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The Lebanese pound dropped to a new low on Sunday against the greenback trading in the low 1,500s range to the U.S. dollar. Lebanon’s currency has been in a downward spiral since 2019, as the pound has lost 90% of its......
Australians lost a whopping $851m to scams in 2020, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s latest Targeting Scams report. It’s a record-breaking amount, as fraudsters capitalised on the pandemic and preyed on isolated and vulnerable people.Phones appear to remain the most common way scammers were contacting people,......
BENGALURU: Karnataka police on Saturday said they have busted a Rs 290 crore plus scam that involved duping people through a mobile app after promising attractive interest on investment and two Chinese nationals were among the nine arrested. The scam, aided by......
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The scammers are using a sophisticated text message tactic in an effort to try get hold of personal and financial details. Aware that many people being familiar with getting text messages from their bank, the fraudsters are purporting to be from different banks, sending a similar type of message......
Kolkata: Agencies investigating Chinese national Han Junwe, arrested while illegally crossing into India, say he was a student of a Peoples Liberation Army-run university, where he studied English. Han, produced in Malda district court on Saturday after his arrest on the Sultanpur border on Thursday, was sent to police......
On her retirement, Janet Howland* searched online for suitable investments for her pension pot. Days after her internet search, she was telephoned by a company calling itself Saga Investments and offering a five-year fixed-rate bond at 3.2%. It was only after she had transferred £70,000 that she discovered it......
Aubrey Norton and Martina Seepersaud, two agents working for Accelerated Capital Firm Inc (ACFI), which is alleged to have been operating a Ponzi scheme, were charged on Thursday with laundering millions of dollars that they collected by purchasing properties.Norton and Seepersaud were charged with the offence of money laundering,......
Employees at three major financial institutions are under investigation over suspected links to crime gangs involved in cyber frauds and money laundering. he three young adults — a woman and two men — separately came to the attention of gardaí investigating the......
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Scammers are targeting families who post missing person information on social media, a new twist on an old scheme. “Over the past three years, the FBI has seen an increase in this kind of scam, where they’re trying to exploit information that family members have......