Sting Operation

A sting operation is confidential video documenting carried out to expose a wrongdoing. Usually, undercover agents perform such operations to expose criminals. During the operation, the undercover reporter or agent doesn’t reveal his identity and/or the suspect is not aware of the reporter’s intentions. These operations could last for minutes or a few days or […]

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Rape

Also called sexual assault, rape is sexual intercourse or sexual contact through force or without the person’s consent. The person who rapes is called rapist, and at the receiving end is the rape victim. A rape is illegal because the law believes sexual activity between humans should happen only if both the parties involved are […]

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Statutory Rape

Statutory rape is sexual intercourse committed by an adult with an individual who cannot legally consent to sex. The victim could be a minor, or a mentally challenged person. The law believes minors or the mentally challenged cannot provide informed consent to acts of sex. This incapability is taken note of in the statute – […]

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Wrongful Execution

Wrongful execution refers to the judiciary inadvertently ordering execution of an innocent person. In other words, if an innocent individual is legally executed for a crime he/she didn’t commit, which is found out only post execution, it’s called wrongful execution. This is one of the primary reasons why death or capital punishment has been opposed by […]

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Hawala

Also referred to as “underground banking”, hawala is basically a parallel money transfer channel that usually functions as an illegal alternative to banks and other financial setups. It’s an unofficial money-transfer system that’s popular in developing and poor countries where there’s no formal banking, or the banking system is heavily regulated or too expensive. It’s […]

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