Kelly 217: Serco Opioid Uber Piston Patents, Clinton IM Shooter Wagers, Con Air SWAT Team Buck

General John F. Kelly
White House Chief of Staff
Washington, D.C. 20528

Open letter from the Cloud Centric Crime Scene Investigators of Abel Danger

February 17, 2018

Dear General Kelly:

Please accept Brief 217 from Field McConnell – United States Marine Corps whistle-blower and Global Operations Director of Abel Danger (AD) – on Serco‘s CAI private equity investors including the late General Alexander Haig, 7th SACEUR and former director of MGM, AOL, UTC and Interneuron Pharmaceuticals, and Yves Fortier former Nortel director, who allegedly embedded Imagis software into Nortel’s Joint Automated Booking System (JABS) to infiltrate patentee SWAT teams into crime scenes such as the Pentagon’s U.S. Navy Command Center, Washington D.C. on 9/11 or the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018 when 17 people were killed allegedly by Nikolas Cruz, a patsy apparently over- or under- medicated with the equivalent of Endo Pharmaceuticals’ (formerly Interneuron Pharmaceuticals) Abuse-resistant controlled-release opioid dosage form US20080069881; apparently moving on a timeline tracked by Uber Technologies, Inc.’s System event analyzer and outlier visualization 9794158 and apparently carrying a Gas piston system for m16/ar15 rifle or m4 carbine systems US8893608B2.

McConnell claims, that Haig and Kristine Marcy, McConnell’s sister and the founder of the U.S. Senior Executives Service (SES), Con Air (JPATS) and a USMS prisoner medical services program, embedded patented devices including Tencent (BVI) Limited’s Instant messaging [IM] system and method US 8566404 B and Howard Lutnick’s Real-time interactive wagering on event outcomes CA 2460367 A in government networks allegedly used by Clinton Foundation donors and Greek Life associates of George H. Bush (Phi Beta Kappa) and Wilbur Ross (Kappa Beta Phi) to bet on body counts during mass shootings staged with patsies such as the late Adam Lanza at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CN (27 people apparently killed) on December 14, 2012 or by Nikolas Cruz at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018 .

McConnell claims that Fortier and Marcy embedded Nortel’s Method for efficient management of certificate revocation lists and update information US 5699431 A in FBI Virtual Command Centers (VCCs) and Law Enforcement Online (LEO) networks so Oliver ‘Buck’ Revell, former Marine Corps Captain, former FBI Executive Assistant Director – Investigations (SES-6) and Imagis [face-recognition] Technologies founder, could stand down law-enforcement or autopsy services at crime scenes before launching Conair SWAT team attacks on the enemies of Serco and the Clintons’ Greek Life friends.

McConnell reminds you that Buck Revell (warned by Serco‘s British Invisibles?) is reported to have pulled his son and daughter-in-law off Pan Am Flight 103 just before takeoff from London’s Heathrow airport at 18:25 hours on 21 December 1988 (after McConnell told his Conair sister how to handle a prisoner mutiny by droning the aircraft) and saved them from a SMEAC* bombing event over Lockerbie, Scotland at 19:02:50 with its body count of 270 = 243 passengers + 16 crew + 11 people on ground.

*Serco alleged corruption of the Marine Corps SMEAC briefing protocols – Situation, Mission, Execution, Ambush, Cover-up

McConnell claims that Serco is using Two-way wireless system for financial industry transactions US 6539362 B1 to ‘drift’ proceeds of crimes including body-count wagering, snuff films (cf. BC pig farm & Starnet Comms.) and child pornography into Marcy’s DOJ Asset Forfeiture Funds and private accounts of junket operators, promoters (late Stephen Paddock!) and players associated with the late General Haig.

Given this is the 217th Kelly public briefing with ample opportunities for traitors and Serco agents to rebut our allegations of fraud upon patentees registered at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office including Uber Technologies, Inc. and Tencent (BVI) Limited and their extorted participation in mass-casualty wagering events, we ask you to have McConnell’s sister Kristine ‘Conair’ Marcy placed in protective custody to be questioned and the former Marine Corps Captain, Oliver ‘Buck’ Revell charged in the appropriate court under 18 U.S.C. § 2382 – Misprision of treason or 18 U.S.C. § 1958 – Murder-for-hire.

Nikolas Cruz’s Detailed Timeline Shows Uber Ride and Stop at McDonald’s

https://www.facebook.com/ThePeoplesContent/videos/592371307777414/

Alexa Miednik Says She Talked To The Shooter (Nikolas Cruz) After Shots Were Fired & Believes There Definitely Was A 2nd Shooter!!!

Died day before Sandy Hook shooting!!!!

Con Air (1997) Official Trailer

Tracked by Imagis (now Visiphor) – Sold to Interpol – Bought by Serco for a Buck! 

SERCO GROUP PLC: List of Subsidiaries AND Shareholders! [Note agents for Northern Trust and the Teachers (TIAA) Pension Fund would have met with agents of the government of Saudi Arabia on the 47th floor of WTC 1 on 9/11]

Yours sincerely,

Field McConnell
USMC 0116513
P O Box 39
Plum City WI 54761″
+001-715-307-8222

“Digital Fires Instructor Serco – Camp Pendleton, CA Uses information derived from all military disciplines (e.g., aviation, ground combat, command and control, combat service support, intelligence, and opposing forces) to determine changes in enemy capabilities, vulnerabilities, and probable courses of action.”

