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Santiago Mexquititlan raid

In March 2006, six plainclothes agents of Mexicos Federal Investigations Agency raided a market in Santiago Mexquititlan, Queretaro, in search of unauthorized copies of copyrighted works. The agents later alleged that they were held hostage by ve ...

Shadow of Truth

Shadow of Truth is a true-crime Israeli documentary television series that was created by directors Yotam Guendelman and Ari Pines, and producer Mika Timor. The series was produced by Timor, Guendelman and Ben Giladi through their EGG Films and p ...

Winston Silcott

Winston Silcott, a British citizen of Caribbean parents, was convicted in March 1987, as one of the "Tottenham Three," for the murder of PC Keith Blakelock on the night of 6 October 1985 during the Broadwater Farm riot in north London - despite n ...

George Stinney

George Junius Stinney, Jr., was an African American youth who was convicted, in a proceeding later vacated as an unfair trial, of murdering two white girls, ages 7 and 11, in his hometown of Alcolu, South Carolina. He was executed by electric cha ...

Georgia Thompson

Georgia L. Thompson is a Wisconsin civil servant who was wrongfully convicted of federal corruption charges in 2006, then exonerated by an appeals court in 2007. Thompson is a Madison native, and graduated from Madison East High School in 1968. S ...

Enzo Tortora

Enzo Tortora was an Italian TV host on national RAI television, who was unjustly convicted of being a member of the Camorra and drug trafficking in 1985, and sentenced to 10 years in jail. He was acquitted of all charges by the Cassation Court in ...

Pietro Valpreda

Pietro Valpreda was an Italian anarchist, poet, dancer and novelist. He was sentenced to prison on charges of being responsible of the December 1969 Piazza Fontana bombing; in 1987 was acquitted by the Supreme Court of Cassation for lack of evidence.

Colin Wallace

John Colin Wallace is a former British member of Army Intelligence in Northern Ireland and a psychological warfare specialist. He refused to become involved in the Intelligence-led Clockwork Orange project, alleged to have been an attempt to smea ...

Christy Walsh case

John Christopher Walsh, from west Belfast, was convicted in 1991 by a Diplock court of possessing explosives in connection with the conflict in Northern Ireland, and campaigned for 20 years to clear his name on the basis that his conviction was a ...

Earl Washington Jr.

Earl Washington Jr. is a former Virginia death-row inmate, who was fully exonerated of murder charges against him in 2000. He had been wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death in 1984 for the 1982 rape and murder of Rebecca Lyn Williams in Cul ...

Wee Care Nursery School abuse trial

Wee Care Nursery School, located in Maplewood, New Jersey, was the subject of a day care child abuse case that went to trial in the 1980s. Although Margaret Kelly Michaels was prosecuted and convicted, the decision was overturned after she spent ...

35 day month

The 35 day month was the basis of ".2 billion in accounting fraud" regarding "events regarding an accounting scandal that started in 2002" at Computer Associates.

1968 Detroit riot

The 1968 Detroit riot was a civil disturbance that occurred between April 4–5, 1968 in Detroit, Michigan following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Less than a year after the violent unrest of 1967, areas of 12th Street again erupted ...

1991 Bhadrak riot

The 1991 Bhadrak Communal violence was a communal incident which took place on day of Ram Navami in Bhadrak of Odisha on 20 March 1991. The riot happened during the Ram Navami procession while the procession was passing through the Muslim dominat ...

1995 Vellore Fort jailbreak

1995 Vellore Fort jailbreak was an escape from prison in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India on 15 August 1995. After digging a 153-foot-long tunnel, 43 Tamil Tiger inmates escaped from the prison. 21 of the escapees were re-captured within weeks of the e ...

2008 Skagit County shooting spree

On September 2, 2008, 28-year-old Isaac Zamora killed six people and wounded two more on a shooting rampage in Skagit County, Washington. The incident began when Skagit County Sheriffs Deputy Anne Jackson responded to a call at Zamoras home in Al ...

