Apple employee named Profit steals $1 million in Apple gift cards and sells them for a fraction of the cost

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By: Mahesh Sarin

An Apple employee managed to steal $1 million worth of gift cards before selling them to the public for a fraction of the cost, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 24-year-old Ruben Profit of Queens, after being accused of stealing gift cards from his employer over a period of several months.

Profit was charged with grand larceny. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $20,000. He faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.

According to the police investigation, Profit bought Apple gift cards using Visa gift, debit or prepaid credit cards. The total value of the gift cards was $997,000.

Police launched their investigation after Apple realized that the gift cards were bought with fraudulent cards. At the time of his arrest, profit was in possession of 51 fraudulent Visa and American Express gift cards.

He also had seven Apple gift cards worth $2,000 each. Profit sold each $2,000 gift card for $200.

Former police officer kills teacher with machete before jumping in front of speeding train

Arthur Lomando and Suzanne Bardzell 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A former police officer was detained on a charge of murder after allegedly stabbing a teacher with a machete before jumping in front of a speeding train, police in New Jersey said.

Midland Park police said that 44-year-old Arthur Lomando used the machete to stab 48-year-old Suzanne Bardzell, as she was sitting in her car in front of her home.

Around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Lomando jumped in front of the train in Manhattan. He suffered serious injuries to his head and legs, and was taken to Harlem Hospital.

Bardzell and Lomando were together for three years after meeting on the Internet. She recently filed for a restraining order, which he violated immediately.

She was in her car when Lomando confronted her with the machete. He broke the window of her car and attacked her in the driveway.

She was still inside the car when police arrived at the scene.

Bardzell left behind two teenage children, ages 18 and 16.

Lamondo was an employee for the New York Police Department for 10 years.

Man kills his friend because his noodles tasted bad

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By: Feng Qian

A man who was arguing with his friend about freshly cooked noodles, grabbed a piece of broken glass and stabbed him because they tasted bad, police in Nigeria said.

Akure police said that they have arrested 25-year-old Oluwaseun Ojo, after being accused of killing Shola Omotayo, during an argument over noodles.

Ojo was charged with one count of murder and was booked into jail. He was denied bail.

According to the police investigation, around 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Ojo and Omotayo, who lived together in the same house, began arguing about noodles.

Omotayo cooked the noodles and gave some to Ojo. Ojo complained that the noodles tasted bad. The fight escalated and Ojo took a piece of broken glass and stabbed Omotayo.

Omotayo was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Man beats up woman for refusing to date his friend

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By: Chan Yuan

A man who became angry that a woman refused to date his friend, decided to beat her up and break her smartphone, police in Nigeria said.

Nasarawa State police said that they have arrested 23-year-old Awal Abdullahi, after being accused of assaulting Halima Nasiru.

Abdullahi was charged with use of criminal force and intimidation.

According to the police investigation, Abdullahi was angry that Nasiru, refused to go out on a date with his friend identified as Shettima.

On Thursday, Abdullahi approached Nasiru on the street and beat her up until she fell unconscious. He then smashed her cellphone and stole N5,000 ($25) in cash.

Before leaving the scene, Abdullahi threatened to kill the woman if she doesn’t go out on a date with Shettima. The woman suffered injuries all over her body and was transferred to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Thief steals human leg from organ donation organization truck parked outside restaurant

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By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) Police are looking to arrest a thief on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing a human leg from an organ donation organization, police in California said.

Los Angeles police said that the human leg was stolen from a van belonging to the OneLegacy organization as it was parked outside the Original Pantry Cafe around 5:00 a.m. on Monday.

As employees were eating breakfast at the restaurant, the thief broke into the unmarked van and stole a cooler containing the human leg.

The organization has notified the donor's family about the unfortunate situation.

A spokesperson for OneLegacy said that it is reviewing its operational procedures to ensure that such an event does not repeat itself in the future.

The thief also stole two backpacks belonging to the employees.

So far, no arrests have been made and the leg was not recovered.

2 married women strip naked in public to win an old iPhone

2 women dancing naked to win iPhone 
By: Mahesh Sarin

Two young women in Russia, were seen stripping naked in public in front of numerous men and women in order to win a free old iPhone, according to a video uploaded to the Internet.

The incident unfolded in Berezniki, during a large party at a club.

At some point during the party, a man offered up his iPhone to a woman who would be willing to perform in the nude on stage.

Two women jumped at the opportunity, and the man decided to hold a contest and give his phone to the woman who performs better.

The two women, who are married, took of their clothes and danced to the music in front of the large crowd. After a minute, the man went on stage and took away a napkin, which one of the women used to cover her private parts.

It is not known who won the phone. The video of the incident was uploaded to social media sites, where it went viral.

Elephant throws stone at woman’s face knocking out her tooth after being provoked

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By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A young woman who was visiting a zoo in Taiwan, lost a tooth after an elephant threw a stone at her face.

The 26-year-old woman identified as Zhang, was at the Shou Shan Zoo in Kaohsiung, when the elephant attacked her with the stone.

As a result of the attack, the woman suffered a cut to her face and a broken tooth. The tooth had to be replaced with an implant.