“Teenager’s chilling encounter with Florida school shooting suspect … https://www.mirror.co.uk › News › US News › Parkland high school shooting 2 days ago – Alexa Miednik says she spoke to Nikolas Cruz, who allegedly killed 17 people, as students fled Douglas High School in Parkland. … Cruz was arrested following the massacre which was carried out by a gunman armed with an AR-15 assault rifle. Police said he had been previously expelled from the high …”

“Social media paints picture of racist ‘professional school shooter’
By Eliott C. McLaughlin and Madison Park, CNN
Updated 9:59 PM ET, Thu February 15, 2018
Trump did not mention guns in response

(CNN)On social media, Nikolas Cruz did not appear to be a peaceful man. He made quite clear his desire to perpetrate the exact type of violence of which he now stands accused.

Before he allegedly committed one of the worst mass shootings in US history at a Parkland, Florida, high school on Wednesday, police officials say Cruz wrote social media posts so threatening he was reported to the FBI.

He hurled slurs at blacks and Muslims, and according to the Anti-Defamation League, had ties to white supremacists. He said he would shoot people with his AR-15 and singled out police and anti-fascist protesters as deserving of his vengeance. Just five months ago, he stated his aspiration to become a “professional school shooter.”

Yet on the morning of the massacre, the family that took the 19-year-old into their home didn’t notice anything terribly strange about the young man’s behavior, the family’s attorney said Thursday.

Nikolas Cruz stands charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

The only thing abnormal was that he didn’t get up for his adult GED class. Normally, the father would take him to class on the way to work, but when they tried to wake Cruz up Wednesday, he said something like, “It’s Valentine’s Day. I don’t go to school on Valentine’s Day,” according to the lawyer.

“They just blew it off,” attorney Jim Lewis said. “This is some 19-year-old that didn’t want to get up and go to school that day, and (they) left it at that.”

The family took Cruz in last year after his adoptive mother died. Cruz was depressed, Lewis said. The family’s son knew Cruz, so they opened their home, got him into a GED class and helped him get a job at a Dollar Tree, the lawyer said.

“He seemed to be doing better,” Lewis said.

FBI acknowledges receiving shooting warning 00:39

Before the mass shooting that left 17 adults and children dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Cruz had exchanged texts with the son, who was a student there.

Lewis characterized the texts as, “How you doing? What’s going on? Yo, you coming over later? That kind of stuff. Nothing to indicate anything bad was going to happen.”

Cruz had a gun. The family knew that, but they had established rules. He had to keep it in a lockbox in his room. Cruz had the key to the lockbox, the attorney said.

“This family did what they thought was right, which was take in a troubled kid and try to help him, and that doesn’t mean he can’t bring his stuff into their house. They had it locked up and believed that that was going to be sufficient, that there wasn’t going to be a problem. Nobody saw this kind of aggression or motive in this kid, that he would ever do anything like this,” Lewis said.

Writing on the wall?

While the family didn’t see any signs that Cruz might perpetrate the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012, it appears others saw worrying indicators.

Lewis mentioned Cruz suffered from depression. Cruz had been expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas. A former classmate said Cruz had shown him guns, and other students say they worried he was violent.

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel alluded to Cruz’s mental fitness during a news conference, while Broward County Mayor Beam Furr said the teen “had been dealing with mental health issues.”

“He had been undergoing some treatment. We can’t go into detail on that,” Furr said. “I don’t know if he was exactly on law enforcement’s radar, but it wasn’t like there wasn’t concern for him. He had not been back to the clinic for over a year, so there’s been a time where he was receiving treatment and then stopped.”

Lewis said Cruz was a loner and “a little quirky,” and the family hosting him knew there had been some disciplinary problems and fights, but Cruz had never expressed any discontent toward his former teachers or classmates.

“He was a smaller kid and (there’s) some indication there might have been some bullying going on, but again, he’d been away from the school for over a year and had never shared with them any contempt for the school or anybody here — no anger, just a lot of depression and stuff going on around the loss of his mother,” the lawyer said.

Lewis continued, “They didn’t see a mentally ill person or they never would’ve let him live under their (roof). … They did not see any danger. They didn’t see any kind of predilection that this was going to happen and they’re horrified just like everyone else.”

Cruz’s digital footprint

Cruz’s social media posts paint what Israel called a “very, very disturbing” picture.

Israel said Cruz’s digital profile contains troubling content that included a variety of gun- and violence-related posts on social media.

A user going by the name of Nikolas Cruz also included slurs against blacks and Muslims in his posts.

A law enforcement source said authorities are aware of Cruz’s extremist views on social media. The investigation is in early stages and so they are gathering information. One question for investigators is whether Cruz simply espoused extremist views and used related language or was in fact tied to any groups.

Cruz’s disturbing behavior also included several threatening comments under videos on YouTube and other sites. They include:

“I whana shoot people with my AR-15”

“I wanna die Fighting killing s**t ton of people”

“I am going to kill law enforcement one day they go after the good people.”

In September, a YouTube user going by Nikolas Cruz posted a comment to a vlogger’s YouTube page, saying, “Im going to be a professional school shooter.” A law enforcement official confirms the FBI received a report about the post.

A law enforcement official told CNN earlier Thursday the FBI had received two reports regarding potential threats from the shooter.

But later Thursday, a separate law enforcement official said authorities believe they only received one report, regarding the comment on YouTube. The investigation is in its early stages, the source said, and information could change as leads are investigated.

On his Instagram page, Cruz posted a photo of a shotgun. In another photo he brandishes what appears to be a BB gun. In other pictures, he is covering his face with a kerchief and brandishing long knives.

Police say Cruz was armed with multiple magazines and at least one AR-15 style rifle. The suspected shooter bought the firearm in the past year and had passed the background check to make the purchase, according to a US official briefed on the investigation.