2015 Ballabhgarh riot

The incident took place May 25, 2015 in the village of Atali in Ballabgarh, Faridabad. According to the locals, the cause of the confrontation was a dispute over a 30-year-old mosque. In 2009 the Hindus of the village claimed that it was the prop ...

2016 Indian Banks data breach

2016 Indian Banks data breach was reported in October 2016. It was estimated 3.2 million debit cards were compromised. Major Indian banks- SBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI, YES Bank and Axis Bank were among the worst hit. Many users reported unauthorised us ...

2018 Bitcoin bomb threats

On December 13, 2018, thousands of businesses, individuals, schools, news agencies, and other places throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia received emailed bomb threats, warning that a "mercenary" of the sender of the email had plac ...

2019 Brazil prison riots

Prison riots in Brazil that began on May 26, 2019 resulted in the deaths of at least 112 people as of July 29, 2019. The riots occurred at several prisons in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas. Rival factions of the illicit Brazilian drug t ...

2019 Markham home massacre

The 2019 Markham home massacre was the killing of four family members in Markham, Ontario on Sunday July 28, 2019. Menhaz Zaman, the 23-year-old son of two of the victims, is alleged to have slit the throats of his father, mother, grandmother, an ...

A.C.A.B.

A.C.A.B. is an acronym meaning "All cops are bastards". It is used as a slogan and written catchphrase in graffiti, tattoos, and other imagery to protest unethical police behavior. It is sometimes numerically rendered as "1312", after the alphabe ...

2016 Ad Dair shooting

On February 11, 2016, a gunman identified as 30-year-old teacher Abdullah Jaber Al-Malki, killed seven people and wounded three others at an education office in Ad Dair, in Saudi Arabias Jizan Province bordering Yemen. Five of the victims died at ...

AD-X2

AD-X2 was an additive purported to extend lead-acid automotive battery life, marketed by California bulldozer operator Jess M. Ritchie in the late 1940s and early 1950s. After it was declared a fraud by the National Bureau of Standards, a media b ...

Aggi Crew

The Aggi Crew were a criminal drug gang based in the St Pauls district of Bristol. The name of the gang is an abbreviation of aggravated burglary according to its former leader. The gang dominated the citys drug market throughout most of the 1990 ...

All-points bulletin

An all-points bulletin is a broadcast issued from any American or Canadian law enforcement agency to its personnel, or to other law enforcement agencies. It typically contains information about a wanted suspect who is to be arrested or a person o ...

William Aloisio

William "Smokes" Aloisio was a Chicago mobster and "hitman" for the Chicago Outfit. A former member of the Forty-Two Gang in Chicago, Aloisios arrest record dated back to 1928. In 1945, Aloisio was sentenced to five years at Leavenworth Penitenti ...

Ameena case

Ameena case is 1991 case of selling of 10 year young girl Ameena of Hyderabad, India to a person from Saudi Arabia. The child bride was rescued on 10 August 1991 by the air hostess Amrita Ahluwalia when the former was being taken to Saudi Arabia. ...

Amende honorable

Amende honorable was originally a mode of punishment in France which required the offender, barefoot and stripped to his shirt, and led into a church or auditory with a torch in his hand and a rope round his neck held by the public executioner, t ...

Murder of Haley Anderson

Haley Anderson was an American nursing student at Binghamton University. She was murdered by asphyxiation on March 8, 2018 by Nicaraguan-American Orlando Tercero in his Binghamton, New York apartment on Oak Street. Tercero was convicted in Nicara ...

Ashikaga murder case

The Ashikaga murder case occurred in the city of Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, when a 4-year-old girl, Mami Matsuda, went missing from a pachinko parlor on May 12, 1990 and was found dead at the Watarase River nearby. This case is part of ...

Benjamin Atkins

Benjamin "Tony" Atkins, also known as the Woodward Corridor Killer, was an American serial killer and rapist who murdered, tortured, and raped 11 women in Highland Park and Detroit, Michigan, during a period of nine months between December 1991 a ...

