WHO@ Newsletter - March 15, 2010

I couldn't make this up if I tried. . .I know what bridesmaid's dresses look like and she probably asked someone to steal it
Bridesmaid's dress stolen hours before wedding
Delaware state police said someone broke into a car and stole a bridesmaid's dress just hours before a wedding on Friday at a shopping center in Pike Creek. Police said the bride and one of her bridesmaids were in a salon getting ready for the wedding.
When they got back to their car, they found that someone had stolen the pink dress the bridesmaid had planned to wear at the ceremony. A bag of accessories was also stolen.
The vehicle was not damaged. Police believe the thieves overrode the car's self-locking mechanism.
Police hoped to recover the dress in time for the ceremony.

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(DISCLAIMER: The following news items were found on the web and were not written or endorsed by WHO@; they are for informational purposes only)

Jail for bully who told women he would rape them - 03/15/10
BULLY Nigel Wilson has been jailed for abusing women he met on a dating website. A court heard Wilson identified vulnerable women, including several from the city and East Devon who cannot be named for legal reasons, who he then intimidated and abused over the internet and by phone.

Need a Stylist? New Web Site Offers Free Wardrobe Advice - 03/13/10
Ever wish you had a high quality personal stylist, but you can't pay the hefty price? Your problems will be over Monday, when a new Web site launches with the purpose of styling men and women for events -- with no cost and plenty of ease.

Google faces storm over naked child on Street View - 03/13/10
Google has apologised after its Street View photo mapping service showed a frontal view of a naked child on a family day out.

Authorities investigating Calif. man in alleged e-mail threats to DEA agents, families - 03/13/10
A Northern California man arrested after park rangers allegedly spotted him waving a handgun at a national monument near the Oregon border will likely face more charges for threatening to kill federal agents and their families, authorities said Saturday.

Teenage 'tormentor': Online rant of youth remanded over death of man with learning difficulties - 03/13/10
It is a horrifying insight into what many regard as Broken Britain.
In his own words, peppered with expletives and semi-literate slang, a teenager suspected of harassing a defenceless man brags about his life and reveals the hopelessness of his existence.

My daughter was suspended for a Facebook comment - 03/12/10
My daughter was suspended in the fourth grade for being a part of a Facebook discussion. I am not fighting the suspension, but I am wondering about privacy issues. What do you have to say about the fact that the school can monitor private activities via the internet?

My guilt at letting that evil man walk free: Prostitute held hostage for 15 hours by Facebook killer speaks of regret - 03/12/10
A former prostitute who was held hostage by Facebook murderer Peter Chapman and repeatedly raped at knifepoint during a 15-hour ordeal has spoken of her bitter regret at allowing him to walk free.

Father: Unknown person posed as his 10-year-old daughter on Facebook, Gmail - 03/12/10
The father of a 10-year-old Maryville girl has filed a report with the Maryville Police Department claiming an unknown person opened up a Google Gmail account and Facebook account in his daughter’s name.

Carrollton man charged with threatening Elton John - 03/11/10
An anti-abortion activist and gubernatorial candidate from Carrollton who was arrested for allegedly making threats against Elton John is still being held in the Fulton County jail.

Facebook threatens to sue Daily Mail - 03/11/10
Facebook has threatened to sue the Daily Mail for damages after the paper wrongly claimed in a piece published on Wednesday that 14-year-old girls who create a profile on the social networking site could be approached "within seconds" by older men who "wanted to perform a sex act" in front of them.

Man accused of stalking Mahtomedi students on Web - 03/11/10
Mahtomedi Junior High and High School held their first online safety courses Wednesday after a 40-year-old man stalked and harassed nearly 50 girls from the schools, PTO leader Anna Shelander said.

Web searches at issue in murder trial of Reno man - 03/11/10
Lawyers for a man charged with killing a young Reno woman and raping two others asked a judge Thursday to block evidence that was netted from police searches of his home computers.

Officer Accused Of Stalking Ex-Girlfriend - 03/11/10
A Bunnell police officer who was fired is facing charges of using his work-issued computer to stalk his ex-girlfriend. The complaints about officer Russell Nasby began in October, according to an Internal Affairs report released by the Bunnell Police Department. The report says an ex-girlfriend told a Flagler County deputy that Nasby was stalking her though e-mails, phone calls and Facebook.

Online banking fraud 'suffers increase' - 03/10/10
Fraudsters are continuing their switch from traditional card fraud to raiding online bank accounts, according to new research.

Facebook v Daily Mail - 03/10/10
On the one hand, you have what many regard as Britain's most influential daily newspaper; on the other, a social network with more than 400 million members and global reach. The Daily Mail and Facebook are at war, with new media accused of failing to protect children - and old media in the dock for shoddy journalism.

Police probe cop blogger over furtive glans - 03/09/10
Police in southern Sweden are investigating claims by an anonymous officer that he and a colleague secretly dabbed the tips of their sex organs against parts of a car driven by female co-workers, local newspaper Kvällsposten reports.


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