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Feds: He Hired a Hit Man, Then
the Hit Man Turned on Him
Dec 5, 2023 10:00 AM CST
Feds: He Hired a Hit Man, Then the Hit Man Turned on Him
Fereidoun Khalilian, who claimed to be a prince, believed he had a filmmaker killed: indictment
- A Florida man who claimed to be a prince and rubbed elbows with celebrities from Paris Hilton to Drake allegedly hired a hit man to kill a documentary filmmaker who planned to expose him as a fraudster. Fereidoun "Fred" Khalilian allegedly left several threatening voicemails for the filmmaker, Juan...
US: 'Defendant Conspired From
India' to Have This Man Killed
Nov 29, 2023 11:10 AM CST
US: 'Defendant Conspired From India' to Have This Man Killed
American prosecutors have charged an Indian man who they say tried to hire a hit man
- US prosecutors have charged an Indian man with trying to take out a hit on a US citizen living in New York City. In an indictment unsealed Wednesday, prosecutors allege Nikhil Gupta, 52, paid someone he believed to be a hit man $100,000 to murder Gurpatwant Singh Pannun. The...
Cops Say Mom Went to Awful
Lengths to Please Her Beau
Aug 31, 2023 10:50 AM CDT
Cops Say Mom Went to Awful Lengths to Please Her Beau
Jazmin Paez allegedly thought she was hiring a hitman to kill her 3-year-old son, per authorities
- Rent-a-Hitman is a parody website , but its fake customer-service awards and customer testimonials have convinced more than a few people to submit legitimate requests for an assassin, leading to at least 30 arrests, per
. The latest to fall for the ruse is apparently Jazmin Paez, an 18-year-old Florida woman...
Woman Arrested in
Bahamas for Allegedly
Plotting Hit on Husband
Aug 1, 2023 2:00 AM CDT
Woman Arrested in Bahamas for Allegedly Plotting Hit on Husband
Lindsay and Robert Shiver were locked in a custody battle amid nasty divorce
- Police say that a Georgia couple's divorce took a turn from the nasty to the murderous, and the wife has now been arrested for allegedly plotting a hit on her estranged husband. Lindsay and Robert Shiver of Thomasville appeared to be a golden couple, frequently pictured on social media...
Quest for 'Hope' Falters
Mar 29, 2023 10:10 AM CDT
Pamela Smart's Quest for 'Hope' Falters
New Hampshire's highest court dismisses her petition
- New Hampshire's highest court on Wednesday turned away the latest attempt to get a sentence reduction for Pamela Smart, who's serving life in prison for plotting with her teenage lover to have her husband killed in 1990. Having exhausted her judicial appeal options, Smart asked a state council...
Cops: 73-Year-Old Had Partner
Killed to Get Life-Long Payday
Nov 1, 2022 5:25 PM CDT
Cops: 73-Year-Old Had Partner Killed to Get Life-Long Payday
Nelson Chia apparently took his own life after his Thursday arrest
- A 33-year-old California man is charged with murdering Lili Xu, a 60-year-old dentist, in August. But as the
reports, suspect Hasheem Bason has been left holding the bag for a crime that police say was conceived of by another man: Nelson Chia, 73. He was Xu's partner...
Girl Who Shot Dad, Self
in Murder Pact Is Dead
Oct 3, 2022 12:32 AM CDT
Girl Who Shot Dad, Self in Murder Pact Is Dead
Texas girl died of self-inflicted injuries, police say; her father is out of hospital
The Texas girl who shot her father and then herself as part of a murder pact with a friend is dead. The unidentified 12-year-old died Sept. 22—two days after she was found with a gunshot wound to the head outside her Weatherford home, with a handgun beneath her,...
in Plot to
Aug 10, 2022 2:23 PM CDT
Iranian Charged in Plot to Kill Bolton
Killing was to be revenge for the death of a Revolutionary Guard commander, officials say
- The US has charged a member of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard with plotting to assassinate former national security adviser John Bolton. Shahram Poursafi, 45, offered late last year to pay $300,000 for the killing, the Daily Beast reports. The Justice Department said in a statement Wednesday that the...
Pamela Smart's Latest
Bid for Release Rejected
Mar 23, 2022 1:11 PM CDT
Pamela Smart's Latest Bid for Release Rejected
NH council voted 5-0 against granting her a commutation hearing
: New Hampshire's Executive Council has unanimously rejected Pamela Smart's request for a commutation hearing, 32 years after she recruited her 15-year-old lover to kill husband Gregg Smart, the AP reports. Smart, 54, is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. Associate Attorney General Jeff Strelzin...
4 Charged in $750K
Dec 14, 2021 8:17 AM CST
4 Charged in $750K Murder-for-Hire Plot
Police say Texas' Erik Charles Maund paid to have Tenn. couple killed to avoid exposing affair
- A Texas auto dealer hired former US Marines and a purported former member of the Israeli Defense Forces to kill a Nashville, Tenn., couple found shot to death last year, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday. It describes an elaborate murder-for-hire plot that began after 46-year-old Erik Charles Maund...
