reporters took two years to uncover this story: The intelligence community is big and secret and uses a lot of contractors. Presented as an exposé, the series, “Top Secret America,” found no abuse. Instead, it presented the conclusion that the intelligence community is a “hidden world” that is “growing beyond control.”
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OTHER STORIES OF INTEREST
- FBI Team Finds Canadian Link to Famous 60s Hijacking (National Post)
- FBI Says Hackers Not Responsible for Illinois Water Pump Failure (Techspot)
- FBI Arrests 7 Amish on Hate Crimes (KKTV)
- DNA Leaders to Suspected Robber (Detroit News)
- FBI Offers Tips to Avoid Mortgage Fraud (Miami Herald)
- Is Former DEA Agent in Prison for Exposing ATF Arms Trafficking? (Narcosphere)
- Man Bites off Part of LA Deputy’s Ear (MyFox)