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“The indictment of Vincent Ramos and his associates is a milestone against transnational crime,” said FBI Director Christopher Wray. “Phantom Secure allegedly provided a service designed to allow criminals the world over to evade law enforcement to traffic drugs and commit acts of violent crime without detection. Ramos and his company made millions off this criminal activity, and our takedown sends a serious message to those who exploit encryption to go dark on law enforcement. I want to thank our partners at the Department of Justice, as well as our Australian and Canadian law enforcement partners, for their incredible work on this case.”
The Justice Department’s announcement names Kim Augustus Rodd from Phuket, Thailand; Younes Nasri from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates; and Michael Gamboa and Christopher Poquiz both from Los Angeles as alleged co-conspirators of Vincent Ramos, Phantom’s Canada-based CEO. All five are charged with racketeering conspiracy offenses and conspiracy to aid and abet the distribution of narcotics, both of which carry a maximum of life in prison.
Notably, although authorities have arrested Ramos, the four remaining defendants are not in custody, and are currently fugitives, according to the Justice Department press release.
BI Director Christopher Wray said in a statement, “The indictment of Vincent Ramos and his associates is a milestone against transnational crime.”
Renowned ABC News journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts has died at the age of 75.
he computer scientist Richard Stallman has resigned from MIT and the Free Software Foundation (FSF), which he founded and led, after leaked emails appeared to show him downplaying another academic’s alleged participation in the purported sex trafficking of minors by Jeffrey Epstein.
n his personal website, Stallman wrote: “I am resigning effective immediately from my position in [the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, or CSail] at MIT. I am doing this due to pressure on MIT and me over a series of misunderstandings and mischaracterizations.”
The FSF announced Stallman’s resignation as president and from its board of directors.
Stallman, 66, has contributed to the Guardian. On Monday he posted a statement to his website before his resignations were made public. Reports about his views on Epstein were “misleading”, he said.
“The coverage totally mischaracterised my statement. Headlines say that I defended Epstein. Nothing could be further from the truth.
“I’ve called him a ‘serial rapist’, and said he deserved to be imprisoned. But many people now believe I defended him – and other inaccurate claims – and feel a real hurt because of what they believe I said.
“I’m sorry for that hurt. I wish I could have prevented the misunderstanding.”
The New York Times is at its lowest point in its long and storied history. Not only is it losing a lot of money, but it is a journalistic disaster, being laughed at even in the most liberal of enclaves. It has become a very sad joke all all over the World. Witch Hunt hurt them...
11:12 AM - 17 Sep 2019
....”That story (Kavanaugh) is nowhere near the standard that should be met in publishing a story.” @brithume @FoxNews
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POTUS SAID THEY BROKE IN
They broke in during the fire.
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We hear you.
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The time has come to take back our great land.
The time is now.
Rest assured POTUS is backed by the absolute finest people alive who are all dedicated to the eradication evil and corruption from the US/World.
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$4.9 billion in government subsidies.
originally posted by: EndtheMadnessNow
a reply to: Diaspar
Recall a few months ago Chase bank of Canada (may of been just Quebec?) forgave all customer debt. When did a big cartel bank ever do that?
I remember back in '08 when the big bankster CEO's were being grilled by Congress and they said this type of financial collapse will happen every 10 or so years. They also said the next one will be much bigger. When asked why/how could this happen the response was that's how the monetary system works.
They plan for it and later profit from it. House always wins.
Brad Pitt's rumored former girlfriend and MIT professor Neri Oxman has apologized to her students after it emerged her department received $125,000 in donations from p*******e Jeffrey Epstein.
Oxman, a designer and professor with MIT Media Lab, confirmed that her department had received the donation from the disgraced financier after she met with him back in 2015.
The American-Israeli professor, who is in charge of the Mediated Matter Group - which is one of the most prominent departments within the MIT Media Lab - said she met Epstein once when she presented her department's work to him.
Oxman said in a statement obtained by design magazine Dezeen that she was told the donation would be confidential so it didn't enhance Epstein's reputation by association with MIT.
The bad guys needed derivatives to stay in control of their fiat US Petrodollar System. The Sat. Sept. 14 attack on the Saudi Oil Facility, along with contracts due on 1.2 Quadrillion Derivatives by Sept. 30, has started to collapse the World Banking’s Ponzi Scheme Bond, Commodity and Stock Markets. Oil prices surged 20% when the markets opened Mon. Sept. 16 – the biggest jump on record, ever. Such could easily cause an unprecedented Depression unless Trump soon announced a return to the Gold Standard.
No one, not even the money masters, can predict the future and no one can predict the market. The money printers can create currency to whitewash a situation like Deutsche Bank (DB), however, they can not whitewash the derivatives market that is the underpinning of these too big to jail banks. $46 trillion in notional derivatives at DB alone, another $70+ trillion at JPMorgan and that’s just two of the crime syndicates operating in the very opaque OTC market. The derivatives market is the problem. Once something gets moving through this market it will be almost impossible to stop. The daisy-chain of interconnectedness is on such a scale that a handful of derivatives could set the banking system ablaze. When you are talking about $1.2 QUADRILLION of “financial instruments” getting out of balance or going belly up the whole world has a problem. This is what DB represents and the financial world knows it.
Today, it’s a cutting-edge lab. In the 1950s and 1960s, it was the center of the U.S. government’s darkest experiments.
Seventy-six years ago, however, when the Army selected Detrick as the place to develop its super-secret plans to wage germ warfare, the area around the base looked much different. In fact, it was chosen for its isolation. That’s because Detrick, still thriving today as the Army’s principal base for biological research and now encompassing nearly 600 buildings on 13,000 acres, was for years the nerve center of the CIA’s hidden chemical and mind control empire.
Taking advantage of this arrangement, Gottlieb created a hidden CIA enclave inside Camp Detrick. His handful of CIA chemists worked so closely with their comrades in the Special Operations Division that they became a single unit.
Allen Dulles, who ran the CIA’s covert-operations directorate and would soon be promoted to direct the agency, considered his mind control project—first named Bluebird, then Artichoke, then MK-ULTRA—to be of supreme importance, the difference between the survival and extinction of the United States.
Gottlieb searched relentlessly for a way to blast away human minds so new ones could be implanted in their place. He tested an astonishing variety of drug combinations, often in conjunction with other torments like electroshock or sensory deprivation.
Gottlieb was the most powerful unknown American of the 20th century—unless there was someone else who conducted brutal experiments across three continents and had a license to kill issued by the U.S. government. Detrick, his indispensable base, still contains untold stories of the cruelty that began there—just 50 miles from the center of the government that has kept them sealed for decades.
Saudi Arabia recovered fully intact circuit boards from one of the weapons used in the attack on the SA Oil Facility. The attack was sophisticated, specifically designed for plausible deniability by virtue of the route the missiles took -
It also was a route that avoided the areas where the US has highest concentration of US intel assets that might have detected the flight."
PM agrees to work with German chancellor to reach a Brexit deal with EU
I will work with energy and determination to reach an agreement on Brexit before the UK leaves the EU on October 31st. This was stated by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The two will discuss the matter at a meeting on the sidelines of the UN next week, BTA reports.
“The leaders look forward to meeting to discuss these issues further at the upcoming UN General Assembly in New York.”