NSW coroner finds Hassayn Al-Umari masterminded 1982 bombing of Sydney’s Hakoah Club, Israeli consulate

The NSW state coroner has found twin blasts that struck the Israeli consulate and a sporting club in Sydney 40 years ago were “acts of international terrorism” perpetrated by the “May 15” organisation.  Key points: Sydney’s Hakoah Club and Bondi’s Israeli Consulate were bombed on December 23, 1982 A $1 million reward has been offered … Read more

Luna founder Do Kwon faces passport freeze after crypto collapse

South Korean authorities are seeking the arrest of Do Kwon, co-founder and chief executive officer of Terraform Labs. His company is behind the now-collapsed terraUSD and luna cryptocurrencies. South Korean prosecutors are now seeking to freeze bitcoin linked to Kwon. Woohae Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images South Korean authorities on Thursday began the process … Read more

Navy bribery fugitive ‘Fat Leonard’ seeks Venezuelan asylum

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The fugitive defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” who orchestrated a huge bribery scheme involving dozens of U.S. Navy officials, has requested asylum in Venezuela, a law enforcement official said Monday, nearly a week after he was captured in the South American country. Leonard Glenn Francis slipped away from house arrest in … Read more

Officials: Navy bribery case fugitive tried to get to Russia

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Since escaping two weeks ago, officials say the fugitive Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” — who orchestrated one of the U.S. Navy’s largest bribery scandals — zipped between countries to find a place where he could become virtually untouchable for American authorities. It almost worked. After cutting off an ankle … Read more

‘Most wanted’ Marine veteran RJ McLeod busted in El Salvador

A Marine veteran who was one of the US Marshals’ most-sought fugitives was busted in El Salvador this week after more than six years on the run. Raymond “RJ” McLeod, 36, is thought to have fled the US immediately after his new girlfriend Krystal Mitchell, 30, was found beaten to death while the pair visited … Read more

Mall of America shooting suspects nabbed after getting haircuts in Chicago

A man who allegedly fired a gun inside Minnesota’s Mall of America last week was arrested along with his accused accomplice 400 miles away in Chicago Thursday afternoon, a report said. Shamar Alon Lark, 21, and Rashad Jamal May, 23, were busted by an FBI-led task force after getting haircuts in the Windy City, officials … Read more

Lady Gaga’s dog walker shooting suspect James Jackson re-arrested after accidental release

Los Angeles cops re-arrested a man involved in the shooting of Lady Gaga’s dog walker, they said on Wednesday, nearly four months after the gunman was erroneously set free from jail. James Howard Jackson, 19, was on the lam for attempted murder when he was apprehended for the second time in Palmdale, Calif. after a … Read more

Ex-prosecutor: US judge planned to renege on Polanski deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge privately told lawyers he would renege on a plea deal and imprison Roman Polanski for having sex with a teenage girl in 1977, a former prosecutor testified, setting the stage for the renowned director to flee the U.S. as a fugitive. A previously sealed transcript obtained late … Read more

Kaitlin Armstrong charged with first-degree murder

A Texas yoga instructor who allegedly gunned down a romantic rival in a jealous rage was finally returned to Austin and slapped with a first-degree murder charge on Tuesday. Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34, was back in Austin six days after she was arrested in Costa Rica, hiding out and studying yoga with an altered appearance … Read more

Fugitive yoga instructor Kaitlin Armstrong returned to US from Costa Rica

A Texas yoga instructor accused of gunning down a professional cyclist in a love-triangle murder was returned to the US Saturday, days after she was caught hiding out in Costa Rica. Fugitive Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34, had altered her appearance – and may have even gotten cosmetic surgery – after she fled the country last … Read more