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Utah vs. Berthmann: The Charging Documents

Editor’s Note: For full transparency, the following documents are public records and were released and obtained through FOIA filings. We obtained the documents without redaction…

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Ballard Doubles Down on Numbers; O.U.R. in Ukraine

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant…

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Falling Down: The Demise of Tim Ballard and Operation Underground Railroad

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Please return to this page for future updates and…

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Posted in Trafficked: The Great Human Trafficking Scam

Coco Berthmann Charged

Coco Berthmann 28, was formally charged with communications fraud, a second-degree felony in Utah’s 3rd District Court today. Prosecutors alleged that Berthmann faked a cancer…

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Posted in I-65 Killer/Days Inn Murders

The October 12, 1998, Incident: Greenwell Stabbed and Arrested

For additional articles covering The I-65 Killer, please go to ACJ Investigates- The I-65 Killer. For additional updates, resources and information visit our ACJ INVESTIGATES:…

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Harry Edward Greenwell: Timeline of Crimes

Our investigation into Greenwell is far from over. Tanna, Jenn and I learned of his identity just 90 hours before the scheduled press conference and…

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Damion Moore reveals details of I-65 Killer’s identity to Gray Hughes

On the eve of the I-65 Killer Task Force’s “Major Announcement” in the I-65 Serial Killer case, American Crime Journal‘s own Damion Moore who is…

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I-65 Serial Killer Press Conference Set for Tuesday

Indiana State Police, FBI and Elizabethtown Police Department are holding a press conference Tuesday for a ‘major announcement’ in the I-65 Serial Killer investigation at…

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Posted in Annoucement I-65 Killer/Days Inn Murders

BREAKING: I-65 Serial Killer Case Solved

His reign of terror began at least 35 years ago in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, with the brutal murder of Vicki Heath. Then came the infamous “Days…

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The Rule of Lawlessness: The Michael Drury Injustice Part 2

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant…

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Posted in Trafficked: The Great Human Trafficking Scam

13 Minutes: Coco Berthmann’s Cancer Fraudstream

On February 5, 2022, Coco Berthmann decided to have a livestream to share the news, her latest update with some grim, yet hopeful news

I can only describe it as disturbing, and the anatomy of a cancer scam, because that is exactly what this is. Berthmann doesn’t just briefly describe her condition and situation, but goes into explicit detail, showing a range of emotions.

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Posted in Trafficked: The Great Human Trafficking Scam

ACJ Obtains Livestream of Coco Berthmann Asking for Donations, Detailing Cancer Diagnosis

ACJ has obtained Coco Berthmann’s February 5, 2022, Instagram livestream from a follower who “knew something was off” and decided to hit record. In the 13-minute…

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Posted in Prison, Jail & Corrections

Prisons on Lockdown: How are Inmates Coping?

US prisons in all states have continued to declare, tighten, and ease lockdowns due to the Coronavirus. Many have stopped visitation altogether, while others prohibit prisoners from leaving their cells for more than an hour a day.

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Posted in Trafficked: The Great Human Trafficking Scam

UPDATE: Coco Berthmann arrested, accused of fraud

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Over the past few weeks, we were piecing a story together…

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doTerra Internal Memo states it found “concrete evidence” of O.U.R. misconduct

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad On the eve of Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Missy Larsen Vice…

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Sound of Freedom (2022) Funded by Medicare Fraud?

Plagued by controversy and negative press the last three years, Sound of Freedom may be suffering its final deathblow before its officially released. Bizarre statements,…

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Posted in Investigates Operation Underground Railroad

O.U.R. Operative & Donor Awaits Sentencing for $100 Million Medicare Fraud

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Andrew McCubbins was a self-proclaimed billionaire and rising star in Operation…

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The Radicalization of Tim Ballard: The Prager U Endorsement

The fallout from his delayed response to the Wayfair conspiracy theory, ongoing criminal investigations, Jim Caviezel publicly revealing Tim Ballard as the primary source of…

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Utah’s System of Injustice: The Michael Drury Story

