Man gets 12 years in prison for brutal 2018 sex attack on NYC mom

More On: queens Doggone Amazin’: New York Mets help model find missing pup in Queens NYPD cop arrested for drawing gun during parking dispute: police At least 4 injured, one critically, in NYC shootings: cops Four people injured in three separate shootings across NYC A sick creep who brutalized a mother in a Queens stairwell… Continue reading Man gets 12 years in prison for brutal 2018 sex attack on NYC mom

Man gets 12 years in prison for brutal 2018 sex attack on NYC mom

More On: queens Doggone Amazin’: New York Mets help model find missing pup in Queens NYPD cop arrested for drawing gun during parking dispute: police At least 4 injured, one critically, in NYC shootings: cops Four people injured in three separate shootings across NYC A sick creep who brutalized a mother in a Queens stairwell… Continue reading Man gets 12 years in prison for brutal 2018 sex attack on NYC mom

Texas clears out state prison to make room for criminal illegal immigrants

US-Mexico border drug trade led by American smugglers The U.S.-Mexico border has been closed since March 2020 because of the pandemic and it’s not known when it will reopen. However, it’s forcing cartels to change their drug trafficking tactics as they’re now recruiting American’s to do the job. Texas is transferring inmates from a corrections… Continue reading Texas clears out state prison to make room for criminal illegal immigrants

Prison term for coercive control could double to 10 years under review

Prison terms for coercive control could double to 10 years under Government review after high-profile cases including ex-husband of weather presenter Ruth Dodsworth Judges, police and frontline specialists told researchers the current maximum of five years did not go far enough to address the long-term impact of the offence A review into its effectiveness is… Continue reading Prison term for coercive control could double to 10 years under review

Colorado’s prison population has declined during pandemic, but it won’t last

Colorado has significantly lowered its prison population this year, but state analysts expect it’ll starting trending upward again soon. After peaking at 23,000 in 2009, the state prison population has held steady at around 20,000 in recent years. The state reports that the population has declined 16.4% since February, down to about 16,000 people, and… Continue reading Colorado’s prison population has declined during pandemic, but it won’t last

BTC-e Saga Ends in Prison Time for Founder

Key Takeaways BTC-e founder Alexander Vinnik allegedly laundered $4 billion through his exchange before its seizure in 2017. He fled to Greece and fought a lengthy extradition battle, finally resulting in prison time this week. BTC-e was rebranded as Wex, and became controlled by paramilitaries connected to the downed Malaysia 173 flight. Share this article… Continue reading BTC-e Saga Ends in Prison Time for Founder

Prison rape trial: Benjamin Goundar found guilty of raping cellmate

Content warning: This article references sexual assault and violence. Helplines can be found at the bottom of the page. A man who abducted and raped a 15-year-old girl has now also been found guilty of raping his young cellmate in prison. Benjamin Goundar, 31, was on trial in the High Court at Wellington this week… Continue reading Prison rape trial: Benjamin Goundar found guilty of raping cellmate

Married prison drugs worker, 54, had 'sex chats' on phone with inmate

Married prison drugs worker, 54, is spared jail after her ‘sex chats’ on phone with inmate were exposed by guards routinely monitoring his calls Tracey Storey, from Doncaster, was a substance misuse worker at HMP Moorland The 54-year-old was caught having ‘sex chats’ with prisoner Nicholas Millward She admitted to one count of wilful misconduct… Continue reading Married prison drugs worker, 54, had 'sex chats' on phone with inmate

HMP Doncaster prison officer fell 'in love' with drug dealer

Female prison officer, 27, who sent sex texts to convicted drug dealer inmate, was seen in his cell out-of-hours and visited him when he was moved to another jail is given suspended sentence Chelsie Stephenson was working at HMP Doncaster when relationship began The 27-year-old was caught on camera entering the prisoner’s cell out of… Continue reading HMP Doncaster prison officer fell 'in love' with drug dealer

What It’s Like To Wait For Coronavirus To Get To You In Prison

At around 2 a.m. on March 13, Atif Rafay was startled awake inside his prison cell to find a printed out piece of paper dropped on his bed. A prison employee, the memo said, had tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, and had potentially exposed prisoners in two units to it.… Continue reading What It’s Like To Wait For Coronavirus To Get To You In Prison

Chinese City is Using Blockchain to Track Convicts on Parole

Zhongshan has taken a futuristic measure by moving convict tracking on the blockchain. Due to the immutable and public nature of this data structure, the likelihood of any potential fraud by the convicts will be eliminated. In a statement made by the Justice Department, they explicitly mentioned that a blockchain based tracking module has been… Continue reading Chinese City is Using Blockchain to Track Convicts on Parole

