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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general on Friday charged 15 people with conspiring to defraud mostly elderly victims of Filipino descent out of a combined $5 million.They're accused of bilking at least 30 victims mostly in the Sacramento and Stockton areas through what Attorney General Rob Bonta alleged......
Amazon is ripe for scams. The online retail juggernaut has grown even larger during the pandemic as more people shop online. It’s no surprise that scammers are taking notice. A scam need not involve a direct attack on victims. A cybersecurity group found millions of records showing deals between......
A McKinney man who ran a Ponzi scheme that involved more than 100 investors has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.Patrick O. Howard, 50, pleaded guilty to securities fraud in November and was sentenced Thursday. He must also pay $13 million in restitution to his victims.According to......
Investment and financial fraud is on the rise across the world. Each day thousands of people are conned out of their hard-earned money by scams that have become increasingly sophisticated. There are dozens of ways scammers use to gain access to people’s accounts, often masquerading as being from financial institutions.......
Any time there is any type of disaster — from weather-related events to economic downturns to health crises — unscrupulous jerks come out of the woodwork. Yes, while plenty of legitimate businesses, social service......
Hess to Participate in UBS Global Energy Virtual Conference  Yahoo Finance Read full article at finance.yahoo.com...
Amazon was the biggest of a handful of major tech companies to be hit in a simple scam that saw Brazilian nationals steal the identities of people ordering alcohol online. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images When Frankie DiGiacco, a former prosecutor for......
Rawalpindi Ring Road project generated Rs130 billion in property deals since inception in 2017, according to new inquiry findings.Fresh official findings reveal 18 politically-connected individuals and 34 influential builders and property tycoons acquired around 64,000 kanals of land within limits of Rawalpindi Ring Road project.Value of la...
Six arrested as Hong Kong jobseekers lose HK$3.5 million in beauty parlour scam  South China Morning Post Read full article at www.scmp.com...
Law360 (May 20, 2021, 11:14 PM EDT) -- An intellectual property expert hired by Apple testified during Epic Games' high-stakes antitrust trial over Apple's App Store fees Thursday that Epic wants a "free ride" on Apple's proprietary software, but he acknowledged that not all software is protectable in light......