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U.S. prosecutors say the sentence for a man convicted in North Dakota of leading a Jamaican lottery scam should reflect the "severe mental anguish" he caused his victims....
From: Fox News | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Filed under: Identity Theft, Personal Finance, Credit Cards, Consumer Protection, Ripoffs & Scams Shutterstock Sensitive information is apparently hard to keep that way these days. It seems as if there's a new hacking scandal every few weeks, leading...
From: Daily Finance | By: Rick Aristotle Munarriz | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Chris Brown Lashes Out On Instagram Over Nia Guzman’s Boyfriend Breezy’s having a busy night on social media. First he used is IG fingers to get Marques Houston off his ex-girl’s thirstful snap, and now he’s on a popular...
From: Bossip | By: theruffwriter | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Borrowers struggling to pay back their student loans should be wary of any offers that sound too good to be true, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan warned....
From: MarketWatch | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Annalee Newitz reports that very few of the female profiles at the hacked site appear to represent real people. The world of Ashley Madison was a far more dystopian place than anyone had realized. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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This post This Is The Start of The Sell-off, Not The End appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Bill Bonner explains why, when this stock sell-off intensifies, Donald Trump, Wall Street, and the One Percent will lose money... The post This Is The Start of...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Bill Bonner | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Star Trek fans eagerly awaiting the next installment in the series received an unusual gift this week, when an unofficial film, Star Trek: Renegades, premiered on YouTube. Renegades is the result of several crowdfunding campaigns that marshaled the resources...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dustin Wicksell | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A 47-year-old west suburban is accused of duping two store clerks into giving him cash during a series of ruses last month in Aurora. John Loresch faces five counts of burglary for the ruses that started July 26, according to Aurora police. Around 8:10...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Francesca Gattuso | Friday, August 28, 2015
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I need recommendations for and explanations about everything from domain registration to hosting to site building for an artist's special snowflakey website.I haven't built a website since the year 2000 or so, and then it was from scratch with HTMS/CSS...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: cmoj | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Donald Trump is fond of saying that is favorite book is the Bible. And, in the same breath, he also makes sure and gets in a shameless plug for his own tome, The Art of the Deal, which he claims is his second favorite book. And then just yesterday, during...
From: Liberaland | By: Andrew Bradford | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast and generated a huge disaster. The storm flooded New Orleans, killed more than 1,800 people, and caused $100 billion in property damage. The storm’s damage was greatly exacerbated...
From: Cato Institute | By: Chris Edwards | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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A large midlands merchant has been conned out of €18,000 of bale-wrap in a credit card scam.
From: Irish Independent | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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The Internet has completely changed the way we find and purchase items, and there are tons of benefits to online shopping. For one, you can compare prices side-by-side so you know you're getting the best deal. You can also go through an entire catalog...
From: AOL Television | By: Elizabeth Pullman | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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The CEO of Univision, Randy Falco, says the way Donald Trump treated Jorge Ramos is “beneath contempt.” He called Ramos’ treatment from Trump “beneath contempt” and said a person running for president has to be able to answer tough questions....
From: Liberaland | By: Alan Colmes | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Trump founded his online “university” in 2005, but had to change its name to the Trump Entrepreneur Initiative in 2010 when the New York State attorney general declared the word “university” misleading. By 2011 the New York State Attorney General...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan Colmes | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Have you ever answered the phone to find no one on the other end and wondered: What are they trying to sell me if they aren't speaking? According to experts, these kinds of calls are step one in a phone fraud scheme that could lead to your identity being...
From: AOL Television | By: Ann Brenoff | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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With Labor Day weekend approaching, consumers will be taking advantage of last-minute deals for one final getaway.
From: Concord Patch | By: Boston BBB | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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 Almost everybody, it seems, would prefer to work from home -- including boomers.  In fact, 36 percent of all workers said they would choose the ability to work from home over a pay raise and 80 percent call working from home "a major perk," according...
From: Urlesque | By: Ann Brenoff | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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**Live from Jackson Hole 2015 Weblogging:** Paul Krugman meditates on why the goldbug-grifters currently running and speaking at the APP Monetary Policy event down-valley here in Jackson Hole make such a good living--why they find so many marks, and...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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One of the strangest phenomena in the tax news of late is the scam in which people are called and persuaded to transfer money to people pretending to represent the IRS.  J. Russel George, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, testifying...
From: Forbes | By: Peter J Reilly | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Surely we all remember when Gloria Steinem quoted Irina Dunn and said, "A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle." Well, some people weren't listening. Decades later, the pressure to marry is "greater than ever," says Bella DePaolo, social psychologist  at...
From: AOL Television | By: Ann Brenoff | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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 It’s one of those curious coincidences in history that the Left’s attitude toward refugees changed precisely when leftists discovered they could import voters who would empower them.
From: American Thinker | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Man suspected of involvement in attempts to sell fake Ferrari shares to investors detained by police in Swindon...
From: Telegraph | By: Katie Morley | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Jeb Bush spoke on KSL’s Doug Wright Show.\ “When he says things, he needs to be – he needs to explain how he’ll pay for it,” he continued. “For example, it will cost hundreds of billions of dollars to deport 11 million people. It will violate...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan Colmes | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Question: Dear Steve, Apparently I have a consolidation loan through ACS for double the original amount. I have another consolidation through AES and that amount is consistent (a bit more because of some forbearances). Original amount about 26K, amount...
