Who was Lori Erica Ruff

Lori Erica Ruff

After her death by suicide in 2010, Lori Erica Ruff (nee Kennedy) was discovered by her family to have been living under a false name, and that her real name was Becky Turner, except… Becky Turner died in 1971 at the age of 2. Who was Lori Ruff? Lots of people have been trying to find out, with no success.

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A source with documents
The Wictor connection
Even more speculation

Short: Isabella Art Theft


On the night of March 18, 1990, a pair of thieves disguised as Boston police officers entered the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and roamed the Museum’s galleries, stealing thirteen works of art. None of the missing art has shown up and though the FBI says they have suspects no arrests have ever been made.

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From the FBI
A criminal network
News coverage of the event

Bill Brennan


In 1992, Stardust casino employee Bill Brennan walks out of work with half a million dollars belonging to the casino. He hasn’t been heard from since. With that much money, did he chose to disappear? Or is it more than coincidence that the Stardust has strong ties to the Mob?

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The original report
A modern recap
The mob and the Stardust

Who settled the New World first?

The possible migration route of the Solutreans to North America

Everyone knows that humans were in the New World long before Columbus arrived but no one knows exactly how they got there. On foot, in boats, across the Pacific or the Atlantic ocean? Is there only one option or could all the players be right?

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A great set of images of the tools
Solutrean Wiki
Clovis Wiki