The zoo has agreed to pay Zhang’s medical bills.

A warning sign was installed outside the elephant enclosure after Zhang complained that the zoo did not taking the necessary precautions to prevent such accidents.

The 42-year-old elephant named Ali, has an anger problem when visitors provoke it. The elephant has a history of attacking visitors with water, dirt, or feces.

16-year-old girl kills 43-year-old boyfriend during sex game by slitting his throat

Jessica Burlew 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A 16-year-old girl was arrested on a charge of murder after slitting the throat of her 43-year-old boyfriend during a sex game, police in Arizona said.

Now, 18-year-old Jessica Burlew of Glendale, has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.

According to the police investigation, Burlew slit the throat of her boyfriend Jason Ash, while they were having sex. Burlew told her mother that she and Ash were playing sex games when he was cut and choked.

Burlew claimed that Ash failed to utter the safe word, which would have stopped the attack. Burlew told police that they often participated in violent acts as part of consensual sex.

After choking Ash, she began to cut his throat with a razor blade in an attempt to get him to say the safe word. After she received no response, she continued to cut him in order to alleviate her stress.

Prince forces female employees to watch him have sex with other men

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By: Chan Yuan

A prince was slapped with a lawsuit after engaging in sexual acts with other men in front of his female employees, according to court documents in California.

29-year-old Majed bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud from Saudi Arabia, allegedly forced women in Beverly Hills, to watch as he engaged in sexual activities with other men, claiming that a prince can do whatever he pleases.

The women also accuse the prince of consuming illegal drugs drinking alcohol to the point where he became intoxicated.

The prince held parties at his mansion along with numerous escorts. He made sexual advances on men and women alike.

The prince was seen getting on top of a woman and grinding himself on her. He also threatened to kill an escort if she doesn’t show up at another party.

During one of the parties, the prince ordered a man to massage his private parts in front of the woman.

Man earns over $7,000 a month by pimping out his wife of 10 years

By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was arrested after abusing his wife by forcing her to have sex with strangers.

The man is accused of pimping his wife to more than 2,700 men.

The woman told police the her husband would sit in the family car with their 5-year-old son while she had sex with “clients” inside their home.

The couple have been married for 10 years. The 54-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is said to have earned over $7,000 a month in the past four years by pimping out his wife.

Prosecutor Emmanuel Dupic told the court that “the husband exercised a psychological power over his wife, causing her to submit herself to the sexual needs of customers who were sometimes very tough.”

The couple was arrested on a charge of prostitution, but after learning that the woman was not a willing participant, the charge against her was dropped.

The man faces a long prison sentence if he is found guilty of prostitution.

Female ‘cupcake’ burglar found covered in frosting

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By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) Police were called after a woman found a female burglar in her home.

Police in Michigan, easily spotted the burglar a few blocks away as she was covered in cake and frosting.

Alpena police responded to a report of a burglary in a house on Lewis Street. The homeowner reported hearing a commotion in the kitchen, and then found an unknown woman in the house.

The woman fled quickly from the home. The homeowner told police that various items had been knocked down or broken, including a tray of cupcakes.

Michigan State Police began searching the area for the woman. Officers spotted the woman a few blocks from where the robbery occurred.

She was “highly intoxicated and had cupcake frosting and cake all over her torso and legs,” according to the police report.

The woman was taken to Alpena County Jail on charges of trespassing and malicious destruction of property.

Taxi driver entices passengers to have sex with him despite knowing that he is carrying HIV

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By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) Police in India, arrested a man after he was caught with stolen jewelry to fund his sex addiction.

Police stopped the man after he was seen acting suspiciously at a bus stop.

The man allegedly admitted that he stole the jewelry from his friend’s house to support his sex addiction.

31-year-old Joseph James told police that he sleeps with many women despite the fact that he is HIV positive. He revealed that he had unprotected sex with about 300 women.

James, who works as a taxi driver, said that he steals items from friends and family to fund his sex sessions with prostitutes. He also revealed that he entices his passengers to have sex with him, according to police.

He targeted students and housewives who drove in his cab, police added.

James, who had been married and divorced 3 times, was released on bail after being charged with theft. However, police said that they cannot charge him with other crimes because nobody filed a complaint against him.

Police spokesman Ravi Chandan Reddy is asking victims to come forward and contact police.

3-year-old boy drives truck on highway after drunk mother falls out of moving vehicle

Taloa Foster 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) 3-year-old twin boys are in the custody of Child Protective Services after they were placed in harm's way by their mother.

Police in Oklahoma, said that one of the 3-year-old boys got behind the wheel of a pickup truck and drove it through a four-lane highway after their mother, who was drunk, fell out from it.

33-year-old Taloa Foster was arrested for endangering her children after being suspected of drunk driving.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested Foster, after witnesses saw her falling out of her truck on a rural road near Oklahoma City.

The 3-year-old twins were in the truck, and one of the boys got behind the wheel and drove the truck about three blocks through the four lane highway before crashing in an embankment, police said.

