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Archives for 04/23/2017

North Carolina investigation finds little voter fraud in 2016

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: North Carolina investigation finds little voter fraud in 2016: “It is important to recognize that suspected cases of ineligible voters casting ballots and/or committing fraud represent a tiny fraction,” read the report …: Google Alert – Fraud Fraud allegations follow former Lowell insurance salesman: Gearhart previously was the target […]




Fort Smith police offers tips for avoiding ‘phishing’ scams

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By Larry Williams II Times Record lwilliams@swtimes.com When untrustworthy online entities go “phishing”, they’re not looking to reel in yellow bass or rainbow trout; they’re looking to reel in your credit card or bank account information, or even steal your identity, and it could end up costing you thousands of dollars. The Fort Smith Police […]




Were Power Outages in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York Caused by Cyberattacks?

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CLAIM Three power outages that coincided in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York were caused by Russian hacking. unproven RATING unproven WHAT’S TRUE Two major power outages occurred on the morning of 21 April 2017 in New York and San Francisco. WHAT’S FALSE A third power outage in the Los Angeles area did not […]




Were Power Outages in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York Caused by Cyberattacks?

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CLAIM Three power outages that coincided in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York were caused by Russian hacking. unproven RATING unproven WHAT’S TRUE Two major power outages occurred on the morning of 21 April 2017 in New York and San Francisco. WHAT’S FALSE A third power outage in the Los Angeles area did not […]