Judge Denies Prosecutors’ Request to Revoke Jail Phone Privileges of Rebecca Grossman, Convicted in Fatal Crash

Westlake Village, California – A judge denied prosecutors’ request to revoke phone privileges for Rebecca Grossman, who was convicted of murder and other charges in a fatal crash that killed two young boys. Grossman, the co-founder of the Grossman Burn Foundation, was ordered by the judge not to contact the victims’ family members or jurors. In a recent court filing, Deputy District Attorneys Ryan Gould and Jamie Castro alleged that Grossman had been using her phone calls to engage in potentially illegal conduct. The prosecutors claimed that Grossman admitted to violating a court protective order … Read more

Convicted Murderer’s Jailhouse Phone Calls Spark Controversy, Delay Sentencing

Los Angeles, California – A judge has ruled that convicted murderer Rebecca Grossman’s actions in jail, including recorded telephone calls instructing her family to release sealed evidence and influence witnesses, were a result of her naivety rather than witness tampering. As a result, her sentencing has been delayed by two additional months. Grossman has been awaiting sentencing since her conviction on February 23 for second-degree murder in the deaths of two brothers who were struck and killed in a crosswalk in September 2020. Prosecutors had sought to have Grossman’s privileges revoked, but the judge refused, … Read more

Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Temu App of Illegally Accessing Users’ Phone Data

BOSTON (AP) — Temu, a Chinese-owned company, is facing a class-action lawsuit in multiple states over allegations of accessing customer information on their phones. The lawsuit was filed on February 16 by a law firm on behalf of more than a dozen plaintiffs from Massachusetts, California, Illinois, New York, and Virginia. According to the plaintiffs, Temu deliberately loaded its app with malware and spyware and misled customers about how their data is used. A court filing highlighted the complaint, stating that Temu has access to “literally everything” on users’ phones. The online marketplace is also … Read more

Beware of Phone Scammers Posing as Law Enforcement in Union County, Arkansas

Union County, Arkansas – The Union County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents about a new scam in which individuals pose as law enforcement officials to deceive and defraud unsuspecting victims. These scammers contact their targets and claim that they have missed jury duty or have an outstanding warrant. They then demand immediate payment of fines, encouraging victims to settle the debt over the phone using methods such as gift cards, prepaid debit cards, or money wires. Once the scammers receive the payment, it becomes extremely difficult, if not impossible, for victims to recover their money. … Read more