Posted: March 8th, 2015 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: CRIME! | Tags: Crime, Online Crime, online dating, Robyn Clare Pearce, Tasmania | Comments Off
Tasmanian woman Robyn Clare Pearce, 61 was accused of dishonestly acquiring financial advantage from an Australian man and another from the United States.
Police arrested Pearce on January 28 this year and allege that Pearce stole a total of $247,000 from the Australian man on 122 separate occasions between July 2007 and October 2010 :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: February 11th, 2015 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Favorite New Thought . . ., From The Web, News | Tags: Chile, Chile Football Players, Plane Crash, Santiago | Comments Off
Climbers in Chile’s Andes Mountains say they have found the wreckage of a missing plane that disappeared more than 50 years ago with a team of football stars on board.
Images of the twisted wreck of the LAN Chile Douglas DC-3 that went down April 3, 1961 were shown on Chilean television, released by the climbers who said the find was in Maule, about 300 kilometres south of Santiago :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: February 10th, 2015 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Business News | Tags: Bank, Banking, HSBC, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Tax Evasion | Comments Off
A cache of secret bank files shows HSBC’s Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers avoid taxes and hide millions of dollars, according to a report by a network of investigative journalists.
The files, analysed by reporters in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), showed the British banking giant provided accounts to international criminals, corrupt businessmen, politicians and celebrities.
The files list a range of former and current politicians from Britain, Russia, India and Africa, as well as Saudi, Bahraini, Jordanian and Moroccan royalty, late Australian press magnate Kerry Packer and model Elle Macpherson :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: August 29th, 2014 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Define Phrasing | Tags: Define Phrase, Rob Brezsny | Comments Off
Rob Brezsny (a.k.a. Ray Foreplay, a.k.a. Pope Artaud) is an American astrologer, writer, poet, and musician. His weekly horoscope column Free Will Astrology (formerly known as Real Astrology), has been published for more than 28 years, runs in 120 periodicals, and can be subscribed to for free via email :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: August 7th, 2014 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: News | Tags: Captain Coward, Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, La Sapienza University | Comments Off
Italy’s notorious shipwreck captain, accused of a fatal delay in sounding the alarm as his Costa Concordia cruise liner sank, has sparked outrage by giving a lecture to students on best emergency practices.
Francesco Schettino, dubbed Captain Coward after allegedly abandoning ship before his passengers were safe, was invited by a professor to speak for two hours at a criminology seminar linked to Rome’s La Sapienza university, despite being on trial for the deaths of 32 people in the 2012 disaster :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: May 9th, 2014 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: News | Tags: Canada, Quirky News, Snailmail | Comments Off
A letter has mysteriously arrived in the mailbox of a Canadian woman 45 years after it was sent by her younger sister.
The missive, mailed by her then nine-year-old sibling, was sent in 1969 with a six-cent stamp, Anne Tingle told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
The envelope was addressed to “Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Tingle,” with only a street name and incorrect home number, and was mailed from the Canadian city of Lethbridge.
It arrived wrapped in plastic with a note from Canada Post apologising for the envelope’s state, but not the delay :: Read the full article »»»»