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Archives for 08/16/2017

Scam Watch: Phishing callers using names, numbers you trust

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SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) – Constant calls from unknown numbers in recent months has gone beyond an annoyance as the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York tallies more than 100 phishing phone calls in its Scam Tracker. Those are just the calls that get reported. Each time around, the calls have different names and numbers, but […]

Activists Criticize Alameda County Sheriffs For Sharing White Nationalist’s Tweet

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The Alameda County Sheriffs Department officer who distributed a tweet by white supremacist Richard Spencer took responsibility for what he described as an error, while also saying that he was engaged in “legitimate research” on the part of the department. Sgt. Ray Kelly came under criticism after retweeting a post from Spencer’s account carrying a […]

Johnny Depp's ex-business managers face federal probes for fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Johnny Depp's ex-business managers face federal probes for fraud: The IRS and the Justice Department are investigating whether the Management Group committed fraud and money laundering. The SEC is probing …: Google Alert – Fraud Schenectady woman pleads guilty to welfare fraud: SCHENECTADY — A woman has pleaded guilty […]