His host family knew nothing of his social media activity, Lewis said.

“They’re not social media people. They’re parents. They’re just not that kind of folks. And he’s an adult, and they tried to help him. But did they check up on him and follow him every minute of every day? They didn’t, because they didn’t see any of the signs that would indicate that there was anything really amiss, that he was capable of something violent,” he said.

His school life

Cruz was expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for disciplinary reasons, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said without elaborating. The teen was transferred to another school in the county because of “issues that arose,” Runcie said.

Cruz usually kept to himself but “once given the opportunity, he liked to talk,” said Brandon Minoff, a senior who was assigned to a group project with Cruz during sophomore year.

“He always just seemed very quiet and strange,” Minoff said.

Minoff initially tried to avoid Cruz, he said, “but when I got assigned to work with him, he started talking to me.”

“He told me how he got kicked out of two private schools. He was held back twice. He had aspirations to join the military. He enjoyed hunting,” the high school senior said.

Cruz appears to have been involved in the high school’s Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, as his name is listed under several awards in 2016, including academic achievement for maintaining an A grade in JROTC and Bs in other subjects.

He also was awarded for presenting an outstanding appearance and outstanding conduct throughout school.

His family life

Cruz was adopted by Lynda Cruz, said Kathie Blaine, her cousin. She died November 1 after battling the flu and pneumonia, Blaine said. Cruz’s father had died of a heart attack more than a decade prior.

Blaine said she last saw Lynda Cruz about 20 years ago and had never met Nikolas Cruz.

“I don’t understand it anymore than anyone else does. I can’t believe it. I can’t believe any of these school shootings,” she said.

His classmate’s family took him in about a week after Thanksgiving, Lewis said.

“They had a room. He really had no other options and they brought him in,” he said.

As Cruz sat in Broward County Jail without bond on Thursday, charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder and awaiting his first court appearance, the family continued cooperating with police, the attorney said.

“Their home is being turned inside out,” Lewis said. “We were down there late talking to them, answering all the police questions, showing them phones. They opened their house up. … This family and the son have cooperated with law enforcement every which way they can.”

“They care about this kid. They took him into the home,” the attorney said, “but, as the mother told me, if they had any inkling … that this kid was capable of something like this, they never would’ve brought him into their home.”

Update: This story has been updated with new information about the shooter’s extremist views and whether he had ties to any specific groups.

CNN’s Ray Sanchez, Alisyn Camerota, Evan Perez, Chris Boyette, Amanda Jackson, Jamiel Lynch, Nicole Williams and Don Lemon contributed to this report.”

“UK’s Crime Squad picks face-recognition tech
December 3, 2001 Posted: 9:07 a.m. EST (1407 GMT)
LONDON, England (IDG) — Imagis Technologies Inc. [Chairman Buck Revells] and Serco Group PLC are working with the UK’s National Crime Squad (NCS) to develop a facial-recognition application for use in crime fighting.

The squad is working on a national database based on Imagis ID-2000 facial-recognition technology to use as a tool for keeping track of convicted pedophiles and other criminals, Imagis announced at the Biometrics 2001 Conference here on Thursday.

“We are working with both Imagis and Serco on the technology,” an NCS spokesman confirmed.”

Serco Processes 2 Millionth Patent Application for U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
March 19, 2013 RESTON, VIRGINIA – March 18, 2013 – Serco Inc., a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services to the federal government, announced today that their Pre-Grant Publication (PGPubs) Classification Services team recently processed their 2 millionth patent application for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). Each application was also processed within the contractually required 28-day window.”

“Gas piston system for m16/ar15 rifle or m4 carbine systems US8893608B2
Abstract
A gas piston system for a firearm includes a gas block having a port in communication with the barrel port and an exhaust tube. The exhaust tube has: a head at least partially disposed in the gas block and having a port in fluid communication with the gas block port; a body extending from the head toward a muzzle of the firearm; and a channel extending from the exhaust tube port through the body. The gas piston system further includes a driver movable relative to the gas block between a forward and rearward position and having: a piston slidable along the gas block; a stinger closing the channel in the forward position and opening the channel in the rearward position, and an operating rod operable to push the bolt carrier assembly away from the barrel.

Inventor: Lawrence S. Kramer
Original Assignee: Lawrence S. Kramer
Priority date: 2012-07-03″

Abuse-resistant controlled-release opioid dosage form
Publication number: 20080069881
Abstract: Abuse-resistant, controlled release opioid tablets are a combination containing an opioid antagonist such as naloxone at a level above that needed to suppress the euphoric effect of the opioid, if the combination were crushed to break the controlled release properties causing the opioid and opioid antagonist to be released as an immediate release product as a single dose. The controlled release nature of the tablet prevents the accumulation of orally effective amounts of opioid antagonist when taken normally. The opioid antagonist is contained in a controlled-release matrix and released, over time, with the opioid.

Type: Application
Filed: September 14, 2007
Publication date: March 20, 2008
Applicant: Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Inventors: Frank Caruso, Huai-Hung Kao”
System event analyzer and outlier visualization
Patent number: 9794158

Abstract: An event analysis system receives events in a time-series from a set of monitored systems and identifies a set of alert threshold values for each of the types of events to identify outliers in the time-series at an evaluated time. Portions of historic event data is selected to identify windows of event data near the evaluated time at a set of seasonally-adjusted times to predict the value of the event type. The alert threshold value may also account for a prediction based on recent, higher-frequency events. Using the alert threshold values for a plurality of event types, the event data is compared with the alert threshold values to determine an alert level for the data. The event data types are also clustered and displayed with the alert levels to provide a visualization of the event data and identify outliers when the new event data is received.

