Former Duke Player Says Police Pulled Gun on Him During Traffic Stop

Former Duke guard standout Nolan Smith, part of the 2010 Duke NCAA championship team, has been in Durham, North Carolina for the week to participating in K Academy college basketball fantasy camp. But earlier today, Smith took to Twitter to describe a horrific experience that he had with Durham police, claiming that after being pulled over, police officers approached his vehicle with guns […]

How to Search Criminal Records

A criminal record is simply information that’s kept about a person’s arrests and convictions. State, local and federal authorities store and use them for many purposes.Criminal records can include every detail of a person’s criminal past including everything from misdemeanors and felonies to pending charges and even acquitted charges. Often this depends on geographic location […]

Hackers Attack IRS Through ‘Get Transcript’ Feature; Steal Data on Over 100k Taxpayers

KrebsOnSecurity announced in March that cyber criminals were able to illegally access tax information for over 100,000 taxpayers by using the Internal Revenue Services’ own website. The information was confirmed today during a press conference by IRS commissioner John Koskinen. According to Koskinen, the hackers made approximately 200,000 attempts using the ‘Get Transcript’ application that was previously available on […]

MCSO Makes Largest Pot Bust in Arizona History

A seven-month surveillance investigation by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office led detectives to a south Phoenix warehouse that was operating an illegal pot-growing operation which is believed to be one of the biggest the sheriff’s department has ever shut down.. The warehouse had four growing rooms, featured two large roll-up doors, and was protected by a cinder-block perimeter wall topped with rolls of razor wire. During […]

Two Men Arrested in Connection to Fatal Shooting in South Carolina

Greensboro police and Guilford County deputies arrested Steven Richard Lewis, 29, of Greensboro, and Jason Andrew Cash Jr., 24, of Inman, S.C. yesterday morning. The two were wanted in connection with the fatal shooting death of 40-year-old Carey Michael Mauldin at his home on Highway 11 West in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Additionally, Mauldin’s girlfriend was shot, however she was […]

How Long Do Background Checks Take?

Accessibility to reliable background checks has gone beyond large corporations; the online data revolution has expanded the ability for small-to-medium sizes businesses as well as for private citizens to run a background check. A large part of this is due to the convergence of post-September 11th security concerns, the ability to harness and analyze the copious amounts of data from the Web […]