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In late December, the digital security firm White Ops released a bombshell report outlining a sophisticated video ad fraud scheme that it estimated was siphoning $3 million to $5 million from marketers each day. Inspired by the word "meth" in the fraudsters'...
From: Ad Age | By: George Slefo | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Note: This is not investment advice. Never take investment advice from cartoonists. I have been following the story of Snapchat’s upcoming IPO. Experts say it will be one of the biggest IPOs of all time. But it also might be one of the biggest scams...
From: Dilbert | By: Scott Adams | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Tarek and Christina El Moussa may be getting divorced, but they have plenty of reasons to continue working together. About 5.2 million reasons, to be exact. The (still, technically) husband and wife real estate team and “Flip or Flop” hosts have...
From: The Wrap | By: Tony Maglio | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Vail police are again warning skiers and snowboarders of a growing fraudulent lift ticket sales trend this season that has cost visitors thousands of dollars.
From: Denver Post | By: Jesse Paul | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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A Sydney con woman who swindled more than $2 million from lonely men she met through online dating services has been jailed.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | By: Melanie Kembrey | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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(At least ) two notions from famous Americans come to mind when contemplating New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $8 billion flight of unilateral crony “green energy” fancy. Playwright George Bernard Shaw noted: “A government that robs Peter to...
From: Red State | By: Seton Motley | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Christina El Moussa is single — but that doesn’t mean that she’s ready to flip back onto the market for a new man. A spokesperson for the “Flip or Flop” star told TheWrap on Wednesday that El Moussa is currently unattached, and that entering...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Kenneally | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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David explores his abilities and tries to rescue his sister on "Legion" as the "It's Always Sunny" gang tries to bond on Valentine's Day.
From: Warming Glow | By: jess2128 | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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KARACHI: A high-powered body of two apex financial and banking regulators — the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and the State Bank of Pakistan — on Wednesday decided to seek cooperation of law enforcement agencies in curbing unregulated...
From: Dawn | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Christina and Tarek El Moussa’s daughter Taylor hoped that the couple would flip-flop on their decision to break up, and lobbied to bring her parents back together, according to one half of the estranged reality TV couple. In an interview with People,...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Kenneally | Friday, February 24, 2017
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The same technology that Pindrop uses to flag phone scams could soon let you unlock your car or phone with the unique sound of your voice. The same technology that Pindrop uses to flag phone scams could soon let you unlock your car or phone with the...
From: Fast Company | By: Steven Melendez | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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There’s something eerie about walking by yourself to your car at night in a parking lot. So imagine if you found... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Pat McAssey | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Thursday's top personal finance stories...
From: MarketWatch | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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James O'Keefe tries to destroy CNN's credibility, and does a worse job of it than any given Don Lemon newscast.
From: Wonkette | By: Doktor Zoom | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Two West Jordan residents accused of defrauding hundreds of investors have pleaded guilty to federal charges.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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I was reading a news article for a particular stock and saw an advertisement boldly proclaiming "Lost Your Money? We will pay you back!" Suspicious as to what this could possibly mean, I followed the link and found myself on a page offering "Deposit...
From: Money Stack Exchange | By: Michael | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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You could be richer than you ever dreamed possible and not even know it — with “unclaimed money.” It’s hard to believe, but true! About $60 BILLION in forgotten dough… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Nobel Prize winner Kenneth Arrow's most celebrated theorem illustrates why economics isn't just wrong-headed but actually destructive.
From: Naked Capitalism | By: Yves Smith | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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ABUJA— A native doctor, Mr. Bala Tangalu, was yesterday, docked before an Abuja high court at Jabi over alleged N2.5 million fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The post Herbalist docked over N2.5m juju scam appeared first...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Tony | Thursday, February 23, 2017
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The College Board said it's reducing the number of international testing dates from six per year to four for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years.
From: Denver Post | By: Joe Mandak | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Budapest, Hungary, has withdrawn its bid to host the 2024 Olympics, reports the Associated Press, citing a Hungarian government spokesperson. The withdrawal technically has to be voted upon by the Hungary City Assembly, but there is no doubt that it...
