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Please note that we are limiting cases on this site to the following critieria:

  • Within the last 50 years
  • Concrete harm that is easily understood (death, injury, major loss of money)
  • Well documented including name, place, date, etc.
  • If name is not available, documentation should be a court record or scientific study (i.e. good reason for anonymization)
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