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Hit by a ransomware attack? Your payment may be deductible

WASHINGTON (AP) — As ransomware attacks surge, the FBI is doubling down on its guidance to affected businesses: Don’t pay the cybercriminals. But the U.S. government also offers a little-noticed incentive for those who do pay: The ransoms may be tax deductible.

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SGV Tribune

Hit by a ransomware attack? Your payment may be deductible

WASHINGTON (AP) — As ransomware attacks surge, the FBI is doubling down on its guidance to affected businesses: Don’t pay the cybercriminals. But the U.S. government also offers a little-noticed incentive for those who do pay: The ransoms may be tax deductible.

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WEHO Ville

Ed Buck back in court on Tuesday

The criminal case for political donor Ed Buck will head to an evidentiary hearing on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Buck, 66, faces federal charges for allegedly giving drugs to a man who died at his West Hollywood apartment after being lured across state lines fo…

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LA Daily News

One dead, several injured in Phoenix-area shooting spree

Officials said they don’t think there was more than one shooter. “There’s no reason for the public to feel unsafe at this time,” Surprise police Sgt. Tommy Hale said. The FBI is assisting in the investigation.

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SGV Tribune

One dead, several injured in Phoenix-area shooting spree

Officials said they don’t think there was more than one shooter. “There’s no reason for the public to feel unsafe at this time,” Surprise police Sgt. Tommy Hale said. The FBI is assisting in the investigation.

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LA Daily News

Gun-waving St. Louis couple pleads guilty to misdemeanors

Patricia McCloskey pleaded guilty to misdemeanor harassment and was fined $2,000. Her husband, Mark McCloskey, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault and was fined $750. They also agreed to give up the weapons they used during the confrontation.

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SGV Tribune

Gun-waving St. Louis couple pleads guilty to misdemeanors

Patricia McCloskey pleaded guilty to misdemeanor harassment and was fined $2,000. Her husband, Mark McCloskey, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault and was fined $750. They also agreed to give up the weapons they used during the confrontation.

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Santa Monica Mirror

Former Santa Monica Resident Sentenced to Federal Prison for Embezzling More Than $22 Million from Employer

A former executive at a Hollywood-based digital marketing company that represents influencers on Instagram and YouTube was sentenced recently to…

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Larchmont Buzz

Suspect in Custody in Park La Brea Homicide

  LAPD Wilshire Division Captain Shannon Paulson sent out a message last night confirming local reports of a homicide at the Park La Brea apartment [more…]
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DA Gascon forms team to re-examine fatal use-of-force incidents

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon announced Wednesday the formation of an independent team to reexamine fatal use- of-force incidents by law enforcement and recommend further action when appropriate. “Si…