Donte Stallworth Hit a Pedestrian With His Bentley

Donte Stallworth [Cleveland Browns player] hit and killed Mario Reyes [59] a pedestrian with his Bentley on Saturday morning around 7 am on a busy causeway between Miami and Miami Beach. Reyes was taken to a nearby trauma center, where was pronounced dead about an hour later.

Mario Reyes was a crane operator for a shipping company. He had just come off the overnight shift and was crossing the street to catch a bus home. Reyes was taken to a trauma center and pronounced dead there about an hour later. It’s not clear if he was crossing legally.

Police says Donte Stallworth was collaborating with the investigators and is not charged. Officers drew blood to test for drugs or alcohol, which is standard procedure in this type of accident investigation. The results from the test could take anywhere from three days to three weeks. Stallworth said in a statement they were aware of what happened. His agent did not comment on this but wrote that they understand the seriousness of this. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bernard Madoff Pleaded Guilty

NEW YORK –Bernard Madoff [70] pleaded guilty on Thursday to pulling off perhaps the biggest scam in the history of Wall Street. He was immediately taken off to jail in handcuffs to the delight of his seething victims. U.S. District Judge Denny Chin said that Madoff had the means to flee and an incentive to do so.

Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 charges against him with no deal with prosecutors, it means that he is under no obligation to disclose names and tell authorities where the money went. He is not believed to be cooperating with prosecutors.

“I am actually grateful for this opportunity to publicly comment about my crimes, for which I am deeply sorry and ashamed,” said Madoff

He said he accepted investors’ money but didn’t put it into the market. Instead, he sent them phony account statements showing that they were making money. It was a Ponzi scheme, or a pyramid, in which early investors are paid off with money taken in from later investors.

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