3 Montana groups to share $1.9M to aid crime victims

From Staff Reports
Published 4:50 p.m. MT Oct. 10, 2020

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Three Montana groups will share $1,894,452 in Department of Justice grants to improve services for crime victims in Montana.

U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme said Wednesday that Montana Legal Services Association will get $1 million, the Montana Board of Crime

Identity thieves cause stress for victims

Jon Pompia
 
| The Pueblo Chieftain

A longtime resident of Section 8 housing, whose ID and Social Security cards were stolen several years ago, told police this week she believes her identity has been stolen.

At the time the victim’s purse, and with it the cards, was stolen, “she didn’t

Justice Department honors Utah victims’ rights lawyer

SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Department of Justice is honoring a longtime victims rights lawyer in Utah.



Paul G. Cassell et al. standing next to a person in a suit and tie: Paul Cassell, a former federal judge and law professor at the University of Utah, endorses the Start by Believing campaign during a press conference in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Start by Believing is a public awareness program developed by End Violence Against Women International designed to address the issue of many victims not receiving the support they need when they choose to report having been a victim of sexual assault.


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Paul Cassell, a former federal judge and law professor at the University of Utah, endorses the Start by Believing campaign during a press conference in Salt Lake