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Lacey and Larkin arrested by the federal governemnt

Veteran newspaper journalists Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have been on the wrong side with the federal government. The FBI recently arrested the two and detained for various charges involving money laundering amongst other charges. They were arrested in relation to a website they previously ran known as Backpage.com.

Although they had sold their interests in their company in 2015, there are charges which the FBI need them to answer. Initially, they were reports that they would be charged with sex trafficking through the website, but this did not appear on the official charge sheet availed to the media. Although Michael Lacey was released on recognizance, Larkin is still in detention waiting for a release trial.

Lacey and Larkin have been a prominent journalist in Arizona running various media outlets. In 1970 they launched the Phoenix New Times which went on to become one of the biggest media outlets in the country running 17 weeklies. In recent years, they have however been selling their interest in media and taking a position as advocates of the First Amendment. The two have also been fighting for the rights of the minorities in the country. Read more: Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund and Michael Lacey | Crunchbase

They have a foundation known as the Frontera Fund which funds the activities of human, civil and immigrants’ rights in the state of Arizona. Michel Lacey and Jim Larkin have been on at loggerheads with the government in multiple occasions. Most of the times they have triumphed since the allegations they face are untrue and cannot stand the test of the law.

The arrest of Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey comes after they launched a new website to advocate for the First Amendment. “The Front Page Confidential” is all about exposing the illegalities committed by government agencies in the country.

The latest attempt by the government to arrest the two and shut down Backpage.com is seen as an attempt to shut them up. However, the two maintain that the action taken by the federal government is illegal and unconstitutional and they will be ready to challenge the accusations. They add that this is a blatant violation of the freedom of speech and it is sad those the government is trying to oppress the media in this century.

Lacey and Larkin are known for their philanthropic work especially in Arizona where they have been fighting discrimination of the minorities- mostly the immigrants. The state has for many years been notorious with cases of human rights violations.

Lacey and Larkin have tried to fight off such cases by sponsoring the activities of human rights groups in the state. The two have been victims of human rights discrimination, and they would not be happy to see anyone else be taken through torture as they did. The two were arrested by notorious Sheriff of Maricopa County Joe Arpaio who for many years ruled the county with an iron fist.

Lacey and Larkin are known for the prolonged court battles they have had with Joe Arpaio as they seek justice for themselves and the numerous immigrants who were tortured under his watch.

Why Aloha Constructions Won the BBB Torch Awards last year.

Aloha Construction became the recipient of the BBB Torch Awards last year. The award brought great glory to the company. This award came in light of the excellent work displayed by the company. The company has portrayed excellent relations with its clients and its surrounding community. There is also an excellent craft between the members of staff.

The BBB awards are dedicated to honouring firms that do a great job in providing quality services to their clients. It also acknowledges the transparency of firms. The award’s recipients are always decided on by a group of judges. Last year, 15 of these judges rooted for Aloha Constructions after considering the firm’s philanthropic work within its community. This is among the many reasons why the firm got the BBB Torch awards.

One of the most significant attributes of this firm is prioritizing its clients. The company understands that its existence and development entirely depend on its clients. The company puts a lot of effort in ensuring its customers’ satisfaction. The awarding board recognized their efforts. Last year, this firm completed a roofing project in Illinois. Since its establishment, the company has provided nothing but high-quality service and products to the Illinois residents. The completion of the roofing project was remarkable.

All the clients of Aloha Constructions annually receive free roofing inspection and maintenance services. These services enable the clients to uncover various roof related problems. Such timely inspections allow for clients to rely on insurance for maintenance bills. Last year, Aloha partnered with Synchrony Financial. The partnership was to enable the clients to easily make payments for the offered roofing services. The company also grant its clients a ten- year warranty. Repairs within this period are not charged by the firm.

Another trait that impressed the BBB panel was the way Aloha Constructions minds its employees’ interests. The company organizes team vacations for its employees to boost their morale. The firm provides a one-week long holiday for its employees annually. The programme is not just for the employees but also for their families.

The community is also a significant sector for Aloha Construction company. The company has granted many youths in Illinois educational as well as athletic scholarships. Last year it sponsored the Lake Zurich High School’s football team among other teams in the region.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-zurich/news/ct-lzc-charity-shopping-spree-tl-0818-20160815-story.html

How Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey Described The Misdeeds Of Sherriff Arpaio.

Several pardons have been witnessed in the USA. Many people were disappointed by the recent pardon of Maricopa sheriff, Arpaio. Arpaio is remembered for the ills that he committed in office and the arrest of Larkin and Lacey. Read more:Jim Larkin | Crunchbase and Jim Larkin | Angel.co

Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey were arrested by Maricopa County officers in 2007.they were taken by the officers to the prison and judged for revealing the details contained in the grand jury. Larkin and Lacey published the details in Phoenix New Times. Arpaio was disgusted by the investigation that had been carried by the journalists since he was appointed to the office in 1992.

The revelation included violation of women’s and inmates’ rights. Arpaio was judged in 2011 for the crimes he committed to the Latinos and immigrants. Arpaio did not take into consideration that charges against him, but he continued with racial profiling and abuse of power.

Larkin and lacey exposed all the actions of Arpaio, and they were arrested. They were released after public outcry and awarded $3.75 million for illegal arrest.

Arpaio was charged in 2017 for not adhering to court orders in the Melendres suit. His experience in politics enabled him to gain favor in the Trumps administration. He is known to be a staunch supporter of president Trump. The Arpaio’s pardon was granted since he endorsed candidature of Trump as the president.

Latino community suffered under the leadership of Arpaio. He was well known for racial profiling. Human rights organization campaigned against the right s violation of the Latinos. Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is the largest organization that fought for the rights of the Latinos.

The journalists fought for the First Amendment rights.no one knows how the pardon from the president will lead Arpaio. Many people still remember the misdeeds conducted by Arpaio .may movements are rising to champion against the pardon.

Larkin and Lacey have been involved in fighting for human rights for many years. The journalists became the victims of Arpaio injustices when they revealed what was going on in the Maricopa County. They revealed the injustices that were committed to the inmates. The women were being raped in the prisons.

The inmates suffered in unconducive prisons. Many of the inmates died in prison. Some of them committed suicide due to the life conditions they were undergoing in the prisons. Larkin and Lacey revealed all the ills that were being conducted by Arpaio and published them in their newspaper.

Arpaio ordered for the arrest of Larkin and Lacey. They were hauled into a tinted car and transported to the prisons.

The members of the public who were aware of the misdeeds of the Arpaio went on demonstration they championed for the release of the journalists. The judged was forced to release the journalists due to the outcry from the members of the public.

The judged did not find any significant reasons for the arrest of the journalists. The judge also ordered that the journalist is paid $3.75 million by Arpaio. Larkin and Lacey used the money to come up with a non-profit organization that fights for human rights.

Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey:

http://frontpageconfidential.com/michael-lacey-jim-larkin-arpaio-frontera-fund-first-amendment/
http://releasefact.com/2017/09/jim-larkin-and-michael-lacey-continue-fight-for-latino-rights-after-pardoning-of-joe-arpaio/