Coloradan Police Officer Suspended After Video of Him Throwing Woman on Ground Goes Viral

A Fort Collins police officer who threw a woman, a college student, face first to the ground has been placed on administrative leave…

…The April 6 incident was captured on cell phone video, which went viral on Saturday, garnering more than 484,230 views and 2,580 comments in a four-hour span.

Apparently, there is police body-camera footage from the two officers at the scene, and the Fort Collins Police Department is investigating.

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Secret Service Agent May Face Disciplinary Action for Facebook Comments

Kelly O’Grady said “I am with [Hillary Clinton],” and that she would not “take a bullet” for a President Donald Trump in October 2016.

O’Grady’s comments were made in October, during the height of the presidential campaign and shortly after an audio tape of Trump making lewd comments about women was released. But they only came to light this week (in January 2017).

The matter was referred initially to the Office of the Inspector General but it referred the case back to the U.S. Secret Service for possible disciplinary action.

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Man Jailed for Developing App to Hack Website to Steal Nude Photos

His victims have embarrassing pictures traded around pornographic websites, perhaps permanently.

A Colorado Springs hacker who sold computer code that allowed people, including blackmailers, to scan Photobucket’s cache of 10 billion customer photographs and videos for nude and pornographic images and steal them was sentenced Tuesday to 29 months in prison…

Bourret sold the application, developed in 2006, under the online handle phatWares. The tool allowed his customers to gain illegal access to protected albums…

The app allowed users to search for underage girls or someone of a specific race, or for a particular sexual activity…

…He admitted that his customers accessed the accounts of 1.9 million people or about 2 percent of their clientele.

Among the victims was a woman identified only be the initial K, said prosecutor David Tonini. In her victim impact statement, K wrote: “‘This will never go away.’”

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