Arson


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Arson

Deliberately setting fire with a destructive intent. Arson can be intended to incite terror; for example, a loan shark may set fire to a building owned by a debtor. Insurance for businesses and homes usually covers arson, though sometimes company owners set fire to their own buildings as a form of insurance fraud.
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Anthony Jewell, 22, of Walmersely Road, Bury, denied arson and firearm conspiracies and conspiracy to supply class A drugs.
First, we assemble and use a novel panel data series of arson offenses and accidental fires arguably subject to less reporting bias compared to data from the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) System used in prior studies.
Inspector Simon Kneale said: "We were thrilled with the reaction to the online competition, and thought Stacey's suggestion of Burning your Future summed up perfectly how arson really can destroy the life of the perpetrator and those around them.
Nevertheless, common rules of policy interpretation, applied to the same situation and policy language, have yielded varying opinions on whether arson is excluded as a form of vandalism.
Mr Grossman, pictured, urged church rectors to take proactive steps to lessen the impact of arson such as that at St Paul's.
Ecclesiastical, which insures the majority of Anglican Churches in England, dealt with 129 claims for arson related incidents in churches between 2010 and 2015 with most claims happening during the months of February, March, May and December.
Fire causal experts concluded the cause of the fire was arson.
The fire brigade has produced a video to highlight the devastation caused by arson - it can be viewed at www.
Arends: Arson is the most expensive crime in the United States when you take into account property damage, disruption of business continuity, insurance settlements, and sometimes loss of life.
Barry Burke, 19, of Stonedale Crescent, Croxteth, denies guns and arson conspiracies and conspiracy to supply Class A and Class B drugs.
The crimes listed in the indictment against the group include the 1996 destruction of the Oakridge Ranger Station, the 2000 arson attempt at the Eugene Police Department's West University Public Safety Station, the fiery destruction of 35 SUVs at a Eugene truck lot in 2001, and the 1998 arson of the Vail ski resort that focused national headlines on the radical environmental movement.
Only the fires that investigation determined to have been willfully set are included in this arson data collection.