From: AOL Television | By: Steve Rhode | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A Clermont woman was scammed out of $3,000 on Monday by someone who posed as a sheriff's deputy and threatened her with arrest for supposedly failing to appear for jury duty, according to police....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Bethany Rodgers | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Vester Lee Flanagan faxed a 23-page statement to ABC News. He’d been calling them during the last few weeks saying he wanted to pitch a story, but never said what that was. While on the phone, he said authorities are “after me,” and “all over...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan Colmes | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A Twitter account under the name Bryce Williams, now suspended, had video of the shooting in Roanoke and a claim that one of the victims, Alison Parker, had made “racist comments.” The account, which began posting several weeks ago and was suspended...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan Colmes | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina not only devastated New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. It also shattered the confidence Americans had in their government to respond to domestic emergencies. The federal response to Katrina was its own disaster, a cascade...
From: AOL Television | By: Ryan Scott | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward, who also was her fiance) were shot and killed during a live report for WDBJ7 in Roanoke, VA. Authorities from Bedford County, Franklin County and Virginia State Police have responded. “We do not know...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan Colmes | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Some people say they paid $35,000 for next to nothing.
From: Time | By: ewolffmanntime | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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GREEN CORRUPTION: Carbon Offsets May Have Dramatically Increased Emissions. That’s the finding of a new report from the Stockholm Environment Institute, which investigated carbon credits used to offset greenhouse gas emissions under a UN scheme. As...
From: Instapundit | By: Glenn Reynolds | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Pentagon investigates whether its ISIS intelligence skewed too optimistic. Police get new high-tech toys, including unregulated phone-hacking Stingrays (“spy first, ask judges later”). Freddie Gray’s life was testament to another bulwark of racism:...
From: The Morning News | By: themorningnews.org | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Elderly widower bought 'house full of incredibly overpriced products' after ending up on a 'suckers' list'...
From: Telegraph | By: Richard Evans | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Safaree’s Felon Boo Violates Probation; Ordered To Attend Therapy To Stop Her From Committing More Crimes Safaree Samuels’ felon girlfriend Zashia Santiago got caught fibbing to her probation officer, and a judge has ordered her into therapy to stop...
From: Bossip | By: jenwrites2015 | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Past bear markets have led to the discovery of white-collar crimes and corporate wrongdoing, like Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme and the accounting scam at WorldCom. If the current downturn is prolonged, what misdeeds can we expect to find?
From: Forbes | By: Michael Bobelian | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Hard to write the Rumblings with a "cranky arm." Royals Rumblings - News for August 26, 2015 David Schoenfield of ESPN writes the Royals have been kind of lucky in building the best defensive team in baseball. Moore's first team was actually pretty...
From: Royals Review | By: Max Rieper | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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When deep web drug markets go offline, the fallout tends to be explosive. It could be a high-profile police raid sowing fear throughout the community, or a sudden disappearance that has short-changed drug dealers and customers calling scam. Not so with...
From: Business Insider | By: Rob Price | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the Delhi government was neither a "subordinate department" of the home ministry nor "accountable" to it.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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The Police in Taraba on Wednesday said some fraudsters have started online police recruitment in the social media and have advised people not to become victims of the scam. The post Fraudsters begin recruitment on social media, Police warn appeared first...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: johnabayomi2 | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Jung had earlier conveyed the MHA's decision to the Delhi govt that the CoI to probe the alleged multi-crore CNG fitness scam had been declared "legally invalid and void ab initio".
From: Times of India | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors in Kaohsiung uncovered a scam which involved the replacement of old sell-by labels with new ones on imported Italian food
From: Taiwan News | By: Matthew Strong | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Former spokesman for Subway Jared Fogle was recently investigated and arrested on charges of child pornography and soliciting sex with a minor. But new details about the secret life of Jared Fogle show that things are even worse than they seem. The charity...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Benjamin Simon | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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* Too many students who still apply and attend law school, convinced they are the special snowflake that will beat the odds, are just lying to themselves. [Law and More] * A new motion in the case of Adnan Syed, featured in the inaugural and highly successful...
From: Above the Law | By: Kathryn Rubino | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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In six months illegal movie copies accessed through Derry man’s website were viewed 1.1 million times
From: Irish Times | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Thank you for understand and speaking out against the judgmental glee that has overwhelmed the internet regarding the Ashley Madison hack. It made my heart feel so much better to read your words. My name was on that list and I have been suffering ever...
From: The Stranger | By: Dan Savage | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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"It was like printing money"
From: Hot Air | By: Jazz Shaw | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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God bless and keep John Oliver. The man has raised thousands for Doctors Without Borders while also raising consciousness about our country's insane tax laws when it comes to the shady-if-not-criminal enterprise of faux Christians getting rich by preaching...
From: The Billfold | By: Ester Bloom | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Deadspin More Than 100 ESPN Employees Signed Up For Ashley Madison From Work | Gizmodo These Former “Students” Say Trump University Was a Scam | io9 The Summer Movies Of 2015: What Worked and What Didn’t | Jezebel I Went Undercover to Find Out...
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Deadspin More Than 100 ESPN Employees Signed Up For Ashley Madison From Work | Gizmodo These Former “Students” Say Trump University Was a Scam | io9 The Summer Movies Of 2015: What Worked and What Didn’t | Jezebel I Went Undercover to Find Out...
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