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“Until I get caught and go to jail, fuck it. I’m taking the money,” one accused fraudster allegedly told an undercover agent.
The Stakes Are High As The Michigan Kidnapping Trial Begins And The Government Is Leaving Nothing To Chance
The four defendants in the case claim entrapment and potentially face life in prison if convicted.
In the aftermath of the DOJ’s announcement of a $4.5 billion crypto laundering scheme, NFT owners want OpenSea to stop treating their goods like evidence of a crime.
Kaleb Franks has agreed to plead guilty to kidnapping conspiracy and to testify that there was no FBI entrapment in the case.
Black Officers Have Tried To Sound The Alarm On The Police Department Overseeing Lauren Smith-Fields' Case For Years
The Lauren Smith-Fields case is just the latest in a string of troubling incidents for the department.
Defense attorneys had worried that a gun possession charge might cause Stephen Robeson to plead the Fifth in the trial of the men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan’s governor.
Defendants won’t be able to ask Jayson Chambers about his security firm, Exeintel, and they can’t ask his partner, Henrik Impola, about perjury allegations.
Oath Keepers Founder Stewart Rhodes Has Been Ordered To Stay In Jail Until Trial For Seditious Conspiracy
The extremist group leader has shown a “propensity towards violence,” a federal magistrate said in making the decision.
The accused say they were entrapped, but a judge warned them that will be a high legal bar to clear.
The FBI Knew Exactly What Its “Double Agent” Was Doing, Says A Defendant In The Michigan Kidnapping Case
Prosecutors say the informant’s statements should be barred from court, but defense attorneys have other ideas.
The claim is the latest complication in a high-profile case that once seemed like a slam dunk.
Even while he was assisting the FBI, Stephen Robeson allegedly used a fake charity to defraud a Wisconsin couple out of an SUV.