James tucked his side curls behind his ears and tore off his yarmulke as he left the hotel.
Waiting for him in the parking lot in her car was a sultry brunette stranger, and they were both eager for their first date at an Italian restaurant in Omaha, Neb. After the meal, they stopped at a golf course and had sex behind a hedge.
At night, the couple regularly shed the black overcoats and floor-length skirts required by their religion, and appear like an attractive, well-off couple in trendy clothes.
In his first meeting with The Post, James wore jeans and a green T-shirt, while Monica donned an orange top with dainty shoulder cut-outs, her golden-brown hair pinned in a messy bun.
Most banking services have migrated to the Internet, an advantage that criminals use to access check images and replicate them using computer software and a high-tech color copier.
Anyone convicted of counterfeiting checks in this manner can also be charged with wire fraud and computer fraud, as they involve use of the Internet and unauthorized access to an online banking system. cities has produced a corresponding rise in check fraud charges.
The site was operated on the Tor network, which helps users browse the internet anonymously.
Visitors to the online marketplace paid through digital currencies such as Bitcoin.
“We look the part, but don’t follow any of the rules,” Monica said of her strict Orthodox faith, as the couple dined with a reporter at a decidedly unkosher Thai restaurant.
This form of fraud involves erasing check content so that it can be rewritten.
Criminals use solvents to remove ink from the check paper, so information such as recipient and amount payable can be changed.
The combatants, referred to as gamecocks (not to be confused with game birds), are specially bred and conditioned for increased stamina and strength.
Male and female chickens of such a breed are referred to as game fowl.