Type: Grant
Filed: September 8, 2015
Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
Assignee: UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Inventors: Franziska Bell, David Purdy, Laszlo Korsos, Shan He
Instant messaging private tags
Patent number: 9762549

Abstract: Systems for instant messaging private tags preferably comprise a parser for parsing an instant message for sensitive data and an encryption engine for encrypting the sensitive data. A modified uuencoder is also preferably included for converting the encrypted sensitive data into a data stream that complies with an XML format. Other systems and methods are also provided.

Type: Grant
Filed: April 20, 2015
Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
Assignee: Uber Technologies, Inc.
Inventors: Larry G. Kent, Jr., W. Todd Daniell, Joel A. Davis, Brian K. Daigle”

“Adam Lanza Documents Released, But Still No Toxicology Test Results
Gather.com – March 29,2013
by Renee Nal
One of the first people to “draw a potential connection between acts of deadly violence and psychiatric medication” was Neurosurgeon and CNN contributor Sanjay Gupta, MD. He asked, “…what medications, if any, he was on, and specifically I’m talking about antidepressants… If you look at the studies on other shootings like this that have happened, medications like this were a common factor…over a seven-year period, there were 11,000 episodes of violence related to drug side effects.”

It is surprising that the ongoing calls (and even an online petition) for Lanza’s toxicology test results are seemingly ignored.

Despite Adam Lanza’s known mental illness and the fact that most of the mass shootings in recent years have involved some form of medication for mental illness; officials have not seen fit to release his toxicology report, which could provide insight into the Sandy Hook Shooter’s mindset.

Most of the news coverage has focused on the “veritable arsenal” documented in the search warrants and other documents, which were recently released by prosecutors. While this development is significant; it is frustrating that there is still no indication of whether the Sandy Hook shooter was on medication at the time of the horrific mass shooting in December. It is even more frustrating that the mainstream media does not seem to be the least bit curious about drugs he may have been taking at the time.

Democrat Gov. Daniel P. Malloy said recently that he was “bewildered” by requests for more information to be released about Lanza, which is shocking considering the various gun-control and mental health legislation being prompted by the mass shooting. Of course, all relevant information should be made public. It is surprising that the ongoing calls (and even an online petition) for Lanza’s toxicology test results are seemingly ignored.”

“Prior to SBA, [Field McConnell’s sister] Ms. [Kristine] Marcy served in several roles at the Department of Justice, including Senior Counsel for Detention and Deportation at the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), where she oversaw the full range of INS detention and deportation programs and addressed multiple infrastructure and management problems stemming from rapid growth (up 45 percent) in the detention program. Prior to her position at INS, Ms. Marcy served for five years as the Associate Director for Operations Support of the Department of Justice, U.S. Marshals Service (USMS). There, she directed DOJ’s detention program for more than 23,000 prisoners (the nation’s largest). In 1995, she was assigned responsibility by the Attorney General for developing a DOJ-wide transportation system known as the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System, or JPATS-a nationwide network of leased commercial and government-owned aircraft and ground vehicles. While at the USMS, she also developed a prisoner medical services program and directed the agency’s $1.6 billion seized assets program that redirected proceeds forfeited by criminals and crime organizations to local and Federal law enforcement. Prior to the USMS, she was the Associate Deputy Attorney General for the Department of Justice, where she served as a lawyer who prepared the Deputy Attorney General for duties related to budget and appropriations, executive personnel, and other management areas. She also oversaw activities of the Justice Management Division, Bureau of Prisons, Office of Justice Programs, the Inspector General, and the U.S. Trustees (bankruptcy program).”

“The Senior Executive Service (SES) is a position classification in the civil service of the United States federal government, somewhat analogous to general officer or flag officer ranks in the U.S. Armed Forces. It was created in 1979 by Kristine Marcy [Field McConnell’s sister!] when the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 went into effect under President Jimmy Carter.”

“Real-time interactive wagering on event outcomes
US 8512129 B2
ABSTRACT
Systems and methods for real-time interactive wagering on event outcomes are presented. Clients are first qualified and given wagering limits before being allowed to interactively wager on event outcomes. Event outcomes may be based on, for example, financial markets and indices, sporting and entertainment events, casino performances, and natural phenomena such as weather and earthquakes. Events on which wagers can be placed include both those with known and unknown outcome probabilities, and wagers can be a fixed-odds type or a spread-bet type. Wager transactions, including acceptances and confirmations, are executed in real time. Clients can customize displays of events on which they are authorized to wager. Real-time client credit management, automatic dealer hedging, automatic price-spread adjustments, and automatic client and dealer defined wagering limits are also provided.

Publication number: US8512129 B2
Publication type: Grant
Application number: US 09/846,025
Publication date: Aug 20, 2013
Filing date: Apr 30, 2001
Priority date: May 1, 2000
Fee status: Paid
Also published as: CA2407679A1, 17 More »
Inventors: Philip M Ginsberg, Andrew C Gilbert, Howard W Lutnick, Lewis Findlay
Original Assignee: Cfph, Llc
Export Citation: BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
Patent Citations (181), Non-Patent Citations (83), Referenced by (5),Classifications (16), Legal Events (3)”

“Method for efficient management of certificate revocation lists and update information
US 5699431 A
ABSTRACT
A method which allows implementation of the revocation of public-key certificates facilitates engineering of certificate revocation lists (CRLs). It solves the practical problem of CRLs potentially growing to unmanageable lengths by allowing CRLs to be segmented, based on size considerations or priority considerations related to revocation reasons. The method is used to distribute CRL information to users of certificate-based public-key systems. It is also applied more generally to update any field in a certificate by reference to a secondary source of authenticated information.

