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Surviving QuadrigaCX Co-Founder Has A Criminal Record

Rafael Augusto B.L. de Oliveira | @ancient_scrolls

When you think things can’t get any worse, they usually do. Now, 115.000 QuadrigaCX crypto investors, who trusted QuadrigaCX fintech solutions with their hard-earned money, are still waiting with empty hands for their money back or at least for some answers. Unfortunately, as the QuadrigaCX case unfolds it seems that things are getting shadier than ever. It seems that one of the co-founders have a dark past he was trying to hide by changing his name and hiring IT experts to purge his questionable past. Omar Dhanani, now known as Michael Patryn used to be a known con-artist in the US. American authorities charged and arrested him for trying to pull up numerous scams. These scams include credit-fraud, identity theft, and burglary. Continue reading “Surviving QuadrigaCX Co-Founder Has A Criminal Record”

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Andrew Yang Is On Fire

By Spencer Kellogg | @Spencer_Kellogg

Who saw this coming? Andrew Yang is the dark horse candidate for 2020 and the internet loves him. Hell, as a left of center libertarian – I love him. Though the mainstream media is doing their best to keep him in the dark, Yang is gaining clout and credibility every day.

His laid back demeanor and outsider brand of politics have made him a captivating story that simply cannot be ignored. Namely, his call for a Universal Basic Income and his tech forward platform proves that Yang has a new vision for America that seems both plausible and exciting.

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NYPD Mandates Body Cameras for All Uniformed Officers

William Ramage | United States

On Wednesday Febuary 6th, the NYPD annoucned to the public that all NYPD officers are now wearing body cameras. This applies to all officers in uniform. This includes all uniformed officers of any rank in every precinct, transit district, and Police Service area.

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Baltimore Sergeant Indicted for Planting Evidence

Ivan Misiura | United States

A federal grand jury has indicted former Baltimore Sergeant Keith Gladstone. Charges in the February 28th indictment that were unsealed at Tuesdays trial include: conspiracy to deprive civil rights, conspiracy to commit offence against the United States, and also witness tampering. 

Gladstone planted a BB-gun at the scene of a drug bust, according to accusations. The same scene where an officer ran down a suspect with his vehicle in march, 2014.  The offending officer, Wayne Jenkins, than called sergeant Gladstone and reportedly ordered him to plant the phony firearm. Baltimore charged the suspect with both drug possession and possession of an illegal weapon.

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HR 8 Bipartisan Background Checks of 2019 Passes House

Thomas DiGennaro | @tom.digennaro

HR 8, a bill greatly expanding federal background checks coasted through a Democrat-controlled house the morning of February 27th, 2019. The bill also had eight Republican signatures on it, five of whom were co-sponsors. Democrats and gun control advocates describe this as a major victory and “the most significant gun control measure in two decades”.

It is unlikely that the bill will pass through the Senate. If the unlikely occurs, President Trump has publicly expressed that a veto would come from his office. 

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