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(ABC7 New York)   Real man of genius forgets he installed a sprinkler system AND a security camera system in his restaurant before trying to set it on fire   (abc7ny.com) divider line
    More: Dumbass, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mandatory sentencing, Law enforcement agency, 54-year-old Asif Raja, Police, Crime, United States Department of Justice, ongoing investigation  
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3501 clicks; posted to Main » on 26 Jan 2021 at 2:17 AM (15 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-01-26 2:34:34 AM  
11 votes:
mandatory minimum sentence of five years in federal prison with a maximum sentence of 20 years if convicted.

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2021-01-26 3:53:57 AM  
6 votes:
Resident Muslim: ...
//this situation is funny/not funny
...

Yeah, I mean that's an extreme double fail, plus the name of the restaurant is "Ignited" (it's also a hookah lounge), but it's also heartbreaking how many established, independent, small businesses like this are going under. The owner is a criminal, but I still feel bad for him.
 
2021-01-26 2:53:14 AM  
6 votes:

drjekel_mrhyde: mandatory minimum sentence of five years in federal prison with a maximum sentence of 20 years if convicted.

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Yeah.
Don't mess with insurance companies.

/I'm sure they lobbied the hell out of that
//this situation is funny/not funny
///still, don't make it up by taking someone else's money. I'm guessing restaurants and hotels will have pandemic insurance coverage in the future :|
 
2021-01-26 8:07:56 AM  
3 votes:

Resident Muslim: I'm guessing restaurants and hotels will have pandemic insurance coverage in the future


After insurance companies see how this one played out, even if an insurance company offered businesses pandemic coverage in the future the premiums would have to be gigantic, particularly for restaurants. We're almost a year into this and still undergoing shutdowns, and we'll be in outdoor dining and low occupancy mode for months after shutdowns are over.
 
2021-01-26 12:46:34 PM  
1 vote:

Resident Muslim: Watubi: jjorsett: Resident Muslim: I'm guessing restaurants and hotels will have pandemic insurance coverage in the future

After insurance companies see how this one played out, even if an insurance company offered businesses pandemic coverage in the future the premiums would have to be gigantic, particularly for restaurants. We're almost a year into this and still undergoing shutdowns, and we'll be in outdoor dining and low occupancy mode for months after shutdowns are over.

This.  Pandemic insurance is going to be extremely expensive and will hardly cover anything.  Probably just rent and utilities.  I really feel for this restaurant owner, my food company is putting me into debt which will probably take my entire life to pay back.  My lease is up in a couple years, I will try to negotiate a pandemic clause for lower rent in the case of a gov mandated shutdown.

Best of luck.
I have a training/development business.
1) training and marketing are the first things out the window when there's a financial slowdown
2) people stopped all in-person training, and believe it or not, one year ago online group training was relatively rare and people didn't take to it, especially in terms of soft skills (not hard skills where you just need to pick up stuff that's easily classified as right or wrong).

I'm VERY grateful for the landlord I have, who is kindly and gently waiting for me to pay rent on the office even though I'm many months delayed.


Best wishes to you and your business.
 
2021-01-26 12:45:23 PM  
1 vote:

Watubi: jjorsett: Resident Muslim: I'm guessing restaurants and hotels will have pandemic insurance coverage in the future

After insurance companies see how this one played out, even if an insurance company offered businesses pandemic coverage in the future the premiums would have to be gigantic, particularly for restaurants. We're almost a year into this and still undergoing shutdowns, and we'll be in outdoor dining and low occupancy mode for months after shutdowns are over.

This.  Pandemic insurance is going to be extremely expensive and will hardly cover anything.  Probably just rent and utilities.  I really feel for this restaurant owner, my food company is putting me into debt which will probably take my entire life to pay back.  My lease is up in a couple years, I will try to negotiate a pandemic clause for lower rent in the case of a gov mandated shutdown.


Best of luck.
I have a training/development business.
1) training and marketing are the first things out the window when there's a financial slowdown
2) people stopped all in-person training, and believe it or not, one year ago online group training was relatively rare and people didn't take to it, especially in terms of soft skills (not hard skills where you just need to pick up stuff that's easily classified as right or wrong).

I'm VERY grateful for the landlord I have, who is kindly and gently waiting for me to pay rent on the office even though I'm many months delayed.
 
2021-01-26 10:48:30 AM  
1 vote:

jjorsett: Resident Muslim: I'm guessing restaurants and hotels will have pandemic insurance coverage in the future

After insurance companies see how this one played out, even if an insurance company offered businesses pandemic coverage in the future the premiums would have to be gigantic, particularly for restaurants. We're almost a year into this and still undergoing shutdowns, and we'll be in outdoor dining and low occupancy mode for months after shutdowns are over.


This.  Pandemic insurance is going to be extremely expensive and will hardly cover anything.  Probably just rent and utilities.  I really feel for this restaurant owner, my food company is putting me into debt which will probably take my entire life to pay back.  My lease is up in a couple years, I will try to negotiate a pandemic clause for lower rent in the case of a gov mandated shutdown.
 
2021-01-26 2:31:30 AM  
1 vote:

foo monkey: "We are extremely grateful that no one was injured during this incident and for the collaboration between all the law enforcement agencies involved in bringing this individual to justice," said Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro in a statement.


/giggle


Yeah, Daniel is a silly name.
 
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