Theft

FILE - In this March 25, 2015, file photo, Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna, right, speaks at a news conference in Long Beach, Calif. On Friday, March 2, 2018, Anthony McCall, a Southern California man, was convicted of killing 3-week-old Eliza De La Cruz, shown in photo at left, in a bizarre child-stealing scheme, according to City News Service. (Scott Varley/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
March 03, 2018 - 12:02 am
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man was convicted Friday of kidnaping and killing a 3-week-old baby and shooting her parents in a bizarre child-stealing scheme. Anthony Ray McCall, 32, of Oceanside, was convicted of murder, attempted murder and other crimes. He faces life in prison...
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FILE- In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, coins are displayed next to a Bitcoin ATM in Hong Kong. The IRS says that cryptocurrency transactions are taxable by law. That means people who made money (or lost it) on Bitcoin trades, “mined” Ethereum or even bought a cup of coffee with digital currency face potential tax implications. Failure to report it could mean potential audits, fines and penalties. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
March 02, 2018 - 3:56 pm
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Some 600 computers used to "mine" bitcoin and other virtual currencies have been stolen from data centers in Iceland in what police say is the biggest series of thefts ever in the North Atlantic island nation. Some 11 people were arrested, including a security guard, in...
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February 28, 2018 - 10:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian native was charged with poisoning a look-alike with a tranquilizer-laced cheesecake and then stealing her passport, cash and other property after trying to make it look like a suicide attempt, authorities said Wednesday. "This is a bizarre and twisted crime that could have...
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February 28, 2018 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian native was charged with poisoning a look-alike with a tranquilizer-laced cheesecake and then stealing her passport, cash and other property after trying to make it look like a suicide attempt, authorities said Wednesday. "This is a bizarre and twisted crime that could have...
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February 28, 2018 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian native from Brooklyn has been accused of poisoning her look-alike with a cheesecake and then stealing her identity and other property. Forty-two-year-old Viktoria Nasyrova was arraigned Tuesday on attempted murder, burglary, assault and other charges. She was arrested in...
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February 28, 2018 - 5:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian native from Brooklyn has been accused of poisoning her look-alike with a cheesecake and then stealing her identity and other property. Forty-two-year-old Viktoria Nasyrova was arraigned Tuesday on attempted murder, burglary, assault and other charges. She was arrested in...
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February 28, 2018 - 8:37 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Two shoplifting suspects running from police scaled a fence to get away from officers and landed in a secure parking lot of a police station — and in custody. Officials tell KTAR-FM ( http://bit.ly/2t585vf ) that officers were called to a gas station for possible shoplifting at 6 p.m...
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February 28, 2018 - 8:20 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Two shoplifting suspects running from police scaled a fence to get away from officers and landed in a secure parking lot of a police station — and in custody. Officials tell KTAR-TV ( http://bit.ly/2t585vf ) that officers were called to a gas station for possible shoplifting at 6 p.m...
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February 23, 2018 - 4:07 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban Albany town justice and a lawyer have been charged with stealing more than $4 million from the family trusts of three sisters. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says 57-year-old Richard Sherwood and 59-year-old Thomas Lagan were arrested...
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February 23, 2018 - 8:32 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former employee of a luxury Connecticut car dealership has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million from the business. Federal prosecutors say 50-year-old Vanessa Vence-Small, of New Windsor, New York, waived indictment and pleaded guilty Thursday to wire fraud...
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