A former US secret service agent stole more than US $800,000 of bitcoin money by laundering money online on illegal goods and drug marketplace, Silk Road. 33-year-old, Shaun Bridges, appeared in a San Francisco federal court and pleaded guilty to money laundering. Show More Summary
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Actor Daniel Craig has dropped a huge hint that he may soon be leaving Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
We’re seeing the latest example of what happens when someone in a position of power is tempted by the proverbial low-hanging fruit. For 33-year-old former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges, that moment presented itself in the form of $820,000 worth of bitcoins that he decided to send to his personal account during his part in the investigation […]
Shaun Bridges, 33, appeared in federal court in San Francisco and admitted to money laundering and obstruction of justice.
A former U.S. Secret Service agent who was part of a team investigating illegal activity on the online drug market Silk Road has pleaded guilty to money laundering and obstruction of justice, prosecutors announced Monday.
Agent also gets electronic monitoring after an attempt to adopt a "very odd" name.
Though it's certainly had its scandals, the U.S. Secret Service still carries the huge responsibility of protecting U.S. presidents and their families. Photojournalists like Jacquelyn Martin of The Associated Press get to tag along and photograph the work the service does in the background. Show More Summary
Sheriff David Clarke is a nut, but he's a dangerous nut with a national platform, thanks to Sean Hannity. On Hannity's show Thursday night, Clarke's comments sounded downright eliminationist. First, he began with the "shame on you" routine. Sheriff...Show More Summary
According to new reports, a drone caused alarm among the Secret Service when it was spotted flying too close to US President Barack Obama during a round of golf last March.
The Secret Service raid on Austin's Steve Jackson Games started the fight over freedom and privacy online, and resulted in the founding of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and EFF-Austin. Read the rest
The Secret Service will take a bullet for officials like Hillary Clinton, but Clinton famously treats them like they’re servants who are beneath her and are only worthy of contempt.
The British Secret Service MI5 has declassified the dossier of probably the most important Soviet spy during War War II. Cedric Belfrage was better known as a film critic. But according to a nine volume file on him just released by MI5 he may be in the same league with the famous Kim Philby.
One of the more surprisingly fun and enjoyable action movies of this year was Kingsman: The Secret Service, the adaptation of Mark Millar‘s comic book from director Matthew Vaughn, which hit theaters all the way back in March and is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD. Show More Summary
Last week, Hillary Clinton met with a small group of Black Lives Matter protesters who had intended to disrupt her campaign event, only to arrive late and be shut out by Secret Service. The closed-door meeting resulted in frustration on the part of the activists, a bit of condescension from the can
Blame the Secret Service. One reason that Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is running into trouble could be the "limiting nature" of the Democrat's protective detail. Hunt appeared on Monday's Rachel Maddow Show to discuss Clinton's strategy for Iowa and how it will differ from her 2008 effort. Show More Summary
The Secret Service is seeking to hire 1,100 more staff after several security breaches have raised concern that they are inadequately prepared to protect the president.
By Julia Edwards and Jason Szep WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facing accusations that it cannot adequately protect the White House, the U.S. Secret Service plans to hire 1,100 more officers and agents for an agency besieged by embarrassing scandals and security lapses, two law enforcement sources with direct knowledge of the plans said. Show More Summary
Ukraine's Security Service (SBU) has accused Russia of trying to influence local elections in the west of Ukraine by funding left-wing activists through secret channels. The SBU issued a statement on Thursday warning Ukraine's westernmost...Show More Summary
Huge thanks to everyone tweeting about #HollupHillary action. We've gotten the attention of @HillaryClinton's staff & they are working w us. — BlackLivesMatterBOS (@BLM_Boston) August 11, 2015 CNN: Secret Service agents on Tuesday kept...Show More Summary