Police Find 1,090 Taxidermy Animals in a Private Collection in Spain | Smart News

Police Find 1,090 Taxidermy Animals in a Private Collection in Spain |  Smart News

Officials found thousands of taxidermy animals in a warehouse outside of Valencia, including specimens of cheetah, leopard, lion, lynx, polar bear, snow leopard and white rhinoceros. Guardia Civil via Las Provincias The Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) is investigating a man with a private collection of 1,090 taxidermy animals, including about 400 protected species, housed … Read more

Madison man hanged two animals from banister, police say | News

Madison man hanged two animals from banister, police say |  News

The suspect in a standoff last week in Madison could face prison time after being charged with felony animal cruelty. On Friday, a complaint was filed charging 35-year-old Fabian Veliz-Navarro of Madison with one count of cruel mistreatment of an animal, a Class 3A felony. About 7:15 pm last Thursday, a man called police and … Read more

Hydra Darknet Market Shuttered, $25 Million in Bitcoin Seized

Hydra Darknet Market Shuttered, $25 Million in Bitcoin Seized

Photo: LagartoFilm (Getty Images) Hydra, a long time dark web cesspool of money laundering and drug sales, has been shut down by police. On Tuesday, officials with Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office announced Hydra’s demise, revealing in a press release that authorities had seized much of the site’s server infrastructure, as well as some 543 … Read more

Darknet Hydra Market site seized and shut down: Department of Justice

Darknet Hydra Market site seized and shut down: Department of Justice

US Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks to the press at the Justice Department after all three defendants were found guilty of federal hate crimes for murder of a young Black man, Ahmaud Arbrey in Washington, DC, US, February 22, 2022. Nicholas Kamm | Reuters Hydra Market, which was considered to be the world’s largest and … Read more

Walmart saved millions from elder gift card scams

Walmart saved millions from elder gift card scams

A gift card display stands at a Walmart Inc. store in Burbank, California. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Technology developed by Walmart helped the retail giant identify and freeze nearly $4 million in gift cards that had been bought by thousands of primarily elderly victims at the direction of con artists who … Read more

Activision Blizzard Settlement Approved By Court For $18 Million

Activision Blizzard Settlement Approved By Court For $18 Million

Picture: Activision Blizzard US District Judge Dale Fischer approved a $18 million relief settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission today. This settlement comes months after Activision Blizzard originally agreed to settle with the EEOC on September 27, 2021. But those attempting to hold the game publisher to account are split on how much of … Read more

Oxnard man charged with smuggling hundreds of reptiles from Mexico, Hong Kong ‘exceeding $739,000’, officials say

Oxnard man charged with smuggling hundreds of reptiles from Mexico, Hong Kong 'exceeding $739,000', officials say

LOS ANGELES — A California man has been charged with smuggling more than a thousand reptiles, some endangered, into the United States. Jose Manuel Perez, 30, of Oxnard, also known as “Julio Rodriguez,” was charged with one count of conspiracy, nine counts of smuggling goods into the United States and two counts of wildlife trafficking, … Read more

36 retrievers, 22 huskies and more found inside Pass home, reveals affidavit

According to the search warrant executed on March 10th, authorities found a total of 70 animals...

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (WLOX) – We’re learning more about the conditions that led to the arrest of a Pass Christian couple on 70 counts of animal cruelty. According to documents obtained by WLOX, a complaint from a resident staying in a nearby AirBnB led animal control officers to the home of Richard and Ethel Ross … Read more

Activision Blizzard Sex Harassment Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation

Activision Blizzard Sex Harassment Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation

Picture: Activision Blizzard / Kotaku A new lawsuit against call of duty publisher Activision Blizzard by a current employee raises fresh allegations of sexual harassment at the publisher, this time focused on leaders in Blizzard’s IT department. According to the lawsuit, the current employee was repeatedly subjected to unwanted advances, touching, and inappropriate remarks. She … Read more

Former Theranos President Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Begins His Defense

Former Theranos President Ramesh 'Sunny' Balwani Begins His Defense

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani was not in charge at Theranos Inc., and the blood-testing company was neither his idea nor his creation, his attorney told a jury Tuesday as the second criminal-fraud trial involving the defunct Silicon Valley startup got under way. The responsibility for the rise and fall of Theranos rests on founder … Read more