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Operation Unmask

Operation unmask was a 2012 Interpol supported international crackdown on the anonymous hacking group. Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Spain, and the Dominican Republic participated in this operation which involved the arrest or identification of 34 ...

Operation White Whale

White Whale is the codename given by Interpol and EUROPOL for the international money laundering operation near Costa del Sol, Kingdom of Spain. What began in September 2003, concluded with a massive crackdown in March 2005 near the coast of Marb ...

Organized crime in California

Organized crime in California involves the criminal activities of organized crime groups, street gangs, criminal extremists, and terrorists in California.

Osaka child abandonment case

The Osaka child abandonment case was a case of child abandonment involving two abandoned children in Osaka, Japan. It occurred in late June 2010 when Sanae Shimomura, a 23-year-old Japanese single mother in Osaka, sealed the door of her apartment ...

Curtis Osborne

Curtis Osborne was an American convicted murderer on death row in Georgia from Spalding County, Georgia. He murdered Arthur Lee Jones and Linda Lisa Seaborne in 1990 to avoid paying a 0 debt. Johnny Mostiler, his court-appointed attorney, alleged ...

Oxford v Moss

Oxford v Moss 68 Cr App Rep 183 is an English criminal law case, dealing with theft, intangible property and information. The court ruled that information could not be deemed to be intangible property and therefore was incapable of being stolen w ...

Panther 21

The Panther 21 is a group of twenty-one Black Panther members who were arrested and accused of planned coordinated bombing and long-range rifle attacks on two police stations and an education office in New York City. Among the defendants were Afe ...

Papello

The Italian term papello indicates "a long and detailed paper note, a letter or a complaint" containing indications. In Italian press since 2000s, the term is referred to the State-Mafia Pact occurred during 1990s. A copy of the papello was consi ...

Phillup Partin

Phillup Alan "Sonny" Partin is an American convicted murderer currently on Florida death row at Union Correctional Institution. Partin was sentenced to death by a 9-3 vote in favor of the sentence by a jury on December 1, 2008 for the July 31, 20 ...

J. J. Paulsen

John James "J.J." Paulsen is an American sitcom writer, television producer, and convicted murderer. He has written for several television programs including Cosby, In Living Color and Grace Under Fire. In the spring of 2007 Paulsen was arrested ...

Peacemaking criminology

Peacemaking criminology is a non-violent movement against oppression, social injustice and violence as found within criminology, criminal justice and society in general. With its emphasis on inter-personal, intra-personal and spiritual integratio ...

Leszek Pekalski

Leszek Jacek Pekalski, also known as the Vampire of Bytow is a Polish serial killer. He is believed to have killed at least 17 people between 1984 and 1992. At some stage of criminal procedures he admitted to having killed as many as 80 people, b ...

Los Pelones

Los Pelones is an enforcer gang originally part of the Mexican drug trafficking organization known as the Sinaloa Cartel, headed by the drug lord Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, Mexicos most-wanted man.

Pengci

Pengci is the practice of crooks placing ostensibly expensive, fragile items in places where they may easily be knocked over, allowing them to collect damages when the items are damaged. Recently, pengci has been expanded to include a predominant ...

Murder of Janie Perrin

The murder of Janie Perrin was an event that occurred on 2 November 1990, when Perrin, a 73-year-old grandmother was sexually assaulted and murdered in her home in Bourke, a town in the Far West of the Australian state of New South Wales. The cri ...

Peru Two

The Peru Two were two women who were both 20 when they were arrested on 6 August 2013 for drug smuggling at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru, after their luggage was found to contain 11 kg of cocaine. They initially claimed they h ...

Pigeon drop

Pigeon drop is a confidence trick in which a mark or "pigeon" is persuaded to give up a sum of money in order to secure the rights to a larger sum of money, or more valuable object. In the process, a "stranger" who is part of the scam as a confid ...

Virginia Piper kidnapping

Virginia Piper, the wife of Harry "Bobby" Piper, the chairman and CEO of the Minneapolis, Minnesota investment firm Piper, Jaffray and Hopwood, Inc., was kidnapped on July 27, 1972, while gardening outside her home in Orono, Minnesota. She was he ...

Angelo Ponte

Angelo F. Ponte was an American mobster. He was reportedly active in the Genovese familys carting rackets for many decades. He was careful to cultivate political connections, and managed to have himself named a Knight of Malta by the Roman Cathol ...

Murder of Prashanth Poojary

The murder of Prashanth Poojary refers to the killing of Prashanth Poojary in Moodabidri a town in Dakshina Kannada district of the Indian state of Karnataka. Poojary, a 29 year old flower seller, a member of Bajrang Dal, was stabbed with blades ...

Postal interception

Postal interception is the act of retrieving another persons mail for the purpose of ensuring that the mail is not delivered to the recipient, or to spy on them. For instance, the CIA and FBI were involved in numerous large-scale operations targe ...

Pranger

The pranger is a Central European physical punishment device related to the stocks and the pillory. The Middle Low German word means "something that pinches badly". The pranger chained the victims neck to a pair of leg restraints fastened around ...

Thomas Principe

Thomas Principe, also known as the ".22 Caliber Killer", was an Italian-American Gambino crime family street soldier and close friend of John Gotti from New York City Alleged to have been part of a special hit squad that would order executions wi ...

Eunice Pringle

Eunice Irene Pringle was an aspiring dancer, notable for accusing Los Angeles movie-house owner Alexander Pantages of rape in 1929, resulting in a sensational trial.

Prison slang

Prison slang is an argot used primarily by criminals and detainees in correctional institutions. It is a form of anti-language. Many of the terms deal with criminal behavior, incarcerated life, legal cases, street life, and different types of inm ...

