Thursday, August 16, 2012
Winfred Turner, a/k/a “Outlaw Bubba,” is one of 23 defendants charged with drug and gun offenses in a federal investigation of north Georgia motorcycle clubs, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
An Oconee County man is one of 23 defendants, most with ties to the Outlaw Motorcycle Club in Georgia and its affiliated clubs, who have been charged with federal drug and gun offenses arising from a undercover investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Twenty-one were arrested Thursday and the FBI executed seven search warrants at the Outlaw Motorcycle Club clubhouse on Cascade Road in Southwest Georgia; the Hoodlums Motorcycle Club headquarters on South Waterworks Road in Buford, Georgia; and the residences of several defendants. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office reported a home in the 1100 block of Crooked Creek Road in the Brookwood Subdivision was among…
Overnight the FBI searched a house in the 1100 block of Crooked Creek Road, the Oconee County Sheriff's Office reports.
Updated at 5:20 p.m. A house in the Brookwood Subdivision on Crooked Creek Road was searched by FBI agents overnight, according to the Oconee County Sherriff's Office. Details weren't immediately available, but the Sheriff's Office reported federal arrest warrants were also executed at the home in the 1100 block. There are also reports that motorcycles were impounded. Oconee Patch has left a message for an FBI special agent and will update when more information becomes available. According to an article in the AJC, the FBI Thursday morning also raided at least two building associated with the Outlaw Motorcycle Club and arrests were made. An FBI agent told the newspaper the U.S. Attorney's office would release additional details at a later …
Saturday, February 18, 2012
FBI advises businesses and individual users to take steps to make sure computers are not infected with DNSChanger malware.
On March 8, computers infected with a certain piece of malware may no longer be able to access the Internet. In November of 2011, six Estonian nationals and one Russian national were charged with infecting more than four million computers with the DNSchanger malware. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, at least 500,000 of the infected computers were in the United States and included computers at U.S. government agencies such as NASA as well as educational institutions, non-profit organizations, commercial businesses and individuals. The malware rerouted computers to specified websites and advertisements that resulted in fees being paid to the perpetrators. The malware also prevented users of infected computers from being able…
Thursday, July 21, 2011
The 7th annual re-enactment of the Moore's Ford Lynchings 65 years ago of four black sharecroppers will take place at the site of the massacre at 6 p.m. Saturday
The annual re-enactment of the Moore’s Ford Bridge Lynching is scheduled to take place Saturday, beginning at noon at the First African Baptist Church in Monroe. This is the 7th annual re-enactment of the July 25, 1946 murders of black sharecroppers George and Mae Murray Dorsey and Roger and Dorothy Malcom at Moore’s Ford Bridge on the Walton-Oconee County line. The two couples were ambushed, reportedly by a group of about 15 to 20 men, and gunned down. The crime was never solved. In 2001, former Gov. Roy Barnes commissioned the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to re-open the case and in 2006 the Federal Bureau of Investigations also re-entered investigations. Last year, a cold-case investigative unit out of Bauder College, with the help of…