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant…

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O.U.R.’s Batman Unmasked

Tim Ballard’s First O.U.R. Wingman: The Legend of Steven T. Cass For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad…

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Utah’s Attorney General and the Stripper/Cocaine Allegation

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant…

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Rambo Reyes & O.U.R.: The Colombian Rescue Mission

Who invited whom? This is reprint from a 2015 article printed from the now unpublished PackerChroncle archives that is to coincide with a Special Report…

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City refuses $25,000 donation from Operation Underground Railroad

Citing ‘cultural appropriation, deteriorating relationships with numerous law enforcement agencies and ongoing criminal investigations into operation into Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.)’, the City Council of…

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The Nazarene Fund: Reloaded

For additional articles covering Tim Ballard and OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad. After careful consideration, we’ve decided to keep our…

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Posted in Trafficked: The Great Human Trafficking Scam

Elizabeth Frazier: Another Sham Child Sex Trafficking Victim

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant…

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COMING SOON: The $30 Million Nazarene Fund Scam

Tim Ballard and Glenn Beck hatch scheme to obtain $30 million “If Glenn Beck and Tim Ballard really gave a shit about Christian minorities in…

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Posted in The Missing Unidentified Person

Unknown Woman Identified by Genetic Genealogy

Her Name Returned after Only Being Known as Jane Doe Sebastopol, CA – September 1, 2021 – Four years after the remains of a woman were discovered behind a…

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BYU Stands by the Coco Berthmann Hoax

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant…

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CharityWatch Downgrades O.U.R.’s rating to a “question mark”

The American Institute of Philanthropy dba CharityWatch, is a nationally acclaimed charity rater and nonprofit watchdog organization founded in 1992 that recently downgraded Operation Underground…

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Posted in Investigates Trafficked: The Great Human Trafficking Scam

Exposed: The Coco Berthmann Child Sex Slave Hoax

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant…

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Posted in Crime & Justice News Prime Time Crime

Crime plummets in cities, as drugs and violence ravage Small Town U.S.A.

This past decade drugs and violence exploded in rural America reaching all-time highs, as crime already at historic lows; continued to plummet in metropolitan areas….

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Operation Underground Railroad Stages Fake College Graduation

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Operation Underground Railroad (OUR) and its founder Tim Ballard staged a…

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Criminal Investigation into O.U.R. Expands

Former O.U.R. Aftercare Director Ed Smart Breaks His Silence Also in this report: The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been working the case. Davis County…

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Mutiny at Operation Underground Railroad

Tim Ballard’s Sister Tevya Ware and Jon Lines form Anti-Human Trafficking Non-Profit with Former Head of Washington State Patrol’s Missing & Exploited Children Task Force…

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Posted in Annoucement Cold Case Murder

Homicide Victim Identified by Genetic Genealogy

Her Name Returned after 40 years as Jane Doe Sebastopol, CA – April 23, 2021 – May 25 – Almost forty years after the remains of a woman were recovered from…

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Posted in Annoucement Crime & Justice News

BREAKING: Excessive Force Lawsuit to be Filed Against Las Vegas Following Police Killing of Justin Charland

“We need to integrate mental health and crisis intervention into all parts of our emergency response systems in order to prevent future excessive force incidents.”…

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Operation Underground Railroad: Crimes Uncovered

The Expanding Criminal Investigation into OUR Tim Ballard’s secret plan to monetize, Operation Underground Railroad. And to use his plan to proselytize prospective converts for…

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Posted in Cold Case Murder Unidentified Person

Cold Case Victim Identified as Indigenous Peoples Woman

1980 Kern County Case Solved by Genetic Genealogy Sebastopol, CA – April 23, 2021 – The Kern County Sheriff-Coroner (KCSO) and the DNA Doe Project (DDP) announce the identification of…

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Posted in Cold Case Endangered The Missing

1978 Cold Case Victim Identified after 43 years

Third Wisconsin Case Solve for the DNA Doe Project Sebastopol, CA – March 31, 2021 – The Wisconsin Department of Justice, DCI, (WDJ), the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office…

