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Aug 31, 2018

The Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Friday, August 31st, 2018


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Chief U.S. spy catcher says China using LinkedIn to recruit Americans 

The United States' top spy catcher said Chinese espionage agencies are using fake LinkedIn accounts to try to recruit Americans with access to government and commercial secrets, and the company should shut them down.

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Man charged with threatening to kill Boston Globe employees had 20 guns in the home

A California man who prosecutors say threatened to shoot Boston Globe employees in a series of phone calls this month had 20 guns seized by law enforcement during a search of his home, officials said.

Robert Chain, 68, of Encino California, was arrested by the FBI on Thursday. A Los Angeles judge has since set bond at $50,000 for Chain, The Associated Press reported. It's not clear whether the guns found in Chain's home were acquired legally.


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In Driving News 

US traffic deaths fell slightly in first half of year

The number of people killed on U.S. roads fell slightly in the first half of 2018, but a top safety organization says it's likely that there will be little change in the number of deaths from 2017 by the end of the year.


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