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Murder of men’s rights activist linked to suspected shooter of federal judge’s family, FBI confirms – CNN

(CNN)Authorities have evidence linking Roy Den Hollander, the men’s rights attorney suspected of shooting a federal judge’s family on Sunday, to the murder of another men’s rights activist in California last week, FBI Newark spokeswoman Doreen Holder confirmed.

“As the FBI continues the investigation into the attack at the home of US District Court Judge Esther Salas (District of New Jersey), we are now engaged with the San Bernardino California Sheriff’s Office and have evidence linking the murder of Marc Angelucci to FBI Newark subject Roy Den Hollander,” she said in an email to CNN.
Altogether, the FBI connection suggests that Den Hollander allegedly killed his perceived rival, attacked the family of a perceived judicial enemy and then killed himself.
Den Hollander was found dead on Monday from what two law enforcement sources said is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. An “anti-feminist” attorney with a long list of personal grievances and sexist and racist views, he is suspected of fatally shooting Salas’s son and injuring her husband at the family’s New Jersey home.
Back on July 11, Marc Angelucci, the 52-year-old vice president of the National Coalition for Men (NCFM), was found unresponsive and with apparent gunshot wounds just after 4 p.m. in Cedarpines Park, a community in southern California, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
Angelucci was pronounced dead at the scene. The NCFM said he was shot and killed in front of his home.
The suspect in Angelucci’s killing on July 11 was believed to be wearing a FedEx uniform, a source told CNN. Den Hollander also appears to have worn a FedEx uniform in the New Jersey shooting of the judge’s family, which killed her 20-year-old son and injured her husband, CNN has reported.

Den Hollander was kicked out of men’s rights group

Angelucci was a prominent men’s rights activist and served as the vice president and board member of the NCFM, an organization that fights what they argue is legal discrimination against men.
In recent years, he and the NCFM won a case that argued the Selective Service Administration’s male-only military draft was unconstitutional. The ruling is currently under appeal.
Den Hollander was involved in a separate federal case — overseen by Judge Salas in 2015 — that also argued the male-only military draft was unconstitutional. Salas sided against a part of Den Hollander’s arguments last spring, but also agreed with some of his claims and allowed the lawsuit to continue on.
Den Hollander exited the case in 2019 and told the law firm that picked it up that he was terminally ill.
Paul Elam, a friend of Angelucci and fellow men’s rights activist, said he believes Den Hollander harbored a grudge against Angelucci for years because they both represented cases contesting the male-only selective service registration.
Harry Crouch, president of the National Coalition for Men, also said Den Hollander was furious that he had not been involved in the group’s lawsuit against the Selective Service System in California.
He told CNN he kicked Den Hollander out of the group after he called and threatened him around December 2015.
“(Den Hollander) was upset that it wasn’t his case, primarily,” Crouch told CNN on the phone. “He was very upset and threatened to come to California and kick my ass.”
The NCFM said in a statement it was deeply saddened by the attack on Salas’s family.
“We are deeply dismayed to hear that this senseless act was perpetrated by a self-described men’s rights activist and unequivocally denounce anyone who uses violence to intimidate and harm people,” Crouch said. “We offer our condolences and prayers to Judge Salas and the Anderl family.”

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Men’s Warehouse owner Tailored Brands plans to shut 500 stores, cut 20% of corporate workforce – CNBC

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The parent company of Men’s Wearhouse announced a round of layoffs and hundreds of looming store closures Tuesday, as its business suffers a blow from the coronavirus pandemic

Tailored Brands said it is eliminating roughly 20% of its corporate workforce by the end of its fiscal second quarter. It also said it has selected up to 500 stores that it could close “over time.” It did not disclose locations. 

It also announced that CFO Jack Calandra will depart the company on July 31. In the near term, it said Calandra’s responsibilities will be divided between its CEO and Holly Etlin, a managing director at AlixPartners, who has been appointed to a new chief restructuring role for Tailored Brands. 

“Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its significant impact on our business, further actions are needed to help us strengthen our financial position so we can navigate our current realities,” said Tailored Brands President and CEO Dinesh Lathi. 

“While today’s announcement is a difficult one, we are confident these are the right next steps to protect our business and position us to more effectively compete in today’s environment,” he said. 

Earlier this month, Tailored Brands skipped a $6.1 million payment to bondholders, triggering a 30-day grace period. 

With the layoffs, Tailored Brands said it expects to record a pretax charge of roughly $6 million in the second quarter for severance payments and other termination costs, all of which are cash expenses. It said it has not yet quantified how much it will save from the store closures. 

In addition to Men’s Wearhouse, Tailored Brands operates Jos. A. Bank, Moores Clothing for Men and K&G. 

As of Feb. 1, the company had 1,450 U.S. stores. 

Tailored Brands shares, which trade under $1, were up 4.3%. The stock has fallen more than 83% this year. The company has a market cap of $34.1 million. 

Correction: An earlier version misspelled Wearhouse. 

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