Atlas Vampire

The Atlas Vampire was an unknown assailant who committed the unsolved "Vampire Murder" in Stockholm, Sweden in 1932. On May 4, 1932, a 32-year-old sex worker, Lilly Lindestrom, was found murdered in her small apartment in the Atlas area of Stockh ...

2016 Australian school bomb threats

In late January and early February 2016, many schools throughout Australia were targeted with hoax bomb threats. The threats were reported to have originated from overseas hackers. The principals and police regarded the voice on the phone to be c ...

Authorized push payment fraud

Authorized push payment fraud is a form of fraud in which victims are manipulated into making real-time payments to fraudsters, typically by social engineering attacks involving impersonation. As of 2019 in the United Kingdom, because the victims ...

Babes in the Wood murders (Stanley Park)

The Babes in the Wood murders is a name which has been used in the media to refer to a child murder case in which the bodies of multiple victims were found concealed in woodland.

Back-to-back life sentences

In judicial practice, back-to-back life sentences are two or more consecutive life sentences given to a felon. This penalty is typically used to prevent the felon from ever getting released from prison. This is a common punishment for a double mu ...

Barnet Baff

Barnet Baff was a poultry dealer in New York City who was murdered by organized crime that represented the "poultry trust" in New York that extorted per truckload of poultry from merchants. His death led to an investigation of organized crime in ...

Shooting of Mohamed Bah

The shooting of Mohamed Bah was an incident that occurred on September 25, 2012. During the incident Mohamed Bah, was fatally shot 10 times inside his Manhattan apartment by New York City Police officers. The incident prompted the Bah family to f ...

Nicholas Bain

Nicholas Bain, also known as Beheehan or Behan, was an American farmworker who murdered three people on Long Island in 1854, a crime that gained much notoriety. The author Charles Dickens commented on this crime in his Household Narrative of Curr ...

2007 Balashikha shooting

The 2007 Balashikha shooting was a mass murder that occurred on 23 April, 2007, in Balashikha, Moscow Oblast, Russia, where four people were shot and killed by Alexandr Lyovin, who was arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment.

Francisca Ballesteros

Francisca Ballesteros is a Spanish woman who poisoned to death her first baby, a five month old daughter, in 1990. Fourteen years later, in 2004, she killed her husband and second daughter because she had met a man on the Internet and wanted to r ...

Felix Batista

Felix Batista is a Cuban-American anti-kidnapping expert and former U.S. Army major who has negotiated resolution to nearly 100 kidnapping and ransom cases, dozens of them in Mexico. Batista was a consultant for Houston, Texas-based security firm ...

Battersea Mystery

The Battersea Mystery is the name given to two unsolved murders that took place in London in 1873-74. On 5 September 1873, the left quarter of a womans trunk was discovered by a Thames Police patrol near Battersea. Subsequently, a right breast wa ...

Beer Man

Beer man is the name given to a suspected serial killer who killed between October 2006 and January 2007, six people in South Mumbai, India. The nickname was due to the beer bottle left near each body, which was the only link between the deaths. ...

Glenn Lee Benner II

On August 6, 1985, Benner abducted 26-year-old Cynthia Sedgwick in the woods surrounding the Blossom Music Center in Summit County, where they both attended a concert. Benner raped Sedgwick and choked her to death. On January 2, 1986, Benner kidn ...

Jeff Berry (Ku Klux Klan)

Jeff Berry was the former leader of the American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in Newville, Indiana. He was sentenced to seven years in prison on December 4, 2001, for conspiracy to commit criminal confinement with a deadly weapon. The charges stem ...

Michael Bethke

Michael Bethke is an American murderer from Calumet City, Illinois, who killed and decapitated Joseph Lesinski, his 49-year-old co-worker at the Burnham, Illinois, White Hen Pantry grocery store, on June 6, 1991. Described as suffering from "chro ...

Naomi Betts

Naomi Betts is an American criminal who robbed the Fifth Third Bank in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States on October 9, 2003. She was arrested on May 27, 2004, after a May 22, 2004 airing of Americas Most Wanted. During the robbery, she did not ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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