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BAD NEWS - Las Vegas Mass Murderer Stephen Paddock Fits No Existing Terrorist Profile.

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posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 04:31 AM
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originally posted by: AndyFromMichigan

originally posted by: Dutchowl
The guy was in shadow government and this was a psy op. He had money rolling in and kept his social and family contacts to a minimum constantly travelling. Now he played video poker. He had a math background and worked for the IRS back in the 80s as well as the postal service. If this was recent you'd think he was in on identity theft. But what if he had access to technology that let him cheat the machines? Or maybe he just did work that gave him large amounts of cash and he had to have a way to explain how he got it, by gambling. You don't have a falling out with your girl friend and then send her 100K hoping she'll come back. He gave her that money to either keep quiet or to help support her once he was gone. He was a pilot and had two small planes. Drug or human trafficking?

I really like the theory that Paddock was a gun runner, and this was a deal gone bad. It would explain what the weapons were doing there, and why he wired $100,000 to his girlfriend in the Phillipeans. The gambling was just a cover to explain where the money comes from. He doesn't fit the profile of a mass-murderer because he wasn't a mass murderer. But he does fit the profile of someone who earns a lot of money from suspicious sources.


Lets say he was a gun runner. It would have made sense he was laundering money through the casinos. That's what those money transaction reports are really for. Its so they can try and catch people laundering illegal money




posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 07:10 AM
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a reply to: ZenTam

He allegedly won $5,000,000 playing video poker. That suggests he was working for the people who run the casino: the "Mob." He couldn't quit his job and live, so he decided to screw his employers by taking a whack at Vegas's tourist industry. Best fit theory yet.



posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 07:25 AM
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originally posted by: infolurker

originally posted by: queenofswords
The press conference brought out that an explosive chemical (I think they said ammonium nitrate?) was found in the car. The car was not his. I believe they are saying that it, too, belonged to Marilou Danley.

Her bank card was also found in the room. I also heard that the hotel room was in her name. I can't locate links to verify this, however.

At the presser, they said they were still investigating this woman.

ISIS doubled down on their claim of responsibility.

Somebody said that the woman has two grown sons named Ali and Zafir. Are those muslim names? Anybody know?



I am really wondering why he had so many weapons with him, you only need a couple if you are solo... not 20!

Why lug 20 damned firearms when you are only going to use 2-3 tops?

Almost sounds like he was supplying a whole squad.



Several shooters?



posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 07:29 AM
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originally posted by: jjkenobi
"fits no known profile"

- was on anti-depressants
- close contact with Muslim people/group
- attended leftist political rallies

Dang it, we just don't know what could have done it!



Well notice how the focus has shifted to "stereotypical" gun owners to fill the information vacuum. It was some guy from Alaska that hunted Elk with a simiauto bla, bla, bla. Look see how high the NRA can jump like Jack Flash and Ryan can tell all how much of an avid "outdoorsman" he is. Get all that in before the truth comes out.



posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 07:44 AM
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originally posted by: DJW001
a reply to: ZenTam

He allegedly won $5,000,000 playing video poker. That suggests he was working for the people who run the casino: the "Mob." He couldn't quit his job and live, so he decided to screw his employers by taking a whack at Vegas's tourist industry. Best fit theory yet.


Another good theory.

He's just an odd duck. NOTHING about him is normal. His criminal father, his estranged brothers, his many unique jobs, his wealth, professional gambler, real estate mogul, no prior criminal history, no internet foot print. Pilots license, owned 2 planes. Has multiple homes but it doesn't sound like he really lives at any of them. He doesn't stay anywhere long enough to plant any roots or get close to anyone, not even his family. As for Marilou, I think that's a relationship built around his money. She found herself a sugar daddy, so I'm sure she has "overlooked" or choose not to "see" what he was doing or planning. He knew she would pretty much do anything for the money so he didn't really worry about her snitching him out. Hence sending her away then wiring her $100,000 for a home. Sounds like hush hush money to me.



posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 10:30 AM
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Now this has got to be the most absurd thing yet:


www.nbcnews.com...
Law enforcement are also examining Paddock's finances. IRS records show that Paddock was a successful gambler, earning at least $5 million in 2015. Some of that could be from other investments, but most of it was from gambling, officials say.


