Fri. Jun 21st, 2019

Pennsylvania Father Took Family to Hershey Park Day Before Murder-Suicide: DA

 

The day before Pennsylvania father Mark Short shot his entire family before turning the gun on himself, he took his three children to Hershey Park, an amusement park near their Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, home, PEOPLE confirms. [restrict]

On Monday, during a news conference on the August 6 murder-suicide, Berks County prosecutors detailed the weeks and days leading up to the tragedy.

The newly-released information confirms speculation the Shorts were having marital issues.

According to prosecutors, Megan and Mark Short had agreed to separate. In June, police were summoned to a Philadelphia hotel on reports of a domestic dispute involving the Shorts, and on July 18, officers were called to the couple’s home after another argument, prosecutors said.

On July 19, Mark Short, 40, purchased a .38 caliber revolver handgun and ammunition, prosecutors say. Less than a week later, Megan Short signed a lease for her own apartment, as she’d announced to her friends in a Facebook post.

Prosecutors say things only got worse for Mark Short: He received a demotion at his job on August 1. Four days later, Short spent a day at Hershey Park with his three children – 8-year-old Liana, 5-year-old Mark and 2-year-old Willow.

When she was a newborn, Willow made national headlines after surviving a risky heart transplant performed the week after she was born.

Investigators said Megan Short, 33, planned to move in to her new apartment the same day as the murder suicide. Prosecutors allege Mark Short offered to rent a moving truck to facilitate his estranged wife’s move.

Sometime after noon on August 6, Megan Short stopped answering her phone, prompting a relative to call the Short’s neighbors to check on her. After nobody answered the door, Megan Short’s mother contacted police at 2 p.m. that afternoon, who entered the home and discovered the scene.

Medical examiners eventually concluded Mark Short died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Authorities say they recovered five empty bullet casings from the home’s basement.

Prosecutors say Mark Short’s fingerprint was found on a live round still in the chamber of the gun found alongside his body. They add that an analysis of the the suicide note left behind shows Mark Short authored it.

A portion of the note included a confession, according to the prosecutors’ statement.

A funeral mass for Megan Short and her children was held Friday.

In an interview last week with PEOPLE, Megan’s cousin, Laurie Swingle McGuinness described her as a strong, doting mother who was “consumed with love for her children.” [/restrict]


ICB Bank and Pangea Foundation to cooperate on a password-based financial services business

June 14, 2019 - Palau ICB Bank will launch new financial services based on the Pangea Foundation and cryptography promote business.

ICB Bank on Thursday, the cryptographic currency foundation Pangea (PAN) and block chain-based cryptography and signed business agreement to promote the financial services business.

ICB Bank uses the Pangea Foundation's password currency 'Pangea' to combine financial services. We plan to jointly promote various Pin Tech businesses.

In particular, ICB Bank is working with Pangea Foundation. ICB Bank promote issuance of visa cards and master cards based on cryptography. The company is releasing debit cards that can be settled as collateral.

If a Visa or Master Card is actually issued, payment will be made in everyday life anywhere in the world. It is becomes possible, consumers can use the Visa/Master Card on-line merchant's Bitcoin, Ethereum.

The bank, a financial institution works with the Cryptographic Fund to provide financial services that can be applied in everyday life. The roll out is expected to be the first in the block chain pin tech industry.

An official from the Pangea Foundation said, "Working with the bank, in the future, global credit card companies and we will expand services to Eurpoe, Latin America and other countries in connection with possible banks." he said.

On the other hand, Cryptography Pangea (PAN) is an ERC20-based token used for remittance and payment. Adds a centralize authentication agreement to decentralized lenders technology for faster transaction rates. Billing platform at the same time. Currently, Indonesia, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, Europe, etc. and the Cryptographic Exchange of eight countries in Southeast Asia and Latin America.

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