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May 2013 Archives

Report: Cyber crime losses totaled $525 million in 2012

The Internet Crime Complaint Center -- otherwise known as IC3 -- recently released the results of its 2012 Internet Crime Report, which provides an in-depth look at some of the cyber crimes and other types of fraud perpetrated here in the U.S. and across the globe over the course of the last year.

Report: Cyber crime losses totaled $525 million in 2012

The Internet Crime Complaint Center -- otherwise known as IC3 -- recently released the results of its 2012 Internet Crime Report, which provides an in-depth look at some of the cyber crimes and other types of fraud perpetrated here in the U.S. and across the globe over the course of the last year.

Hollywood actress facing charges for drugs, evidence tampering

These days, it seems almost impossible to open the Internet browser on your computer or smartphone without encountering some sort of news feed devoted exclusively to the trials and tribulations of celebrities -- particularly their legal problems. In fact, these feeds were buzzing today over the news that a famous television and movie actress had been arrested in New York City for a drug crime.

Hollywood actress facing charges for drugs, evidence tampering

These days, it seems almost impossible to open the Internet browser on your computer or smartphone without encountering some sort of news feed devoted exclusively to the trials and tribulations of celebrities -- particularly their legal problems. In fact, these feeds were buzzing today over the news that a famous television and movie actress had been arrested in New York City for a drug crime.

HB 3738: No more asking victims, witnesses about immigration

Political experts here in Texas have noted that the current legislative session has been noticeably calm and free from the bitter debates that characterized the previous two sessions. Some of this, they say, likely has to do with the fact that the prevailing attitudes toward certain hot-button issues, such as immigration, have actually shifted among state lawmakers.

HB 3738: No more asking victims, witnesses about immigration

Political experts here in Texas have noted that the current legislative session has been noticeably calm and free from the bitter debates that characterized the previous two sessions. Some of this, they say, likely has to do with the fact that the prevailing attitudes toward certain hot-button issues, such as immigration, have actually shifted among state lawmakers.

Is a roadside breathalyzer test for drugs on the horizon?

One of the more formidable weapons possessed by law enforcement officials in the fight against impaired driving is the roadside breathalyzer test. However, this device is certainly not without its flaws and limitations, including the fact that it can only detect the presence of alcohol. When it comes to detecting the presence of illegal narcotics, law enforcement officials must rely on either blood or urine samples taken at the local station.

Is a roadside breathalyzer test for drugs on the horizon?

One of the more formidable weapons possessed by law enforcement officials in the fight against impaired driving is the roadside breathalyzer test. However, this device is certainly not without its flaws and limitations, including the fact that it can only detect the presence of alcohol. When it comes to detecting the presence of illegal narcotics, law enforcement officials must rely on either blood or urine samples taken at the local station.

Fraud charges filed against financial advisor to NBA union

Right now, the majority of headlines concerning the National Basketball Association are dedicated to the 2013 playoffs. That is especially true here in San Antonio, where our Spurs recently shocked the sports world by sweeping the Los Angeles Lakers in four games. However, a very interesting NBA-related story is actually making headlines in another type of court -- a federal court in Manhattan to be exact.

Fraud charges filed against financial advisor to NBA union

Right now, the majority of headlines concerning the National Basketball Association are dedicated to the 2013 playoffs. That is especially true here in San Antonio, where our Spurs recently shocked the sports world by sweeping the Los Angeles Lakers in four games. However, a very interesting NBA-related story is actually making headlines in another type of court -- a federal court in Manhattan to be exact.