Thu. Aug 22nd, 2019

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Mysterious French modeling agent, accused Epstein ‘procurer’ whereabouts unknown as probe continues

Criminal charges against Jeffrey Epstein are set to be tossed after the disgraced financier’s shocking suicide behind bars earlier this month, but far from closing up shop, investigators worldwide are now switching the focus of the underage sex trafficking probe to hone in on Epstein’s friends and enablers — including a 72-year-old French modeling agent and scout.Jean-Luc Brunel – whose whereabouts are unknown…

NYPD officer accused in Eric Garner’s death has been fired, commissioner says

Daniel Pantaleo, the New York City police officer accused in the 2014 death of Eric Garner that sparked nationwide outrage, has been fired, Commissioner James O’Neill announced Monday afternoon.O’Neill, who said it was “an extremely difficult decision,” said he made his final call in the “last couple of days” over the case that has spanned five years…

Florida man jailed, accused of threatening mass shooting

Authorities say a Florida man has been arrested and accused of threatening a mass shooting in text messages. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Tristan Scott Wix of Daytona Beach sent several text messages stating he wanted to “break a world record for longest confirmed kill ever.” The office says that in another message,…

Couple accused of faking baby’s birth, death to scam gifts

A Pennsylvania couple is accused of faking the birth and death of a baby to obtain more than $600 in donations and gifts from friends and family. State police on Thursday charged Geoffrey and Kaycee Lang with theft by deception and receiving stolen property. Authorities say the couple posted a photo on Facebook of a…