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Tim Ballard’s Secret “Whiteboard Meeting” in August 2019

Tim Ballard’s secret plan to monetize, Operation Underground Railroad. And to use his plan to proselytize prospective converts for the Mormon church. For additional articles…

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O.U.R. Continues the Dangerous Practice of Victim & Witness Intimidation

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Operation Underground Railroad Retains Kirton McConkie to Silence & Intimidate ex-Jump Team…

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Posted in The Missing Unidentified Person

Victim of 1988 Homicide from Joliet Identified by Genetic Genealogy

Murder Victim Identified After 32 Years Sebastopol, CA – On March 5, 2021, the Newton County Indiana Coroner’s Office positively identified a woman whose body was found along…

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The Elizabeth Smart Foundation Severed All Ties with O.U.R.

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Ed Smart “Left in disgust” In August 2014, Tim Ballard and…

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A Divorce From Hell: doTerra & Operation Underground Railroad

The World’s Largest Essential Oils MLM Partnered with the World’s Most Prominent Child Rescue Scam The Utah multi-level marketing company doTERRA is having a marital…

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VICE News Exposes Tim Ballard’s O.U.R. Poster Child “Liliana” as Elaborate Scam

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad On December 10, 2020, a VICE News article exposed Tim Ballard…

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Posted in Cold Case Crime & Justice News

Victim of Green River Killer Finally Identified by Genetic Genealogy

Wendy Stephens was just 14 years old when she ran away in 1983. She is believed to be the youngest victim of serial killer Gary…

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Posted in Cold Case Crime & Justice News Murder

Sumter County Cold Case Homicide Victims Named

Pair identified after 44 years For Immediate Release Sumter, SC – January 21, 2021 – The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) and the DNA Doe Project (DDP) announced the…

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Posted in Cold Case Murder

The Lane Bryant Massacre

In 2008, an unknown gunman would commit one of the few unsolved mass shootings in U.S. history. Despite the involvement of federal and international law…

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Posted in Investigates Operation Underground Railroad

The Nazarene Fund

Where have all the millions gone? Conservative commentator Glenn Beck founded an organization called The Nazarene Fund which falsely claims to have rescued sex slaves…

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Posted in Annoucement Operation Underground Railroad

Breaking News: The Utah Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has broken off its partnership with Operation Underground Railroad (OUR)

ACJ EXCLUSIVE: The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has begun its own, internal investigation into the relationship between its ICAC unit and OUR. The Utah Attorney…

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Operation Underground Railroad and “The Covenant”

Lynn Packer examines the relationship between the LDS Church and Operation Underground Railroad An apostle of the Mormon Church could get drawn into a Utah…

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Posted in Cold Case Murder

Las Cruces Bowling Alley Massacre

On the morning of February 10th, 1990, a few staff members were preparing to open the Las Cruces Bowl for the day. However, at 8:29…

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Posted in Crime & Justice News The Missing Unidentified Person

Identified: Lee County John Doe 1984

After 36 years genetic genealogists provide a name For Immediate Release Giddings, Texas – October 23, 2020 – The Lee County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and the DNA Doe Project (DDP)…

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Ballard, Reyes & Trump

The QANON Connection President Donald Trump and Operation Underground Railroad’s two top pitch men—OUR CEO Tim Ballard and Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes—are milking QAnon…

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Posted in Crime & Justice News The Missing Unidentified Person

Park County John Doe identified after 46 years

Genetic genealogy solves an old puzzle FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fairplay, CO – October 20, 2020 – The Park County Coroner’s Office (PCCO)and the DNA Doe Project (DDP) announce the…

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Posted in Crime & Justice News

Crime & Justice News- October 17, 2020

Another cold case solved, step-brother of Kimberly Ratliff charged. Second suspect arrested for the murder of Ft. Bliss solider. Scott Peterson won’t go away. Homicide…

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Crime & Justice News- October 14, 2020

Pair of nearly 40 year-old cold case murders solved. Michigan assault this past May upgraded to federal hate crime. Murder in Death Valley? Cold Cases…

