Baseball fans in South Carolina and around the country may recall Esteban Loaiza starting the 2003 Major League Baseball All-Star game. The 47-year-old pitcher's career spanned more than a decade, but his fortunes took a turn for the worse when his minivan was pulled over for an unspecified traffic violation in February 2018.
A Detroit rapper who rapped about his credit card fraud skills may have kept it a little too real. According to The Detroit News, Jonathan Woods, known as rapper “Selfmade Kash,” wore jewel-encrusted credit card necklaces and bragged about his alleged crimes on social media.
On Feb. 27, South Carolina authorities arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of drug trafficking. The arrest was the culmination of an investigation by the Marion County Combined Drug Unit.
You have likely heard of catfishing: a term used to describe a person who creates a false online profile and then lures an individual into a relationship. Those victimized by catfishing are often hit with emotional and financial heartbreak when they learn the truth. However, catfishing techniques are being used for far more sinister purposes: to extort money from individuals using blackmail.