• murder-for-hire Jan 30

    In Murder-for-Hire Plot, Mass. Man Allegedly Tried to Have Wife Killed

    A Massachusetts man has been charged in connection with a murder-for-hire scheme, where he allegedly tried to pay a contract killer to murder his wife, authorities say. The would-be assassin, however, was actually an undercover federal agent. The Malden man, Massimo Marenghi, 54, allegedly complained about his wife to an individual who later reported the conversation to authorities, according to…

  • Murder for Hire Jan 22, 2020

    Wildlife Park Owner ‘Joe Exotic' Sentenced to 22 Years in Murder-for-Hire Plot

    A former wildlife park owner known as ‘Joe Exotic’ was sentenced on Wednesday to 22 years in federal prison for his role in a 2017 murder-for-hire scheme to kill a prominent animal rights activist, plus multiple violations of wildlife laws. Joseph Maldonado-Passage was found guilty in April of attempting to hire someone to murder Carole Baskin, a prominent animal rights activist, according…

  • Murder for Hire Jan 22, 2020

    Wildlife Park Owner ‘Joe Exotic' Sentenced to 22 Years in Murder-for-Hire Plot

    A former wildlife park owner known as ‘Joe Exotic’ was sentenced on Wednesday to 22 years in federal prison for his role in a 2017 murder-for-hire scheme to kill a prominent animal rights activist, plus multiple violations of wildlife laws. Joseph Maldonado-Passage was found guilty in April of attempting to hire someone to murder Carole Baskin, a prominent animal rights activist, according…

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