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Visitors beware: Rental scam sees uptick in Lake Tahoe area

Visitors beware: Rental scam sees uptick in Lake Tahoe area

17 hours ago   |   KCRA

If you're planning a last-minute escape from the heat and are looking for a place to rent in Lake Tahoe, beware of a common short-term rental scam that's seeing an uptick in...
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Attorney General's Office gives tips around potential contracting scams after derecho

Attorney General's Office gives tips around potential contracting scams after derecho

22 hours ago   |   KCCI

As many are looking for help to clear tree limbs and fix damage, how can you find a contractor who won't rip you off?
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US seizes virtual currency alleged to fund militant groups

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department said Thursday that it has seized millions of dollars from cryptocurrency accounts that militant groups, including al-Qaida and the Islamic...
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Pa. Health Department warns of contact-tracing scams

Pa. Health Department warns of contact-tracing scams

1 day ago   |   Post Gazette


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Former test administrator to plead guilty in college scam

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune


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Top Hollywood psychic Tammy Adams refutes accusations of million-dollar scam

Top Hollywood psychic Tammy Adams refutes accusations of million-dollar scam

3 days ago   |   New York Post

Adams is accused of bilking a 73-year-old kindergarten teacher out of her home and savings.
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People are paying hundreds for Fyre Festival merch

People are paying hundreds for Fyre Festival merch

4 days ago   |   Fortune

The sad, sordid tale of the Fyre Festival -an ill-fated music festival that scammed hundreds and saw its promoter go to prison-has taken a strange final twist: Collectors are...
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Five small business owners charged in $4.1 million Paycheck Protection Program scam

7 days ago   |   NY Daily News

Five business owners have been charged with fraudulently obtaining more than $4 million from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, established to help keep smaller companies...
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U.S. coronavirus fraud losses near $100 million as COVID scams double

8 days ago   |   National Post

LOS ANGELES - U.S. losses from coronavirus-related fraud and identity theft have reached nearly $100 million since the pandemic emerged in March, while complaints of COVID-19...
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YouTube is experiencing an egregious bitcoin hack that no one is fixing

YouTube is experiencing an egregious bitcoin hack that no one is fixing

8 days ago   |   iMore

A handful of high-level YouTube accounts have been hacked for the purpose of streaming a bitcoin scam. What you need to know Apple leaker Jon Prosser's YouTube account was...
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Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Read more ...

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

A former FBI attorney is preparing to plead guilty to altering an email used to obtain a surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. The attorney, Kevin... Read more ...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized in New York

Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, is hospitalized in New York, the White House confirmed Friday. Read more ...

Mail-in ballots sent to president, first lady in Florida

Mail-in ballots sent to president, first lady in Florida

President Donald Trump has requested a mail-in ballot for Florida's primary election on Tuesday, despite weeks of criticizing the practice. Read more ...

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

There will be no physical gathering place, no cheering audience, no balloons. The program will consist instead of a series of online video addresses - half of which will be... Read more ...

VIDEO: Man rescued by police officer after wheelchair gets stuck on train tracks

VIDEO: Man rescued by police officer after wheelchair gets stuck on train tracks

The man's wheelchair got stuck on the tracks before the arms of the railroad crossing came down. Read more ...

California's Ban On High-Capacity Magazines Declared Unconstitutional

California's Ban On High-Capacity Magazines Declared Unconstitutional

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the law violates the U.S. Constitution's protection of the right to bear firearms. Read more ...

Postal Workers Union Endorses Biden-Harris As Trump Threatens USPS

Postal Workers Union Endorses Biden-Harris As Trump Threatens USPS

The president has used baseless voter fraud claims to justify his continued reluctance to fund the postal service ahead of the election. Read more ...

Chicago Bulls fire head coach Jim Boylen

Chicago Bulls fire head coach Jim Boylen

CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls have fired head coach Jim Boylen. In a statement released Friday, the organization said Boylen has been relieved of his duties and a formal coaching... Read more ...

Facebook is calling Apple out for refusing to reduce its 30% App Store fee...

Facebook is calling Apple out for refusing to reduce its 30% App Store fee for a new Facebook feature that could help small business owners during the pandemic

Facebook said Apple refused to reduce its App Store fee for the social network's new paid feature that could help small business owners during the pandemic. Facebook executive... Read more ...