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Every 15 minutes, enormous jets of colorful water and flames fly into the sky to the beat of "Colors of the Wind." Mick Jagger and the rest of the Stones are playing at a sold-out arena. Dare devils jump off the world's tallest commercial bungee jump,...
From: Oyster Blog | By: Oyster Staff | Friday, April 24, 2015
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As the weather warms up, Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is warning customers against scams offering solar power systems to reduce energy costs.
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I am considering to open an account in onetwotrade.com? It requires me to initially invest approx USD 600, and, I need to pay it by credit card. I was just wondering whether it will be safe or not. Is www.onetwotrade.com a scam?...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: BROY | Friday, April 24, 2015
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A former celebrity bodyguard claims he was forced to “buy cocaine for celebrities” such as John Mayer and Chris Evans while he worked at a New York nightclub. Leonard Taylor,… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Two years ago, the Federal Trade Commission shut down a Brooklyn-based telemarketing scheme that bullied elderly consumers into paying for a medical alert service they never ordered or wanted. Now a federal court has hit the telemarketer’s repeat-offender...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Criminals effectively seized the files of numerous police departments, held them hostage, and coerced police into Bitcoin payments to get them back....
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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KNOWING the worst can help with a recovery. But it is no guarantee. Petrobras issued its much-delayed results on April 22nd, after accountants had scoured its books to find details of many years of scams and kickbacks, which are part of Brazil’s biggest...
From: The Economist | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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SC calls urban shelter scheme 'a big scam'"It is a big scam. Your (Centre's) affidavit tells us everything. Where has the money gone?" asked a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and U U Lalit.
From: The Economic Times | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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The physician and TV personality slams his critics and responds to their critiques
From: Time | By: Alexandra Sifferlin | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Why not?A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion — it says it's now a church — in order to win city approval so it can open next to a Christian school.The story began last fall, when...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Excitement over a meet and greet with former One Direction singer Zayn Malik barely got off the ground when he shot down the fake event. As we know, it takes a lot for Zayn to pop up on Twitter, so he was definitely concerned about any fans who could...
From: Just So You Know | By: Wendy Michaels | Friday, April 24, 2015
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I am going to be at C2E2 this weekend. I will be sharing some pictures as I did last year. If I am lucky, I will be able to get some interviews as well.I have a new piece over at Alternet on the con game that white elites have been running on the white...
From: We are Respectable Negroes | By: chaunceydevega | Friday, April 24, 2015
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We were flabbergasted as well as flummoxed to learn recently that New York City’s pension funds have paid billions of dollars in fees to Wall Street money managers over the past decade. Is there, perhaps, a better way for public officials to manage...
From: Gawker | By: Hamilton Nolan | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Check out this offer: Seems too good to be true, right? Many brands run contests like this on their page. And while Facebook banned this practice a couple years ago (it’s acceptable now), it usually doesn’t work. So before you read the list of clues...
From: Inside Facebook | By: Dennis Yu | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Is Ireland looking to pass a law that would "outlaw ebooks and jail people for annoying others?" Well, no, not really, but that's the sort of unintended consequences that follow when laws are updated for the 21st century using little more than a word...
From: Techdirt | By: Tim Cushing | Friday, April 24, 2015
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What, Santorum worry? Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock.com Rick Santorum, you clever fink. You just pulled off the slimiest campaign maneuver of the election season, and you haven't even declared your candidacy. My hat is off to you, sir. I raise...
From: The Stranger | By: Matt Baume | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The architect of a scam that bilked investors in Southern California and Canada out of at least $9 million has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Los Angeles.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Friday, April 24, 2015
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This question already has an answer here: Data Recovery - How to Restore Deleted / Formatted Files on HD Micro SD Card 1 answer My ZMAX Z970 can't be rooted, at least by me. I can't find where to do that. I accidentally deleted some videos which were...
From: Android Stack Exchange | By: toddmo | Friday, April 24, 2015
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HAVANA — As they begin to visit this long-forbidden island in greater and greater numbers, it is only natural that some American travelers will fall in love with Cuba. Others, with Cubans.And when they do, a few may return home anguished by doubts...