The mother told police that her son unbuckled his seatbelt and she fell out of the truck while trying to buckle his seatbelt.

The children were not injured in the incident, and were placed in state custody, police said.

The Pontotoc County District Attorney filed a child endangerment charge against Foster for driving under the influence with the children in the vehicle.

Man taunts former girlfriend by urinating into her mail slot after being released from prison

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By: Mahesh Sarin

A woman of the United Kingdom, said that she is terrified after her boyfriend violated a court protection order.

The 24-year-old man was arrested again after he went to the home of his former partner and urinated into her house shortly after being released from prison, where he served a sentence for stalking her, a court heard.

Luke Rutherford of Gloucester, was not deterred by his time in prison or by his court order to stay away from the woman and her house.

Rutherford was finally arrested after he threw a letter into her house and then urinated on it through the door mail slot.

At the Gloucester Crown Court, Rutherford admitted harassing the woman. In a victim impact statement, the victim, who is also the mother of Rutherford’s two-year-old son, said that she had been in relationship with him for 4 years. She asked the judge to “keep him under lock and key.”

However, Judge Jamie Tabor QC allowed Rutherford to walk free from court, but deferred his sentence for two months to see if Rutherford can avoid getting into trouble.

The judge warned Rutherford that if he contacts his former girlfriend again, he will get the maximum prison sentence.

15-year-old boy runs underage prostitution ring out of mother’s house

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By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A teenage boy was arrested for running a prostitution ring out of his mother’s house.

Police in Washington, said that the mother of 15-year-old Dionte Hunter, knew about the prostitution ring and she received a 25 percent cut from the profits.

Police learned about the underage prostitution ring while investigating Thaishaun Hunter, who is the older brother of the 15-year-old boy.

Thaishaun Hunter was arrested for a shooting at a Safeway grocery store in Hillyard, Spokane.

At the shooting, police heard the suspect making threats toward witnesses. The suspect threatened and warned witnesses not to speak with police.

To follow up on those threats, officers tapped the phones of the Spokane County Juvenile Detention Center and heard conversations between the 15-year-old boy and his jailed 17-year-old brother.

Thaishaun Hunter guided his brother on how to run the prostitution ring, police said. Police confirmed that the boys used to advertise their services.

The mother of the boys allegedly saved her share of the profits to post bail for her 17-year-old son.

Dionte Hunter was arrested on charges including promoting prostitution of minors, promoting commercial sex abuse of a minor, possessing sexually explicit photos of minors and first-degree robbery.

Dionte Hunter is being charged as an adult and bail was set at $175,000. His older brother was also charged for his involvement in the prostitution ring. Both brothers are in the custody of the juvenile detention center.

Bomb squad gets called after judge brings grenade to courthouse

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By: Feng Qian

A bomb squad was dispatched to a courthouse in California, after a judge brought a grenade to court.

The bomb squad arrived at the Torrance Courthouse on Tuesday, after the Los Angeles County Superior Court judge brought the grenade to work.

Police said that the judge, whose identity was not revealed, had found the grenade while cleaning the personal belongings of a family member who recently passed away.

He took the grenade to the courthouse with hopes that a Los Angeles County deputy sheriff could examine or take possession of it, Torrance Police Officer Ryan Schmitz said.

A deputy suggested that the grenade could be live, and a bomb squad was called about 4:00 p.m.

The five-story courthouse, which is located in the 800 block of Maple Avenue, was not evacuated, Deputy Juanita Navarro said.

However, the parking lot was evacuated until the grenade was removed from the judge’s car and investigators determined that it was safe.

Man urinates on woman and her 2 children traveling on train

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By: Chan Yuan

Police in Germany, have detained two men for harassing and humiliating a woman and her 2 children.

The two men were arrested in Berlin, after abusing the woman and two children on the train as one of the men urinated on the family.

The men were well known to police for their neo-Nazi views. The incident occurred on Saturday night.

The two men shouted racist insults at the woman and the two children, who are 5 and 15 years old.

Witnesses said that the men screamed “Heil Hitler” and other Nazi slogans, and the woman and children were referred to as a “pack of asylum seekers.”

One of the men exposed himself to the children before urinating on them. The men, who are 32 and 37 years old, were arrested after witnesses on the train called the police.

The men were found to have high blood alcohol content levels.

They were detained by police and later released. Police are still looking for the woman and her children who traveled on the train after the men were detained.

The men may face charges of racist abuse and bodily harm.

Burglar gets stuck in pizza oven vent during break-in

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By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A burglar had to be rescued after getting trapped inside a pizza oven vent, police in Michigan said.

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said that they have arrested the 32-year-old man, who was not identified, after being accused of trying to rob the Cracker Barrel Pizza shop.

According to the police investigation, around 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, passersby heard the suspect shouting for help at the store located at 5500 Oakhill Road.

Police officers who responded to the scene, found the man in the pizza oven vent. The man climbed onto the roof of the building and removed the cover of the vent.

He then tried to enter the building through the vent. He was trapped for more than 11 hours until he was removed by members of the fire department.

The suspect was taken to a hospital for minor injuries and dehydration sustained during the robbery attempt.