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Posted in ACJ Show Investigates Operation Underground Railroad

Tim Ballard’s Answers to “Hardball” Questions

Lynn Packer fact-checks Tim Ballard’s answers to what Ballard calls controversial questions. This video op-ed is the fourth in a series of reports on Operation…

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Crime & Justice News- October 12, 2020

The National Interest Michigan Sheriff Defends Man Suspected of Planning Whitmer Kidnapping Conspiracy During ‘Wild’ Interview (Law & Crime) A sitting sheriff in Michigan defended…

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Posted in ACJ Show Operation Underground Railroad

DERAILED: Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.) | What is Human Trafficking?

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- For Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad American Crime Journal examines the definition of human trafficking and…

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Crime & Justice News- October 11, 2020

Homicide Utah police make arrest in decade-old Sherry Black murder case (Deseret News) He was booked into Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of aggravated…

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Posted in Crime & Justice News Operation Underground Railroad

BREAKING NEWS: Anti-human trafficking group Operation Underground Railroad under criminal investigation by Davis County Attorney

The following article is BREAKING NEWS from FOX 13 Salt Lake City regarding Operation Underground Railroad and Tim Ballard. As you know, Lynn Packer mentioned…

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Crime & Justice News- October 7, 2020

Homicide Derek Chauvin, ex-officer charged with murder in George Floyd case, released on $1M bond (NBC) He was released Wednesday on a conditional release and…

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Posted in ACJ Show Investigates Operation Underground Railroad

Operation Underground Railroad and Religious Extremism

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and former CIA agent Tim Ballard wear their devout Mormonism on their sleeves when they promote a paramilitary team that…

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Posted in ACJ Show Investigates Operation Underground Railroad

Derailed: O.U.R.| Tim Ballard’s Buzzfeed Response, Distraction and LDS Biblical Fan-Fiction

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad

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Posted in Crime & Justice News The Missing Unidentified Person

Twenty-three year old Butler County cold case victim named

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Identification of 6th Ohio Doe by DNA Doe Project Hamilton, OH – September 14, 2020 – The Butler County Coroner’s Office (BCCO) and the DNA…

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Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and Operation Underground Railroad

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes should be helping Utah rid its unsavory moniker “Fraud Capital of the United States.” Instead he is deeply involved with…

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Tim Ballard Utah’s Flim-Flam Man

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, television news…

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Posted in Crime & Justice News

Serial Rapes from 1991 & 1992 Solved by Genetic Genealogy in Maricopa County

Gary Robert Young- Courtesy: Maricopa County Jail FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Identifinders International to ACJ: Chandler, AZ – Identifinders International, in conjunction with the Chandler…

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Lawsuit against Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh accuses priest of rape

PAULA REED WARD | Friday, August 7, 2020 1:27 p.m. This story originally appeared in Trib Live:   A man who immigrated to the United…

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Tim Ballard’s Mission

Editor’s Note August 9, 2020: This article is now an ACJ Investigates series. For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation…

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O.U.R. Receives $150,000 to $350,000 in PPP Funds

Editor’s Note August 9, 2020: This article is now an ACJ Investigates series. For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation…

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Operation Underground Railroad’s Roots

Editor’s Note August 9, 2020: This article is now an ACJ Investigates series. For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation…

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Operation Underground Railroad: Sex, Women & Fundamentalism

Editor’s Note: Editor’s Note August 9, 2020: This article is now an ACJ Investigates series. For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates-…

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Posted in Annoucement Cold Case Crime & Justice News

Second Barron County homicide victim identified by genetic genealogy

Official Press Release From DNA Doe Project to American Crime Journal Barron County, Wisconsin – 23 June 2020 – Working in conjunction with the Wisconsin…

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Posted in ACJ Show Annoucement

UPDATE: American Crime Journal Podcast & Show- Official Trailer

It is time. American Crime Journal is expanding our platform and launching a podcast and show. Starting May 18, 2020, join host Damion Moore as…

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Disturbing Video of Ahmaud Arbery Surfaces, Case Goes to a Grand Jury

