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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via The Daily News-Record
Two Maryland men have been convicted in federal court of conspiring to use stolen credit card numbers to purchase and resell appliances. On Friday, a jury in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg found Richard Fowler, 79, and Steven Pemberton, age unavailable, guilty of credit card fraud and conspiracy to commit credit card fraud, wire fraud and identity theft, according to court documents. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 16 | via The Washington Post
The victims of a D.C. rabbi, who was convicted of illegally recording naked women as they prepared for a ritual bath, are demanding at least $100 million in a lawsuit against the rabbi and several Orthodox Jewish institutions that supervised him. Rabbi Barry Freundel, formerly an influential leader at Georgetown's Kesher Israel synagogue and in the Modern Orthodox movement nationwide, was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison last year for surreptitiously videotaping dozens of women. Comment?
Jul 25, 2016 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
Comedian Ali Wong walks onstage in a gray crew-neck sweatshirt and matching sweatpants for a sold-out comedy performance in Washington, D.C. Wearing that outfit she looks more comfortable than I have ever felt in my life. Her stand-up special, "Baby Cobra," started streaming on Netflix May 6, and it's clear she has a hit on her hands. Comment?
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