3 Teens to Be
Charged as Adults
Oct 27, 2021 10:19 AM CDT
3 Teens to Be Charged as Adults in Classmate's Brutal Slaying
Florida's Dwight 'DJ' Grant was beaten, stabbed over 31 minutes
- Three teenagers in Florida will be charged as adults in the murder of a classmate, who was ambushed at his apartment building. Dwight "DJ" Grant, an 18-year-old senior at Miramar High School, was found dead in bushes outside the building in Miramar on Oct. 19. A little more than...
Husband's Killing in
'Depraved' Plot: Feds
Sep 30, 2021 5:09 AM CDT
Woman Orchestrated Husband's Killing in 'Depraved' Plot: Feds
Jennifer Faith allegedly posed as husband to convince boyfriend to kill him
- Federal prosecutors say a Texas woman impersonated her husband as part of a "depraved and calculated" scheme to convince a former lover to murder the man. Jennifer Faith, 49, has been charged with murder-for-hire in the Oct. 9, 2020 killing of Jamie Faith outside their Dallas home, WFAA reports....
In Secret Recording, One GOP
Candidate Threatened Another
Jun 17, 2021 10:45 AM CDT
In Secret Recording, One GOP Candidate Threatened Another
Fla.'s William Braddock warned of possible 'hit squad' for Anna Paulina Luna, per Politico
- Days after a Republican congressional candidate in Florida accused a rival of plotting to kill her , the tape is out. "I really don't want to have to end anybody's life for the good of the people of the United States of America ... but if it needs to...
Man Allegedly Hires Hitman
to Kill Ex After Breakup
May 24, 2021 3:56 AM CDT
Man Allegedly Hires Hitman to Kill Ex After Breakup
Beverly Hills 24-year-old charged with murder-for-hire
- A Beverly Hills man is accused of trying to have a woman killed after she ended their romantic relationship. Scott Quinn Berkett, 24, met the woman through a Facebook fan page about an anime show, and she flew to Los Angeles to meet him in October of last year. After...
Feds: Self-Proclaimed 'Good
Dude' Tried to Off His Ex
May 10, 2021 12:56 PM CDT
Feds: Self-Proclaimed 'Good Dude' Tried to Off His Ex
Derrick Jackson accused of hiring a hit man who was actually an undercover ATF agent
- Derrick Jackson recently got out of prison after serving a lengthy sentence for murder and a weapons charge, but his freedom may be short-lived: The Detroit 45-year-old is now being accused of trying to commission a hit on his ex-girlfriend, not realizing that the supposed hit man was actually an...
Animal Rights Lawyer Accused
of Plotting to Kill Au Pair
Feb 10, 2021 1:58 PM CST
Animal Rights Lawyer Accused of Plotting to Kill Au Pair
Authorities say Jennifer Emmi tried to hire ranch hand to kill husband's new girlfriend
- A prominent animal rights attorney in Colorado charged in a "murder-for-hire" plot claims she was "set up" by a ranch hand turned police informant. Jennifer Emmi, founder of Colorado's Animal Law Center, is accused of trying to hire ranch hand Timothy Lindsey to "get rid of"...
On Morning of Family Trip,
Cops Tell Wife of Hubby's
Alleged Murder Plot
Oct 27, 2020 3:30 AM CDT
On Morning of Family Trip, Cops Tell Wife of Hubby's Alleged Murder Plot
Dallas Michaels was allegedly planning to murder wife Theresa for insurance money
- Theresa Michaels was about to set out on a road trip from Arizona to California with her husband and three kids when, that June morning, six police detectives showed up at her front door. "They informed me that my husband was plotting to kill me. He was planning it...
Mayor Has Had
Oct 19, 2020 7:27 AM CDT
Mayor Has Had Threats Before. 'This One Seemed Different'
Retired firefighter arrested after alleged plot to kidnap, murder Brandon Whipple of Wichita, Kan.
- First Michigan's governor , then Virginia's , and now, the mayor of Kansas' largest city. The link between the three politicians: They've all been alleged targets of kidnapping and murder plots, apparently prompted by their respective lockdown orders and other health protocols during the pandemic. In the case of...
Man Shot 9 Times in
Plot: She's 'Crazy'
Oct 15, 2020 10:45 AM CDT
Man Shot 9 Times in Alleged Murder-for-Hire Plot: She's 'Crazy'
Baron Li's ex-wife, 2 alleged accomplices charged in Washington state
- Baron Li was shot nine times at point-blank range in the parking lot of his apartment complex on July 10. He spent a week in the hospital, followed by a month in a wheelchair. And still, his ex-wife kept plotting his death, according to prosecutors in King County, Wash., who'...
She Allegedly Told Cop to Kill
Hubby: 'Burn This Letter Xoxo'
Oct 3, 2019 10:00 AM CDT
She Allegedly Told Cop to Kill Hubby: 'Burn This Letter Xoxo'
Florida sheriff calls Jesse Lopez a 'nut'
- A Florida woman jailed for performing medical procedures without a license wasn't subtle about the fact that she wanted a witness in the case—her husband—dead, according to authorities. "In the Polk County vernacular, this lady's a nut," Sheriff Grady Judd said Wednesday in announcing...
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