Assassin Convicted in Murder-For-Hire Scheme of Disloyal New York Employee

New York, NY – A convicted drug trafficker has been found guilty of carrying out a murder-for-hire scheme orchestrated by a Manhattan real estate developer, resulting in the death of Xin “Chris” Gu in 2019. Antony Abreu, 36, was convicted by a federal jury in Brooklyn for his role in the killing, which was ordered … Read more

Pastor Arrested in Murder-For-Hire Plot Against Daughter’s Boyfriend in California

Riverside, California – A pastor in California was arrested after allegedly paying several men nearly $40,000 in a murder-for-hire plot against his daughter’s boyfriend, according to the Riverside Police Department. Samuel Pasillas, a 47-year-old pastor at Centro Internacional de Oracion in Victorville, California, was charged in the October 2023 shooting of an unidentified man who … Read more

Arrests Made in Murder-For-Hire Scheme Targeting 96-Year-Old Woman in California

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – A fraud scheme took a deadly turn when a 96-year-old woman was killed in Santa Barbara County, California, leading to the arrest of multiple suspects. Pauline Macareno, Harry Basmadjian, Henry Rostomyan, and Ricardo MartinDelCampo were all taken into custody in connection with the murder of Violet Evelyn Alberts. Authorities revealed … Read more

Arrests Made in Murder-for-Hire Scheme Targeting 96-Year-Old California Woman

Santa Barbara, California – Authorities have apprehended four individuals in connection with the tragic demise of a 96-year-old woman in California. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office revealed the arrests of Pauline Macareno, Harry Masmadjian, Henry Rostomyan, and Ricardo MarinDelCampo during a press conference on Thursday. The investigations into the death of Violet Evelyn Alberts … Read more

Elderly California Woman Victim of Murder-for-Hire and Scam Scheme: Four Arrested

Montecito, California – Local authorities uncovered a disturbing case involving the murder-for-hire of a 96-year-old woman, Violet Evelyn Alberts, in her own home in May 2022. The investigation revealed an elaborate scam orchestrated to gain control of Alberts’ property. Four individuals have been arrested in connection with the crime, shedding light on the intricate web … Read more

Murder-for-Hire Plot Targeted ‘Vibrant’ 96-Year-Old Widow in Montecito, California: Authorities Unveil Financial Exploitation Scheme

Montecito, California – A vibrant 96-year-old widow, known for her warm demeanor and social nature, was tragically found dead in her home on May 27, 2022. Violet Evelyn Alberts was discovered in her bed by deputies from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, who were alerted to her home by a broken window in the … Read more

Murder-for-Hire Plot Targets ‘Vibrant’ 96-Year-Old Widow as She Bakes Birthday Cookies

Jacksonville, Florida – A 96-year-old widow known for her vibrant personality was tragically killed in a murder-for-hire plot while innocently preparing birthday cookies, according to local authorities. The suspects involved in the chilling crime have since been taken into custody by the police. The victim, who lived in a quiet neighborhood in Jacksonville, was described … Read more

Death Spell Messages Reveal Kentucky Pediatrician’s Murder-for-Hire Plot

Louisville, Kentucky – A Kentucky pediatrician, Dr. Stephanie Russell, faces charges of attempting to hire a hitman to kill her ex-husband, Rick Crabtree. The defense recently disclosed text messages showing Russell exploring the possibility of using supernatural means, such as “death spells,” before resorting to contacting a supposed hitman in 2022. Russell, 52, allegedly reached … Read more

Principal Pleads Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot Involving Pregnant Teacher’s Death

St. Louis, Missouri – Former middle school principal Cornelius Green entered a guilty plea on Wednesday for charges related to the murder-for-hire plot that resulted in the death of his pregnant girlfriend, Jocelyn Peters. Green, who was the principal at Carr Lane Visual and Performing Arts Middle School, paid Phillip Cutler $2,500 to carry out … Read more

Raleigh man arrested for murder-for-hire plot against man involved in wreck that killed his mother

RALEIGH, N.C. – A Raleigh man has been arrested for allegedly attempting to hire someone to kill a man who was involved in a car accident that resulted in the death of the suspect’s mother in 2016. Rhett Michael Barlow was taken into custody by Wake Forest Police on Saturday morning on charges of solicitation … Read more