Sorry, but people don't 'earn' their money gambling. They lose it, is what they do. And the more you gamble(and Paddock gambled a lot), the more certain it is you will be a net loser. Like in the range of 99.9% certain.

They only one that makes money in a casino is the casino. And maybe a few professional poker tournament people. And the rare bird that gets lucky and then walks out of the casino, never to gamble again. But that's it.
edit on 7-10-2017 by starviego because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 02:56 PM
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originally posted by: Grambler
a reply to: carewemust


However, there will always be exceptions to any profile.



He just created a new profile.

Silent white men over the age of 60, that keep to themselves, and don't post on facebook, need to be put on a watch list.



posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 04:18 PM
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a reply to: starviego

That "$5 million" represents IRS W2g forms that are required tax reporting for any slot single-bet payoff of $1200 or more.

Players that play high stakes slot machines can accumulate dozens of W2g forms within an hour.

The W2g form is only for individual payoffs, not losses.

Report gambling winnings on Form W-2G if:
The winnings (not reduced by the wager) are $1,200 or more from a bingo game or slot machine



adding Currency Transaction Reporting...

edit on Oct-07-2017 by xuenchen because:




posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 05:24 PM
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originally posted by: Logarock

originally posted by: infolurker

originally posted by: queenofswords
The press conference brought out that an explosive chemical (I think they said ammonium nitrate?) was found in the car. The car was not his. I believe they are saying that it, too, belonged to Marilou Danley.

Her bank card was also found in the room. I also heard that the hotel room was in her name. I can't locate links to verify this, however.

At the presser, they said they were still investigating this woman.

ISIS doubled down on their claim of responsibility.

Somebody said that the woman has two grown sons named Ali and Zafir. Are those muslim names? Anybody know?



I am really wondering why he had so many weapons with him, you only need a couple if you are solo... not 20!

Why lug 20 damned firearms when you are only going to use 2-3 tops?

Almost sounds like he was supplying a whole squad.



Several shooters?


No, to make sure that the scene looks fishy enough that Federal authorities will dig deeply. If he were a Mob hit man being paid by phony "wins" at the casino, it might be a way of making sure that multiple federal agencies will in estivate, increasing the odds of there being a "clean cop" involved. IRS, ATF, FBI....



posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 05:29 PM
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a reply to: DJW001

There were no phony wins at the casino.




posted on Oct, 11 2017 @ 06:59 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Not really.
It is satire.



posted on Oct, 11 2017 @ 07:02 PM
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a reply to: carewemust

Big Pharma kills more per year.
Mainstream doesn't mention that.
But the lawsuits for the opioid crisis
are in the works.



posted on Oct, 15 2017 @ 09:38 PM
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originally posted by: starviego
Now this has got to be the most absurd thing yet:


www.nbcnews.com...
Law enforcement are also examining Paddock's finances. IRS records show that Paddock was a successful gambler, earning at least $5 million in 2015. Some of that could be from other investments, but most of it was from gambling, officials say.


Sorry, but people don't 'earn' their money gambling. They lose it, is what they do. And the more you gamble(and Paddock gambled a lot), the more certain it is you will be a net loser. Like in the range of 99.9% certain.

They only one that makes money in a casino is the casino. And maybe a few professional poker tournament people. And the rare bird that gets lucky and then walks out of the casino, never to gamble again. But that's it.


Poker players make more money from cash games than tournaments, in a lot of big tournaments they let people buy in their action, in other words they are sponsored or even paid to enter by a 3rd party and they give a percentage back of the winnings.
Due to the blind structures there's a slightly larger element of luck involved where as cash games have a rigid blind structure and time doesn't play a factor. Not everyone is great at both either, very few are. Phil helmuth has dozens of tournament wins and he loses constanstly at cash games, Durrr another player (now possibly bankrupt, that's the danger of cash games vs Tournaments) was a crazy cash game player but won very few big tournaments.



posted on Oct, 18 2017 @ 12:39 AM
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a reply to: Taggart

“The Chinese Hitman” ? He gets paid up front, lives it up, till the money runs out. Then he blows away his target. He knows he will be caught, tried, and hanged.
But he goes out in style. So maybe Paddock was playing with the House’s money until it came time to pay the piper??




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