Posts Tagged ‘FBI’

BP launches hotline to report fraudulent oil spill claims

GULF COAST — BP has set up a hotline for people to report alleged fraud involving claims arising from the company’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Today’s launch of the hotline comes a week after a federal appeals court heard BP’s argument that it has been forced to pay hundreds of […] [...]

Madison doctor explores JFK assassination in chilling thriller

MADISON- Everyone remembers where they were the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated, November 22, 1963. Robert Shows says his junior high chemistry class in south Mississippi partially erupted in cheers when the intercom announced that the president had been shot in Dallas. “Kennedy was really hated in the South, especially in Mississippi,” Shows says. […] [...]

GLOBE: FBI agent fatally shoots man with reported ties to Boston Marathon bomber

by Published: May 22,2013

Tags: bombing, Boston marathon, FBI, Mississippi

ORLANDO, Fla. — A man was fatally shot when a team of FBI agents swarmed an apartment complex near Universal Studios in Orlando. The man, identified by an FBI spokesman as Ibragim Todashev, was being interviewed about his ties to alleged Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, according to The New York Times. The shooting happened early […] [...]

AP: Ricin mail suspect described body-parts conspiracy

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market and sometimes performed as an Elvis Presley impersonator. Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, was arrested Wednesday at his home in Corinth, near the Tennessee […] [...]

FBI: Ricin letter suspect ID’d as Paul Kevin Curtis of Corinth

OXFORD, Miss. — The FBI has identified a Mississippi man suspected of mailing letters containing poisonous ricin as 45-year-old Paul Kevin Curtis. FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said Curtis was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his apartment in Corinth, near the Tennessee state line about 100 miles east of Memphis. Authorities still waited for […] [...]

Mississippian arrested, accused of sending ricin-laced letters

TUPELO — A man in Mississippi has been arrested and accused of sending letters with suspected ricin poison to President Barack Obama and other leaders.   FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said the man was arrested today. His name wasn’t immediately released publicly. However, at least two sources, “NBC News” and the Clarion-Ledger, […] [...]

(VIDEO) Senator: Police have suspect in Wicker ricin mailing

by Published: April 17,2013

Tags: FBI, republican, ricin, Roger Wicker, U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have a suspect in mind as they investigate a letter mailed to Sen. Roger Wicker that tested positive for poisonous ricin, a Senate colleague said. “The person that is a suspect writes a lot of letters to members,” Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Tuesday as she emerged from a classified briefing. […] [...]

Receipts show spending at gay sex shops by Southaven mayor

Receipts show Southaven Mayor Greg Davis, a Republican who ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 2008 on a family-values platform, charged the city $67 for a purchase at a gay sex shop in Canada. The Mississippi auditor on Nov. 2 demanded Davis pay back more than $170,000 for personal expenses billed to taxpayers. There are no […] [...]

FBI promotes Love

by Published: October 2,2011

Tags: FBI, Jennifer S. Love

Jennifer S. Love has been appointed assistant director of the FBI’s Security Division. Love most recently served as acting assistant director of the FBI’s Inspection Division. Love began her career with the FBI as a financial analyst in the St. Louis Division, and completed New Agents Training in Quantico, Va. in 1987. She started her […] [...]

Snakes from porn case unwanted

by Published: October 28,2010

Tags: FBI, porn, snakes

JACKSON — The federal government doesn’t want 41 venomous snakes from a man prosecutors say coerced an underaged girl to pose with the reptiles in pornographic photographs. Nobody seems to know where most of the snakes are, anyway. John Joseph Maillet, 48, pleaded guilty to production of child pornography and possession of a firearm by […] [...]

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