April 2012

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Sometimes It Takes Money to Make Money (From Insurance Fraud)

News reports that begin, "It was supposed to be the perfect crime," are almost always worth reading. You know that at the very least, the crime wasn't perfect, because you're about to read about it, and it's very possible that…


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Pot Delivery Guy Reports Ninja Attack

Medical marijuana is legal in California, although sellers still aren't safe from the feds. Nor, apparently, are they safe from ninjas. On March 23, a delivery man reported to police that he had been robbed in West Covina, California, after…


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Running

From the deposition of a Mr. Rodriguez, taken in California on January 26, 2012: I'd like to thank the witness for his concise, honest, and (I'm told) completely serious answer.  The transcript and exhibits confirm, by the way, that Mr. Rodriguez…


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Invisible Man Fails to Appear

Artist's Impression In February, a 28-year-old Georgia man called 911 to report that he was invisible. According to the Barrow Patch, paramedics and a deputy with the Barrow County Sheriff's Office responded to the call on February 17. The paramedics…