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BackPage.com CEO Pleads Guilty, Will Testify Against Others

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to state and federal charges including conspiracy and money laundering, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at the website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide “online brothel,” authorities said. 733 more words

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Seven Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for Rohingya massacre

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

By Shoon Naing and Thu Thu Aung

YANGON (Reuters) – Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to “10 years in prison with hard labour in a remote area” for participating in a massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men in a village in northwestern Rakhine state last September, the army said on Tuesday. 471 more words

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South Korea: former president Park Geun-hye sentenced to 24 years in jail

The former South Korean president Park Geun-hye[1] has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for abuse of power and corruption, in a scandal that exposed webs of double-dealing between political leaders and conglomerates, and the power of a Rasputin-like figure at the top of government. 1,123 more words

Man gets 30 years for role in innocent teen's death

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in a gunfight on a city street that left an innocent 14-year-old boy dead. 135 more words


LOCAL NEWS: Cleveland Man Sentenced for Attacking RTA Driver with Brick


The man charged with assaulting a 62-year-old RTA bus driver was sentenced to two years in jail Wednesday morning.

Jamaur Raybon was charged for the Jan. 155 more words


71-year-old mastermind behind Keppel Club membership scam jailed 12 years

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: A 71-year-old woman and longtime former employee of the exclusive Keppel Club was sentenced to 12 years’ jail on Monday (Mar 26) for selling… 349 more words

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Juan Thompson Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison For Cyberstalking And Making Hoax Bomb Threats

Cross-posted from Stop Cyber Abuse.

“The response by and large is: Ignore it and turn off  your computer,” said Danielle Citron, a University of Maryland law professor and author of “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace.”

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