Tag Archive for Criminals

Update: Eyeballin’ Criminal Drones and their pals

Featured Image: A DJI Phantom UAV for commercial and recreational aerial photography. Attribution: © Nevit Dilmen. Source: Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0).

The Times Jan. 31, 2013

Criminals and Terrorists Can Fly Drones Too

Remote-controlled aircraft and robot technology can be used for bad just as easily as for good

Americans know their government uses unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, on military and intelligence missions from surveillance to assassination. But drones are no longer the sole domain of the military, and just as with many new technologies, they can easily fall into the wrong hands. . . Read Complete Report


Business Insider By  APR. 23, 2014, 10:36 AM

British Criminals Are Using Drones To Steal Marijuana

The latest killer application for drone use seems to be in marijuana reconnaissance, reports ITPortal.

Criminal gangs in the UK’s rural Shropshire County are reportedly using flying robots equipped with infrared cameras to spot hidden marijuana growing operations from the sky, then blackmailing the growers or downright stealing their crop from the house. . . Read Complete Report


Kim Komando October 3, 2014

Criminals use drones to track police during crimes

Wonder what U.S. history would like if Butch and Sundance or Bonnie and Clyde had a few lookout drones?

In a case that would have looked more like a movie plot 10 years ago, new innovations have brought career criminals many new ways to cause a bunch of new troubles. Last Saturday, two members of a burglary ring known as the “Tub Gang” were accused of using a drone to spy on officers while carrying out thefts across Pennsylvania and other states. . . Read Complete Report


youtube by CBS New York Published on Sept 29, 2014

CBS 2 Exclusive: Criminals Use Drones To Target Victims In High-Tech Heists

“Dig a little DEEPER ~ THEI.us Archive:  “Drones” “Robots Replacing Humans”

Why America’s worst criminals never go to jail

Featured Image: Thanx to David Dees

From youtube uploaded by RT America

Published on Dec 31, 2013

In the US, there has been a spate of news stories about companies settling out of court instead of facing jail time or other serious consequences for their actions. Whether its chemical companies settling after polluting, financial companies settling after crashing the economy, or pill companies settling after killing people, our worst criminals end up settling out of court. The Resident (aka Lori Harfenist) discusses.

Gun Shoots Criminals With DNA Tags, Marking Them For Later Arrest

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DNA Gun In Action. SelectaDNA’s high-velocity DNA tagging system is available in both pistol and rifle formats. CREDIT: Selectamark. SOURCE: Popular Science (Fair Use)
From Popular Science By Rebecca Boyle Posted 01.28.2013 at 3:30 pm
Gun Shoots Criminals With DNA Tags, Marking Them For Later Arrest
DNA tags label rioters and other criminals so cops can find them “at a less confrontational time for officers.”


Riots are a tough nut for law enforcement in part because of the sheer number of people involved–it’s impossible to stop and arrest every person involved in a skirmish. That’s why cops have some pretty high-tech methods for catching suspects, from facial recognition software to debilitating sonic cannons. But none is as bizarre as this new DNA gun from a UK security firm. . . .Read Complete Report

From youtube uploaded by Vsauce2 Feb 4, 2013