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Why did the FBI come to Sheffield to dig for the remains of a missing Connecticut man? News reports and sources give some clues.
Sources in law enforcement and those familiar with the FBI's ongoing investigation say the agency was searching for the body of an out-of-state person in Sheffield last week, but did not find it.
The FBI is still keeping the nature of this ongoing investigation in Sheffield under wraps. Other sources familiar with the probe say it is not related to the disappearance of a New York state schoolteacher from the Berkshires in March.
A federal investigation was underway Thursday near the banks of the Housatonic River in Sheffield as police work what appears to be an elaborate crime scene, but authorities are currently withholding the nature of the probe.
Columnist Elliott Greenblott explains how to protect yourself from an email scam.
Criminals use text messages, telephone calls and emails as their catphishing gear, says Eagle columnist Elliott Greenblott. The FBI and the Federal Trade Commission report that hundreds of millions of dollars are lost in romance scams every year.
The commission tasked with delving into public agencies' use of facial recognition software in Massachusetts missed its deadline to file a final report, though one of the co-chairs of the group says it is nearing completion.
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation visited the office of Great Barrington dermatologist Scott Goffin on Thursday. A spokesperson for the agency would not confirm whether the investigation was about Goffin.
Catphishing initially focuses on establishing a presence that attracts intended targets by joining chatrooms, groups such as SilverSingles, social media platforms and, at the local level, religious and civic groups.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh speaks at the Federalist Society’s Antonin Scalia Memorial Dinner during the organization’s National Law…