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DEA and ICE might be watching you through your streetlights

“I can tell you this—things are always being watched.”

On Nov 10, 2018 by Samira Sadeque

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‘SNL’ focuses on and makes fun of Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks in cold open

Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks aren’t bad. They’re alt-good

On Dec 11, 2016 by Josh Katzowitz

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AT&T coughs up $7.7M for letting criminals scam you

You’re right to be suspicious about those mystery charges on your phone bill.

On Aug 8, 2016 by Andrew Couts

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DEA agent in Silk Road trial gets 78 months in prison for extortion

Another government agent, Secret Service officer Shaun Bridges, also faces significant prison time.

On Oct 20, 2015 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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Why the bad first season of ‘Narcos’ is worth watching

Getting through the season might be worth the side effects.

On Sep 5, 2015 by Joey Keeton

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Federal raid of gay escort site shocks LGBT community

‘The real question is whether LGBT orgs will also rally.’

On Aug 25, 2015 by Mary Emily O’Hara

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Police Bitcoin theft gives Silk Road defense team a plan of attack

Attorney says the admitted theft of $400,000 from Silk Road undermines the state’s case against Ross Ulbricht.

On Jun 23, 2015 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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The dangerous whistleblowing websites of the U.S. government

The U.S. government has systems for blowing the whistle—but nobody should use them.

On Jun 22, 2015 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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DEA spying is increasing as Americans want the drug war to end

Think the war on drugs is over? Think again.

On Jun 3, 2015 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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U.S. government sued for spying on billions of American phone calls

Virtually all calls to as many as 116 countries were targeted.

On Apr 8, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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Taxation after legalization: The next fight over marijuana

No taxation without. Uh. Something.

On Apr 2, 2015 by Curt Hopkins

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Ross Ulbricht’s lawyer: Alleged police corruption casts doubt on entire Silk Road trial

The saga goes deeper.

On Mar 30, 2015 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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DEA agent arrested for stealing Silk Road bitcoins also orchestrated murder-for-hire scheme

Carl Mark Force IV was arrested last week.

On Mar 30, 2015 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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The top 5 hardest-partying U.S. government agencies

Party like the Minerals Management Service.

On Mar 27, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Police are collecting millions of photos of you in your car

Agencies like the DEA are using them for photos that have nothing to do with your license plate.

On Feb 13, 2015 by Mike Wehner

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