Disturbing Video of Ahmaud Arbery Surfaces, Case Goes to a Grand Jury

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1987 Barbara Blatnik Homicide Solved using Genetic Genealogy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Identifinders International to ACJ: Cleveland, OH – May 6, 2020 – Identifinders International , in conjunction with the Cuyahoga Falls Police…

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Posted in Endangered The Missing

The Millbrook Twins Part Three: The Now

On one particular Sunday – March 18th, 1990 – 15-year olds Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook walked through their old neighborhood, hoping to collect bus fare…

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Posted in Disappearance of Karlie Guse Investigates

Susan Constantine, Mainstream ‘Deception Detection Expert’ and her Anti-LGBTQ Bigotry

Susan Constantine,”World’s Leading Body Language Expert” and “Deception Detection” regular on Dr. Phil, Nancy Grace, CNN and Fox, spews hate and directs anti-LGBTQ group Last…

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True Crime: The Ethical Paradox

Facts do matter. The lack of investment, ethics, standards and guidelines in true crime not only distorts justice… it’s ruining people’s lives

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Operation Underground Railroad Retains Controversial Firm Kirton McConkie, Threatens Legal Action Against ACJ

Editor’s Note August 9, 2020: This article is now an ACJ Investigates series. For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation…

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Posted in Endangered The Missing

The Millbrook Twins Part Two: The Unknown

On one particular Sunday – March 18th, 1990 – 15-year olds Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook walked through their old neighborhood, hoping to collect bus fare…

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Posted in Annoucement Crime & Justice News Murder

Phoenix Cold case victim identified by genetic genealogy

Official Press Release From DNA Doe Project to American Crime Journal FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cold case victim identified by genetic genealogy Phoenix, AZ – February…

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Posted in Disappearance of Karlie Guse

Credibility: DENIED! Part 3: Origins & Vindication

As the final articles regarding the Karlie Guse Lynch Mob come to a close, remember, it is all about the facts, not opinions, reinterpretations. Nothing…

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BUSTED: Lynda Bergh- Berghin’ for a Livin’

Let’s look at another lie and diversion by Lyin’ Lynda. Before we get there, I will say that this really is it with Lynda. Complete…

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Posted in Endangered The Missing

The Millbrook Twins Part One: The Known

On one particular Sunday – March 18th, 1990 – 15-year olds Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook walked through their old neighborhood, hoping to collect bus fare…

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Posted in Annoucement Crime & Justice News Murder

Oklahoma Lime Lady cold case solved at last!

Official Press Release From DNA Doe Project to American Crime Journal For Immediate Release MURDER VICTIM IDENTIFIED BY GENETIC GENEALOGY AFTER 40 YEARS Oklahoma City,…

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Posted in Annoucement Disappearance of Karlie Guse

BUSTED: Guse PI, Lynda Bergh Caught Lying Again

This morning as I returned from an interview with a detective on new case I was working, I received numerous messages from colleagues and friends….

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Posted in Annoucement Crime & Justice News Disappearance of Karlie Guse

Credibility: DENIED! Part 2: A Feud is Born- Tales of the ‘Factually Challenged’

Doesn’t everyone want to know the truth? What is it? And Why Haven’t You Told Us Everything? Not everyone wants the truth. Yes, you just…

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Credibility: DENIED! Part 1: Clone Site Fails, Boosts ACJ Recognition

Often imitated, never duplicated For six months, fans, other bloggers, major podcasters, news reporters, producers, etc.. have advised that, “I’m wasting my time debunking trolls….

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Posted in Crime & Justice News Endangered The Missing

Melissa Ann Page- Another Case of Missing White Woman Syndrome?

