A Frenchman was arrested just minutes after landing in the United States for a beard competition. Police suspect he is a “dark web” drug dealer known as “OxyMonster.”
Federal authorities were waiting for Gal Vallerius at Atlanta International Airport before the bearded man even landed. He was gearing up for his first trip to America, to compete in the 2017 World Beard and Moustache Championships in Austin. He was registered to compete in the “full beard 30.1-45cm” category, according to the Guardian.
According to court documents, Vallerius’ laptop was searched following his apprehension. Police found a Tor browser to access the “dark web,” and links to the “OxyMonster” accounts on a black market site. “OxyMonster” allegedly sold OxyContin and Ritalin on the site, with “60 prior sales and five star reviews from buyers.” The profile indicated he shipped the prescription drugs from France to “anywhere in Europe.”
“The Dream Market web
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Murder charges against a Forth Worth, Texas man have been dropped after the man’s 7-year-old son admits to being responsible for the 2015 killing. Anthony Michael Sanders, 33, was accused of smothering his 2-year-old daughter, Ellie Mae Sanders, to death in 2015.
According to Fox News, police accused Sanders of killing the toddler after she interrupted him while he was playing a computer game. He was accused of putting his hand over the girl’s mouth to smother her, according to the Associated Press.
Sanders has been in prison since 2016. Now, prosecutors in the case said the girl’s brother admitted to being responsible for her death when he was just 5 years old.
Since the start, Sanders claimed he found his daughter unresponsive after his son said he found his sister sleeping, and unable to wake up. Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the boy confessed to his mother that he hit
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A man falsely accused of being the Las Vegas shooter responsible for killing 59 people and injuring over 500 spoke out Tuesday.
False information flooded online in the hours after Sunday night’s mass shooting, with users posting photos and information about people with the same name as the shooter. A Canadian man, Stephen Paddock, had just set up an Instagram account and was wrongly identified as the shooter by a 4chan user. He told a local New Brunswick outlet he woke up Monday morning and was shocked to find so many people had shared his photo and commented on his account.
“I was taken back,” Paddock said in an interview with The Daily Gleaner, New York Post reports. “People I don’t even know are sharing my picture.”
One instagram user commented, “This isn’t him guys. Chill, this guy is from Canada… leave
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Six weeks after the headless torso of journalist Kim Wall was discovered, not long after she went on a submarine to interview Danish inventor Peter Madsen, police found video of women being tortured and decapitated on a computer hard drive belonging to Madsen, according to BBC News. Wall’s body was found in waters near Copenhagen, bounded by heavy metal, two weeks after she boarded Madsen’s personal submarine.
In a Tuesday court hearing on Tuesday, prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said police found video in Madsen’s laboratory of women being strangled, decapitated and burned, Reuters reported. Buch-Jepsen said the prosecution believes the videos are real. He added that an autopsy revealed knife wounds to Wall’s genitals and rib cage, which were caused “around or shortly after her death,” BBC News reported. However, a cause of death has not yet been established.
“They are the space laboratory’s tools which have been used by everyone
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OJ Simpson was released from prison Sunday after spending nearly nine years behind bars for orchestrating an armed robbery. The 70-year-old was released a little after midnight, wearing a baseball cap and long coat. Hours later, reporters caught up to him and the former football player responded.
“Man, how in the … Have you all been … you all stalking me?” he said, in a video posted by the New York Post. He was smiling and laughing but appeared annoyed.
The reporter asked Simpson how it felt like to be out. OJ responsed, “I’m in a car for the last five hours, so how do I know how it feels to be out? … I’ve been in nowhere U.S.A. for the last nine years doing nothing. Nothing has changed in my life. What do you expect?”
He then told the reporter that where he was going was “none of [his] business.”
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The brother of Holly Bobo, the 20-year-old nursing student who was abducted and killed in 2011, spoke in an interview with ABC News about his later terror of seeing his sister abducted and how police initially named him a suspect in her disappearance.
“It was really hard knowing that if they’re looking in the wrong direction… it’s just that feeling of, ‘What if we never know? What if we … never find Holly?’” Clint Bobo told “20/20.” “I was just like, ‘What if this is never solved?’ I think that’s been my worst nightmare in this.”
Holly was abducted from the Bobo’s Tennessee home on April 13. That morning, Clint, then 25, got a call from his mother saying that a neighbor had heard a scream coming from their house. She asked him to check on Holly.
Clint looked out the window and saw a man dressed in camouflage walking with his
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A college freshman says he survived a 60-hour stay inside a locked Indiana cave by licking the wall.
Indiana University freshman Lukas Cavar, 19, was on a spelunking trip with 12 others from the school’s caving club to Sullivan Cave, located 10 miles away from Bloomington. At some point in the exploration of the cave, Cavar separated from the group. According to CBS News, club members had padlocked the cave’s gate. Because there was no cell phone signal, the teen reportedly screamed for hours, hoping that somebody on nearby road might hear him.
“It took me a little while to wrangle my emotions and sort of approach things analytically, sensibly, to come up with a game plan to survive,” Cavar said Thursday.
He was rescued on Tuesday. He attempted to pick the padlock with a paper clip, with no success. To survive, he used energy bar wrappers to collect moisture and the
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Oxygen.com is exclusively releasing images of the four bone fragments currently being tested for a possible match to Natalee Holloway, the Alabama teen who made international headlines after disappearing on a class trip to Aruba in 2005. As Oxygen.com recently reported, at least one of the bone fragments discovered through an investigation being chronicled on “The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway” came from a single human of Caucasian, European descent—just like Natalee Holloway.
The bone fragments were recently discovered in Aruba during an 18-month investigation conducted by Natalee’s father, Dave Holloway, and his private investigator, TJ Ward. John Ludwick, a friend of longtime suspect Joran van der Sloot, claimed he was paid $1,500 in 2010 to dig up Natalee Holloway’s remains and have them cremated.
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A registered sex offender has been charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in a Missouri hospital.
Fifty-seven-year-old Dave Saffeels was charged Saturday with nine felonies, according to CBS News. He also allegedly molested a 2-year-old girl. The two girls were allegedly victimized within a one-month time span.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that Saffeels is currently jailed on $500,000 bond. The probable cause statement says the older girl was repeatedly assaulted in August in a patient room of Cox South Hospital. The 11-year-old was visiting the hospital to see a woman who just had twins, and somehow she and Saffeels ended up in a room alone together.
Cox spokeswoman Kaitlyn McConnell said the hospital was not aware of the allegations at the time.
“We are fully cooperating with the Springfield Police Department and are taking this matter seriously,” McConnell said.
A few weeks later, Saffeels allegedly raped the girl at her home while she
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The new “It” movie, an adaptation from the terrifying Stephen King novel, has hit theaters and so have superfans.
Last week, one moviegoer in England ran into this unsettling surprise:
The man, who goes by the name Chris and identifies as an online gamer, tweeted his interactions with the clown in the theater. The clown outfit was a nod to Pennywise, the demonic killer clown from the film and horror novel.
One woman replied to tweet, stating that she works at the cinema. She revealed she was behind the stunt, and she put makeup on an actor for the event.
This definitely wasn’t the first creepy stunt pulled to celebrate the release of the creepy film. A police department in Pennslyvania has admitted to being “completely terrified” after a prankster tied red balloons onto sewer grates around the
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