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Entries Tagged as 'Crime'

Credit card fraud hits home

May 4th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Add us to the list of victims of credit card fraud. At the beginning of the week, I was checking our bank accounts via First Hawaiian’s online banking system. Checking on our MasterCard account, I got a rude surprise. Among the recent charges to familiar “hot spots” like Safeway and Times Supermarket, CVS and Hawaiian […]

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Tags: Consumer issues · Crime

California Senator bagged in FBI sting earned a Ph.D. from UH in 1975

March 27th, 2014 · 3 Comments

There’s was a flood of information available yesterday following my post about the arrest of California State Senator Leland Yee on public corruption charges. Hawaii connections emerged. Yee completed a Ph.D. in Psychology at UH-Manoa in 1975, which is listed in the Hamilton Library catalog. y Author: Yee, Leland Yin. Title: Classification behavior, across age, […]

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Tags: Crime · Politics

Being taken off in a police cruiser puts a damper on a campaign for high office

March 26th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The San Jose Mercury News gets my vote for the understatement of the day, in a story on a series of raids in San Franisco and Sacramento that have resulted in the arrests of Leland Yee, a State Senator and candidate for California Secretary of state, and alleged gangster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow. Yee was […]

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Tags: Campaigns · Crime · Politics

Feline Friday: Crime scene cats

March 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

At eight minutes before noon last Friday, everything seemed quiet in Kaaawa. Then one of my security cameras detected motion in the room and started snapping (and uploading) photos. The cats knew something was wrong even before the camera caught sight of the burglar. In this photo, you can see Duke (at the very bottom […]

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Tags: Cats · Crime · Photographs

Burglar identified, crime solved!

March 17th, 2014 · 28 Comments

First Draft: This burglary case came to a surprising ending late Sunday. Earlier in the day, the photos went viral, especially on Facebook, as people posted and reposted them. I received calls from all over Honolulu and from several places on the mainland, as people examined the pictures and saw a resemblance to someone they […]

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Tags: Crime