Publication number: US5699431 A:
Publication type: Grant
Application number: US 08/556,360:
Publication date: Dec 16, 1997:
Filing date: Nov 13, 1995
Priority date: Nov 13, 1995
Fee status: Paid
Inventors: Paul C. Van Oorschot, Warwick S. Ford, Stephen W. Hillier, Josanne Otway
Original Assignee: Northern Telecom Limited
Export Citation: BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
Patent Citations (9), Non-Patent Citations (8), Referenced by (194), Classifications (5), Legal Events (11)
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet”

Nortel Government Solutions, in collaboration with the Department of Justice (DOJ), built the Joint Automated Booking System (JABS) — a centralized system for automating the collection of fingerprint, photographic and biographic data, submitting this data to the FBI, and sharing it with participating law enforcement agencies nationwide.”

“Pansy Ho Chiu King, co-chairperson of Macau casino operator MGM China Holdings Ltd, said the firm would focus on the quality of its customers at the new property MGM Cotai (pictured), a casino resort built with facilities that can cater to “any sorts of events”. Ms Ho additionally said that she does not expect the firm’s VIP business to be cannibalised by other gaming operators, as the Cotai property nears completion. MGM China said in September that its under-construction casino resort on Cotai is on target to open on January 29, 2018. That is more than one year later than outlined in the original timetable presented by the company. The company currently operates a single property, MGM Macau, in the city’s traditional downtown casino district. The company’s chief executive Grant Bowie told Hong Kong media on Monday that the firm plans to have five junket operators at MGM Cotai, which could help with the ramp up of the new property. Mr Bowie had previously mentioned during a conference call on the firm’s third-quarter results that MGM Cotai would initially open offering only “in-house VIP” gaming; but the firm had a programme to add junkets “as quickly as” it could.”

“New Interpol head is Chinese former deputy head of paramilitary police force
Vice-minister Meng Hongwei’s election has sparked concerns his position may be used to boost China’s campaign to pursue dissidents around the globe
Benjamin Haas in Hong Kong
Thu 10 Nov 2016 07.17 GMTFirst published on Thu 10 Nov 2016 06.50 GMT
A Chinese security official has been elected head of the global police organization Interpol, sparking fears the move may be used to track down dissidents as well as alleged fugitives who have fled abroad.

Meng Hongwei, vice minister for public security since 2004 and the first Chinese to hold the post, will serve as president for four years after he was elected at an Interpol meeting in Indonesia, the agency announced on Twitter.

“This is extraordinarily worrying given China’s longstanding practice of trying to use Interpol to arrest dissidents and refugees abroad,” Nicholas Bequelin, east Asia director at Amnesty International, said on Twitter.

“The Chinese police have a terrible human rights record, including the endemic practice of coercing ‘confessions’ and the widespread use of torture,” Bequelin said separately in an interview.

“Unlike most law enforcement agencies around the world, the Chinese police have – in addition to the classic law and order mandate – a political mandate to protect the power of the Communist party.”

Meng was previously deputy director of China’s armed police, a paramilitary force that is often deployed to the country’s most unstable areas, including Tibet, the border with North Korea and the far western province of Xinjiang.

Li Wei, head of the anti-terrorism centre at China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, said: “As the head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei will deepen the fight against transnational crime.”

“Tencent Holdings Limited (Chinese: 腾讯控股有限公司; pinyin: Téngxùn Kònggǔ Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī; literally: “Soaring information”; SEHK: 700) is a Chinese multinational investment holding conglomerate whose subsidiaries specialize in various Internet-related services and products, entertainment, AI and technology both in China and globally.[4] Its twin-skyscrapers headquarters Tencent Seafront Towers (also known as Tencent Binhai Mansion) are based in Nanshan District, Shenzhen, and has received several awards for its architecture.[5]

Tencent is the world’s biggest investment corporation, one of the largest Internet and technology companies, as well as the largest and most valuable gaming and social media company in the world. It is one of the top 5 biggest firms in the world. Its many services include social network, music, web portals, e-commerce, mobile games, internet services, payment systems, smartphones, and multiplayer online games, which are all among the world’s biggest and most successful in their respective categories.[6] Offerings in China include the well-known instant messenger Tencent QQ and one of the largest web portals, QQ.com.[7] Its mobile chat service WeChat has helped bolster Tencent’s continued expansion into smartphone services, and has been credited as one of the world’s most powerful apps.[8] It also owns majority of China’s music services (Tencent Music Entertainment), with more than 700 million active users and 120 million paying subscribers, the world’s largest and most profitable.[9][10][11][12]

As of January 2018, the company has a market value of US$580 billion (HK$4.48 trillion), and is Asia’s most valuable company, with continued revenue growth, massive user base and investments into new areas. It maintained an exceedingly high buy rating of 98% from stock watchers, credited to its bullish outlook.[13] It is the first Asian company to cross the US$500 billion valuation mark, while surpassing Facebook in market value on 20 November 2017, and became the world’s most valuable social media company.[14][15][16][17][18] Tencent has been credited as one of the world’s most innovative companies by numerous media and firms, such as Boston Consulting Group.[19][20][21][22][23][24]

Tencent controls hundreds of subsidiaries and associates in numerous industries and areas, creating a broad portfolio of ownerships and investment across a diverse range of businesses including e-commerce, retail, video gaming, real estate, software, virtual reality, ride-sharing, banking, financial services, fintech, consumer technology, computer technology, automobile, film production, movie ticketing, music production, space technology, natural resources, smartphones, big data, agriculture, medical services, cloud computing, social media, IT, advertising, streaming media, artificial intelligence, robotics, UAVs, food delivery, courier services, e-book, internet services, education and renewable energy.[25] It is one of the most active investment corporations in the world, with recent focus on start-ups within Asia’s burgeoning tech scene.[26][27][28]”

