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London Capital and the Bryan CookThomas Yi Scam Spree, 2010 to 2015

Yves here. Richard Smith is on the trail of what looks to be his biggest international scam find ever, orders of magnitude larger than the usual below the radar single to low double digit million dollar/pound/euro operation that he has ferreted out in the past. And mind you, even though he focuses on the dubious […]

Fit to Stand Trial

Another one trying to fake his way out of responsibility : A Cook County jury deliberated a little more than an hour Thursday before deciding that a man charged with killing off-duty Chicago police Officer Thomas Wortham IV was mentally...Show More Summary

Thomas Mann's 'Me & Earl' Gets a Blu-ray Release Date!

Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, and RJ Cyler hit the red carpet at the UK premiere of their critically acclaimed movie Me and Earl and the Dying Girl on Wednesday (August 19) at Somerset House in London, England. The three stars have been touring around Europe this week to promote the film, which was just slated [...]

Jury finds man fit to stand trial in 2010 killing of Chicago cop

A Cook County jury deliberated a little more than an hour Thursday before deciding that a man charged with killing off-duty Chicago police Officer Thomas Wortham IV was mentally fit to stand trial despite his alleged amnesia.

Defendant in cop killing alleges he's mentally unfit because of amnesia

A Cook County jury has been asked to decide a most unusual issue: Is a defendant who is charged in the killing of off-duty Chicago police Officer Thomas Wortham IV mentally unfit to stand trial because he still suffers from amnesia five years later?

Reprint of “Observational Studies” by William Cochran followed by comments by current researchers in observational studies

Dylan Small organized this discussion in the new journal, Observational Studies. Cochran’s 1972 article is followed by comments from: Norman Breslow Thomas Cook David Cox & Nanny Wermuth Stephen Fienberg Joseph Gastwirth & Barry Graubard...Show More Summary

Judge Slams Meddling Sheriff Thomas Dart For Likely First Amendment Attack On Backpage

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

A few weeks ago, we wrote about the highly questionable move by Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart to first strongarm credit card companies into no longer working with, and then host a press conference patting himself on the back for interfering in a legal business relationship between private entities who were not breaking the law. Show More Summary

Thomas Cook is drafting in one of Britain's slickest executives to fix its image after 2 kids died at one of its hotels

Travel agent Thomas Cook is drafting in Justin King, the former boss of supermarket Sainsbury's, to help it recover from a PR disaster that saw it crucified by the media over the death of two children at one of its hotels. King ran Sainsbury's for 10 years, helping turn around the supermarket with nine years of consecutive profit growth. Show More Summary

Chicago Area Sheriff Who Wasted Taxpayer Money Suing Craigslist, Now Strong-Arms Payment Companies To Avoid Backpage

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Remember Thomas Dart? He's the sheriff of Cook County, Illinois (the county that covers Chicago and many of its suburbs). For reasons that make no sense at all, he's somewhat obsessed with the fact that some prostitutes have figured out how to use the internet. Show More Summary

Opening Friday

Max - Thomas Haden Church, Josh Wiggins Me and Earl and the Dying Girl - Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke Ted 2 - Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Thomas Cook Forms China Joint Venture With Fosun

The British travel agent has agreed to set up a joint venture with Fosun to develop tourism for the Chinese market under Thomas Cook brands.

China's Warren Buffett is doing a deal with Thomas Cook

Britain's biggest travel group Thomas Cook just entered a joint venture with China's Fosun International Limited in a bid to crack the China market. Fosun, which is backed by billionaire Guo Guangchang who is dubbed the Chinese Warren...Show More Summary

‘Me And Earl And The Dying Girl’ Star Opens Up About Shaving Her Head On Camera

"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" stars Olivia Cooke and Thomas Mann talk about the experience of shaving Cooke's head on-screen.

Olivia Cooke Says Shaving Her Head For 'Dying Girl' Made Her Sad & Invisible

Olivia Cooke meets back up with Thomas Mann at the Me And Earl And The Dying Girl premiere held at the Sunshine Landmark on Wednesday night (June 10) in New York City. The twosome were all over the place earlier in the day promoting their new film, with RJ Cyler and Katherine Hughes, plus Connie [...]

Capone chats with the stars of ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL—Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler and Olivia Cooke

Capone chats with the stars of ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL—Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler and Olivia Cooke Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. I get such a kick out of interviewing young actors—and when I say “young,” I mean 25 years old and younger. Show More Summary

Connie Britton begged director to be in 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'

Actress Connie Britton, Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke and RJ Cycle star in the new movie "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl." Connie tells Kathie Lee and Hoda that she reached out to the director and asked to be a part of the project before the film was announced.

Art as an Afterlife: Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke and RJ Cyler on “Me & Earl & the Dying Girl”

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” from he book by Jesse Andrews, was THE film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. There’s always one. A movie that sets Twitter and press tents on fire with its premiere. I can...Show More Summary

New Brunswick: How the Scammers Behind Virgin Gold Mining Corporation Found a Really Soft Touch

By Richard Smith It’s high time for an update on this vast fraud story, which has, near its core, Bryan Cook and Thomas Yi, of bogus international investment bank London Capital. Here’s a synopsis of the story so far at NC, and the global press coverage that has ensued. First, there was “Is Power8, Sponsor of […]

Wildair Will Redefine The Bistro Format On The Lower East Side

  The Lower East Side's Contra was a critical smash when it opened last year, gaining raves from the Times for its "expressive cooking" by Chefs Fabian Von Hauske and Jeremiah Stone. Now the duo, along with partner Thomas Martin, have...Show More Summary

On Apple’s Privacy Argument Regarding Cloud Services

Thomas Ricker, writing for The Verge, regarding Tim Cook’s harsh words on the privacy implications of “free” online services backed by targeted advertising: Arguably, Google Maps is better than Apple Maps, Gmail is better han Apple Mail,...Show More Summary

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