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Why Was the Hiccup Girl Sentenced to Life in Prison?

Children who suffer traumatic events are often affected psychologically, but with proper acknowledgment and the right help, they become normal functioning adults. However, some can not cope with the traumas they experienced growing. These develop into psychological issues that manifest in different ways. One example is the case of Hiccup Girl. Jennifer Mee was known …

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What Happened to General Hitoshi Imamura?

Japanese culture is fascinating, particularly their discipline and their unmatched ethics. Despite loss or humiliation, it is known that they remain honorable and conduct themselves to the highest degree of respect. But did you know the story about a Japanese general in the second world war who felt his sentence was insufficient?  General Hitoshi Imamura …

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How Did Scott Tucker End Up in Federal Prison?

Scott Tucker, a celebrated racecar driver, participated in racing events like the Ferrari Challenge and the American Le Mans Series. He was also a successful businessman when he wasn’t behind the wheel. But did you know that his business was actually illegal? Scott Tucker, a businessman and racecar driver ended up in federal prison after …

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What Happened to Jill Dando from Crimewatch?

Crimewatch was a British TV show produced by the BBC. The show reconstructs major unsolved crimes to provide information to the public which may eventually help in solving the cases. But what happened to the show’s host? Host of BBC’s unsolved crimes show “Crimewatch,” Jill Dando, was murdered in 1999. The show reconstructed her murder …

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Why Did Ashton Kutcher Testify at Michael Gargiulo’s Trial?

Michael Thomas Gargiulo, a convicted rapist, and serial killer, was sentenced to death on July 16, 2021. He was given the name The Hollywood Ripper by the media before he was caught on June 6, 2008. But did you know that the actor, Ashton Kutcher, testified at his trial? In 2001, Ashton Kutcher went to Ashley Ellerin’s …

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What Happened to Cynthia Hoffman?

Cynthia Hoffman was lured onto a hiking trail northeast of Anchorage, Alaska. She was then bound with duct tape and shot execution-style before being thrown in the river. But who were her killers, and what was the motive behind the gruesome act?  Cynthia Hoffman was brutally murdered by her best friend, 18-year-old Denali Brehmer. She …

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Who is D.B. Cooper?

There are many unsolved crimes in history but none more trivial as the 1971 Northwest Orient Airlines hijacking. Who hijacked the plane, and how did he escape? D.B. Cooper was the name the media assigned to an unknown hijacker who took over a Boeing 727. Cooper earned a hefty $200,000 ransom for the hijack and …

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How Did Richard Scrushy Get Out of a $2.7 Billion Fraud Case?

Richard Marin Scrushy, the founder of an international healthcare company called HealthSouth Corporation, claims to be innocent until proven guilty with 36 counts of money laundering, extortion, obstruction of justice, and racketeering. But how was he acquitted of all the charges?  HealthSouth founder and CEO Richard Scrushy was accused of masterminding a $2.7 billion fraud …

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How Was The Film “The Wolf of Wall Street” Funded?

The 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street received five Oscar nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay. The film was based on the memoir of Jordan Belfort, the stockbroker Leonard DiCaprio played in the movie. But did you know that the funds used to produce the film came from a questionable source? According to the US …

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