Tort
A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfe...
Tort - Wikipedia
CNN: Going after the other woman (or man)
Attorney Lee Rosen explains the alienation of affections law in effect in seven states.
14 arrested in New Jersey welfare fraud investigation
Nearly 15 people have been arrested in raids over two days in a New Jersey community
THIS IS HUGE!! OBAMA SLUSH FUND SCANDAL UNCOVERED
The Obama administration funneled billions of dollars to activist organizations through a Department of Justice slush fund scheme, according to congressional investigators.
Raw Video: Men Place Card Skimmer on ATM Store Machine!
Watch as three men distract the store clerk and place card (reader) skimmer on ATM Point-of-Sale Machine...
Bridgeport State Rep. Christina Ayala Arrested On 19 Voting Fraud Charges
HARTFORD >> State Rep. Christina “Tita” Ayala, D-Bridgeport, was arrested Friday on 19 voting fraud charges. The arrest warrant affidavit also alleges Ayala provided fabricated evidence to state Elect...
Watch This Teen Illegally Climb Egypt's Great Pyramid
A German tourist illegally scaled Egypt's great pyramid of Giza, in broad daylight. Armed with a Go-Pro 18-year-old Andrej Ciesielski climbed nearly 500 feet to the top of the pyramid. Climbing the py...
Doctors In UK Call For World Medical Association Boycott Of Israel On ‘Medical Torture’ Accusations
Seventy-one doctors in the United Kingdom have joined 343 academics calling for a ban on doctors from Israel and joint projects with Israeli universities, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Lottery jackpot-fixing investigation expands nationwide in wake of official's fraud conviction in Iowa
The allegations read like a movie plot: a lottery industry insider installs an undetectable software program in the computers that pick winning numbers so he can know them in advance. He enlists accom...
Lottery security head accused of scam to claim $16.5 million prize
Eddie Tipton, former director of information security for Multi-State Lottery Association, prepares to face fraud charges in an upcoming trial. Investigators say he orchestrated a high-tech scam to cl...
‘Sociopath’ Neurosurgeon Accused Of Intentionally Botching Operations
"I am ready to leave the love and kindness and goodness and patience that I mix with everything else that I am and become a cold blooded killer.” It was this e-mail, sent on Dec. 11, 2011, that marked...
Big Pharma and Organized Crime — They are More Similar Than You May Think
If you believe pharmaceutical corporations hold the health of the general public in high regard, it’s time to reconsider. The industry is filled with examples of wrongful death, extortion, fraud, corr...
The Law And The Robot
Let’s get hypothetical. Say sometime in the future, a person purchases a household robot. Its functions extend to cleaning services, but it’s capable of learning new ways to clean over time, albeit in...
Researcher Who Spiked Rabbit Blood To Fake HIV Vaccine Results Slapped With Rare Prison Sentence
Dong Pyou Han, a former Iowa State University researcher charged with falsifying HIV vaccine research, says that his troubles all started as an accident. Quickly, it became a multimillion-dollar resea...
Dr. Farid Fata Defrauded Government, Poisoned And Lied To Cancer Patients
Patricia Hester was at work when a co-worker spotted her oncologist on the news. Dr. Farid Fata, a renowned Michigan doctor specializing in cancer, was arrested for fraud. "I was hysterical. I couldn...
Kalief Browder, Jailed For Years Without Trial, Kills Himself
Kalief Browder, the young man who was held for years in a New York jail without a trial, killed himself on Saturday. Browder was the subject of a profile in The New Yorker. He was 16 years old when he...
Tort law
A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that unfairly causes someone else to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act, called a tortfe...
Tort reform
Tort reform refers to proposed changes in common law civil justice systems that would reduce tort litigation or damages. Tort actions are civil common law claims first created in the English commonwe...
Tort reform - Wikipedia
Catherine Murphy (counterfeiter)
Catherine Murphy (died 18 March 1789) (also known as Christian Murphy) was an English counterfeiter, the last woman in England to be officially burned at the stake.Catherine Murphy and her husband, Hu...
Catherine Murphy (counterfeiter) - Wikipedia
John Drewe
John Drewe (born 1948) is a British purveyor of art forgeries who commissioned artist John Myatt to paint them. Drewe earned about £1.8 million executing these art crimes.
Drewe was born John Cock...
14 arrested in New Jersey welfare fraud investigation
Nearly 15 people have been arrested in raids over two days in a New Jersey community
Rescue doctrine
In the USA, the rescue doctrine of the law of torts holds that if a tortfeasor creates a circumstance that places the tort victim in danger, the tortfeasor is liable not only for the harm caused to th...
Bank fraud
Bank fraud is the use of potentially illegal means to obtain money, assets, or other property owned or held by a financial institution, or to obtain money from depositors by fraudulently posing as a b...
Bank fraud - Wikipedia
Doctors In UK Call For World Medical Association Boycott Of Israel On ‘Medical Torture’ Accusations
Seventy-one doctors in the United Kingdom have joined 343 academics calling for a ban on doctors from Israel and joint projects with Israeli universities, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Asa Earl Carter
Asa Earl Carter (September 4, 1925 – June 7, 1979) was a Ku Klux Klan leader, segregationist speech writer, and later famed western novelist. He is notable under his own name for a famed George Wallac...
Non-economic damages caps
Non-economic damages caps are controversial tort reforms to limit (i.e., "cap") damages for non-pecuniary harms such as permanent disability, disfigurement, blindness, loss of a limb, paralysis, traum...
David Stein (art forger)
David Stein (born Henri Haddad, January 27, 1935, Alexandria, Egypt - Died October 1999, Bordeaux, France) was an artist who, until 1966, had been frequently sentenced for theft by the French courts b...
Aharon Abuhatzira
Aharon Abuhatzira (Hebrew: אהרן אבוחצירא‎, born 28 October 1938) is a former Israeli politician. A former mayor of Ramla, he held several ministerial portfolios in the late 1970s and early 1980s...
Gerald Blanchard
Gerald Daniel Blanchard is a Canadian criminal described by police as one of the most sophisticated criminal masterminds the country has ever seen, who orchestrated never seen before high tech crimes ...