Seth Privacky

Seth Privacky was an American mass murderer who was convicted of five counts of murder at the age of 18 for shooting his parents, brother, brothers girlfriend and his grandfather in Muskegon, Michigan on November 29, 1998. On July 15, 2010, Priva ...

Probation Journal

The Probation Journal: The Journal of Community and Criminal Justice is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering criminal justice and probation that was established in 1929. It is published by SAGE Publications in association with the National A ...

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Project Safe Neighborhoods is a national initiative by the United States Department of Justice to reduce gun violence in the United States. The project is a partnership designed to develop, implement, and evaluate data-driven violence reduction s ...

Nunzio Provenzano

Nunzio "Nunzi Pro" Provenzano was a Genovese crime family soldier in his older brother Anthony Provenzanos crew, which controlled Teamsters Union Local 560 in New Jersey. Both Provenzanos served as officers in the union local, including president ...

Jim Purcell

"Diamond" Jim Purcell was the Chief of Police in Portland, Oregon from January 1, 1953 to December 31, 1956. Purcell was an associate of Portland mob boss Jim Elkins, and he helped protect Portlands pinball racket and other organized crime activi ...

Ollie Quinn

Ollie J. Quinn was a gang leader in Galveston, Texas in the United States during the early 1900s. He, with Dutch Voight, led the Beach Gang, one of the two gangs which controlled most of the Galveston underworld until the mid-1920s. As the Prohib ...

R v Blaue

R v Blaue 61 Cr App R 271 is an English criminal law case in which the Court of Appeal decided that the refusal of a Jehovahs Witness to accept a blood transfusion after being stabbed did not constitute a novus actus interveniens for the purposes ...

R v Clarkson

R v Clarkson 55 Cr. App. Rep. 445 is an English criminal law case, dealing with aiding and abetting and accessorial liability. The court ruled that in order for aiding and abetting to have taken place, there must be evidence of active encourageme ...

R v Coney

R v Coney 8 QBD 534 is an English case in which the Court for Crown Cases Reserved found that a bare-knuckle fight was an assault occasioning actual bodily harm, despite the consent of the participants. This marked the end of widespread public ba ...

R v Dear

R v Dear Crim LR 595 is an English criminal law case, dealing with homicide and causation. The court ruled that even if a victim aggravates his wounds sufficiently to cause otherwise avoidable death, the chain of causation is not broken.

R v Dytham

R v Dytham Q.B. 722 is an English criminal law case dealing with liability for omissions. The court upheld the common law mantra that if there is a duty to act, then failure to do so is an offence. A police officer from St. Helens, witnessed the ...

R v Holland

R v Holland 2 Mood. & R. 351 is an English criminal law case dealing with novus actus interveniens, and the chain of causation. The victim refused medical treatment for a gangrene-infected wound, that had been inflicted by the defendant, and died ...

R v Nedrick

R v Nedrick 8 Cr. App. R. 179 is an English criminal law case dealing with mens rea. The defendant poured paraffin oil through the letterbox of a house, against whose owner he had a grudge. The house was set alight resulting in a child being kill ...

R v Pittwood

R v Pittwood, TLR 37, is a case in English criminal law relating to omissions. A railroad gatekeeper failed in his duty to properly open and close a level crossing gate, leading to the death of a driver after his train crashed into a horse and ca ...

R v Quick

R v Quick QB 910 is an English criminal case, dealing with sane-automatism. The court ruled that sane-automatism may not be used as a defence if the defendants loss of self-control is attributable to any substance they consume or not. This case d ...

R v Reed

R v Reed Crim. L.R. 819 is an English criminal law case, dealing with suicide and criminal conspiracy. The court ruled that the event that the defendant conspired about did not have to take place for an offence to have been committed.

R v Smith (Thomas Joseph)

R. v. Smith A.C. is an English criminal law case, dealing with causation and homicide. The court ruled that negligence of medical staff does not break the chain of causation in murder cases. The victim was stabbed, but the attending doctor did no ...

R v Woollin

Having given various explanations for his three-month-old sons injuries in the ambulance and in the first two police interviews, Woollin eventually admitted that he had lost his cool when his son had choked on his food. He had picked him up, shak ...

Disappearance of Raisa Raisanen

Raisa Maria Raisanen was a 16-year-old girl who disappeared in downtown Tampere, Finland on October 16, 1999. The case is unsolved as of 2019. Raisanen was declared dead in absentia in 2007.

Ratchet knife

Ratchet knife in Jamaica is a general type of folding knife, generally German-made, considered easy to open quickly and associated with "rude boy" masculinity, the Okapi being a favourite brand.

Raumanmeri school shooting

The Raumanmeri school shooting was a school shooting that occurred on 25 January 1989 at the Raumanmeri secondary school in Rauma, Finland. It was the first-ever school shooting in the history of Finland. A then-14-year-old student at the Raumanm ...

RDP shop

An RDP shop is a website where access to hacked computers is sold to cybercriminals. The computers may be acquired via scanning the web for open Remote Desktop Protocol connections and brute-forcing passwords. High-value ransomware targets are so ...

TheRealDeal

TheRealDeal was a darknet website and a part of the cyber-arms industry reported to be selling code and zero-day software exploits. The creators claimed in an interview with DeepDotWeb that the site was founded in direct response to the number of ...

Reckless homicide

Reckless homicide is a crime in which the perpetrator was aware that their act creates significant risk of death or grievous bodily harm in the victim, but ignores the risk and continues to act, and a human death results. It is contrasted with ne ...

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