From: Deadspin | By: Kevin Draper | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Police charged two Jersey City residents in Essex County scam.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Noah Cohen | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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A New Jersey man has been sentenced to five years behind bars for defrauding more than a dozen people out of $116,550 for bogus New York Giants season tickets seat licenses.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 The End of Palestine Posted by Daniel Greenfield Palestine is many things. A Roman name and a Cold War lie. Mostly it’s a justification for killing Jews. Palestine was an old Saudi-Soviet scam which invented a fake nationality...
From: Free Republic | By: The Sultan Knish blog | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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A scheme to scam 16 people out of money they thought was going toward personal seat licenses for Giants season tickets has led to a five-year prison sentence for the man who was running the con. NJ.com reports that John Gorman has been sentenced to that...
From: Pro Football Talk | By: Josh Alper | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Your W-2 is a gold mine for hackers. How you can protect yourself.
From: CNBC | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) A New Jersey man has been sentenced to five years behind bars for defrauding more than a dozen people out of $116,550 in a New York Giants seat license scam.
From: Fox Sports | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The Monmouth County resident admitted to taking more than $116,000 for Personal Seat Licenses from 16 victims.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Rob Spahr | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The Canadian Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Mr Lajos Arendas, on Wednesday said that it was imperative for Nigerians to know of the non-existence of any Canadian Visa Lottery. The post Canada cautions Nigerians against rumoured Visa Lottery appeared...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing on the plea filed by the CBI for cancelling the bail granted to former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi and others till March 15, in the VVIP AgustaWestland chopper scam.
From: Times of India | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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At least nine reports about the scam have been made since last week, police say. 
From: Channel News Asia | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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It's a trap - a costly one at that
From: Khaleej Times | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Guys don't need much encouragement when it comes to whipping it out. Especially at the slightest possibility of sex. It goes without saying that such impulsiveness can get you in some sticky situations. Well, that is exactly what happened to this dumb...
From: FAIL Blog | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) chairman Sudhir Kumar, a 1987-batch IAS officer, was arrested on Friday for alleged involvement in the job scam that had rocked the state earlier this month. He was later taken to Beur Central Jail, on Patna’s...
From: Times of India | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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by Sydney Brownstone Matt Hickey, pictured above, violated multiple state consumer protection laws when he ran a decade-long fake porn scam. Jason Redmond If you never respond to a lawsuit that's been filed against you, the people suing you can win by...
From: The Stranger | By: Sydney Brownstone | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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TABOR was intended to demand of government what we demand of boys who date our daughters. Not asking is NOT consent. And without asking, the default must be NO.
From: Denver Post | By: Jon Caldara | Friday, February 24, 2017
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They call themselves "Thr33way."
From: Time | By: Raisa Bruner | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Republicans' backup plan for Trump's infrastructure proposal would coincide with the midterm elections
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Rozsa | Friday, February 24, 2017
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A group of underage teenagers are accused of extorting older men they met through the gay dating app Grindr. Police have launched an investigation into an alleged blackmail scam, by which the teens threatened to “out” their targets as pedophiles...
From: New York Post | By: News.com.au | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Federal Trade Commission v. Credit Bureau Center, LLC, 2017 WL 680344, No. 17 C 194 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 21, 2017)I think Eric Goldman will see a §230 issue here. The FTC sued CBC, Michael Brown, Danny Pierce, and Andrew Lloyd seeking a permanent injunction...
From: Rebecca Tushnet | By: Rebecca Tushnet | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Automated piracy fines and settlement letters have become a serious threat in several countries. This week several Dutch Internet users received a letter in the mail, asking them to pay a small "settlement" to avoid worse. However, the Dutch movie company...
From: TorrentFreak | By: Ernesto | Friday, February 24, 2017
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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine attorney general's office and federal authorities have filed a complaint against three corporations and six individuals accused of falsely advertising, marketing, distributing and selling pills for joint pain and memory...
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Friday, February 24, 2017
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Wrapping betel nuts...The KMT still knows how to play the old faction game, as the DPP lost in the most recent round of farmer's association elections...All cities and counties have a pan-blue leadership, except Taipei and Taitung County, where there...
From: The View from Taiwan | By: Michael Turton | Friday, February 24, 2017
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