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Boston Marathon bomber’s ex-classmates to release short film at Tribeca Film Festival

Jahar, a twelve-minute film about the classmates of Boston Marathon bomber and the effects of the attack on them will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, writes Benjamin Lee in the Guardian. Filmakers Henry Hayes and Zolan Kanno-Youngs say the film is about the effect that the bombing had on those who knew — or thought they knew — Dzhokhar […]

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Sex offender, 9/11 scammer sentenced for Megan’s Law violation

Thomas Scalgione, who ran a fake 9/11 charity, was sentenced  to one year in county jail after three different parole violations, writes Mike Davis in the Asbury Park Press. Scalgione was sentenced to six months in jail in 2014 after he and  Mark Niemczyk raised more than $120,000 for a phony September 11th charity. The men gave no money to any 9/11 […]

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Former cop who won $3.9M for injuries he got working during 9/11 being sued by ‘predatory lender’ that gave him advance

Former NYPD officer Elmer Santiago, who received money for his World Trade Center illnesses, is being sued by RD Legal Funding Partners. RDLFP gave Santiago advances on the settlement money and is demanding interest, reports Barbara Ross in the New York Daily News. RDLFP, one of many controversial financing companies that charge enormous interest fees on settlements, contends that these fees […]

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