Prison bans visitors wearing low-cut tops and mini-skirts

‘This isn’t St Tropez…’! Prison bans visitors from wearing low-cut tops, ripped jeans and mini-skirts in a move reminiscent of a scene from Porridge On banned list at Durham jail are low-cut tops, ripped jeans and mini skirts One prison worker said ban was reminiscent of scene from TV comedy Porridge Visitors must dress appropriately… Continue reading Prison bans visitors wearing low-cut tops and mini-skirts

A British man is in prison for shooting a Romanian bouncer in Benidorm

‘Drunk’ Brit pulls gun from rental car and shoots Benidorm bouncer after being refused entry to nightclub Unidentified 46-year-old man took weapon from his nearby rental car 36-year-old Romanian bouncer rushed to hospital with bullet wounds to his leg Shooting happened outside Joker’s nightclub in Benidorm’s Little England area Did you witness the attack? Please get… Continue reading A British man is in prison for shooting a Romanian bouncer in Benidorm

Female prison officer jailed for claiming inmate ‘was not dangerous’

Female prison officer, 30, is jailed for two and a half years for compiling a bogus report claiming the inmate she had a relationship with ‘was not really dangerous’ Danielle Ashton, 30, fabricated a police report for Niall Kiernan to use in court  Kiernan was serving 27 years for two offences and was appealing his sentence… Continue reading Female prison officer jailed for claiming inmate ‘was not dangerous’

Brazilian inmate, who nearly escaped jail dressed as woman, found hanged

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail here dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell, after apparently having hanged himself, Rio de Janeiro state authorities said on Tuesday. Convicted Rio drug dealer Clauvino da Silva, 42, was serving a… Continue reading Brazilian inmate, who nearly escaped jail dressed as woman, found hanged

Brazil prison battle between rival gangs leaves at least 52 dead

Prison battle between rival gangs leaves at least 52 dead in Brazil jail At least 52 people confirmed dead in prison riot fought between rival gangs Began at Altamira Regional Recovery Center in northern Para state Sixteen bodies had been decapitated during the five-hour-long clash Comes two months after riot in Amazonas state jail that killed 55… Continue reading Brazil prison battle between rival gangs leaves at least 52 dead

Chinese City is Using Blockchain to Track Convicts on Parole

Zhongshan has taken a futuristic measure by moving convict tracking on the blockchain. Due to the immutable and public nature of this data structure, the likelihood of any potential fraud by the convicts will be eliminated. In a statement made by the Justice Department, they explicitly mentioned that a blockchain based tracking module has been… Continue reading Chinese City is Using Blockchain to Track Convicts on Parole

Prison staff sued for letting white supremacist to stab black inmates

‘Just let them die’: Ohio prison staff is sued for allegedly allowing a white supremacist inmate to stab four black inmates with a homemade blade while they were left handcuffed to a table The four inmates – Shamieke Pugh, Maurice Lee, Dontez Hollis and Daryl Pascol – were sitting together, restrained Greg Reinke, another inmate,… Continue reading Prison staff sued for letting white supremacist to stab black inmates

BTC Trader Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

Jacob Burrell Campos of Mexico recently got sentenced to two years in prison and to give up all illicit profits generated from operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. Campos was arrested on 13th August last year and has been in custody without bail since that time. He was on trial by 29th October 2018 where… Continue reading BTC Trader Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

Bitcoin [BTC] used to launder over $150,000 to ISIS; Accused New Yorker faces 20 years in prison

In a blow to the cryptosphere, a naturalized US citizen has pleaded guilty to helping the terror group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria [ISIS] by using Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies. Zoobia Shahnaz, a Long Island resident, admitted to laundering and wiring more than $150,000 in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin to shell companies… Continue reading Bitcoin [BTC] used to launder over $150,000 to ISIS; Accused New Yorker faces 20 years in prison

Silk Road Operator’s Alleged ‘Mentor’ Extradited To US, Faces Possibility Of Life In Prison

On Friday, the Department of Justice announced that Roger Thomas Clark was extradited to the US. Two and a half years after he was arrested in Thailand, it was announced that Roger Thomas Clark will be extradited to the United States to face charges related to his alleged collaboration with Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht.… Continue reading Silk Road Operator’s Alleged ‘Mentor’ Extradited To US, Faces Possibility Of Life In Prison