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Suspected darknet drug dealers stand accused of hiding a huge stash of Bitcoin that’s now worth $16 million. They bought a fishing boat and a squid permit to conceal their crime, say US attorneys.

A federal judge issued a warrant for seizure for about 392 Bitcoin, valued at about $US16 million, which US attorneys said was owned by a group of Darknet drug dealers. US attorneys said the owners bought a 1974 Triumph fishing boat and a California squid permit to “conceal and disguise” […]
Suspected darknet drug dealers stand accused of hiding a huge stash of Bitcoin that’s now worth $16 million. They bought a fishing boat and a squid permit to conceal their crime, say US attorneys.
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A man allegedly shipped a package with more than a pound of meth to Apple’s Grand Central Station store in New York and was arrested when he tried to pick it up

Richard Dean Desain, a 32-year-old from Los Angeles, was arrested on July 9, 2018, after he allegedly tried to pick up a package of crystal methamphetamine that had arrived at Apple’sGrand Central Terminal store in New York City. According to NYC special narcotics prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan, Desain was connected […]
A man allegedly shipped a package with more than a pound of meth to Apple’s Grand Central Station store in New York and was arrested when he tried to pick it up
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Washington state’s Supreme Court just tossed out its death penalty — here are the states that still have the power to execute prisoners

Washington state’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the death penalty violates its constitution. Capital punishment has reached record lows across the US – at both the state and federal levels. Though most states still technically retain the death penalty, very few actually use it. Washington state’s Supreme Court ruled […]
Washington state’s Supreme Court just tossed out its death penalty — here are the states that still have the power to execute prisoners
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Trump doubles down on executing drug dealers

President Donald Trump in a speech on Saturday called for executing drug dealers, praising other countries that adopt the practice. Trump said he recently spoke with leaders in China and Singapore, who told him they’d eliminated their drug problems by giving dealers the death penalty. It’s not the first time […]
Trump doubles down on executing drug dealers