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The U.S. bank Capital One was recently hacked, exposing personal information from over 100 million credit applications. And the alleged person behind the hack is a 33-year-old trans woman and software engineer named Paige A. Thompson. Thompson was charged in federal court on Monday with a single count of computer fraud and abuse. If convicted, she’ll face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. According to The New York Post, a ‘firewall misconfiguration’ in Capital One’s cloud computing...

Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital on Monday and returned to prison after being treated for suspected poisoning from a chemical agent. Navalny, currently serving a jail stint for calling for unauthorised protests, was hospitalised after suffering an acute allergic reaction on Sunday, his spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh said. The Moscow hospital treating him said on Monday it had discharged him after his condition had improved but refused to disclose further information due to patient confidentiality. Navalny's...

(Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced. Biden, the Democratic front-runner in the party’s nominating contest to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next year’s election, has faced criticism over his support for a 1994 crime bill that some say contributed to mass incarceration, especially of black men....

Families of 24 detained Ukrainian sailors have expressed pessimism over their potential release later today. A court in Moscow is set to decide whether to extend their custody. The two-dozen sailors were detained by the Russian Navy last November in the Kirch Strait, off the Crimean peninsula. The sailors and three of their navy vessels were fired upon and captured by Russia as they attempted to pass through the Kirch Strait, a narrow stretch of water that separates mainland Russia from...

Hampton was supposed to be released from an Illinois prison last February; however, her good time was revoked after she said officers retaliated against her for reporting alleged abuse by male guards and prisoners.Hampton told the Chicago Sun-Times she thought her attorneys were lying to her Monday when they told her she was being released. The Illinois Department of Corrections recommended restoring Hampton's good time, and the Illinois Prisoner Review Board approved the request.Hampton, who is 28, was sentenced to...
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He compares it to an 'obscene' act A Brazilian politican over the weekend compared same-sex kissing to ‘obscene’ acts. He also said such kissing could be punishable with prison time. Federal Deputy for São Paul, Coronel Tadeu of the right-wing conservative Social Liberal Party, made the comments in a tweet on Saturday (9 March). He attached a photo of two men kissing at a January 2018 event in São Paulo. Seen in the background of the photo is former President of Brazil...
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Inmate being held on suspicion of killing Billy Jack Gaither's murderer A man convicted of the murder of gay man Billy Jack Gaither has himself been killed in an Alabama prison. Steven Eric Mullins was found unresponsive last Tuesday at the St. Clair Correctional Facility, Alabama Department of Corrections officials announced Monday. Mullins, 45, was serving a life sentence for the 1999 kidnap and murder of 39-year-old Gaither in Coosa County. Gaither’s murder sparked a national outcry and a movement to include sexual...
gay porn

This man would sometimes cross-dress as a woman to deceive his victims A man has been sentenced to three years in prison for blindfolding straight men and tricking them into making gay porn. Bryan Deneumostier, 32, admitted to tricking at least 80 straight men into gay sex by posing as a housewife. He pleaded guilty to two counts of illegal interception of oral communications. His plea agreement also admitted he engaged in sex with 150 men. Over half, 80, were unaware of his production of the secret...
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An ex-cop from Missouri will spend the next seven years in prison not for having sex with a 17-year-old boy, but for taking nude pictures of him. 47-year-old Justin Watson was working as a highway patrol trooper in south-central Missouri at the time of the offense. He also umpired baseball games at Mountain View Liberty High, which is where he met the 17-year-old. The two engaged in a consensual sexual relationship. At some point, Watson took four x-rated photos of the...
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A man who killed gay men in Philadelphia during the 1980s has been found dead in prison. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, 50-year-old Arnold Mulholland’s unresponsive body was found in his cell at the State Correctional Institution-Mahanoy in Frackville, Pennsylvania around 6:17 Friday morning. The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections later announced that Mulholland was pronounced dead around 7am, but they would not disclose the cause of death. In 1990, Mulholland pleaded guilty to killing three gay men, Alexander Munchweiler, Tracy Griffin, and...
hiv

A man has admitted to deliberately infecting himself with HIV so that he infect other men. Arkansas resident Stephen Koch, 25, admitted in court that he intended to contract HIV to infect other people. “Just so I can get my brain around this, did I understand the state correctly?” Circuit Judge Robin Green asked in court, reported Queerty. “Mr. Koch intentionally contracted the HIV virus so he could then infect others? Was that the reason?” To which Koch replied, simply: “Yes.” He deliberately exposed...
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He was beat with a bat and forced to eat feces A mother in Palmdale, California was sentenced to life in prison without parole after her son was tortured and killed in 2013 because her boyfriend thought he was gay. Prosecutors first accused Isauro Aguirre of torturing and killing eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez last year. He admitted to murder, but denied the torture. In the court room, prosecutors detailed a list of horrifying acts Aguirre inflicted on Gabriel. This included dousing him with...

Guards allegedly ignored the Michigan inmates' repeated requests to be separated The family of a gay man murdered by his homophobic cellmate while incarcerated in a Michigan prison is suing the Michigan Department of Corrections, M Live reports. Rodriguez Burks, 23, serving a two-year sentence at the Alger Correctional Facility for fleeing and eluding officers, was killed last July, nine months before he was eligible for parole. DeShawn Madden, 23, has been convicted of the first-degree murder. Recently transferred to Alger, he...
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A former correctional officer from Wisconsin will soon be trading in his prison guard uniform for an orange jumpsuit after been found guilty of repeatedly sexually abusing three male inmates. A jury found 34-year-old Alex Andre Wouts guilty of five counts of second-degree sexual assault yesterday after a dramatic three-day trail. Police first became away of Wouts’ behavior back in December 2015 when they received a tip regarding a sexual assault allegation from inside the Fox Lake Correctional Institution in Fox...

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Two men in Clifton, New Jersey, have been arrested and charged with engaging in lewd behaviour. According to NorthJersey.com, it’s believed they were caught having...

Serving lewks for days… Halloween might fall on a Tuesday this year, but that didn’t stop gay men around the globe from donning their best...