Articles Posted in Theft Crimes

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A well-to-do South Carolina man has accused a woman that he believed he was dating for the last decade of exploiting his emotions in order to extort $500,000 from him.

75-year-old Diarmuid Hogan was visiting New York City in 2009 when he met a 23-year-old woman who was employed as a model. The two hit it off and began to talk when the young lady allegedly disclosed that she was in financial trouble.

The woman, Jacqueline Frances Moore, reportedly insinuated that she was open to having a physical relationship with Hogan, and he decided to extend financial assistance for her needs.

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A fan’s phone lost in a match against MMA fighter Connor McGregor when he tried to take a picture of the star who allegedly responded by destroying the electronic device.

The 30-year-old former UFC champion in both the featherweight and lightweight divisions was recently on vacation in Miami Beach with his family when he spent some time at a nightclub inside of a hotel.

As McGregor left the establishment when they closed at 5:00 am, he reportedly came into contact with a fan who decided to grab his cell phone and take a picture of the celebrity athlete.

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An ex-actor who co-starred in a Jack Black movie when he was a teenager was recently accused of four incidents where musical instruments were taken from stores and pawned for cash.

At the end of January, a North Florida music store called in to report the theft of an $800 Les Paul electric guitar and issued a description of the suspect and the serial number of the instrument to the authorities.

In February, the police department was furnished information from the County Sheriff’s Office informing them that about 90 minutes after the alleged theft a pawn shop had purchased a guitar with the same serial number as the Les Paul that was reported stolen.

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The CEO of a Nevada electric company has been accused of billing the organization $75,000 for home improvements that she hired contractors to make on her land.

The Valley Electric Association in Pahrump, Nevada, has recently been the focus of the authorities regarding suspicions that the origin of a 9% rate hike for utilities was imposed as a result of shady financial dealings involving the former CEO.

The company, which provides service to customers in a 6,800 square mile radius, had reportedly given their clients the impression that the rates would remain the same, but then informed them of the unexpected increase after the former CEO resigned in May.

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When the police were searching for the perpetrator of a robbery at a skateboard shop, the suspect was tracked by following drops of blood that left a trail to the purported thief’s whereabouts.

On Saturday morning, police were in the process of following up on an alert that the Stix Ride Shop in the Pomona Valley had been broken into.

When they arrived at the establishment the authorities reported that there was broken glass from what appeared to have come from the storefront window, which had been smashed and destroyed.

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A woman who is suspected of disorderly conduct for allegedly becoming intoxicated and snagging a live lobster on her way out the door of a restaurant is being pursued by the authorities after she reportedly failed to appear for a scheduled hearing regarding the allegations.

Last November, 42-year-old Kimberly Gabel was at a local Red Lobster restaurant early in the afternoon when she allegedly became rather drunk and was reportedly annoying the other patrons.

When the manager told Gabel that she would have to leave she allegedly began yelling at him and using obscene language before heading toward the door. Just as she was about to make her departure from the building Gabel allegedly stuck her hand inside of one of the live lobster tanks, snatched one of the shelled critters, and exiting the establishment with it.

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A Florida man with a unique method of treating medical ailments is facing charges after the authorities learned that he was allegedly just playing doctor and he was not actually licensed to practice medicine.

73-year-old Onelio Hipolit-Gonzalez placed an advertisement in a Hispanic-based online community promoting his medical services for those seeking a doctor in the Tampa Bay area. He reportedly publicized that he specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, cancer, diabetes, and a host of other illnesses.

According to the Florida Department of Health, they stumbled upon the ad of a “Dr. Hipolit-Gonzalez,” which reportedly displayed a picture of the man in what appeared to be a white physician’s lab coat. After looking into his credentials they reported that they did not have anything on file showing that Hipolit-Gonzalez was licensed to practice any kind of medicine in the state of Florida.

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A New Jersey contractor was accused of insurance fraud after a surveillance camera allegedly revealed that he had purposely faked it when he slipped on ice and fell on the ground before filing the claim.

57-year-old Alexander Goldinsky is an independent contractor who was recently hired to provide his services to a company in Woodbridge.

While on the job one afternoon the surveillance camera in the break area for the company’s employees reportedly caught footage of a man who is believed to be Goldinsky. He is seen holding a cup of ice that spills to the floor in what is suspected as a premeditated act before he dropped to the ground on his back and remaining there.

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A superintendent of an Indiana school district has been accused of insurance fraud after she reportedly brought a student for medical treatment and said he was her son so that she could use her insurance to cover the services.

Casey Smitherman is the superintendent of a school district just outside of Indianapolis in the small town of Elwood, where many of the residents are reported as falling into the low-income category.

Smitherman had become acquainted with a 15-year-old boy who attends school in Elwood and she reportedly felt concern for the recent conditions at his home. She stated that she had, on occasion, given the teen clothing and assisted with household chores to try to provide a bit of relief.

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On Sunday in the San Francisco Valley, a woman allegedly let herself into someone’s home and proceeded to take off her clothes while recording and livestreaming the events of the purported burglary onto the internet.

Around 3:30 pm, a woman allegedly entered a residence without an invitation, and unknown and unaware to the owner, and made her way upstairs inside the home.

The alleged intruder ran into a resident that was at home and reportedly snatched their cell phone and used it to connect to a social media account on the internet.