This is Melissa Ann Page. Take a real good look at her picture. As the issue of equality/inequality, racism and class warfare come front and…

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Our Standards: Striving for Excellence

Get it right. Maintain Integrity. Despite all the unfounded & baseless accusations of treachery, money seeking, the defamation of us, our families, our children and…

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Posted in Annoucement Crime & Justice News

Gilgo Beach Murders/LISK UPDATE: Suffolk County Police Press Conference

It’s been nearly a decade since the hunt for the Long Island Serial Killer began. Today, Suffolk County Police revealed a new clue in the…

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Posted in Crime & Justice News Disappearance of Karlie Guse

Karlie’s Angels: Facts Not Included… (only b’cuz they care)

Throughout my coverage of Karlie Guse’s disappearance, I have encountered questioning, skepticism, disbelief, and pushback. That’s fine with me, I’m a sturdy guy and I…

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Posted in Endangered The Missing

MISSING: Pamela ‘Faith’ Roach, 27

The family of Pamela “Faith” Roach, 27, reported her missing after she was expected to visit the grave of her son on the anniversary of…

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Missing Person of the Day: ISAEL ARENAS

LINK: http://www.missingkids.com/poster/NCMC/1374665/1/screen

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Missing Person of the Day: MONAE GIVENS

Source: Have you seen this child? MONAE GIVENS

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Posted in Annoucement Crime & Justice News

Watch “‘Dingo’s Got My Baby’: Trial by Media | Retro Report | The New York Times” on YouTube

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Posted in Crime & Justice News

The Crime of the Century has never added up. Not until now.

John Eckberg is a valued contributor at American Crime Journal. He spent 30 years with The Cincinnati Enquirer as a reporter and currently is Director…

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Interview with Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick

Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick is a brilliant scientist who today is best-known for pioneering the world of genetic genealogy. Almost overnight, she went from nuclear physicist…

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Posted in Disappearance of Karlie Guse Investigates

Riddle of the Roads: In Search for Karlie Guse Part V

My introduction to Karlie Guse’s disappearance was not unlike most others. Facebook groups and various online discussions that labeled one mom as evil and the…

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Posted in Disappearance of Karlie Guse Prime Time Crime

‘Crime Junkie’ Exposed & Youtubers Misrepresenting Karlie Guse’s Case get Content Removed, Facing Severe Penalties

Podcast Darlings Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat Accused of Plagiarism, Misrepresenting Their Research and Attempting to Cover it up. Something Eerily Familiar in Karlie’s Case….

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Has the FBI Failed Karlie Guse?

Has the FBI Failed Karlie Guse?

Law enforcement’s role in Karlie’s disappearance has become the subject of much scrutiny. A common misconception is that Mono County Sheriff’s Office was insufficient in their response. In reality, Karlie was afforded considerable professional search and rescue resources.

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Posted in Annoucement Disappearance of Karlie Guse

Top Scientist Joins Team Karlie, the Grand Opening of Karlie’s Library and Beyond

First I want to take a moment to thank Travis Moore for coming on board, for providing us with his personal journals, perspective and really…

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Riddle of the Roads: In Search of Karlie Guse, Part IV

From the Journals of Travis Moore Why is the search for Karlie Guse the largest search you’ve never heard about? There is very little about…

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Posted in Disappearance of Karlie Guse

No Voice, No Purpose: The Lies and Fall of the Karlie Guse Lynch Mob®

The disinformation strategy and smear campaign employed by Lindsay Fairley’s private investigators was the Karlie Guse Lynch Mob’s foundation, reality was their downfall. What is…

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Riddle of the Roads: In Search of Karlie Guse, Part III

From the Journals of Travis Moore The Owens Valley has a beauty that Hollywood dreams of filming. National Geographic photographers find the pinnacle of their…

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Riddle of the Roads: In Search of Karlie Guse, Part II

From the Journals of Travis Moore Regarding the truth about Karlie: she called a suicide hotline a month prior to October 13th, she had a…

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Riddle of the Roads: In Search of Karlie Guse, Part I

Silence is worse when the commotion leaves after filing a missing persons report. For the Guse family, this is now the reality of their life….

