Mengqi Ji Elledge, 28 Columbia, MO Last seen Oct 8, 2019 The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a 28-year-old Columbia, MO woman.
Yingying Zhang Murder Trial: Full Transcript of Opening Statements
June 12, 2019, — An attorney for Brendt Christensen, who is charged with kidnapping and killing Chinese visiting scholar Yingying Zhang in 2017, told a federal court judge in Illinois on today that Christensen has admitted killing Zhang.
Police Warn of Potential Water Department Scam
Acton, Mass., Feb. 8, 2019, — The Acton Police Department and the Acton Water District would like to notify the public of a potential Water Department scam that has been affecting communities in some surrounding areas. (L to R)Officer Jon Stackhouse, Eagle Scout Candidate Jason Lucas and Firefighter Brent Carter. Clear and visible numbers on… Continue reading Police Warn of Potential Water Department Scam
FTC Warns Scams Are Much More Common Than You Think
By Olivia Bornstein, bostonese.com Boston, August 6, 2018, — Have you ever received a phone call from someone claiming to be an authority, saying that you owe money, and threatening to sue, arrest or deport you? Picture from a recent FTC briefing on scams in Boston (photo by Olivia Bornstein).
Randolph Man Convicted for Trafficking Multiple Women for Sex in Greater Boston
Boston, Feb. 20, 2018 – A Randolph man has been convicted by a jury and sentenced to six to six-and-a-half years in state prison for trafficking multiple women for sex in Greater Boston and on Cape Cod, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. He kept the money from the sexual encounters and would instead provide… Continue reading Randolph Man Convicted for Trafficking Multiple Women for Sex in Greater Boston
WGBH to Air Movie Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Boston, Sept. 12, 2017, — The movie Abacus: Small Enough to Jail will aired on WGBH 2 tonight at 10 PM. It is the story about a small bank owned by a Chinese American in NYC’s Chinatown.
MA AG Healey Launches Investigation into Equifax Data Breach
Boston, Sept. 8, 2017, — Following reports of a major data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. compromising the personal information of hundreds of millions of consumers nationwide and nearly three million in Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey today launched an investigation into the breach and urged consumers to take immediate steps to protect… Continue reading MA AG Healey Launches Investigation into Equifax Data Breach
Two N.H. Women Arrested for Trafficking Women for Sex in Mass.
Boston, Feb. 14, 2017 – Two New Hampshire women have been arrested and arraigned in connection with trafficking women for commercial sex in Massachusetts communities through an online “escort” service, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. A massage parlor in Western Mass. was shut down in Dec. 2016 for allegedly trafficking women for sex.
Video: Asian Americans Fighting Back Against Violent Crimes and Hateful Rap Song
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Boston, Oct. 15, 2016, — As protests against rapper YG were held in major cities across the nation, a protest is planned in Boston for Oct. 19 when rapper YG is scheduled to have an appearance at the House of Blues.
NYC Senior Center Volunteer Vincent Tse Assaulted, in Critical Condition
New York City, — On July 22, 68 years old Asian male Vincent Tse, who has been a volunteer for six years at Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal-Prince Street Senior Center, was looking for parking spot on the way to the center to volunteer. He had a disagreement with an African-American and was severely assaulted. He is… Continue reading NYC Senior Center Volunteer Vincent Tse Assaulted, in Critical Condition