David Lee Lykken

As if a sentence of 225 years wasn’t enough, a rather enterprising felon by the name of Aloysius Black Crow succeeded in putting David Lee Lykken in the frame for a double-murder, which as it turned out, was not a murder at all Fortunately all was revealed prior to trial, and in due course the … More David Lee Lykken

Sabrina Allen

On 1st October 2014, a warrant was issued in Travis County, Texas for the arrest of Dara Marie Llorens; Aggravated Kidnapping – 1st degree felony. She had been arrested the previous day in Mexico after twelve years of moving from place to place in the desperate attempt to keep custody of her child. Her daughter … More Sabrina Allen

No flight of fancy

A post without astrology, heaven forbid… A trial is in progress before the Supreme Court in Brisbane, Australia as I write.  The accused Gerard Robert Baden-Clay stands accused of murder of his wife Allison June Baden-Clay. I’ve written many, many posts on this case; scouts honour. One of those posts was called Flights of Fancy where we … More No flight of fancy

Ponzi schemes

I wonder if Charles Ponzi ever read Charles Dicken’s “The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit”?   Dicken’s novel bombed when it first came out across the Atlantic; a satire on life in 19th century, America.  The Americans were a little prickly about the British at the time. Perhaps Carlo Pietro Giovanni Guglielmo Tebaldo Ponzi … More Ponzi schemes