Coronavirus stripping: prisoners released in US due to pandemic

On March 29, the U.S. Prison Bureau announced the death of a first prisoner in the United States from coronavirus. Politicians, lawyers and human rights activists have long warned of the imminent outbreak of the epidemic in prisons, but for some prisoners, the spread of the disease was a chance to prematurely reach ...

Texas resident jailed for licked ice cream at Walmart

D'Adrien Anderson of Texas was sentenced to 30 days in prison: he pleaded guilty to licking Blue Bell ice cream out of the box and putting it back in the freezer at Walmart. About this writes Fox News. In August 2019 ...

Russian hacker extradited to USA faces 80 years in prison

The activities of Alexei Burkov led to "fraudulent purchases on credit cards of US citizens worth more than $ 20 million." About this writes Tass.Ru. US authorities accuse Russian Alexei Burkov extradited from Israel of fraud, conspiracy, identity theft and money laundering, he ...

Russian agent in the United States Maria Butina released from prison and deported to her homeland

Russian Maria Butina, who was serving a prison sentence in the United States, flew to Moscow. On Friday, October 25, she was released from prison and handed over to immigration officers. About this writes the BBC. At the Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, the Russian woman was met by her father Valery Butin and the official ...

'It really touched me': the mother of an Israeli woman sentenced to 7,5 years for hash smuggling gave an interview

The Times of Israel, citing sources, said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to send a petition to pardon Naama Issahar, an Israeli and US citizen convicted in Russia. A spokesman for Russian President Dmitry Peskov confirmed this. “We know that the appeal is directed ...

California Ends Private Prisons and Immigrant Centers

America's largest state penitentiary system plans to abandon the practice of custody in prisons under contract with private companies, Reuters writes. California governor Gavin Newsom is expected to sign a law this week that will ban private business corporations from managing ...

In Florida, a jury is imprisoned for oversleeping a court hearing

The Florida State Court sentenced the jury to 10 days of imprisonment for having overslept and failed to appear at the start of the trial. In August, the 21-year-old Deander Somerville from West Palm Beach was appointed as a jury member. On the first day of the trial ...

'Half of him was left': the wife of the Russian arms baron in shock after meeting him in a US prison

Armory Baron Viktor Bout, serving a sentence in a Illinois prison, was allowed to meet with his family for the first time in 7 years. About this writes RIA Novosti. The wife of Viktor Alla Bout on Wednesday, 18 September, first met with her husband Victor, serving a sentence in prison ...

An American detained in Russia with marijuana was released from prison, but is not released in the United States yet.

According to authorities, a girl from Staten Island was released this week, who was arrested during her vacation in Russia for possession of marijuana. She has been in custody since late July. 19-year-old Audrey Lorber was fined 15 000 rubles ($ 233) after ...

'I slept with the enemy': a man staged his murder to bring his wife to clean water

An 50-year-old man staged his execution to prove that the ruthless wife had hired a killer to kill him. Ramon Sosa from Houston, Texas, worked as a boxing trainer. Once he accidentally found out that Lulu’s wife wants to divorce him, but before that she wanted ...

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