From: Washington Post | By: Nick Miroff | Friday, April 24, 2015
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A scam to claim a $2 million Hoosier Lottery scratch-off ticket has landed a central Indiana man, his wife and his brother behind bars on charges of theft, fraud and forgery, authorities said Thursday....
From: Fox News | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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A scam to claim a $2 million Hoosier Lottery scratch-off ticket has landed a central Indiana man, his wife and his brother behind bars on charges of theft, fraud and forgery, authorities said Thursday.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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* Apparently Daredevil has nailed the dramatic representation of young attorneys. [The Legal Artist] * Professor Campos thrashes those who deny the law school scam. Um... these analogies may be a tad over the top. [Lawyers, Guns & Money] * Judge...
From: Above the Law | By: Joe Patrice | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an email scam that threatens an arrest if a default loan is not paid off. Someone speaking with an accent answered the phone recently when a detective called the number on the email and quickly...
From: Florida Times-Union | By: Joe Daraskevich | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Record numbers of students and parents in New York have boycotted the state's Common Core exams for grades 3 through 8, creating a crisis of legitimacy not only for the tests, but the larger project of corporate education reform that has been relentlessly...
From: Truthout | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Belle Gibson made a name for herself by telling the world that she was successfully curing herself of brain cancer by eating healthy food and sharing her secrets with both an app and a book called “The Whole Pantry.” Turns out it was all one big...
From: The Daily What | By: TDW | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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A special court issued non- bailable warrant (NBW) against Director of Jharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd (JIPL), R C Rungta, an accused in a coal blocks allocation case.
From: The Economic Times | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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The other day, my mobile rang. I was in a meeting, so I just sent the call to voicemail. Later, I listened to the voicemail. A robotic voice droned: Hello. We have been trying to reach you. This call is officially a final notice from IRS, Internal Revenue...
From: Bryan Pendleton | By: Bryan Pendleton | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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A Dublin-based garda will go on trial in June accused of taking part in an alleged ATM scam.
From: Irish Examiner | By: IrishExaminer.com | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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It takes a lot of chutzpah to invoke the name of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as part of your scam....
From: MSNBC | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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PHUKET — Phuripat Theerakulpisut, director of the Phuket Marine Office, pronounced the days of extortion by jet-ski operators over on the island resort.
From: Bangkok Post | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Federal prosecutors are exploring obstruction of justice charges against Phil Kenneron allegations of stealing upwards of $30 million....
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From: Power Line | By: John Hinderaker | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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WESLEY CHAPEL -- Several Pasco County residents have recently been bilked by scammers posing over the phone as law enforcement officers and telling victims they will be jailed for failing to report for jury service if they do not immediately pay large...
From: Tampa Tribune | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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The callers claimed they were officers from Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and asked members of the public to verify their particulars and pay a penalty, according to the ministry.
From: Channel News Asia | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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A few months ago I published an article on how to pick a lock. One of the reasons I showed folks how to do that (besides fulfilling a goal to become more like Jason Bourne) was to demonstrate how locks provide an “illusion of security.” Locks make...
From: The Art of Manliness | By: Brett and Kate McKay | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Scott Weiland has already distanced himself from the recently formed hard rock supergroup Art of Anarchy, claiming his association was restricted to writing and performing lyrics and vocals for the band's debut LP. Now, in an interview with About.com (via...
From: Rolling Stone | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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BY PETER ASELTINE SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Newark, N.J., man pleaded guilty today to carrying out a scheme in which he used false identities and nearly $340,000 in counterfeit...
From: New Jersey Newsroom | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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From PettyPranks: Windows Tech Support Scam calls and I answer pretending to be a burglar interested in stealing a laptop that the scammer wants to scam me with. [PettyPranks] The post Windows Scammer Calls Thief Who’s in The Process of Stealing a...
From: Geeks are Sexy | By: Geeks are Sexy | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Popular TV-torrent distribution group EZTV is in trouble again. The site's new eztv.ch domain name has fallen into the hands of 'scammers' who are trying to cash in through various ads.Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing,...
From: TorrentFreak | By: Ernesto | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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