Cops Are Now Using Dead People’s Fingerprints to Unlock iPhones

This article originally appeared at Anti-Media.   According to Forbes, which spoke with sources close to local and federal investigations, it’s becoming standard operating procedure for cops to use dead people’s fingerprints to unlock their Apple iPhones. FBI forensic specialist Bob Moledor detailed for Forbes the first known instance of law enforcement making such an attempt, during an investigation into the motives of an attacker killed by Ohio police back in 2016. Seven hours after Abdul Razak Ali Artan was shot to death by officers, Moledor says, an FBI agent applied Artan’s index...

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Cops Are Now Using Dead People's Fingerprints to Unlock iPhones

This article originally appeared at Anti-Media.   According to Forbes, which spoke with sources close to local and federal investigations, it’s becoming standard operating procedure for cops to use dead people’s fingerprints to unlock their Apple iPhones. FBI forensic specialist Bob Moledor detailed for Forbes the first known instance of law enforcement making such an attempt, during an investigation into the motives of an attacker killed by Ohio police back in 2016. Seven hours after Abdul Razak Ali Artan was shot to death by officers, Moledor says, an FBI agent applied Artan’s index...

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Father of Orlando Mass Shooter Was an FBI Informant

This article originally appeared at Anti-Media.    Florida — The father of slain Pulse nightclub gunman Omar Mateen, the man who killed 49 people and injured 53 others during a 2016 rampage in Orlando, was a confidential FBI informant for over a decade, it was revealed over the weekend. Additionally, Seddique Mateen made money transfers to Turkey and Afghanistan and was seeking to raise up to $100,000 to contribute to an attack against the Pakistani government. Mateen is currently the focus of an FBI investigation into those matters. The revelations came by way of a email sent by...

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Video of Vegas Shooter Finally Released: Here's How He Brought the Guns In

This article originally appeared at Anti-Media.    Las Vegas, NV — Newly released surveillance footage from Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino shows that Stephen Paddock, the man who committed the worst mass shooting in modern American history, acted completely normal in the days leading up to the event. The footage, obtained by the New York Times and published Thursday, depicts the same unassuming loner hotel staff had come to know. Paddock, who lived just an hour away in Mesquite, Nevada, was a regular at Mandalay Bay. Over the course of several days prior to the shooting on...

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Video of Vegas Shooter Finally Released: Here’s How He Brought the Guns In

This article originally appeared at Anti-Media.    Las Vegas, NV — Newly released surveillance footage from Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino shows that Stephen Paddock, the man who committed the worst mass shooting in modern American history, acted completely normal in the days leading up to the event. The footage, obtained by the New York Times and published Thursday, depicts the same unassuming loner hotel staff had come to know. Paddock, who lived just an hour away in Mesquite, Nevada, was a regular at Mandalay Bay. Over the course of several days prior to the shooting on...

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Army National Guard General Investigated After Ties to Defense Contractor Exposed

This article originally appeared at Anti-Media.    A former general of the Army National Guard who rose to the role of advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon, is under criminal investigation over his close ties to a defense contractor. Brigadier General Michael Bobeck, whose military service spanned nearly four decades, retired in December of 2016. But that was only after he was fired from his high-ranking position on the Joint Staff months earlier for having an extramarital affair, a violation of military law. Ousted from his advisory role at the Pentagon...

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Facebook Just Lost $50 Billion in Market Value Over the Last Two Days

This article originally appeared at Anti-Media.    The Cambridge Analytica scandal has Facebook feeling it where it counts most for a publicly traded company — investor confidence. On Friday, the social media giant’s closing stock price was $185.09, making it worth about $538 billion. The next day, the news broke that data consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked with Donald Trump on the 2016 election, had allegedly obtained unauthorized access to some 50 million Facebook accounts. The effects were felt immediately, and not just in the area of privacy concerns. Facebook shares...

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Government Tells Living Man That Legally, He's Dead — And Must Remain That Way

This article originally appeared at Anti-Media.    Romania — Despite a 63-year-old man presenting himself as alive and well before judges this week, a Romanian court has ruled that due to a technicality, he must remain legally deceased. In 1992, Constantin Reliu moved from Romania to Turkey, where he found work as a chef. According to local media reports, the last time he returned to his native country was in 1999. This was also the last time he was in contact with his family. In 1999, a devastating earthquake struck Turkey, killing nearly 17,000 people. Hearing nothing from her...

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