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He Managed To Escape A Brutal Crackdown Against Gay Men. Others Won't Be So Lucky.

He Managed To Escape A Brutal Crackdown Against Gay Men. Others Won't Be So Lucky.

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A Chechen refugee, who goes by the alias Alihan, conceals his identity for a photo in Toronto, Ontario on Jan. 23, 2018. Michelle Siu for BuzzFeed News TORONTO — When Alihan finally made his way home, he could barely move. His badly bruised back had a rotting smell to it he couldn’t get rid of, no matter how much he showered. He had been beaten so badly during the weeks he spent in prison without charge that the blood under his skin began to dry, curl, and become infected. He had a high fever and needed help using to the washroom, but his family was too afraid to bring him to a hospital or a specialist.A soft-spoken man in his twenties with short brown hair, Alihan is one of dozens of men the authorities have identified as gay who have been captured and beaten in the...
Two men charged in jackpotting scheme that drains ATMs in minutes

Two men charged in jackpotting scheme that drains ATMs in minutes

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Enlarge (credit: STML / Flickr) Two men have been charged with stealing huge amounts of cash through "Jackpotting," a crime that causes malware-infected ATMs to rapidly empty their cash reserves to waiting accomplices. Alex Alberto Fajin-Diaz, 31, of Spain, and Argenys Rodriguez, 21, of Springfield, Massachusetts, allegedly dressed as ATM repair technicians and approached a machine at the Citizen's Bank in Cromwell, Connecticut, on January 27, according to a criminal complaint filed in US District Court in Hartford. After accessing the inside of the machine, prosecutors said, two additional males then approached the same ATM. Citizens Bank investigators quickly detected some sort of anomaly while the ATM heist was in progress and called the Cromwell Police Department. Patrols who respon...