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Mt. Gox consults with cops on the case of the missing bitcoins

The embattled bitcoin exchange says it’s consulted with the metropolitan police department over the disappearance of 650,000 bitcoins.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Controversy after cops' aggressive arrest of jogger wearing earbuds

In Austin, Texas, bystanders photograph and film an arrest made by officers of a jogging woman, who claims she couldn't hear the policemen because she was wearing earbuds. The arrest, for alleged jaywalking, appears to some excessive.

By Feb. 22, 2014

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Google Earth helps cops nab suspected marijuana grower

Satellite images capture an Oregon man allegedly growing more than his fair share of medical ganja.

By Oct. 21, 2013

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Smashed? Self-breathalyzer uses cops' sensors for accuracy

Are you too drunk to drive? The Floome device plugs into your smartphone to tell you if you've had too much and how long you need to wait to get behind the wheel.

By May. 29, 2013

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Cops allegedly get violent at sight of Samsung Galaxy

A San Diego police officer is filmed on a Samsung Galaxy, writing a citation. He demands that the phone be put away, as it could be a "weapon." Sadly, an altercation ensues.

By Apr. 11, 2013

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Ep. 1239: Where we swear we're not cops

Today we've got ThinkGeek Battle Mugs, undercover cops Catfishing your house party, and a weekend story of a wedding proposal gone sour.

By Apr. 1, 2013

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McAfee: Photo 'location' leak meant to mislead cops

Antivirus pioneer John McAfee, on the run from police, appears to reveal his location through metadata posted on a magazine's website. Then he says it was intentional disinformation. Then he changes his story again.

By Dec. 3, 2012

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Undercover cops' devious new method to stop iPhone theft

Police in San Francisco decide on a new tactic to stop iPhone theft. Undercover officers are walking down streets offering to sell iPhones they claim are stolen. The idea is to kill the market for stolen phones.

By Apr. 27, 2013

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Mobile phone theft is the only rising crime in England, say cops

Crime stats for 2012 show almost all crimes falling in England and Wales -- except mobile phone theft.

By Apr. 26, 2013

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The 404 1,239: Where we swear we're not cops (podcast)

Today we've got ThinkGeek Battle Mugs, undercover cops Catfishing your house party, Walmart crowdsourcing employees, and a weekend story of a wedding proposal gone sour.

By Apr. 1, 2013