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IRS investigating hundreds of COVID-19 scams, warns Illinois taxpayers

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

As the second round of pandemic relief checks go out to millions of Americans, the Internal Revenue Service's criminal investigation division warned Illinois taxpayers Tuesday...
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Get Ready for More Obama-Era Green Energy Scams

7 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics


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How do UV phone sanitizers work? Here's what you need to know about the cleaning technology for your smartphone

How do UV phone sanitizers work? Here's what you need to know about the cleaning technology for your smartphone

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement There are always niche products that benefit from a sudden event, and UV phone sanitizers are no exception. In the months following the initial...
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Why Are Debit Cards Being Issued For The 2nd Stimulus Payment?

Why Are Debit Cards Being Issued For The 2nd Stimulus Payment?

22 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The second round of federal stimulus payments have been slow in reaching some bank accounts, and they're causing some confusion. Some aren't getting a direct...
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How to build a safer password that's easy to remember

1 day ago   |   ABC

Are you tired of continuously changing your password because you keep forgetting it? Here are some tips to build a unique yet easy-to-remember password.
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Covid vaccine scams on the rise

2 days ago   |   NBC News

Scammers are targeting those eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine through social media, email and phone calls. To avoid fraud, always begin your search on a county health...
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Americans have turned to melatonin to soothe pandemic-induced stress. Experts worry high demand, little federal oversight, and insufficient data leave the industry ripe for scams

Americans have turned to melatonin to soothe pandemic-induced stress. Experts worry high demand, little federal oversight, and insufficient data leave the industry ripe for scams

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Alex Goris has been taking melatonin every night for the last six months. Goris, a 22-year-old lab technician in Salt Lake City, said his stress over...
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Coronavirus relief funds are a scammer's delight

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

I'm actually kind of surprised that of all the hundreds of scam artists who've been arrested for engineering fraud schemes involving COVID-19 relief funds, so far I only...
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The FBI Has Made Over 100 Arrests Related to the Capitol Riot

3 days ago   |   Wired

Plus: A dark web takedown, a bitcoin scam, and more of the week's top security news.
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In the abstract, numbers no gauge of people's pain

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

We often see numbers and percentages tossed around when government agencies take the pulse of the citizenry. The unemployment rate or the daily tally of COVID-19 infections...
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Baseball Hall of Famer Don Sutton dead at 75

Baseball Hall of Famer Don Sutton dead at 75

Don Sutton, the Hall of Fame baseball player who pitched for five teams over 23 seasons, died Monday night, his son tweeted Tuesday. Read more ...

Netflix crosses 200 million susbcribers milestone

Netflix crosses 200 million susbcribers milestone

The streaming service said it now has more than 200 million subscribers globally, after adding 37 million new subscribers in 2020. Read more ...

President Trump, in farewell address, says he will pray for Biden administration

President Trump, in farewell address, says he will pray for Biden administration

The White House released the video on President Donald Trump's final full day in office. Read more ...

Biden, Harris lead COVID-19 memorial ceremony

Biden, Harris lead COVID-19 memorial ceremony

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are participating in a lighting ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to honor those killed by COVID-19. Read more ...

Biden Bids Emotional Farewell To Delaware En Route To The Presidency

Biden Bids Emotional Farewell To Delaware En Route To The Presidency

President-elect Joe Biden teared up in his goodbye to his adopted home state before flying to Washington, D.C. "When I die, Delaware will be written on my heart," Biden said... Read more ...

Stores drop MyPillow products after CEO pushes election conspiracies

Stores drop MyPillow products after CEO pushes election conspiracies

Mike Lindell, the company CEO and also the face of the brand, said major retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl's have dropped his products recently. Read more ...

Tiffany Trump announces engagement on her father's final full day in office

Tiffany Trump announces engagement on her father's final full day in office

Tiffany Trump, the youngest daughter of President Donald Trump, announced her engagement to Michael Boulos Tuesday. Read more ...

'They were provoked by the president': Mitch McConnell blames Trump for...

'They were provoked by the president': Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

Summary List Placement Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday directly blamed President Donald Trump for motivating the violent Capitol riots that took place on... Read more ...

Eric Church, Jazmine Sullivan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LV

Eric Church, Jazmine Sullivan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LV

NEW YORK - R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month's Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer... Read more ...

US COVID-19 death toll tops 400,000

US COVID-19 death toll tops 400,000

The running total of lives lost, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is nearly equal to the number of Americans killed in World War II. Read more ...