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Riddle of the Roads: In Search of Karlie Guse, Introduction

I found myself invited into the Guse home. Zach standing in the entryway. Up until this point, interpreting the family of the missing girl was,…

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Posted in Crime & Justice News Disappearance of Karlie Guse Karlie's Library

Lindsay Fairley’s “Support Group” with Deep Roots in Hate & Intolerance, Embraces Anti-LGTBQ Figure

There certainly has been no shortage of controversial and intolerant figures that have been embraced by the leadership of Lindsay Fairley’s “support group”. In the…

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Posted in Disappearance of Karlie Guse

Private Investigators in Karlie Guse Disappearance Subject of Misconduct Investigation as New Allegations Surface

Questionable Alliance Between Guse PI and Bishop PD Detective Surfaces. OFS Launches Internal Investigation into Michael Boone and Lynda Bergh New developments in American Crime…

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Virtual Lynch Mob: Open Letter to Lynda Bergh

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything, was supposed to help on a case and let a few people down. My sincerest apologies. Also, to…

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Posted in Crime & Justice News Disappearance of Karlie Guse

The Journal on Dr. Phil, Karlie Gusé & Lindsay Fairley’s Credibility ‘Chasm’

April 20 will mark the one year anniversary since ACJ’s launch, which definitely has been one hell of a roller coaster ride. The first drop…

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The Mysterious Death of Chad Maurer

As I’ve said before, there has not been a show that left an impression on me as much as Unsolved Mysteries as a child. Early…

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Posted in I-65 Killer/Days Inn Murders

Legend of the “Bearded Man”

Could it be? This whole time the identity of the I-65 Serial Killer has been known by a few? Known by those who covered it…

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Posted in Annoucement

Jayme Closs Found Alive!

Jayme Closs was found in alive in a town called Gordon, in Douglas County, Wisconsin, which is about 70 miles north of Barron. A suspect…

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The Disappearance of Karen McGovern

Few things bother me or even surprise me when it comes to crime, that includes violent crime. Yes, really. One thing most of us would…

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Wagner Family Arraigned & Gag Order issued in Pike County Massacre

Police have released few details since arresting members of Wagner Family for murdering seven members of the Rhoden family and Hannah Gilley. We did learn…

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Coming Soon: I-65 Serial Killer Suspects, Burger Chef & Legend of ‘The Bearded Man’

It’s a subject I’ve been asked about quite a bit since American Crime Journal rolled out—of course it’s about the murders I’ve researched for 20…

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Body Found in Search for Hania Aguilar

FBI confirms body found on Wire Grass Rd not far from Quincey Dr where the family’s SUV was found.  Earlier today authorities found a body…

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The Pike County Massacre

Members of the Wagner family were arrested for the massacre of eight members of the Rhoden family Like an over-the-top plot of a horror film…

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New York Times: Julian Assange Is Secretly Charged in U.S., Prosecutors Mistakenly Reveal

If you’re just interested in just the NYT article, it’s after the next red heading about Halfway down. Thank you! For many(mostly misinformed or uninformed…

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When It Comes to Rape, Just Because a Case Is Cleared Doesn’t Mean It’s Solved

Some police departments, turning to a designation that’s supposed to be used sparingly, make it seem as though they’ve solved a significant number of rape…

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ABDUCTION: Hania Noelia Aguilar, 13

*UPDATED Monday, November 26, 2018— FBI releases photos of Hania’s “distinctive” Adidas brand shoes *UPDATED– Hania Aguilar was found deceased. Suspect has been arrested. On…

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Posted in The Missing

Walmart Neglects Partnership With the NCMEC, Missing Children Needs Us More Than Ever

Since 1996, Walmart partnered with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Only recently have they taken it seriously, so should we.

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Posted in Disappearance of Karlie Guse The Missing

Missing: Karlie Lain Gusé, 16

    Two-and-a-half weeks ago sixteen year-old Karlie Lain Gusé mysteriously disappeared and hasn’t been seen or heard from since. Karlie was last seen between…

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Murder of Vicki Heath

Vicki Heath recently got engaged and was looking forward to the next chapter in her life. Forty-one year-old Vicki Heath had spent most of her…

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The Days Inn Murders: Margaret Mary “Peggy” Gill

Slowly moving the I-65 Murder Series along, it was a lot more than expected going over nearly 30 years of material of an offender not…

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