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Archives for 2017

Fraud, mismanagement claims lodged against Bangor agency serving adults with disabilities

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Fraud, mismanagement claims lodged against Bangor agency serving adults with disabilities: A bankruptcy judge has been asked to dissolve or sell the Getchell Agency amidst allegations of fraud and mismanagement by the U.S. Department of …: Google Alert – Fraud Chauffeur firm to the stars guilty of car-clocking fraud: […]




DA: Couple uses ‘Phishing’ email to steal more than $38,000 from …

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Did Mexico Seize 800 Pounds of U.S. Government Cocaine?

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CLAIM Authorities in Mexico have seized a massive shipment of cocaine headed towards a U.S. government facility. FALSE RATING FALSE ORIGIN On 19 November 2017, the YourNewsWire web site published an article positing that authorities in Mexico had seized a massive shipment of cocaine headed towards a U.S. government facility: Authorities in Mexico have seized […]




Sports memorabilia dealer jailed for continuing fraud after guilty plea

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Sports memorabilia dealer jailed for continuing fraud after guilty plea: A federal judge ordered Arkansas collector John Rogers jailed on Monday after prosecutors in Chicago accused him of running a new scheme to sell …: Google Alert – Fraud Judge: Trump voter fraud commission on ice till next year: […]




Want to avoid phishing schemes? ‘Gray Saturday’ the safest shopping day this week

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Dive Brief: Shopping on the day after Black Friday, or “Gray Saturday,” will have a reduced risk of financial phishing schemes by about 33%, according to Kaspersky Labs. There has been a pattern of decline in both 2015 and 2016 on Gray Saturday. Financial phishing attacks account for about half of all phishing schemes, an […]




Charles Manson, Whose Cult Slayings Horrified World, Dies

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and […]




Kathy Jackson pleads not guilty over Health Services Union fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Kathy Jackson pleads not guilty over Health Services Union fraud: Former union leader and one-time whistleblower Kathy Jackson has formally pleaded not guilty to misappropriating about $ 500,000 from the Health …: Google Alert – Fraud NAB distributes cheques among fraud victims: PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa […]




Netflix Is Promoting The Punisher With What Looks Like an E-Mail …

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Image: Netflix This morning at 6:51 AM, I received an e-mail from Netflix with the subject line: “Suspicious activity ????? Marvel on Netflix ?????” Though I was curious as to what was going on, I left the e-mail unopened because just last week, Netflix was in the news for being linked to a phishing scam. […]




Zimbabweans Gather in Nation’s Capital to March Against President Robert Mugabe

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 In a euphoric gathering that just days ago would have drawn a police crackdown, crowds marched through Zimbabwe’s capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa’s last remaining liberation leaders, after nearly four decades in power. Zimbabweans giddy with joy raced through intersections, raising their arms in triumph. Young […]




Defend Yourself Against Fraud!

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Defend Yourself Against Fraud!: Defend Yourself Against Fraud! Release date: November 18, 2017. Release Number: DR-4344-CA NR 016. SACRAMENTO – If you did not register …: Google Alert – Fraud Lobbyist's NGO loses FCRA licence over 'fraud': While the CBI has just begun a probe into alleged fraud and […]




Avoiding cyber attacks

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Of all the cybersecurity risks at Harvard, phishing is always at or near the top of the list. The fraudulent emails that try to trick recipients into giving up personal information, money, or both have been steadily on the rise across campuses everywhere, including here in Cambridge, according to Chief Information Security Officer Christian Hamer. […]




Was Roy Moore Banned From Mall For Harassing Teen Girls?

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On 13 November 2017, The New Yorker reported, based on interviews with multiple local sources, that Alabama Senate candidate and twice-removed state Supreme Court judge Roy Moore had been banned from the mall in Gadsden, Alabama because of his predatory behavior toward young girls. The report, however, is based on sources recalling a rumor, in […]