“But it is in China that Haig has carved out a special niche as a door opener for American companies. The general has been a steadfast advocate for China ever since he led the advance team for President Nixon’s historic 1972 visit. Later, as secretary of state, he earned the respect of the Chinese leadership by holding fast against the powerful Taiwan lobby in Washington. (He saw China as a useful ally in the struggle against the Soviet Union.) Haig continues to speak out for Beijing in his present role. Perhaps the most striking example came when he turned up at Tiananmen Square on October 1, 1989 — four months after the notorious crackdown — to mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic. The only American to grace the proceedings that evening, Haig knew that the United States and all other Western ambassadors would be boycotting the event, but he shared the podium with Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, who congratulated him on his courage in appearing.

“Oliver ‘Buck’ Revell is the FBI‘s former Assistant Director who spent 30 years working his way up to the highest rank in career government service. Upon Buck Revell’s retirement in 1994, he founded Revell Group International (RGI), a global network of former senior FBI, security service, intelligence, diplomatic, law enforcement and military officials with a broad range of international business and technical experience.[1]Revell graduated from East Tennessee State University and got his Masters from Temple University in Public Administration. He served four years in the Marines as an aviator and left as a Captain.[2] ….

Buck Revell began his career in the FBI in November 1964. He recently published a book entitled G-Man’s Journal to chronicle his experiences in the FBI from the Kennedy assassination to the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing from an insider’s point of view. Revell served in the Kansas City, Philadelphia and Tampa Divisions of the FBI and at FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ) in the Organized Crime Section, the Inspection Division and the Office of Planning and Evaluation. In January 1975, Revell was promoted to Assistant Special Agent in charge of the Chicago Division, and later as Acting Special Agent in Charge. In October 1976, Revell was promoted to Senior Executive Service (SES) rank and designated Inspector and Executive Assistant to the Associate Director at FBIHQ. In November 1977, he was designated Special Agent in Charge of the Oklahoma Division. In August 1979, Revell was designated Deputy Assistant Director, Criminal Investigative Division, FBIHQ, where he directed the FBI’s programs in Organized Crime, White Collar Crime, Official Corruption and Undercover Operations. In June 1980, he was promoted to Assistant Director and placed in charge of the Criminal Investigative Division, making him responsible for the criminal investigative and counter-terrorism programs and operations of the FBI.

In January 1981, Assistant Director Revell was placed in charge of the Administrative Services Division where he was responsible for Personnel, Budget, Finance and Physical and Personnel Security Operations of the FBI. In May 1982, Revell was again placed in charge of the Criminal Investigative Division and given the additional responsibility of planning and implementing the FBI’s newly acquired drug enforcement jurisdiction. In July 1985, Revell was promoted to Executive Assistant Director – Investigations (SES-6) the highest rank in career government service. He served as the Director’s deputy in charge of Criminal Investigative, Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Intelligence activities. He was also responsible for international investigative and liaison activities of the Bureau, including its Legal Attaché and INTERPOL operations.[3]

Senior positions

In July 1989, his title was changed to Associate Deputy Director – Investigations and oversight of the Training and Laboratory Divisions of the FBI were added to his responsibilities. As a member (1982-1991) of the President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency, he was Chairman of the Council’s Committee on Integrity and Law Enforcement. He served on the Attorney General’s Economic Crime Council and as Chairman, INTERPOL Conference on International Financial Crime in Cannes. He was a member of the National Foreign Intelligence Board, the Terrorist Crisis Management Committee and the Group on Narcotics. He served as Vice Chairman of the Interagency Group/Counterintelligence. In 1985, he was a member of the Senior Review Group of the Vice President’s Task Force on Terrorism. He served as a U.S. delegate to the United Nations International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Vienna.

Revell was a member of the Senior Policy Group of the Vice President’s Task Force on Border Control Issues in 1988; he also served as an Adviser to the President’s Commission on Aviation Security and Terrorism which was established in 1989 “to investigate the events surrounding the destruction of Pan Am Flight 103“. He was a member of “The Executive Session on Policing”, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1987-1991.

Lockerbie bombing

Disaster warning

On 21 December 1988, shortly before Pan Am Flight 103 took off from London’s Heathrow airport at 18:25 hours, FBI Assistant Director Oliver “Buck” Revell reportedly rushed out onto the tarmac and pulled his son and daughter-in-law off the plane. The Lockerbie bombing was not the first time authorities were warned of an impending terrorist attack. The situation would repeat itself five years later in New York City, and seven years later in Oklahoma. It was an all too eerie coincidence.

“The five paragraph order or five paragraph field order is a style of organizing information about a military situation for a unit in the field. It is an element of United States Army, United States Marine Corps and United States Navy Seabees of small unit tactics, and similar order styles are used by military groups around the world. An order specifies the instruction to a unit in a structured format that makes it easy to find each specific requirement. The five paragraphs can be remembered with the acronym SMEAC: “S” Situation, “M” Mission, “E” Execution, “A” Administration/Logistics, “C” Command/Signal.”

“Police drop investigation into Serco prisoner transport contract
The outsourcing group said there was no evidence of individual or corporate wrongdoing
By Marion Dakers
7:42AM GMT 19 Dec 2014
The City of London Police has closed an investigation into Serco‘s prisoner transport contract after more than a year of work, enabling the firm to continue with the contract until 2018.

