Scam

Complaints of scams and problems with quick-pay apps doubled in one year

1 day ago   |   ABC

"We have seen a lot of scammers using robocalls, robotexts and sometimes these payment apps used to scam people. It's definitely a problem," says one consumer advocate.
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Scam calls use name, number linked to Orange County Sheriff's Office to demand cash, gift cards

Scam calls use name, number linked to Orange County Sheriff's Office to demand cash, gift cards

1 day ago   |   WRAL

Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood is warning residents of a scam where callers use the name of a law enforcement officer and ask for money.
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Here's how to avoid job scams this holiday season

Here's how to avoid job scams this holiday season

1 day ago   |   WLWT

If a job opportunity seems too good to be true, it probably is.
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FTC warns of increase in romance scams, especially targeting older adults

FTC warns of increase in romance scams, especially targeting older adults

1 day ago   |   New York Post

The Federal Trade Commission published an updated report on the top scams that have cost seniors aged 60 and up millions of dollars.
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Report shows dramatic increase in romance scams targeting older Americans

2 days ago   |   ABC

Romance scammers are using the COVID-19 pandemic to explain requests for money or their inability to meet in person, according to the FTC.
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Opinion | Workers Are Getting Scammed. Biden Can Do Something About It

Opinion | Workers Are Getting Scammed. Biden Can Do Something About It

3 days ago   |   Politico

How much should someone be paid for cleaning a 1,700 square-foot bank? A janitor in Washington State was paid an average of $6.59 per job doing this work - not $6.59 per hour...
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Timonium hacker stole crypto, scammed influencers and avoided the feds - until he crossed his partners

4 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Jordan Milleson, 22 of Timonium, pleaded guilty to federal identity theft charges and was sentenced to two years in prison; on Tuesday, Kyelle Bryan, a 20-year-old Brooklyn...
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‘All you had to do is let us know': Telegram CEO Durov PURGES Snowden impersonator after NSA whistleblower's Twitter tirade

‘All you had to do is let us know': Telegram CEO Durov PURGES Snowden impersonator after NSA whistleblower's Twitter tirade

5 days ago   |   RT

Upset at Telegram over the “insane garbage” someone impersonating him was posting, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden complained on Twitter, only to be answered by CEO Pavel...
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A ‘Real' One?: Shaun King Is Selling ‘Beautifully Crafted' Overpriced, Plain-Colored Clothing

A ‘Real' One?: Shaun King Is Selling ‘Beautifully Crafted' Overpriced, Plain-Colored Clothing

5 days ago   |   News One

If Shaun King -the activist with the multitude of unflattering internet nicknames , most of which revolve around a widely-held belief that he's basically Rachel Dolezal in...
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Financial scams bloom on social media sites

7 days ago   |   Star Tribune


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Kliff Kingsbury tested COVID negative Saturday, will coach today if he tests...

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