Category Archives: Government

The downfall of BitConnect and BitSequence: a brief explainer.

Crypto-scams, class action litigation, and securities regulation, oh, my! The story of millions of dollars in losses, and a class action lawsuit, starts with BitConnect allegedly hosting a once-legendary “trading bot” that was the core to a successfully advertised “profit-sharing” … Continue reading

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CCPD – Policies Manual – 10/10/16

COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA — October 10, 2016 — This is the Cobb County Police Dept manual, published as a single PDF, downloaded and archived on October 10, 2016. i1-a-20160501-present NOTE: Any unit, group, division, etc. of Cobb County PD likely has … Continue reading

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Magnolia Crossing – Marietta Square Protest & Press Release – 1/24/16

MARIETTA, GA — Jan 24, 2016 — A protest is slated to be held at later today (Sun, Jan 24, 2016) at Marietta Square at 5pm today with a press conference scheduled for 6pm.  Read the following press release below for more … Continue reading

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Scam Alert: PowerBall does not have a Facebook lottery.

ATLANTA – December 7, 2015 — Claims of a fictitious Facebook lottery are cropping up once again, replete with the usual bad grammar, punctuation errors, and broken English. This time, users from Marietta and other areas of Cobb and Fulton County … Continue reading

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Arena, WI man wins $35,000 settlement for three-year court battle over FB comment.

ARENA, WI – Thomas G. Smith was awarded a $35,000 settlement after fighting criminal charges stemming from a profanity-laced Facebook comment.  Smith was subjected to a day of pretrial detention plus a ban on using a computer or cell phone … Continue reading

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