The Ministry of Justice called in the police in August 2013 to examine whether Serco had misleadingly recorded prisoners as being ready for court when they were not, in order to meet the performance criteria of the contract.

However, Serco said on Friday that the probe into the Prisoner Escort and Custody Services (PECS) contract had been closed after the police found no evidence to support bringing charges against the outsourcing firm or its staff.

“The information obtained was also sufficient for the City of London Police to conclude there was no evidence of any corporate-wide conspiracy or an intention to falsify figures to meet the DRACT [designated ready and available for court time] contract requirement by senior Serco management or at the board level of the company,” the firm said in a statement.

The Ministry of Justice had said it would end the contract immediately if the firm’s board was found to have done wrong.

Serco staff investigated by police over prison van ‘fraud’
28 Aug 2013

Serco a classic falling knife share, avoid
05 Jul 2014

Serco issues profit warning and plans £550m rights issue
10 Nov 2014

Serco a classic falling knife share, avoid
10 Nov 2014

Serco agreed last year to repay all past profits and forgo any future profit on the PECS contract. The deal is due to run until August 2018 and involves Serco transporting prisoners to and from 24 Crown Courts, 43 Magistrates’ Courts, 24 prisons and 131 police stations.

The end of the investigation closes one chapter of Serco’s problems over the past few years. The company repaid £70m last year for overcharging the government on electronic tagging contracts, in a matter that was referred to the Serious Fraud Office.

The firm replaced its chief executive Chris Hyman with Rupert Soames in June, handing him the task of putting the firm back on an even keel. A rights issue is expected early next year to shore up Serco’s financial position.”

“NEWS RELEASE
API Technologies to Purchase Casino-ID Software Application from
Facial Recognition Developer, Imagis Technologies

Vancouver, Canada – November 6, 2001: Imagis Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: IGSTF; CDNX: NAB; Germany: IGY),a leading biometric facial recognition company, today announced that API Technologies LLC will purchase the rights to Imagis’ Casino-ID product and will pay royalty fees to Imagis associated with API product sales that incorporate the Casino-ID software application. Casino-ID is an advanced software application for tracking incident-based information and images within the Casino environment.

API President, Dennis Nelson, said, “Having marketed Casino-ID since May 2001, it has become apparent that it goes far beyond existing gaming applications. By offering features and an array of functions that are not currently available, Casino-ID is in strong demand by the industry. In this heightened security environment, the use of Imagis’ facial recognition technology, ID-2000, together with Casino-ID, allows us to screen and track the movements of all staff, visitors and vendors. The Casino-ID solution will allow our gaming clients to create an enhanced security environment adding safety, comfort and peace of mind to the gaming entertainment experience.”

Casino-ID software captures, stores, and matches surveillance images quickly and easily. By cataloging intelligence data it identifies suspects and potential risks to protect gaming facility staff, clients and property. The purchase of the Casino-ID application will allow API Technologies to make enhancements to the software that will further increase the effectiveness of the product for Casino Managers.

Helena Campbell, formerly a Regional Sales Director for Imagis, has joined API Technologies as Vice President, Market Development. API plans to market the Casino-ID product line through its direct sales force and through its existing business partners within the gaming industry. API Technologies plans to integrate a comprehensive and functional gaming security database within Casino-ID and make it available to its customers.

Iain Drummond, Imagis Technologies’ President & CEO, said, “We see this as a truly synergistic partnership that will accelerate the adoption of Casino-ID by the gaming industry while providing Imagis with recurring revenues from royalty fees. This will allow Imagis to focus on the major opportunities in the airport, law enforcement, and security markets.

About IMAGIS

Imagis (OTCBB: IGSTF; CDNX: NAB; Germany: IGY) is a developer and marketer of software applications and advanced biometric facial recognition software solutions both as products and as a Software Development Kit. These applications provide a range of security solutions in various industry sectors including airports, law enforcement, customs, immigration and other government agencies, and gaming. Imagis currently has over 130 national and international installations within excess of a thousand users of its biometric facial recognition technology, including at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, the world’s 16th busiest airport and Oakland International Airport, which serves more than 10 million travelers per year, and several installations throughout Canada, Mexico, and the UK. Imagis markets its products through a network of business partners located in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Imagis’ Chairman is Oliver “Buck” Revell, who served for over 30 years in the FBI, and during his career advanced to the number two-career post of Associate Deputy Director. Imagis is on the web at http://www.imagistechnologies.com.

1300 – 1075 W. Georgia
Vancouver, BC Canada V6E 3C9
Tel: (604) 684-2449 Fax: (604) 684-4601
email: sandy@imagistechnologies.com

*Visiphor Corporation
6/Jul/2005
14/Jul/2009

*Imagis Technologies Inc.
25/Feb/1999
5/Jul/2005

*Colloquium Capital Corp.
14/Jul/1998
24/Feb/1999″

“Auditing Firm:

*Elliot Tulk Pryce Anderson, CA
*KPMG LLP (Vancouver)
*Grant Thornton LLP

Investor Relations:

*Michael O’Connor
*Sandra Buschau
*Rick Peterson
*John Lyotier
*Eric Westra

Law Firm:

*Lang Michener LLP

Sponsor:

*Canaccord Genuity Corp.
*Raymond James Ltd.

Subsidiary:

*Visiphor (US) Corporation
*Sunatic Solutions Incorporated
*Imagis-Cascade Technologies Inc.
*Sunatic Solutions International, Inc.

Transfer Agent:

*Computershare Trust Company of Canada
*CST Trust Company

“SPECIAL COVERAGE OF STARNET’S HUGE PROBLEMS – A litany of lies and a dossier of deceit

LAS VEGAS CASINO INC. files STATEMENT of CLAIM against STARNET for $ 1 BILLION
STATEMENT OF CLAIM and WRIT OF SUMMONS
VANCOUVER REGISTRY FILING number: C994793
Read the POLICE documents here: 68 pages!

Gambling Magazine has been flooded with requests for more information on the Starnet issues since we started covering these cases. We regret that we cannot answer all your calls and e-mails, but we have a special coverage of the legal battles that will heat up. Many Readers also wanted to know if it is safe to use their software, and many investors would like to find out the truth about their investments. We will give you a lot of answers and show you some exclusive documents. Please stay tuned for this special coverage that will be updated regularly.

Another interesting Starnet story
Monday Aug. 23, 1999 — News…Hell’s Angels Involvement? Starnet warrant reveals early Robinson link. Perhaps the most interesting name to pop up in court documents for the search warrant of Starnet Communications International is that of Lloyd Robinson, a significant member of the Hell’s Angels in British Columbia, the controversial motorcycle club’s Canadian stronghold. [read more…]

Starnet Running “Illegal Game Servers”
Saturday Aug. 21, 1999 — Starnet?s own system administrators admitted that they were running the “illegal game servers” in Vancouver to supply a faster connection to a few favorite licensees. They also admitted that the child pornography material was on their servers. [read more…]

Report of Link Between Starnet and Raid on Premier’s House
Saturday Aug. 21, 1999 — The Vancouver Province reported the connection between Starnet and the North Burnaby Inn, which had applied for a casino licence and was central to the raid on the premier’s house, lies in the list of shareholders of both operations — who have also been linked by police to the Hells Angels. [read more…]

Starnet Police Raid Search Warrant Documents
Saturday Aug. 21, 1999 — Search warrant documents indicate the police believe Starnet was not only involved in illegal gambling and bet-taking, but also possession and distribution of obscene material and child pornography and possession of the proceeds of crime. The raid immediately triggered a massive panic sell-off of the company’s stock, resulting in the largest drop on U.S. markets of the day. [read more…]

The evidence that could bring STARNET down!
Saturday Aug. 21, 1999 — Email from Starnet regarding the taking of bets from Canadian players. [read more…]

Worst software of the year: STARNET
Thursday Aug. 19, 1999 — Starnet has admitted that their systems are down, far too often. Jason King is well known for not telling the truth and for promising things he has no intention of delivering, it?s pathological with him. His admissions do not reflect the true situation which is much worse. [read more…]

How does Starnet “steal” money from its licensees?
Tuesday Aug. 17, 1999 — Very simple: by running more than one accounting system, and cooking the books! Here is just one sample of many. [read more…]

Hard evidence of fraud and double accounting at Starnet
Tuesday Aug. 17, 1999 — Starnet had the bright idea to start business relations with Las Vegas Casino Inc. by stealing over 85% of all the money. It took Las Vegas Casino Inc. months to recover this money, and Starnet only decided to give it back after they got scared the auditors would come in to check their cooked books. [read more…]”

“Nortel Government Solutions, in collaboration with the Department of Justice (DOJ), built the Joint Automated Booking System (JABS) — a centralized system for automating the collection of fingerprint, photographic and biographic data, submitting this data to the FBI, and sharing it with participating law enforcement agencies nationwide.”

“Virtual Command Center
Real-Time Tool to Securely Monitor Criminal Incidents and Major Events Online
July 3, 2012
Originally published in the July 2012 edition of the CJIS Link, Volume 14, Number 2

.. In the modern law enforcement environment, agencies need to share information, collaborate, and join forces to combat crime and terrorism. Often they need to post, track, and spread information across departments and jurisdictions in a quick, secure way for an investigation or for a major occurrence. To satisfy this need for safe, inclusive communication, the LEO Operations Unit created the VCC capability in 2002. The LEO VCC is a situational awareness and/or crisis management tool used to share information about street-level and tactical activities among law enforcement operations centers and command posts. Since its inception, the VCC has been used by numerous agencies for local, national, and international events ranging from major case management to global events like presidential inaugurations.

Because the VCC resides on LEO, it is extremely flexible and can be used or viewed from multiple geographic locations. This makes it feasible for federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to create joint efforts in investigations and law enforcement actions. The VCC exists on a secure system for any designated audience members online, not just those physically present at an event or a “brick and mortar” command center. Through the VCC, law enforcement can effectively manage a tactical incident in real time, 24/7, with both operational and technical support. As the VCC receives and posts relevant information and intelligence, it provides a comprehensive account of an incident or event to designated law enforcement channels.

The VCC provides an events board feature that permits information posts as an event occurs and allows listing of data such as photographs, scanned documents, or any information that would be useful to managing an event or crisis. Agencies hosting the VCC can permit access to individual persons or entire agencies as needed. Even critical incident managers, such as emergency planners, can now have remote access to a crisis without having to be on-scene. Recent enhancements to the VCC capability include the ability to display incidents by specific dates or times, improved refresh rates on the screens, and improved critical real-time monitoring of operations.

The FBI and the law enforcement community as a whole have benefited from the increased ability to share vital information and collaborate—even over previously unmanageable locality impediments—by the creation of the VCC. In 2011, LEO members created over 300 new VCCs and opened over 700 VCC event boards to collect, record, and securely publish information. As an indication of its effectiveness and adaptability, the law enforcement community has used the VCC not only during kidnappings, shootings, and special investigations, but also during major events such as NASCAR races, Republican and Democratic National Conventions, a presidential inauguration, the Super Bowl, the Pro Bowl, the Academy Awards, and the Hurricane Katrina relief effort.”

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